Course syllabus AJB2-2 - English B2 Level - Module 2 (ŠAVŠ - WS 2017/2018)

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Course title:
English B2 Level - Module 2
Semester:
WS 2017/2018
Course supervisor:
Supervising department:
Department of Languages and Intercultural Competences (ŠAVŠ)
Prerequisites for registration:
not Bachelor state examination
Time allowance: full-time, 0/4 (hours of lectures per week / hours of seminars per week)
part-time, 0/20 (lectures per period / seminars per period)
Type of study: consulting
Form of teaching:
seminar
Mode of completion and credits: Fulfillment of requirements (4 credits), Classified fulfillment of requirements (4 credits)
Course objective:
The students will improve and extend their vocabulary of general and business English, get familiar with new business topics, acquire the corresponding vocabulary. They will also develop their knowledge of grammar structures. The emphasis is on the language skills training.
 
Course methods:
seminar
 
Course content:
1.
Company results (allowance 0/16)
 
a.
Trends and results (graphs and tables)
b.
Verb tenses (past simple and present perfect)
c.
Exchanging information about company performance
d.Writing a report (explaining findings)

2.
Communication at work (allowance 0/16)
 
a.
Communication channels (Face to face, Written and Electronic)
b.
Countable and uncountable nouns
c.
Speaking about improving office communication
d.
Writing an e-mail (organising a training course)

3.
Health and safety (allowance 0/16)
 
a.
Health problems; Workplace accidents; Safety issues
b.Modals
c.
Short talk about office design
d.Writing a memo (reminding staff about safety procedures)

4.
Revision (allowance 0/8)
 
a.
Revision of units 4-6

 
Learning outcomes and competences:
After completing the course, student:
 
-Will give basic information about studies and jobs, will present the information on a topic of the module
-
Will know and apply the grammar and lexical units included in the module, will use and apply required vocabulary in everyday situations
-
Will understand a short listening (business conversation), will make notes and interpret the key information
-
Will write a piece of writing (report, e-mail) will keep the genre, length and structure

Teaching methods and workload (hours of workload):
Type of teaching method
Daily attendance
Combined form
Direct teaching
     Attendance of courses/seminars/tutorials
48 h
20 h
     Consultations with teacher (part-time form of study)
0 h
4 h
Self-study
     Course reading and ongoing preparation
22 h
46 h
     Ongoing evaluation
7 h
7 h
     Composing of individual (seminar) work7 h
7 h
     Composing of presentation
14 h
14 h
     Preparation for final test
14 h
14 h
Total112 h112 h
 
Assessment methods:
Requirement type
Daily attendance
Combined form
Active lecture/seminar/workshop/tutorial participation4 %
4 %
Term paper
22 %
22 %
Presentation
22 %
22 %
Mid-term test(s)
10 %
10 %
Final test
34 %34 %
E - support in Moodle
8 %
8 %
Total100 %
100 %
 
Course completion:
To complete the module successfully, it is recommended that students participate at 60% of lessons. In order to get the 4 points (2 points from the Czech teacher and 2 points from the native speaker) for attendance students must actively participate at 60% of the lessons excluding the terms of tests and examinations. Students can also obtain 8 points for completing 20 exercises in the e-support Moodle. In the exercises that the students choose, they must achieve a grade of 60% or higher.
In the full time form of study the partial and final e-test are set by the Czech lecturer; the writing test and oral examination are set by the native speaker.
In the combined form of study all the tests are set by the module lecturer with the exception of the final e-test.
 
Support for combined/distance forms of study:
Free sources available on the document server in the AIS. E-support learning materials in Moodle.
 
Reading list:
Basic:
O'DRISCOLL, N. -- SCOTT-BARRETT, F. BEC Vantage Masterclass.: Upper Intermediate. Course Book. 1st ed. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2003. 158 p. ISBN 0-19-453197-X.
O DRISCOLL, N. BEC Vantage Masterclass. Upper Intermediate Workbook. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2003. 96 p. ISBN 0-19-453181-3.

Recommended:
MASCULL, B. Business Vocabulary in Use. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2002. 176 p. ISBN 0-521-77529-9.
EMMERSON, P. Essential Business Grammar Builder+CD.: For Class and self Study. 1st ed. Oxford: Macmillan, 2006. 176 p. ISBN 978-1-4050-7048-5.
MURPHY, R. English Grammar in Use..
PRODROMOU, L. Grammar and Vocabulary for first Certificate. 12th ed. Edinburgh: Longman, 2007. 319 p. ISBN 0-582-40018-X.

Study plans:
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Run in the period of:
Course tutor:
Stephen Mark Bauer, BBA (examiner, instructor)
Mgr. Pavlína Bečanová (examiner, instructor)
Rory Brierley, BA (examiner, instructor)
Ioana Giurgiu, M.A. (examiner, instructor)
Mgr. Miluše Löffelmannová (examiner, instructor)
Mgr. Pavlína Příbramská (examiner, instructor, supervisor)
Teaching language:
Czech
Room: Mladá Boleslav


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