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STUDY PLANS
2019/2020

Life and Institutions of English Speaking Countries and the CR 2

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Code Completion Credits Range Language
04ABR2 Z 3 0+4 Czech
Enrollement in the course requires an successful completion of the following courses:
Life and Institutions of English Speaking Countries and the CR 1 (04ABR1)
Lecturer:
Tutor:
Eliška Rafajová (guarantor)
Supervisor:
Department of Languages
Synopsis:

The course following the 04ABR1 course is again aimed at preparing the student for the state language examination and is based on topics required for this examination. Great emphasis is placed on training oral presentation of facts about English speaking countries in comparison with the Czech Republic. The course covers two remaining thirds of topics for the state language examination.

Requirements:

a pass in the 04ABR1 course

Syllabus of lectures:

Two thirds of remaining topics for the state language examination covering topics related to the USA and other English-speaking countries versus the Czech Republic; important international organisations.

Syllabus of tutorials:

The course is run as a series of seminars following the topics and scope of the syllabus mentioned above.

Study Objective:

Knowledge:

Relevant facts on English-speaking countries, specific language structures typical of a given topic.

Skills:

To read texts about English-speaking countries, search relevant information in texts, make use of language knowledge in oral communication on topics related to English speaking countries in comparison with the Czech Republic (dialogue, discussions).

Study materials:

Key references:

M. Matz, Life and Culture in the USA, Fraus 2008

Recommended references:

J.Peprník, Britain and the USA Illustrated Realia, Nakladatelství Olomouc, s.r.o. 2004

teaching materials of the Department of Languages, see web pages of the teacher - http://people.fjfi.cvut.cz/capovhan

Teaching aids:

language classroom, audiovisuals, PC lab

Note:
Time-table for winter semester 2019/2020:
Time-table is not available yet
Time-table for summer semester 2019/2020:
Time-table is not available yet
The course is a part of the following study plans:
Data valid to 2019-10-16
For updated information see http://bilakniha.cvut.cz/en/predmet24537205.html