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STUDY PLANS
2018/2019

English language B2-2

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Code Completion Credits Range
B6B04B22 Z 3 2s
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Department of Languages
Synopsis:

The course is suitable for students who have good knowledge of the material covered in secondary school. Course objective: The course focuses on technical English and practising difficult grammar.

Requirements:
Syllabus of lectures:

A0B04A2L; X04A2L

SYLLABUS FOR ADVANCED ENGLISH

Summer Term 2013/2014

Materials K 13104 - Texts and Grammar (Available at http://jazyky.feld.cvut.cz/vyuka/A/X04A2L resp. A0B04A2L)

Recommended materials: English Grammar in Use; Raymond Murphy

English Grammar in Use Supplementary Exercises; Murphy and Naylor

Week 1 Introduction

Writing: Note-Taking

Grammar: Relative Clauses

Week 2 The Singularity

Writing: Paragraph Structure, Commonly Used Transitions

Grammar: Future Tenses

Week 3 Energy Sources

Writing: Summary

Grammar: -ing and -ed Clauses

Week 4 Graphical User Interfaces

Writing: Abstract

Grammar: -ing/infinitive forms

Week 5 A Day in the Life of an Intelligent Building

Grammar: Mixed Tenses

Week 6 Revision for Midterm Test

Week 7 Midterm Test (60 minutes)

Grammar: Prepositions; Do or Make?

Week 8 Midterm Test Evaluation

Biometrics

Grammar: Object + Infinitive

Week 9 Computer Applications

Writing: Argumentation Paper

Grammar: Subject + Infinitive

Week 10 Application Service Providers

Grammar: Linking Words; Articles (revision)

Week 11 Revision for Final Term Test

Grammar: Conditionals

Week 12 Final Term Test - zápočtový test

Week 13 Test Evaluation

Week 14 Zápočty

Requirements for „zápočet“:

Academic Achievement - students are due to:

-Take an active part in the language instruction

-Meet the requirements for writing assignments - Summary/Abstract, Argumentation Paper.

-Succeed in both the midterm and the final term tests with the success rate set at 70%.

-80% and over in BOTH tests means ORAL EXAM ONLY (no written part).

Requirements will be specified by individual teachers during the first class of the term.

Syllabus of tutorials:
Study Objective:

Course objective: The course focuses on technical English and practising difficult grammar. Listening: Authentic texts, exercises from the texts, argumentation. Reading: Technical texts. Speaking: Discussion, agreeing and disagreeing in a discussion, expressing opinion, commentary. Writing: Note-Taking, Paragraph Structure, Commonly Used Transitions, Summary, Abstract, Argumentation Paper. Grammar: Revision of tenses, infinitives, nominative and accusative + infinitive, gerund, participles, relative clauses, conditionals, connectors, determiners, conjunctions, prepositions, articles, phrasal verbs, word formation. Syntax of technical texts. Use of dictionaries.

Study materials:

Technical texts /at disposal on the web/ http://jazyky.feld.cvut.cz/vyuka/A/A0B04A2L

Grammar packet /at disposal on the web/ http://jazyky.feld.cvut.cz/vyuka/A/A0B04A2L

Supplementary grammar packet /at disposal on the web/ http://jazyky.feld.cvut.cz/vyuka/A/A0B04A2L

Note:
Further information:
http://jazyky.feld.cvut.cz/vyuka/A/A0B04A2L/
No time-table has been prepared for this course
The course is a part of the following study plans:
Data valid to 2019-03-20
For updated information see http://bilakniha.cvut.cz/en/predmet4531606.html