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2023/2024

English (preparatory course to study abroad 1)

The course is not on the list Without time-table
Code Completion Credits Range Language
104XA14 Z 0 2C Czech
Garant předmětu:
Svatava Boboková Bartíková
Lecturer:
Tutor:
Svatava Boboková Bartíková, Petra Florianová, Sandra Giormani
Supervisor:
Department of Languages
Synopsis:

The course aims at providing students with communicative skills that enable them to study in a foreign linguistic context, including the basic technical terminology.

The level of proficiency: intermediate B1+.

Proficiency level under ERF: B1

Requirements:

no prerequisites

Syllabus of lectures:

This course is not a lecture but practical session:

Course code: 104XA14

Duration: 2 hours / 1 semester

For more information see Outline and Syllabus of Exercises

Syllabus of tutorials:

Placement test

Placement test – IELTS Academic Week 0 (Webové zobrazení)

Grammar - Tense Review – FCE Level,

Formal and Informal Style

Academic Style – video

Reading CV and Personal Statement

Listening

Writing CV

Warmer – common errors – GW, WC – correct

Tenses – notebook (level? Upper Int or Adv – depending on the class – distribute to notebooks)

Formal vs. Informal – choice of handouts – Warmer? - examples. Picture – clothes - parallel with language

Academic writing - (the video is for Chinese students...) plus infographic – fill in the gaps and add details and examples from the video

Write a checklist

Rewrite sentences

HW – prepare your CV

Grammar – Tense Review

Reading

Listening

Writing – Personal Statement

(copy – Civil Engineering Personal statement postgraduate)Worksheet

CV Reading, CV worksheet – distributed

Student Tenses Review, Listening Personal Statement Uni of Birmingham

Grammar – Passive voice

Reading

Listening

Writing - Cover Letter

Grammar – Reported Speech

Reading

Listening

Writing - Summary, Annotation

Grammar - Reported questions

Grammar – Clauses (Relative clauses)

Reading Graphs and diagrams

Listening

Writing Graph, diagram description

Grammar – Conditionals

Reading

Listening

Writing - Article

Grammar - Prepositions

Reading

Listening

Writing - Article

https://www.adelaide.edu.au/english-for-uni/prepositions

Grammar – Linking devices

Reading

Listening

Writing - Essay

Grammar - Articles

Reading

Listening

Writing - Essay

Grammar - Review

Reading

Listening

Writing

PRESENTATIONS

Study Objective:

The aim of the course is to prepare students for studying in the English language abroad and consolidate all the necessary grammar skills in the English language from a B1 level upward; to promote students' ability to use the acquired knowledge in practice

Study materials:

Various - no student book required

e.g.

Course Catalogues of International Universities

J., L. Soars: Headway (Pre-Intermediate, Intermediate, Upper-Intermediate)

N. Hartley, P. Viney: Streamline English

L. Kollmannová et al.: New Ways to Spoken English

S. Kasíková, H. Horká, R. Nivenová, V. Sedláková: English for Civil Engineering

Note:
Further information:
http://departments.fsv.cvut.cz/k104/index.php/2018/09/19/priprava-pro-studium-v-zahranici-2/
No time-table has been prepared for this course
The course is a part of the following study plans:
Data valid to 2024-06-23
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