ACJ_2z English as a Foreign Language z2

Institute of Technology and Business in České Budějovice
summer 2018
Extent and Intensity
0/4/0. 4 credit(s). Type of Completion: z (credit).
PhDr. Jan Gregor, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Mgr. Daniel Raušer (seminar tutor)
Mgr. Petr Sádlo (seminar tutor)
Mgr. Jana Talířová (seminar tutor)
Mgr. Libuše Turinská (seminar tutor)
Mgr. Ala Vida Vachušková (seminar tutor)
Mgr. Karim Sidibe (assistant)
Bc. Lucie Švehlová (assistant)
Guaranteed by
Mgr. Věra Sládková
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
ACJ_2z/D6a: Sun 18. 2. 8:00–9:30 D616, 9:40–11:10 D616, 11:25–12:55 D616, Sat 14. 4. 13:05–14:35 D616, 14:50–16:20 D616, 16:30–18:00 D616, Sat 28. 4. 8:00–9:30 D616, 9:40–11:10 D616, 11:25–12:55 D616, J. Talířová
ACJ_2z/S01: Tue 13:05–14:35 E6, Wed 8:00–9:30 E6, P. Sádlo
ACJ_2z/S03: Tue 13:05–14:35 E5, Wed 8:00–9:30 E5, J. Talířová
ACJ_2z/S04: Wed 8:00–9:30 B4, Wed 9:40–11:10 B4, A. Vachušková
recommended meeting of the requirements of the subjects ACJ_1z
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is offered to students of any study field.
The capacity limit for the course is 220 student(s).
Current registration and enrolment status: enrolled: 1/220, only registered: 0/220
Course objectives supported by learning outcomes
The course objective is to deepen student´s language knowledge to the level B1 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages. After a successful completion of the course, students are able to: understand the main thoughts of the clear, standard input information concerning common topics (at school, work, free time, etc.), maintain the communication in the most common 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 aims, 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 a further and gradual development of communication skills. The student is trained to gradually achieve the level of B1 in accordance with the CEFR. The emphasis is put on the dialogical skills development and reading comprehension.
Learning outcomes
Student: - masters a communication in the most common situations concerning travelling in English-speaking countries; i.e. he is able to speak about his aims, dreams, work, hobbies, current situation etc.; - writes a simple text on common topics mostly in regard to his personality; - understands simple written and spoken texts on common topics;
  • 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. Past perfect • Verbs referring to speaking • Reported speech • Word order in sentences • Revision of tenses (Lekce 5. - 9.)
    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.
    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
    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 Seminars, Exercises, Tutorial2860
Preparation for the Final Test4050
short speech10 
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
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
The course is taught annually.
The course is also listed under the following terms summer 2017, summer 2019, summer 2020, summer 2021, summer 2022.
  • Enrolment Statistics (summer 2018, recent)
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