FEKT-HGRSAcad. year: 2020/2021
An English course for intermediate students. It concentrates on practice and consolidation of English grammar system knowledge.
Learning outcomes of the course unit
-will consolidate and classify the knowledge of English language grammatical sructures,
-will be able to define and analyse the grammar structures,
-will be able to apply the grammar structures appropriately in various contexts,
-will be able to find mistakes in grammar,correct these mistakes and justify their decision.
Secondary school knowledge of Common European Framework of Reference B1 level is required.
Recommended optional programme components
Recommended or required reading
Baumgartnerová,A.: Soubor učebních materiálů (EN)
Murphy, R.:English Grammar in Use. CUP.2012 (EN)
Tayfoor, Susanne: Common mistakes at First Certificate. CUP. 2008. (EN)
Swan, M.: Practical English Usage. OUP.2005. (EN)
Yule,G.:Oxford Practice Grammar Intermediate. OUP. 2019 (EN)
Planned learning activities and teaching methods
Teaching methods depend on the type of course unit as specified in Article 7 of BUT Rules for Studies and Examinations.
Presenting and application of new topics using multimedia, simulation of real situations
Teaching methods include language seminars and homework. Students have to actively participate in classes.
Exercises developing communication skills in both oral and written forms.
Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes
The assessment consists of a written final test assessing application of explained material according to the course plan,maximum points aquired is 100.
75% attendance and active participation in classes are required.
Language of instruction
1 seminar: Introduction to the course.
2 seminar: The Present + the Past - typical occurence in ESP.
3 seminar: The Present perfect + the Past perfect: the ways of expressing the past in English.
4 seminar: The Future - the various ways of expressing the future in English.
5 seminar: Modal auxiliary verbs + Past Modals - an important element in expressing author´s attitude.
6 seminar: Passive - the significant element of ESP.
7 seminar: Gerunds and Infinitives - the ways of formal style usage.
8 seminar: Relative Clauses - the principles of using in ESP.
9 seminar: Real Conditionals + Past Unreal Conditionals.
10 seminar: Noun Clauses - occurrance and use in ESP.
11 seminar: Reported Speech
12 seminar: Revision.
13 seminar: Credit lesson.
Knowledge of English grammar structures and its application at the Common European Framework of Reference B2 level.
Specification of controlled education, way of implementation and compensation for absences
75% attendance and active participation in classes are required,fulfilling tasks.
Type of course unit
26 hours, compulsory
Teacher / Lecturer