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STUDY PLANS
2020/2021

English Conversation 2

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Code Completion Credits Range
A0B04KA Z 2 2C
Lecturer:
Tutor:
Dana Saláková (guarantor), Jonathan Michael Daly, Sara Gabrielle Tirrito, Michael Ynsua
Supervisor:
Department of Languages
Synopsis:

The course is designed for students who want to develop their communication skills. Students will be given the opportunity to use the vocabulary they already know, as well as learn new words and phrases, to communicate on a variety of topics and themes.

This course is not designed for beginners.

Requirements:

The course is generally designed as a follow-up to the Conversation One course, building on the skills presented there; however, attending Conversation One is not a pre-requisite.

This course is not designed for beginners.

Syllabus of lectures:

Week 1: Agreeing and Disagreeing

Week 2: Getting to the Point:

The Conversational Art of Brevity

Week 3: Preferences & Rathers:

Making Choices

Week 4: Off to Work:

Qualifications, Benefits, and the World’s Best, Worst, & Weirdest Jobs

Week 5: Tell Me About It:

Summarizing

Week 6: Learning in America:

The U.S. Education System

Week 7: Quirks and Pet Peeves:

What Makes Us Special

Week 8: Law and Order:

Is it Legal? Should it be Illegal?

Week 9: Taboo: Talking Naughty

Week 10: What’s the Difference?

American English, British English...or good old Czenglish.

Week 11: Stuff & Nonsense:

It’s a Thing That’s Like That Other Thing...You Know...Something

Week 12: Would You Rather 2:

More Making Choices

Week 13: Giving Advice / Making Recommendations

Week 14: Reserve Class

Syllabus of tutorials:

Week 1: Agreeing and Disagreeing

Week 2: Getting to the Point:

The Conversational Art of Brevity

Week 3: Preferences & Rathers:

Making Choices

Week 4: Off to Work:

Qualifications, Benefits, and the World’s Best, Worst, & Weirdest Jobs

Week 5: Tell Me About It:

Summarizing

Week 6: Learning in America:

The U.S. Education System

Week 7: Quirks and Pet Peeves:

What Makes Us Special

Week 8: Law and Order:

Is it Legal? Should it be Illegal?

Week 9: Taboo: Talking Naughty

Week 10: What’s the Difference?

American English, British English...or good old Czenglish.

Week 11: Stuff & Nonsense:

It’s a Thing That’s Like That Other Thing...You Know...Something

Week 12: Would You Rather 2:

More Making Choices

Week 13: Giving Advice / Making Recommendations

Week 14: Reserve Class

Study Objective:

to improve speaking skills

Study materials:

teachers´own

Note:
Further information:
https://moodle.fel.cvut.cz/courses/A0B04KA2
Time-table for winter semester 2020/2021:
06:00–08:0008:00–10:0010:00–12:0012:00–14:0014:00–16:0016:00–18:0018:00–20:0020:00–22:0022:00–24:00
Mon
roomT2:E1-106
Daly J.
09:15–10:45
(parallel nr.101)
Dejvice haly
Učebna
roomT2:E1-106
Daly J.
11:00–12:30
(parallel nr.102)
Dejvice haly
Učebna
Tue
roomT2:E1-106
Ynsua M.
09:15–10:45
(parallel nr.105)
Dejvice haly
Učebna
roomT2:E1-106
Ynsua M.
11:00–12:30
(parallel nr.106)
Dejvice haly
Učebna
Fri
roomT2:E1-106
Daly J.
12:45–14:15
(parallel nr.103)
Dejvice haly
Učebna
roomT2:E1-106
Daly J.
14:30–16:00
(parallel nr.104)
Dejvice haly
Učebna
Thu
Fri
Time-table for summer semester 2020/2021:
Time-table is not available yet
The course is a part of the following study plans:
Data valid to 2020-10-22
For updated information see http://bilakniha.cvut.cz/en/predmet12552104.html