ACJ_2z English as a Foreign Language z2

Institute of Technology and Business in České Budějovice
summer 2022
Extent and Intensity
0/4/0. 4 credit(s). Type of Completion: z (credit).
Mgr. Daniel Raušer (seminar tutor)
Mgr. Karim Sidibe (seminar tutor)
Mgr. Libuše Turinská (seminar tutor)
Mgr. Jana Vlasáková (seminar tutor)
Mgr. Monika Peka Kolafová (assistant)
Mgr. Daniel Raušer (assistant)
Mgr. Petr Sádlo (assistant)
Guaranteed by
Mgr. Libuše Turinská
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/T3: Sat 26. 2. 14:50–16:20 A2, 16:30–18:00 A2, Sat 9. 4. 14:50–16:20 A2, 16:30–18:00 A2, 18:10–19:40 A2, Sat 7. 5. 11:25–12:55 A2, 13:05–14:35 A2, 14:50–16:20 A2, D. Raušer
ACJ_2z/S02: Wed 11:25–12:55 E5, Thu 13:05–14:35 E7, K. Sidibe
ACJ_2z/S03: Wed 9:40–11:10 E7, Thu 11:25–12:55 E5, J. Vlasáková
meeting the requirements of the subjects ACJ_1z is recommended, not required
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 the student knowledge to the level corresponding to B1 according to the Common European Referrence Frame for language, as well as the further development of communication skills and to unify the knowledge of all students in the course to achieve the B1 level. Emphasis is put on the development of dialogic competencies, understanding the written language, and communication skills related to the ability to have a conversation on a general topic.
Learning outcomes
Upon successful completion of the course, the students are able to;
1. understand the main idea expressed in a standard language on everyday topics;
2. understand the texts that contain the vocabulary often used in everyday life or related to their work or studies ;
3. are able to spontanneously participate in a conversation on a familiar or everyday topics;
4. are able to tell a story or a plot of a book / film and express their opinion/describe their reactions;
5. write simple texts on a familiar or interesting topics;
  • 1. Small talk
  • 2. Infinitive, accent
  • 3. Gerund
  • 4. Hobbies, free time
  • 5. learning a language
  • 6. Modal verbs (have to, don't have to, must, mustn't), formal letter
  • 7. Conditional sentences - first conditional, "confusing" verbs
  • 8. Animals; hypothetical situations
  • 9. Conditionals - second conditional
  • 10. Accent and rhythm
  • 11. Decisions, may, might (possibility)
  • 12. Should, shouldn't, word creation
  • 13. Fears and fobias
  • 14. Present perfect simple + for, since
  • 15. Used to
  • 16. Education
  • 17. Present perfect vs past simple
  • 18. Lifestyle
  • 19. Passive
  • 20. Inventions and discoveries
  • 21. Description of a building
  • 22. Compounds - something, anything, nothing, etc
  • 23. Phrasal verbs, so/neither + auxiliary verbs
  • 24. Health
  • 25. Past perfect, verbs
  • 26. Sequence of tenses.
    required literature
  • OXENDEN, C., C. KOENIG LATHAM a P. SELINGSON, 2014. English File Third Edition Pre-intermediate Student's Book with iTutor. Oxford: Oxford University Press. ISBN 9780194598651.
    recommended literature
  • MURPHY, R., Essential Grammar in Use with Answers. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2015. 330 s. ISBN 978-1-107-48055-1
  • MURPHY, R., 2015. English Grammar in Use 4th edition Edition with answers. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. ISBN 978-0-521-18906-4.
  • BLOOM, B., SMIDOWICZ, V., City&Guilds International English for Speakers of Other Languages 3 Achiever Student's Book, 2005, 168 s., ISBN: 9780851931630
  • 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
Individual Work– Individual or Individualized Activity
Teaching Supported by Multimedia Technologies
Student Workload
ActivitiesNumber of Hours of Study Workload
Daily StudyCombined Study
Semester exam11
Preparation for semester exam55
Preparation for Seminars, Exercises, Tutorial2145
Preparation for the Final Test2436
Final test11
Attendance on Seminars/Exercises/Tutorial/Excursion5216
Assessment Methods and Assesment Rate
Test – final 70 %
Semester exam 30 %
Exam conditions
Grading of the course both for full-time and part-time students: a semester exam during the semester, written test in the examination period. Successful graduates of the course have to get at least 70 points (from both parts together).

Semester exam:

Semester test 30 % (e.g. speaking exam, essay, listening test, presentation, etc.)

Final test:

Final test using ROPOT in the IS (70 %)

Language of instruction
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
The course is taught annually.
Teacher's information

Students in a full-time form of study are required to participate in at least 70 % of the seminars. Shall the students fail to meet this requirement, they are automatically awarded "F" STudents are required to actively participate in the seminars and fulfill the tasks assigned by the teacher

The course is also listed under the following terms summer 2017, summer 2018, summer 2019, summer 2020, summer 2021, SUMMER 2023.
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