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2021/2022

English Language B2-2

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B0B04B22 Z 3 2C
Lecturer:
Tutor:
Petra Jennings, Dana Saláková (guarantor), Jonathan Michael Daly, Pavla Péterová, Erik Peter Stadnik, Michael Ynsua
Supervisor:
Department of Languages
Synopsis:

This course is designed as a full-year, two semester preparation course for the university’s compulsory B2-level English Examination (Anglický jazyk B2 - zkouška - B0B04B2Z *). While the course is focused on helping students reach a level required to pass the B2-level English Examination (or improve their English for a higher mark), it also focuses more on the academic and technical vocabulary and grammar expected of students at the university level.

*NOTE: This exam is also used for determining an appropriate level of English for Erasmus / International Study.

Requirements:

This course is intended for students who have fulfilled their B1 klasikovaný zápočet requirement (it is highly recommended that students complete Anglický jazyk B1 - klasifikovaný zápočet - B0B04B1K, but it is not mandatory).

It is recommended that students take English Language B2-1 prior to taking English Language B2-2, but it is not mandatory.

Syllabus of lectures:

In order to receive credit, students are to:

1) miss no more than 2 classes

2) participate actively during class

3) work independently on home assignments (it is expected that students will study for 3 hours per week – outside of class)

4) complete an oral presentation project

5) pass two tests with at least a 65% average of the total points

Syllabus of tutorials:

1) Week 1 MODULE ONE: Oral Presentations; Prepositions; Vocabulary – Word Formation

2) Week 2 MODULE TWO: Identifying the Main Ideas in a Text; Vocabulary: single-word verbs and multi-word verbs & word formation practice; Prepositions

3) Week 3 MODULE THREE: Listening Practice; Preposition Practice

4) Week 4 MODULE FOUR: Key Word Sentence Transformation Practice

5) Week 5 MODULE FIVE: Introduction to Articles; Collective Nouns / Using Adjectives with Countable and Uncountable Nouns; Revision

6) Week 6 MODULE SIX: Midterm Test

7) Week 7 MODULE SEVEN: Listening Practice; Introduction to Formal Letter Writing

8) Week 8 MODULE EIGHT: Prepositions

9) Week 9 MODULE NINE: Scanning for Information; Prepositions; Vocabulary; Word Formation Practice; Listening Practice; Abstract nouns +of + -ing /to-infinitive

10) Week 10 MODULE TEN: Key Word Sentence Transformation Practice

11) Week 11 MODULE ELEVEN: Listening Practice; Revision

12) Week 12 MODULE TWELVE: Final Test

13) Week 13 Spare week

14) Week 14 Spare week

Study Objective:

It is recommended that students take both English Language B2-1 and English Language B2-2 prior to taking the B2-level English Examination, but it is not mandatory.

Study materials:

1) Hewings, M. (2012). Cambridge University Press. Cambridge Academic English: An Integrated skills course for

2) EAP (English for Academic Purposes). Student’s Book. Upper - Intermediate.

3) McCarthy, M. & O’Dell, F. (2008). Cambridge University Press. Academic Vocabulary in Use.

4) Murphy, R. (2004). Cambridge University Press. English Grammar in Use. Intermediate.

Note:
Further information:
https://moodle.fel.cvut.cz/courses/B0B04B22
Time-table for winter semester 2021/2022:
06:00–08:0008:00–10:0010:00–12:0012:00–14:0014:00–16:0016:00–18:0018:00–20:0020:00–22:0022:00–24:00
Mon
roomT2:E1-103b
Jennings P.
09:15–10:45
(parallel nr.103)
Dejvice haly
Cvičebna
roomT2:E1-103b
Jennings P.
11:00–12:30
(parallel nr.104)
Dejvice haly
Cvičebna
Tue
roomT2:E1-103b
Ynsua M.
14:30–16:00
(parallel nr.101)
Dejvice haly
Cvičebna
Wed
Thu
roomT2:C2-86
Ynsua M.
09:15–10:45
(parallel nr.102)
Dejvice
Cvičebna
Fri
Time-table for summer semester 2021/2022:
06:00–08:0008:00–10:0010:00–12:0012:00–14:0014:00–16:0016:00–18:0018:00–20:0020:00–22:0022:00–24:00
Mon
roomT2:C4-363
Jennings P.
09:15–10:45
(parallel nr.101)
Dejvice
Cvicebna
roomT2:C4-363
Jennings P.
11:00–12:30
(parallel nr.102)
Dejvice
Cvicebna
Tue
roomT2:E1-103b
Jennings P.
09:15–10:45
(parallel nr.103)
Dejvice haly
Cvičebna
roomT2:E1-103b
Jennings P.
11:00–12:30
(parallel nr.104)
Dejvice haly
Cvičebna
roomT2:C2-86
Ynsua M.
14:30–16:00
(parallel nr.113)
Dejvice
Cvičebna
roomT2:A4-202b
Ynsua M.
09:15–10:45
(parallel nr.106)
Dejvice
Učebna
roomT2:A4-202b
Ynsua M.
11:00–12:30
(parallel nr.107)
Dejvice
Učebna
Wed
roomT2:A4-203b
Ynsua M.
09:15–10:45
(parallel nr.108)
Dejvice
Učebna
roomT2:C4-364
Jennings P.
12:45–14:15
(parallel nr.105)
Dejvice
Cvicebna
roomT2:C4-364
Ynsua M.
14:30–16:00
(parallel nr.114)
Dejvice
Cvicebna
roomT2:A4-203b
Ynsua M.
11:00–12:30
(parallel nr.109)
Dejvice
Učebna
roomT2:C3-438
Péterová P.
12:45–14:15
(parallel nr.112)
Dejvice
Laborator
Thu
roomT2:C4-78
Ynsua M.
09:15–10:45
(parallel nr.110)
Dejvice
T2:C4-78
roomT2:C3-438
Stadnik E.
12:45–14:15
(parallel nr.116)
Dejvice
Laborator
roomT2:C3-438
Stadnik E.
14:30–16:00
(parallel nr.117)
Dejvice
Laborator
roomT2:C2-84
Ynsua M.
11:00–12:30
(parallel nr.111)
Dejvice
Ucebna
roomT2:C3-438
Stadnik E.
11:00–12:30
(parallel nr.115)
Dejvice
Laborator
Fri
The course is a part of the following study plans:
Data valid to 2022-08-18
For updated information see http://bilakniha.cvut.cz/en/predmet4687706.html