Study programmes / B-ARB Arboristics / English Course 1
Course code:AJSP1
Course title in language of instruction:English Course 1
Course title in Czech:Světový jazyk 1 - angličtina
Course title in English:English 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; 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:WS 2018/2019 - FFWT
Name of lecturer:PhDr. Zdena Rosická, CSc. (examiner, instructor, lecturer, supervisor)
PhDr. Lenka Řitičková (examiner, instructor, lecturer)
Prerequisites:to study at faculty LDF
Aims of the course:fundamental grammar system of the English language, correct models and structures used
Course contents:
1.Present tense (simple, continuous) (allowance 2/0)
a.form, question, negative

2.Modal verbs, use, be able to, have to, be allowed to (allowance 2/0)
a.present tense

3.Adjectives, adverbs (allowance 0/0)
a.form; comparative, superlative

4.Past tense (simple, continuous) (allowance 2/0)
a.form, question, negative

5.Pre-present simple (allowance 2/0)
a.form, question, negative, use

6.Questions in English (allowance 2/0)
a.full verbs, yes/no questions, "wh" questions

7.Conditionals (allowance 2/0)
a.would, should, could, might

8.Pre-present continuous (allowance 2/0)
a.form, question, negative, use

9.Gerund (allowance 2/0)
a.form, use

10.Countable/uncountable nouns; SVOMPT, there is, there are (allowance 2/0)
a.singular, plural, pronunciation

11.Basic phrases using prepositions (allowance 2/0)
a.prepositions: place, time

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

Learning outcomes and competences:
Generic competences:
-ability to comment on performance of others and to self-reflect
-ability to understand foreign cultures and customes
-capacity to learn
-communication in second language
-skilled at utilizing and processing information

Specific competences:
-Ability to communicate in foreign language using corresponding terminology
-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
-To manage the English language grammar system

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:Compulsory 80% active attendance
50minute written test - grammar structures, explanation, rules, examples
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 exam4 h4 h
Total28 h28 h

Basic reading list
  • KOLLMANNOVÁ, 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 0-521-53289-2.
  • JULIUS, C. Anglicky bez (po)chyb I. Ostrava: MONTANEX, 2008. 175 p. ISBN 80-7225-138-4.
  • JULIUS, C. Anglicky bez (po)chyb II. Ostrava: MONTANEX, 2008. 251 p. ISBN 978-80-7225-246-6.