Course: English Communicative Skills

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Course title English Communicative Skills
Course code KAJ/4116
Organizational form of instruction Seminary
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 4
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
Course availability The course is available to visiting students
  • Pavlíková Jana, Mgr. Ph.D., M.A.
Course content
The students learn how to prepare high-quality presentations, choose and organise information, prepare visual support, use body language. They are able to reflect and improve the qualities of their own speech.

Learning activities and teaching methods
unspecified, unspecified
  • unspecified - 56 hours per semester
Learning outcomes
The lessons under the guidance of a native speaker focus on developing speaking skills, the ability to communicate fluently in real-life context, including some more closely specified topics (technology, global issues, entertainment, design, business and science). The students acquire rich vocabulary, phrases and idioms, and learn morea about the cultural and social context of English speaking countries.
The students develop their communicative skills, their speech reflecting also their reasoning skills, comparison, analysis, interpretation, inference, generalisation, etc. Their pronunciation improves, the speech is flexible, fluent and accurate.
There are no prerequisites for this subject.

Assessment methods and criteria
discussions, speeches and monologues presented in the seminars
Recommended literature
  • Lynch, T. Communication in the language classroom. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002.
  • O'Dell, F. & Broadhead, A. Objective CAE. Self study student's book. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2002.
  • Porter Ladoucse, G. Role play. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2001.
  • Woodward, T. Ways of training. Edinburgh: London: Longman, 1992.

Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Category of Branch/Specialization Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty: Faculty of Education Study plan (Version): English Language and Literature (A14) Category: Philological sciences 1 Recommended year of study:1, Recommended semester: Winter