Course: English Language Skills 1

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Course title English Language Skills 1
Course code KAJ/4426
Organizational form of instruction Seminary
Level of course Master
Year of study not specified
Semester Summer
Number of ECTS credits 2
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
  • Holland Martin, MgA.
Course content
The course examines and strengthens the grammatical structures of English, including those which students will continue to use in their studies. It is expected the students will participate in various activities and will work in teams with the goal of solving given problematic tasks. In this way their skills in critical thinking will also develop. Student output will be within the C1 language level within the areas of reading, listening, and grammar as outlined in the Common European framework for languages. Student ouput will be evaluated on and individual basis as well in teams, and these two evaluations, which will be conducted both formally and informally, become a part of the class work for the whole semester.

Learning activities and teaching methods
unspecified, unspecified
  • unspecified - 28 hours per semester
Learning outcomes
The aim of this subject is to further develop communicative skills and other skills of students in this major, especially skills such as reading and listening. The students will develop the skills over the course of the entire semester through reading and listening to a variety of texts and recordings at an advanced level which will accord with their study progam and in the interests and needs of the students.
Proven knowledge and skills: - strengthening language skill gained in bachelor's studies - perfecting fluency of expression in professional themes - ability to clearly organize written presentations - strengthening abilities to relate gained skills - keeping a high level of grammatical exactitude, students rarely make mistakes - ability to understand and critically interpret a large amount of written texts - students understand the spoken language of native speakers without difficulty
There are no prerequisites for this course.

Assessment methods and criteria
Recommended literature
  • Dang, Ch. Proficiency in writing. CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 2012.
  • Harvey, M. Nuts and bolts of college writing. Chicago: Hackett Pub. Co., 2012.
  • Manyike, T. V. The acquisition of academic English language proficiency.

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): Teaching English Language and Literature for Primary Schools (A14) Category: Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 1 Recommended year of study:1, Recommended semester: Summer