Foreign language - English III - OKMN0A189B
Title: Cizí jazyk – angličtina III
Guaranteed by: Katedra anglického jazyka a literatury (41-KAJL)
Faculty: Faculty of Education
Actual: from 2023
Semester: winter
E-Credits: 2
Examination process: winter s.:
Hours per week, examination: winter s.:0/0, C [HT]
Extent per academic year: 8 [hours]
Capacity: unknown / unknown (unknown)
Min. number of students: unlimited
4EU+: no
Virtual mobility / capacity: no
State of the course: taught
Language: English
Teaching methods: combined
Teaching methods: combined
Additional information:
Guarantor: Mgr. Kristýna Červinková Poesová, Ph.D.
Teacher(s): Mgr. Veronika Gajdošíková
Pre-requisite : OKMN0A185B
Interchangeability : OPMN0A189B
Is pre-requisite for: OKMN0A193B
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Annotation -
This course systematically develops students´ oral, listening, reading and writing skills as well as grammar and vocabulary. The overall aim is to help students become more confident and fluent users of the English language. The course is offered in two language levels, pre-intermediate and intermediate.
Last update: Topolovská Tereza, PhDr., Ph.D. (08.09.2023)
Aim of the course -
The aim of the course is to develop students´ communicative competence and improve their anticipated laguage level (from A1/A2 to A1+/A2+ for the lower level and to B1+ for the higher language level).
Last update: Topolovská Tereza, PhDr., Ph.D. (08.09.2023)
Descriptors -
In-class study: 8 hours; preparation for the class: 32 hours; preparation for the credit test: 20 hours.
Last update: Topolovská Tereza, PhDr., Ph.D. (08.09.2023)
Literature -

Obligatory literature (pre-intermediate):

WILDMAN, J.; BEDDALL, J. Insight. Pre-Intermediate Student’s Book. Oxford: OUP, 2013. ISBN 978-0-19-401107-5.


Obligatory literature (intermediate):

HANCOCK, P. Insight. Intermediate Workbook. Oxford: OUP, 2013. ISBN 978-0-19-401113-6.

WILDMAN, J.; MYERS, C.; THACKER, C. Insight. Intermediate Student’s Book. Oxford: OUP, 2013. ISBN 978-0-19-401108-2. 

Recommended literature (both levels):

AYTO, J. Oxford Dictionary of English Idioms. Oxford: OUP, 2010 (3rd ed.). ISBN 978-0-19-431287-5.

HOUSE, Christine et al. Grammar - no problem: 50 praktických lekcí anglické gramatiky s cvičeními a klíčem. Plzeň: Fraus.

MURPHY, Raymond. Essential grammar in use: a self-study reference and practice book for elementary students of English: with answers. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

REDMAN, Stuart. English vocabulary in use: pre-intermediate and intermediate. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

VINCE, Michael: Elementary Language Practice. MacMillan.

VINCE, Michael: Intermediate Language Practice. MacMillan.

Oxford Advanced Learner’s Dictionary. 8th ed. Oxford: OUP ELT, 2010. ISBN 0194799123.

Oxford Collocations Dictionary for students of English. Oxford: OUP, 2009. ISBN 978 0 19 4325387.McCARTHY, M.; O’DELL, F. English Collocations in Use. Cambridge: CUP, 2005. ISBN-10 0-521-60378-1.

Oxford Learner's Dictionary of Academic English. Oxford: OUP, 2014. ISBN 978-0-19-433350-4.

SWAN, M. Practical English Usage. Oxford: OUP, 2005. ISBN-13: 978-0194420983. 

Last update: Topolovská Tereza, PhDr., Ph.D. (08.09.2023)
Syllabus -


Grammar and functions:

  • zero/first/second conditional
  • ways of expressing the future
  • making offers and suggestions
  • asking for and giving advice

 Topics and vocabulary:

  • crime, war, terrorism
  • negative prefixes
  • globalisation, global issues
  • statistics
  • business
  • the English language


Grammar and functions:

  • the passive
  • reported speech
  • have/get something done
  • complaining and asking

Topics and vocabulary:

  • advertising
  • describing amounts
  • trade
  • noun suffixes
  • adverb-adjective collocations
  • approximations and fractions
Last update: Topolovská Tereza, PhDr., Ph.D. (08.09.2023)
Course completion requirements -

·       Active participation in classes - max. 1 absence in seminars.

·       Written credit test, minimum to pass 65% - max 1 re-sitting, 2 sittings in total.

·       Language skills are part of the overall assessment. 

Last update: Topolovská Tereza, PhDr., Ph.D. (08.09.2023)
Learning resources -

Course in Moodle:

Last update: Topolovská Tereza, PhDr., Ph.D. (08.09.2023)