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STUDY PLANS
2019/2020

English Conversation

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Code Completion Credits Range Language
04AKS Z 1 0+2 Czech
Lecturer:
Tutor:
Eliška Rafajová
Supervisor:
Department of Languages
Synopsis:

The course will develop the student´s communication skills acquired throughout their previous studies. It aims to improve all aspects of oral communication. The student will develop their vocabulary for various communication situations and will master their communication strategy. They will also practise their listening skills in order to better follow and participate in discussions. The student will be trained to express their ideas clearly and according to current English usage, and become a more confident speaker.

Requirements:

competence at the CEFR A2 level

Syllabus of lectures:

Training communication and comprehension skills on everyday topics, e. g. family life, jobs and professions, daily routine, culture, travelling, housing, hobbies.

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:

Extended vocabulary on everyday topics; communication strategies relevant to the situation; spoken and written form of the language

Skills:

To be able to communicate in various everyday situations. To understand and join short discussions on the topics studied, to speak fluently with minimum errors in grammar and lexis.

Study materials:

Key references:

[1] J.Fictumová, J.Ceccarelli, T.Long: Angličtina, konverzace pro pokročilé, Brno 2008

Doporučená literatura:

[2] Michael McCarthy, Felicity O´Dell: Vocabulary in Use - Upper-intermediate, CUP 2017

[3] Raymond Murphy: English Grammar in Use, CUP 2015

[4] Martin Hewings: Advanced English Grammar in Use, CUP 2015

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 2019-10-18
For updated information see http://bilakniha.cvut.cz/en/predmet5021206.html