Course detail

General English Exam

FSI-GEN3-KAcad. year: 2020/2021

The exam tests General English knowledge, vocabulary and skills acquired in previous study at the B1 level. It consists of a written and oral part.

Learning outcomes of the course unit

Can understand the main points of clear standard input on familiar matters regularly encountered in work, school, etc. Can deal with most situations likely to arise whilst travelling in an area where the language is spoken. Can produce connected text on topics which are familiar or of personal interest. Is familiar with language and vocabulary specific for his/her professional life, describe how things work, describe the components of things and the like.
The scope corresponds to the Intermediate level and the content of the courses GEN1-K and GEN2-K (see courses documentation).


Study of grammar and vocabulary corresponding to the courses GEN1-K and GEN2-K are regarded as a minimum to pass the exam.


Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Recommended or required reading

CLARE, Antonia, J. J. WILSON a Stephanie DIMOND-BAYIR. Speakout: intermediate. 2nd edition. Harlow: Pearson Education, [2015]. ISBN 978-1-292-11594-8. (EN)
MURPHY, Raymond. English Grammar in Use: A self-study reference and practice book for intermediate learners of English : with answers. 4th ed. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2012. ISBN 978-0-521-18906-4.

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Separately registered exam folowing previous language lessons.

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

The exam tests the General English knowledge at B1 level. It has two parts: written (70 points) and oral (30 points) and students are required to collect at least 50% of the points in both parts. The scope corresponds to the intermediate level and the courses GEN1-K a GEN2-K. The aim of the examination is to prove student's knowledge and skills. The student is expected to use the language as an independent user.

Language of instruction


Work placements

Not applicable.


The aim of the examination is to prove student's knowledge, skills and vocabulary. He/she is expected to use the language as an independent user.

Specification of controlled education, way of implementation and compensation for absences

There are no lessons.

Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme B-STR-K Bachelor's

    specialization STR , 1. year of study, summer semester, 2 credits, compulsory

Type of course unit


Guided consultation

1 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer


There are no lessons.