FSI-0A9Acad. year: 2020/2021
The course offers an extension of the English language skills at C1 level using the communicative approach.
Learning outcomes of the course unit
After passing this course students should be able to communicate in English independently, at C1 entry level. The knowledge and skills gained should contribute to more fluent speaking and communication in personal, academic as well as professional environments. The course can also be used as preparation for international English language exams.
The minimum entry requirement is very good knowledge of B2 grammar and vocabulary (upper-intermediate).
- compulsory prerequisite
Recommended optional programme components
Recommended or required reading
CLARE, Antonia, J. J. WILSON a Damian WILLIAMS. Speakout: advanced. Students' book. Harlow: Pearson, 2012. ISBN 978-1-4082-6749-3. (EN)
CLARE, Antonia a J. J. WILSON. Speakout: advanced. Workbook with key. Harlow: Pearson, 2012. ISBN 978-1-4082-5956-6. (EN)
Planned learning activities and teaching methods
Language instruction as an extension of basic professional curriculum.
Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes
Students‘ assessment is carried out based on the attendance record, active participation in classroom discussions and the results of the final test.
Language of instruction
The aim of the crouse it to reinforce individual abilities of students to express themselves in English. The previously gained knowledge of grammar and vocabulary will be revised and systematically expanded in real contexts.
Specification of controlled education, way of implementation and compensation for absences
Attendance at seminars is compulsory and is systematically checked by the teacher. Students are allowed to miss two seminars. In well-founded cases, extra absences can be made up for after consulting the situation with the teacher.
Type of course unit
26 hours, compulsory
Teacher / Lecturer
1. Introduction. U1: Personal profile. Descibing people. Personality adjectives. Describing habits. The continuous aspect.
2. U1: Speculating. Vague language. Describing a possession.
3. U2: Conditionals. Mataphors. .
4. U2: Verb patterns. Introducing opinions.
5. U3: Places. Adjectives to describe landscapes.
6. U3: Relative clauses. Life in a city.
7. Revision. video lesson.
8. U4: Social issues. The perfect aspect.
9. U4: Expressing hypothetical preferences. Decisions.
10. U5: Modals. The passive.
11. U5: Introducing information.
12. Revision, video lesson.
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