Course detail

Practical English 2

FP-Ipa2_1PAcad. year: 2020/2021

An English course at upper-intermediate level focused on developing practical language skills, but also professional terminology in the area of management and information technology.

Learning outcomes of the course unit

Development of all language skills, consolidation and deepening of knowledge of grammatical structures, and increase in vocabulary with special emphasis on language needed at work.

Prerequisites

Knowledge of English at a level higher than CEF B1.

Co-requisites

Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Recommended or required reading

APPLEBY, R., WATKINS, F. International Express Upper-Intermediate Student's Book Third Edition, OUP 2014. ISBN 978-0-19-459761-6. (EN)
Esteras, S. R. and FABRE, E. M.: Professional English in Use ICT, CUP 2007. (EN)
MASCULL, B: Business Vocabuary in Use Advanced, CUP 2002 (EN)
MASCULL, B.: Business Vocabulary in Use Intermediate, CUP 2002 (EN)

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Exercises promote the practical mastery of the subject presented in lectures or assigned for individual study with the active participation of students.

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

Course completion
- credit requirements - 75% active participation in lessons, e-learning activities, credit test
- exam requirements - listening comprehension, reading comprehension

Completion of the course for students with individual study plan
- credit requirements - e-learning activities, credit test
- exam requirements - listening comprehension, reading comprehension

Completion of the course in distance form (applied only when objective external circumstances do not allow the implementation of the study programme in accordance with the granted accreditation)
- credit requirements - e-learning activities, credit test
- exam requirements - listening comprehension, reading comprehension

Language of instruction

English

Work placements

Not applicable.

Course curriculum

1) Unit 6 – Conditionals. Working abroad.
2) Unit 6 – SMART objectives. Discussing career paths. Technical text.
3) Unit 7 – Reported speech. Reporting verbs. Technical text.
4) Unit 7 – Effective meetings. Giving feedback.
5) Unit 8 – Passives. Advertisements. Technical text.
6) Unit 8 – Giving clear signals. Recommending and responding.
7) Revision. Technical text.
8) Unit 9 – Articles; one / ones. Quantity.
9) Unit 9 – Clear email messages. Emphasizing and disagreeing. Technical text.
10) Unit 10 – Modal verbs. Phrasal verbs.
11) Unit 10 – Requests and thanks. Negotiating. Technical text.
12) Revision. Technical text.
13) Credit test.

Aims

The aim of the course is to deepen the practical language skills that are essential for everyday communication and communicate more technical nature in the field of Management and IT. Achieving knowledge of general language level B2 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages.

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 MGR-SI Master's

    branch MGR-IM , 1. year of study, winter semester, 3 credits, compulsory-optional

Type of course unit

 

Language exercise

26 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer