Course in Communication Skills 1

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Code Completion Credits Range Language
04ABK1 Z 2 0+2 Czech
In order to register for the course 04ABK2, the student must have successfully completed the course 04ABK1.
Garant předmětu:
Department of Humanities and Languages

The course will develop communication strategy and skills of student acquired at secondary school or elsewhere. Competence at B1 level of CEFR is a prerequisite for registering for the course. It runs for 3 semesters, being a core course of the Applied Information Technology programme. It will develop student´s communication skills in an integral form (e.g., listening and discussion on a topic). The list of topics is similar to that of the State Language Examination. Student will develop their vocabulary for various communication situations and will master their communication strategy. He/she will be trained to express his/her ideas clearly and according to current English usage.


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:

Training communication and comprehension skills on topics covering: family life, jobs and professions, food, culture, travelling, schools and studies).

Syllabus of tutorials:

The course is run as a series of seminars following the topics and scope od the syllabus mentioned above.

Study Objective:


To extend vocabulary and develop communication skills on everyday topics (family, work and jobs, food, culture, travelling, studies). To train listening, speaking and discussing, as well as communication strategies relevant to the situation.


To master communication and discussion skills on the topics studied, making use of the vocabulary and grammar structures for expressing one´s thoughts, perhaps with slight hesitation.

Study materials:

Key references:

[1] J.Fictumová, J.Ceccarelli, T.Long, English, Conversation for Advanced Students (in Czech), Barrister and Principal 2008

Recommended references:

[1] R. MacAndrew, R.Martinez, Taboos and Issues, Thomson Heinle 1998

[2] S.Cunningham, P.Moor, New Cutting Edge, Upper Intermediate, Longman 2003

[3] bilingual and monolingual dictionaries

Teaching aids:

language classroom, audiovisuals, PC lab

Further information:
No time-table has been prepared for this course
The course is a part of the following study plans:
Data valid to 2024-07-14
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