Course: English Language Skills 2

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Course title English Language Skills 2
Course code KAJ/4473
Organizational form of instruction Seminary
Level of course Master
Year of study not specified
Semester Summer
Number of ECTS credits 4
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory-optional
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
This second part will be aimed primarily at productive skills to further develop written and oral communication skills.

Learning activities and teaching methods
unspecified, unspecified
  • unspecified - 28 hours per semester
Learning outcomes
This subject is an extension of Development of Language Skills 1, and its goal is to continue in a program suitable for advanced speakers and users of a foreign language.
At the end of this semester students prove that they are able: - in written communication to create texts which are clear, fluent, complex, and well-formulated, and also to use an appropriate and effective style which would enable the reader of that text to find the important ideas and to further work with these ideas; - to create an oral presentation which is clear, fluentm, and intelligible; and also a presentation which has an effective and logical structure and enables the audience to easily remember and work with the important points of the presentation; - to speak English fluently and with a level of vocabulary which enables students to easily overcome whatever communicative difficulty by paraphrasing and also by being acquainted with other strategies which would allow them to avoid unknown expressions; - to speak with idiomatic and colloquial language.
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 2 Recommended year of study:2, Recommended semester: Summer