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2023/2024

Course in Language Structures 1

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Code Completion Credits Range Language
04ABS1 KZ 3 0+2 Czech
Vztahy:
In order to register for the course 04ABS2, the student must have successfully completed the course 04ABS1.
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Department of Humanities and Languages
Synopsis:

The course is designed to instruct how to correctly use and to revise English grammar structures acquired by student at secondary school, develop them, view them as a system of communication and strengthen them. The required level for registration is B1 of CEFR. The course stresses mainly frequency of structures and those difficult to master by Czech students.

Requirements:

Student will have passed „maturita“ (school leaving) examination in English or acquired competence in English elsewhere, the prerequisite being at least B1 level of the Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR).

Syllabus of lectures:

Revision and extension of grammar structures, especially: verb patterns, tenses, modals, passive voice, infinitives, sentences and clauses, sequence of tenses.

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:

To revise, extend and develop existing grammar competence of student, namely: specific features of English verbs compared with Czech, tenses, modal verbs, passive voice, infinitive, conditionals, time clauses, sequence of tenses.

Skills:

To use correct and appropriate grammar structures in expressing ideas in all APIN courses both in speaking and writing.

Study materials:

Key references:

[1] S.Tryml, Active English Grammar, Ekopress 2005

Recommended references:

[2] R.Murphy, English Grammar in Use, Cambridge University Press, latest edition

[3] M.Swan, Practical English Usage, Oxford University Press 2005

[4] R.Carter, M.McCarthy, Cambridge Grammar of English, Cambridge University Press 2007

[5] bilingual dictionaries, electronic dictionaries

Teaching aids:

language classroom, audiovisuals, PC lab

Note:
Further information:
No time-table has been prepared for this course
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