English conversation II - OKMN0A277C
Title: Anglická konverzace II
Guaranteed by: Katedra anglického jazyka a literatury (41-KAJL)
Faculty: Faculty of Education
Actual: from 2020
Semester: summer
E-Credits: 4
Examination process: summer s.:
Hours per week, examination: summer 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: https://dl1.cuni.cz/course/view.php?id=5848
Guarantor: Mgr. Kristýna Červinková Poesová, Ph.D.
Teacher(s): Mgr. Veronika Gajdošíková
Pre-requisite : OKMN0A273C
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Annotation -
In this course, the students develop their oral skills with the emphasis on fluency. They are encouraged to discuss, summarize and express their opinions about selected topics.
Last update: Gajdošíková Veronika, Mgr. (28.01.2024)
Aim of the course -
The aim of this course is to complement the more formally structured English classes with something more experiential.  The main emphasis will be on the fluency, adequacy and enjoyment of conversation and debate with the classmates and the teacher.
Last update: Gajdošíková Veronika, Mgr. (28.01.2024)
Descriptors - Czech

přímá výuka (8 hodin), průběžné plnění úkolů (52 hodin), příprava na prezentaci a zápočet (40 hodin)

Last update: Gajdošíková Veronika, Mgr. (28.01.2024)
Literature -

Recommended literature:

PRENTIS. N. Speaking B2+ Upper Intermediate. London: Harper Collins Publishers, 2014. ISBN978-0-00754269-7.

PELTERET, Ch. Speaking B1+Intermediate. London: Harper Collins Publishers, 2012. ISBN 978-0-00-745783-0.

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

Oxford Collocations Dictionary for students of English. Oxford: OUP, 2009. ISBN 978 0 19 4325387.

CARTER, R.; McCARTHY, M. Language as Discourse, Perspectives for Language Teaching. London: Routledge, 1993. ISBN 978-0582084247.

HUGHES, H.; MALLET, A. Successful Presentations DVD and Student's Book Pack. Oxford: OUP, 2012. ISBN 978-0-19-476835-1.

KELLER, E.; WARNER, S. T. Conversations Gambits. Real Conversation Practices. Ottawa: Language Teaching Publications (2nd edition), 1988. ISBN-13: 978-0906717592

KEHE, D.; KEHE, P. D. Conversation Strategies. Pair and Group Activities for Developing Communicative Competence. Brattleboro, Vermont: Pro Lingua Associates (3rd edition), 2014. ISBN-13: 978-0866473699.

WEISS, M. Presentation Skills. New York: Business Expert Press, 2015. ISBN 978-1606498767.




Last update: Gajdošíková Veronika, Mgr. (28.01.2024)
Syllabus -

The subjects will include both the serious and light-hearted:  


Mysteries & Beliefs

Personality & Character (a light-hearted look at Zodiac signs)


Science and Religion

Food & Cooking


Children and Parenting

Last update: Gajdošíková Veronika, Mgr. (29.01.2024)
Course completion requirements -
80% attendance (1 missed session allowed), preparation for the classes and active participation; oral task
Last update: Gajdošíková Veronika, Mgr. (28.01.2024)
Learning resources -

go to: https://dl1.cuni.cz/course/view.php?id=5848

Last update: Gajdošíková Veronika, Mgr. (28.01.2024)