English 4 U B2 - AZOVA0002
Poslední úprava: Mgr. Imogen Davidson White (06.02.2020)
This seminar is designed as a practical language course. Its primary aim is to develop students’ communicative skills in English at B2 level. The course will focus on active speaking, vocabulary growth, different levels of formality and finally strengthening of grammar skills (esp. past tenses) to improve students’ knowledge of English at B2 level.
• Regular attendance (maximum of 3 absences)
• Mini vocabulary test
• Final test
10% = passing a mini vocabulary test
30% = passing the final test
60% = presentation (includes project stages and presenting of the students’ final results)
Hitting the books: school related idioms
Hello Professor? Writing formal university emails
Travel and tourism
Having a whale of a time: animals and free time
Kicking the bucket and other euphemisms
I’ve got to dash: social clues and interaction
Sitting on the edge of your seat: film buffs and movie quizzes
Millennials and social media
Revision; Common mistakes among non-native speakers
Grabbing attention: presentation structure
Final Test and Bucket lists
Food for thought: Cuisine home and abroad
The final test will include the vocabulary and grammar studied in class. The grammar will focus on the contrast between past tenses in English with the emphasis on narrative tenses in the context of the topic discussed.
The presentation will be based on a project slowly built in stages throughout the semester. The topics for the project will be related to the students’ Erasmus stay and their university life, such as: Prague Erasmus survival guide, Tips for dealing with homesickness, Culture shock, Trips around Prague/Czech Rep., Dis/Advantages of the Erasmus programme, Studying home and abroad, Favourite spot in Prague.
Poslední úprava: Mgr. Imogen Davidson White (27.09.2019)
These courses are free for international exchange students accepted at the Faculty of Arts.
Students from other faculties pay EUR 65 - English 4U (one 90 minute lesson per week)