English for bachelors- pre-intermediate 2
FEKT-CAN2Acad. year: 2019/2020
The English course for using English both accurately and fluently.Grammar and vocabulary are taught and explained thoroughly,and all four language skills are developed systematically.It combines traditional methods of language teaching and more recent communicative approaches.
Learning outcomes of the course unit
Widened grammar skills and vocabulary.
Vocabulary syllabus including dictionary traning
All four skills in context
Everyday Enlish usage
The subject knowledge on the lower pre-intermediate level is requested.
Recommended optional programme components
Recommended or required reading
Samostatná domácí příprava - www.feec.vutbr.cz/et
Liz Taylor: International Express Pre-Intermediate. Student's Book. New Edition. Oxford University Press, 2004.
Soubor technických textů.
Planned learning activities and teaching methods
Teaching methods include homework and active study of e-learning.
Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes
Language of instruction
1.Unit 7: Present Perfect Simple in contrast with Past Simple. Agreeing and disagreeing.
2. Unit 7: Present Perfect Simple - practice. Description of graphs. Characteristics of companies.
3. Unit 8: Modal verbs - explanation and basic practice. Word formation and work with a dictionary.
4. Unit 8: Modal verbs - practice. Nationalities and different cultures. Reactions to invitations.
5. Review Unit B: units 5-8.
6. Unit 9: Present Perfect Simple and Continuous. Word collocations. Offers and requests.
7. Unit 10: Present Perfect and Continuous - practice. Future - revision. Asking for information.
8. Unit 10: 1st Conditional. Prepositions of place. The age and population.
9. Unit 11: 1st Conditional - practice. 2nd Conditional. Description of cities.
10. Unit 11: 2nd Conditional - practice. Social responses.
11. Unit 12: Passives: Present Simple, Past Simple, Present Perfect, Future. Word building.
12. Unit 12: Passives - practice. Thanking for hospitality, saying goodbye. Review Unit C: units 9-12. Summary.
13. Semester test.
Widening student's understanding of English and extending their abilities to use the language for communicative purposes.
Specification of controlled education, way of implementation and compensation for absences
The content and forms of instruction in the evaluated course are specified by a regulation issued by the lecturer responsible for the course and updated for every academic year.
Classification of course in study plans
- Programme EEKR-BC Bachelor's
branch BC-EST , 2. year of study, winter semester, 3 credits, general knowledge
branch BC-MET , 2. year of study, winter semester, 3 credits, general knowledge
branch BC-SEE , 2. year of study, winter semester, 3 credits, general knowledge
branch BC-TLI , 2. year of study, winter semester, 3 credits, general knowledge
branch BC-EST , 3. year of study, winter semester, 3 credits, general knowledge
branch BC-MET , 3. year of study, winter semester, 3 credits, general knowledge
branch BC-SEE , 3. year of study, winter semester, 3 credits, general knowledge
branch BC-TLI , 3. year of study, winter semester, 3 credits, general knowledge
Type of course unit
26 hours, compulsory
Teacher / Lecturer