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Foreign language - English III - OPMN0A189B
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.:0/2, C [HT]
Capacity: unknown / 78 (unknown)
Min. number of students: unlimited
4EU+: no
Virtual mobility / capacity: no
State of the course: taught
Language: English
Teaching methods: full-time
Teaching methods: full-time
Note: enabled for web enrollment
priority enrollment if the course is part of the study plan
Guarantor: Mgr. Martin Mikuláš, Ph.D.
Teacher(s): Mgr. Veronika Gajdošíková
Pre-requisite : OPMN0A185B
Is pre-requisite for: OPMN0A193B
Is interchangeable with: OKMN0A189B
Annotation -
Last update: PhDr. Tereza Topolovská, Ph.D. (08.09.2023)
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.
Aim of the course -
Last update: PhDr. Tereza Topolovská, Ph.D. (08.09.2023)
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).
Descriptors -
Last update: PhDr. Tereza Topolovská, Ph.D. (08.09.2023)

In-class study: 24 hours; preparation for the class: 16 hours; preparation for the credit test: 20 hours

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

Obligatory literature (pre-int. level):

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


Obligatory literature (int. level):

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.

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.

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

Main topics (pre-intermediate):

Grammar and functions:

  • will and going to
  • First conditional
  • Zero conditional
  • expressing probability
  • modal verbs (must, mustn't, have to, don't have to)
  • Second conditional
  • making offers and suggestions
  • asking for and giving advice

Topics and vocabulary:

  • crime (collocations)
  • negative prefixes
  • adjectives in poems
  • school: bad behaviour; compound nouns
  • globalisation
  • statistics, country facts (vocabulary)
  • nouns with two meanings
  • business
  • electronic devices: compound nouns
  • language


Main topics (intermediate):

Grammar and functions:

  • The passive
  • have/get something done
  • Reported speech
  • Reported questions and commands
  • talking about photos
  • complaining and asking people to do things

Topics and vocabulary:

  • the influencers, advertising (collocations), consumerism
  • fair-trade
  • describing amounts
  • traditions and trade
  • the senses
  • perception and observation (vocabulary)
  • adverb-adjective collocations
  • noun suffixes: -ion, -sion
  • sight and sound
  • food texture
  • ways of speaking
  • homonyms and homophones
Entry requirements - Czech
Last update: PhDr. Tereza Topolovská, Ph.D. (08.09.2023)
Přijetí do oboru Učitelství pro 1. stupeň ZŠ.
Course completion requirements -
Last update: PhDr. Tereza Topolovská, Ph.D. (08.09.2023)

·       Active participation in classes - max. 2 absences 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. 


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