English Language 1-2
- The course cannot be taken simultaneously with:
- English Language for IT (BI-A2L)
English Language 2-1 (BI-A2Z)
- Kateřina Valentová (guarantor)
- Department of Software Engineering
This course is opened in every summer semester. It is designed for students attending the bachelor degree programme, whose language knowledge and skills are on a pre-intermediate or intermediate level. Students enroll on this course predominantly in 1st, eventually 2nd or 3rd year of study. The output level of this course corresponds to Level B1 within the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR). On completion of this course students are supposed to enroll on the course BI-A2Z in the following winter semester and then on BI-A2L in the following summer semester, followed by a compulsory examination on Level B2 within CEFR. To choose the right course level the student should consider how many semesters he/she needs to prepare for the examination properly. Course objective: The course focuses on practising basic grammar issues (morphology including the entire tense system; basic sentence constructions) and building communicative skills applied to both everyday and professional topics.
Classification: The total number of points consists of two tests results (Midterm, Final Term), active approach to coursework, and homework. Required minimum for awarding assessment is 50 points in the total evaluation. 80% attendace is expected. If the student´s absence exceeds 50%, assessment cannot be awarded.
. 40 points for Midterm Test
. 40 points for Final Term Test
. 10 points for homework
. 10 points for active approach to coursework
Evaluation scale is according to The Study and Examination Code for Students of CTU in Prague.
Grade Points Evaluation in words
A 90 or more excellent
B 80-89 very good
C 70-79 good
D 60-69 satisfactory
E 50-59 sufficient
F less than 50 failed
- Syllabus of lectures:
Week 1: Gerund I
The Internet and email.
Week 2: Irregular verbs. Present perfect continuous.
The web. Chat and conferencing.
Week 3: Phrasal verbs with GET. Gerund II.
Week 4: Conditional clauses I and II. More about article usage.
Graphics and design. Web design.
Week 5: Phrases with SET. Past perfect simple and continuous.
Week 6: Midterm Test
Week 7: Irregular verbs. Purpose clauses with various subjects.
Week 8: Reported speech.
Week 9: Irregular verbs. Object + infinitive.
Jobs in ICT.
Week 10: Phrases with GIVE and PUT. Past infinitive and past conditional.
Week 11: Conditional clauses III. Phrases SO DO I, NEITHER DO I.
Week 12: Subject + infinitive. WILL Future continuous.
Video games. New technologies.
Week 13: Final Term Test
- Syllabus of tutorials:
- Study Objective:
- Study materials:
Infotech English for Computer Users, 3rd Edition, Student´s Book + CD
Santiago Remacha Esteras, Cambridge 2008
Angličtina pro jazykové školy II., New Edition + Key + CD
Jaroslav Peprník, Stella Nangonová, Fortuna 2010
- Further information:
- www.helpforenglish.cz www.e-gramatica.com
- Time-table for winter semester 2019/2020:
- Time-table is not available yet
- Time-table for summer semester 2019/2020:
Fri Thu Fri
- The course is a part of the following study plans:
- Bc. Programme Informatics, in Czech, Version 2015 to 2020 (elective course)
- Bc. Branch Security and Information Technology, in Czech, Version 2015 to 2020 (elective course)
- Bc. Branch Computer Science, in Czech, Version 2015 to 2020 (elective course)
- Bc. Branch Computer Engineering, in Czech, Version 2015 to 2020 (elective course)
- Bachelor Branch Information Systems and Management, in Czech, Version 2015 to 2020 (elective course)
- Bachelor Branch Knowledge Engineering, in Czech, Version 2015, 2016 and 2017 (elective course)
- Bachelor Branch WSI, Specialization Software Engineering, in Czech, Version 2015 to 2020 (elective course)
- Bachelor Branch, Specialization Web Engineering, in Czech, Version 2015 to 2020 (elective course)
- Bachelor Branch WSI, Specialization Computer Grafics, in Czech, Version 2015 to 2020 (elective course)
- Bachelor Branch Knowledge Engineering, in Czech, Version 2018 to 2020 (elective course)