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STUDY PLANS
2018/2019

English language B2-1

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Code Completion Credits Range
B6B04B21 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 in that language.

Course objective: The course focuses on technical English and practising difficult grammar concepts.

Requirements:
Syllabus of lectures:

A0B04A2Z SYLLABUS FOR ADVANCED ENGLISH

Winter Term 2012/2013

Materials K 13104:

-Texts and Grammar (Available at http://jazyky.feld.cvut.cz/vyuka/A/)

Recommended materials:

-Student?s Dictionary and Grammar

-English Grammar in Use; Raymond Murphy

-English Grammar in Use Supplementary Exercises; Murphy & Naylor

WEEK 1Introduction, General Information

How to Make a Good Presentation

G: Tenses

WEEK 2Text - Robotics

G: Tenses (continued)

WEEK 3Text - Electromagnetic Waves

G: Questions (Direct, Indirect, Subject, Object)

WEEK 4Text - How Nanotechnology Will Work

G: Prepositions of Time and Place

Revision for Midterm Test

WEEK 5Midterm Test (60 minutes)

G: Subject - Verb Agreement

WEEK 6Midterm Test Evaluation

Text - Data Communications

G: Modal Verbs

WEEK 7Text - GPS

G: Articles

WEEK 8Text - How Internet Censorship Works

G: Articles (continued)

G: -ing / Infinitive Forms

WEEK 9Text - Internet Fuels Boom in ID Theft

G: Passive

WEEK 10Revision for Final Term Test

WEEK 11Final Term Test (=zápočtový test)

WEEK 12 Test Evaluation

WEEK 13 Zápočty

Requirements for „zápočet“

Academic Achievement - students are due to:

-Take an active part in the language instruction.

-Deliver a presentation.

-Meet the requirements for home assignments.

-Succeed in two tests (midterm and final) and get 70% of the total points at minimum for each.

Attendance - Students are allowed to be absent twice during the semester.

Requirements will be specified by individual teachers at the first lesson of the term.

*Teachers are allowed to and recommended to supplement each week with their own materials.

Syllabus of tutorials:

Course objective: The course focuses on technical English and practising difficult grammar concepts. Listening: Authentic texts, exercises on the text, interview,news. Reading: More difficult texts and newspaper articles, mathematical symbols and abbreviations and technical texts. Speaking: Discussion of technical drawings (graphs, diagrams) and texts, discussions, presentations, describing objects, leaving messages and stating preferences. Specialised terminology from the field of study. Writing: summaries, descriptions, technical specifications, stating preferences. Grammar: Revision of tenses, participles, subject and object questions, articles, countable and uncountable nouns, subject - verb agreement, passive, verb phrases - (verb + to- infinitive/ gerund/ preposition. Using a dictionary.

Study Objective:

Course objective: The course focuses on technical English and practising difficult grammar concepts. Listening: Authentic texts, exercises on the text, interview,news. Reading: More difficult texts and newspaper articles, mathematical symbols and abbreviations and technical texts. Speaking: Discussion of technical drawings (graphs, diagrams) and texts, presentations, discussions, describing objects, leaving messages and stating preferences. Specialised terminology from the field of study. Writing: descriptions, technical specifications, stating preferences. Grammar: Revision of tenses, participles, subject and object questions, articles, countable and uncountable nouns, subject - verb agreement, passive, verb phrases - (verb + to- infinitive/ gerund/ preposition. Using a dictionary.

Study materials:

[1] materials K 13104, available at:http://jazyky.feld.cvut.cz/

Note:
Further information:
http://jazyky.feld.cvut.cz/vyuka/A/A0B04A2Z/
No time-table has been prepared for this course
The course is a part of the following study plans:
Data valid to 2019-05-23
For updated information see http://bilakniha.cvut.cz/en/predmet4531706.html