Study programmes / B-PPR Plant Protection / World Language - English Advanced Course 1
Course code:AJP1
Course title in language of instruction:World Language - English Advanced Course 1
Course title in Czech:Světový jazyk - angličtina pokročilí 1
Course title in English:World Language - English Advanced Course 1
Mode of completion and number of credits:Fulfillment of requirements (1 credit)
(1 ECTS credit = 28 hours of workload)
Mode of delivery/Timetabled classes:full-time, 0/2
(full-time, hours of lectures per week / hours of seminars per week)
Language of instruction:English
Level of course:bachelor
Semester:SS 2018/2019 - FA
Name of lecturer:Mgr. Lea Hasíková (examiner, instructor, supervisor)
Bc. Ing. Eva Sapáková, Ph.D. (examiner, instructor)
Ing. Nahanga Verter, Ph.D. (examiner, instructor)
Prerequisites:not English 1 and not English 2 and not English K 1 and not English K 2 and not Language in Business - English and not Language in Business - English and not to study at faculty LDF
Aims of the course:The aim is to consolidate the knowledge gained and improvement in all skills, ie reading, speaking, writing and listening intensive practice topics of everyday life. The course is based on the use of modern methods with an emphasis on deepening linguistic skills and competencies - particularly strategic, pragmatic and productive.
They practiced skills to find the main idea overheard and written communication skills and skimming and scanning.
Course contents:
1.CAE Introduction (allowance 0/2)
a.Describing personality

2.Effective socializing skills (allowance 0/2)
a.writing letters/business lettters

3.Describing events (allowance 0/2)
a.the Art of Public Speaking
b.linking; grammar revision

4.CAE Unit 2: Studying languages (allowance 0/2)
a.students' presentations

5.CAE Unit 3 (allowance 0/2)
a.All in the Mind

6.Midterm test (allowance 0/2)

7.News + Writing skills / all that students need to produce written, spoken, or visual texts (allowance 0/4)
a.elements to explore and express ideas, emotions and values
b.the processes of imagining, drafting, appraising, reflecting and refining
c.use of the language forms, features and structures of texts

8.Student's presentations (allowance 0/2)

9.CAE Unit 4 (allowance 0/2)
a.Office space

10.Food and Nutrition (allowance 0/2)
a.Healthy diet

11.Manufacturing process (allowance 0/2)
a.describing processes

12.Exam (allowance 0/4)
a.written test

Learning outcomes and competences:
Generic competences:
-ability to understand foreign cultures and customes
-ability to work in international context
-ability to work independently
-skilled at utilizing and processing information

Specific competences:
-Ability to communicate in foreign language using corresponding terminology
-Ability to communicate in foreign language using corresponding terminology
-Ability to process and skillfully use information in a foreign language.
-Awareness and observing the aspects stemming from non-European national and cultural backgrounds
-Understanding intercultural differences and interrelations
-Understanding intercultural differences and interrelations.

Type of course unit:optional
Year of study:Not applicable - the subject could be chosen at anytime during the course of the programme.
Work placement:There is no compulsory work placement in the course unit.
Recommended study modules:none
Assessment methods:WINTER TERM - credit test (minimum score in the test 66%); required knowledge in a range of subject matter and drawing résumé text);
SUMMER TERM - exam consists of written and oral (required knowledge in a range of subject matter, the oral test's ability to communicate on the subject, reading and grammatical and semantic analysis of an unknown text.
Learning activities and study load (hours of study load)
Type of teaching methodDaily attendance
Direct teaching
     practice28 h
Total28 h

Basic reading list
  • BROOK-HART, G. -- HAINES, S. Complete CAE Student's Book. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2010. 264 p.
Recommended reading list
  • English vocabulary in use: pre-intermediate & intermediate. 3rd ed. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2004. 263 p. ISBN 0-521-01171-X.
  • O'DELL, F. English vocabulary in use: upper-intermediate. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2003. 309 p. ISBN 0-521-66435-7.
  • MURPHY, R. English Grammar in Use. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2004. 380 p. ISBN 05-2153-762-2.