AJP_2 English as the First Language II

Institute of Technology and Business in České Budějovice
winter 2019
Extent and Intensity
0/4/0. 5 credit(s). Type of Completion: z (credit).
Mgr. Miroslav Kněz (seminar tutor)
Mgr. Karim Sidibe (seminar tutor)
Mgr. Libuše Turinská (seminar tutor)
Mgr. Monika Peka Kolafová (assistant)
Mgr. Daniel Raušer (assistant)
Mgr. Petr Sádlo (assistant)
Mgr. Jana Vlasáková (assistant)
Guaranteed by
Mgr. Karim Sidibe
Centre of language services - Faculty of Corporate Strategy - Rector - Institute of Technology and Business in České Budějovice
Supplier department: Centre of language services - Faculty of Corporate Strategy - Rector - Institute of Technology and Business in České Budějovice
Timetable of Seminar Groups
AJP_2/Q5a: Sun 29. 9. 8:00–9:30 B3, 9:40–11:10 B3, Sun 6. 10. 8:00–9:30 A5, 9:40–11:10 A5, Sat 26. 10. 11:25–12:55 A5, 13:05–14:35 A5, Sun 24. 11. 13:05–14:35 B2, 14:50–16:20 B2, Sun 15. 12. 8:00–9:30 B2, 9:40–11:10 B2, L. Turinská
AJP_2/Q5b: Sun 29. 9. 8:00–9:30 A5, 9:40–11:10 A5, 11:25–12:55 A5, Sun 6. 10. 11:25–12:55 B3, 13:05–14:35 B3, 14:50–16:20 B3, Sat 2. 11. 16:30–18:00 A5, 18:10–19:40 A5, Sat 30. 11. 13:05–14:35 A5, 14:50–16:20 A5, M. Kněz
AJP_2/S01: Tue 11:25–12:55 E5, Fri 11:25–12:55 E4, L. Turinská
AJP_2/S02: Mon 11:25–12:55 A6, Thu 11:25–12:55 D616, K. Sidibe
AJP_2/S03: Mon 13:05–14:35 E4, Thu 13:05–14:35 D616, K. Sidibe
recommended: meeting the requirements of AJP_1
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is offered to students of any study field.
Course objectives supported by learning outcomes
The course objective is to deepen student´s language knowledge to the B1 level. After the successful completion of the course, students are able to: understand the main ideas concerning common topics (at school, work, free time, etc.), to maintain most communication situations that can happen while travelling in English-speaking countries,write a short, simple coherent text on a familiar topic or topics of his/her interest,describe his/her experience, dreams and targets, express his/her opinions, talk about plans. The student´s oral (or written) communication can contain some stylistical, lexical or grammar inaccuracies, which do not hinder the understanding.The aim is further and gradual development of communication skills. Emphasis is put on the dialogical skills development and reading comprehension.
Learning outcomes
Student - understands without major difficulties spoken and written conversation on topic of everyday life - is able to react spontanneously in a simple conversation with a native speaker - has a command of basic English vocabulary so that they are able to communicate in basic situations in an English speaking country - is able to write a short simple text without major grammar mistakes - is able to talk about their experience, plans, opinions
  • 1. Parties, the infinitive, word stress 2. Gerund, hobbies, free time 3. In a department store, modal verbs (have to, don't have to, must, mustn't), A formal letter 4.Conditionals - first conditional, confusing verbs, vowels 5. Conditionals - second conditional, animals, stress and rhythm 6. Decisions, may, might (possibility), should, shouldn't, word formation 7. Fears and phobias, present perfect + for, since 8. Used to 9. Present perfect x past simple 10. Passive 11. Describing a building, some/any/no + compounds, etc. 12. Phrasal verbs, so/neither + auxiliaries, health and healthy lifestyle 13. Revision • Verbs • Pronouns • Word order in sentences • Revision of tenses (Lekce 5. - 8.)
    required literature
  • Oxenden, c., Latham-Koenig, c., Selingson, P. New english File Pre-intermediate Student’s Book. OUP: Oxford, 2007. 167 p. ISBN 978-0-19-4519090. 1. vyd. Glivice: Gliwicka Wyższa Szkoła Przedsiębiorczości, 2013. s. 333-335, 3 s. ISBN 978-83-61401-84-1.
    recommended literature
  • MURPHY, Raymond, 1946-. English grammar in use : a self-study reference and practice book for intermediate students of English with answers. Raymond Murphy. 3rd ed. Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2006. x, 379 s.Obsahuje rejstřík. ISBN 0-521-53
  • • MURPHY, R., Essential Grammar in Use with Answers. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2015. 330 s . ISBN 978-1-107-48055-1
    not specified
  • BLOOM, B., SMIDOWICZ, V., City&Guilds International English for Speakers of Other Languages 3 Achiever Student's Book, 2005, 168 s., ISBN: 9780851931630
  • MURPHY, R., Essential Grammar in Use. Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2007. 319 s. ISBN 978-0-521-67543-7
  • Náhradní obsah: COLLYAH, B. Anglicko-český, česko-anglický slovník. 4. vydání. Praha : Fin, 2008. 64 s.
Forms of Teaching
Teaching Methods
Frontal Teaching
Group Teaching - Cooperation
Project Teaching
Individual Work– Individual or Individualized Activity
Teaching Supported by Multimedia Technologies
Student Workload
ActivitiesNumber of Hours of Study Workload
Daily StudyCombined Study
Preparation for the Mid-term Test1010
Preparation for Seminars, Exercises, Tutorial2850
Preparation for the Final Test3040
short speech1010
Attendance on Seminars/Exercises/Tutorial/Excursion5220
Assessment Methods and Assesment Rate
final test 70 %
oral examination 30 %
part-time students:written test only 100 %
Exam conditions
Grading of the course for full-time students: Final Test 70% (0 – 70 points) and dialogue 30% (0-30). The final test requires B1 level of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages. Successful graduates of the course have to get totally at least 70 points (from both parts together). Part-time students: Final Test: maximum 100% (0-100 points) Successful graduates of the course have to get totally at least 70 points (70%). he final test includes the questions within the range of the level B1 (not only based on the textbook)
Language of instruction
Follow-Up Courses
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
The course is taught annually.
The course is also listed under the following terms Summer 2010, Winter 2010, summer 2011, winter 2011, summer 2012, winter 2012, summer 2013, winter 2013, summer 2014, winter 2014, summer 2015, winter 2015, Summer 2016, winter 2016, summer 2017, winter 2017, summer 2018, winter 2018, summer 2019, summer 2020.
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