Study programmes / B-ARB Arboristics / English Course 2
Course code:AJSP2
Course title in language of instruction:English Course 2
Course title in Czech:Světový jazyk 2 - angličtina
Course title in English:English Course 2
Mode of completion and number of credits:Exam (2 credits)
(1 ECTS credit = 28 hours of workload)
Mode of delivery/Timetabled classes:full-time, 0/2; part-time, 14/0
(full-time, hours of lectures per week / hours of seminars per week; part-time, lectures per period / seminars per period)
Language of instruction:English
Level of course:bachelor
Semester:SS 2018/2019 - FFWT
Name of lecturer:PhDr. Zdena Rosická, CSc. (examiner, instructor, lecturer, supervisor)
PhDr. Lenka Řitičková (examiner, instructor, lecturer)
Prerequisites:(English Course 1 or World Language - English Intermediate Course 1) and FAKULTA (LDF)
Aims of the course:grammar system of the English language
functional sentence perspective obligatory for relevant correct patterns
Course contents:
1.Passive voice (allowance 2/0)
a.form; various tenses

2.Temporal clauses (allowance 2/0)

3.Conditional clauses (allowance 2/0)
a.real, unreal condition; conjunctions

4.May, must (other meaning); modal verbs - past tense, future tense (allowance 2/0)
a.probability, certainty; had to, will have to; was/were able to; was/were allowed to

5.Differences between "do", "make", numerals, fractions (allowance 2/0)
a.mathematical operations; numerals - reading

6.Phrasal verbs, prepositions (allowance 2/0)
a.get, look, carry, put, take, see, come, bring, turn
(up, down, on, off)

7.Pre-preterite (simple, continuous) (allowance 2/0)
a.form, use

8.Sequence of tenses, direct/indirect speech (allowance 2/0)
a.time shifts

9.Patterns: "have st done", make sb do st", question tags, so do I (allowance 2/0)
a.various tenses

10.SVOMPT, inversion (allowance 2/0)
a.indirect questions

11.Pronouns, articles, prepositional phrases (allowance 2/0)
a.pronoun position, zero article, compound prepositions

12.Summary (allowance 2/0)
a.written test

Learning outcomes and competences:
Generic competences:
-ability to understand foreign cultures and customes
-capacity to learn
-communication in second language
-skilled at utilizing and processing information

Specific competences:
-Ability to understand a text with specific terms in foreign language
-Development of writing abilities in a foreign language using the specific terms
-Development of writing abilities in a foreign language using the specific terms
-Eligibility to manage basic presentation skills
-English language grammar structures

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:Written exam
Compulsory 80% active attendance
50minute written test
60% - written test passmark
Learning activities and study load (hours of study load)
Type of teaching methodDaily attendanceCombined form
Direct teaching
     lecture24 h24 h
     preparation for exam6 h6 h
     preparation for regular assessment16 h16 h
     preparation for regular testing10 h10 h
Total56 h56 h

Basic reading list
  • KOLLMANOVÁ, L. Angličtina pro samouky. Praha: LEDA, 2008. 447 p.
  • MURPHY, R. English grammar in use: a self-study reference and practice book for intermediate students: with answers. 3rd ed. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2004. 379 p. ISBN 0-521-53762-2.
  • JULIUS, C. Anglicky bez (po)chyb I. Ostrava: Montanex, 2008. ISBN 80-7225-138-4.