UCJANGBP31 Practical Language 6

Faculty of Philosophy and Science in Opava
Summer 2024
Extent and Intensity
0/2/0. 3 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
Gregory Jason Bell, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Mgr. Lenka Jašková (seminar tutor)
Guaranteed by
PhDr. René Kron, Ph.D.
Institute of Foreign Languages - Faculty of Philosophy and Science in Opava
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is also offered to the students of the fields other than those the course is directly associated with.
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
The course is focused on the systematic and comprehensive development of language competence and on the practical application of communicative skills for advanced English speakers (level C1 of the Common European Framework of Reference). Students will consolidate and deepen their knowledge of English grammar, expand their vocabulary and practice pronunciation. Emphasis will be placed on listening and speaking. Classes will be based on lessons 9-12 of the Advanced Result textbook.
Learning outcomes
After completing the course, the student will be able to: • - improve knowledge of English; • - broaden the knowledge of English vocabulary; • - improve pronunciation, writing and listening skills;
  • 1. Unit 9: Lead in. Reading: multiple matching. Vocabulary: crime and punishment. 2. Unit 9: Grammar: passives. Listening: multiple choice. Speaking. 3. Unit 9: Use of English: open cloze. Vocabulary: phrasal verbs with out and over. Writing: an essay. 4. Unit 10: Lead in. Reading: gapped text. Vocabulary: expressions with business, and words connected with shopping. 5. Unit 10: Grammar: mixed conditionals and wishes. Listening: multiple choice. Speaking. 6. Unit 10: Use of English: word formation. Vocabulary: easily confused words (2). Writing: a report. 7. Unit 11: Lead in. Reading: cross-text multiple matching. Vocabulary: art and entertainment. 8. Unit 11: Grammar: comparatives and superlatives. Listening: sentence completion. Speaking. 9. Unit 11: Use of English: open cloze, key word transformation. Vocabulary: three-part phrasal verbs. Writing: a review. 10. Unit 12: Lead in. Reading: multiple matching. Vocabulary: Expressions with earth, world and ground. 11. Unit 12: Grammar: emphasis. Listening: multiple matching. Speaking. 12. Unit 12: Use of English: multiple-choice cloze. Vocabulary: adverbs and their meanings. Writing: an essay. 13. Revise and check 9–12.
    required literature
  • Davies. P. and Falla, T. (2015). Cambridge English Advanced Result. Student´s Book. Oxford: OUP.
  • Stephens, M. and Gude, C. (2014). Cambridge English Advanced Result. Workbook. Oxford: OUP.
    recommended literature
  • Yulle, G. (2008). Oxford Practice Grammar Advanced. Oxford: OUP.
  • Hewings, M. (2013). Advanced Grammar in Use. Cambridge: CUP.
Teaching methods
lectures, class discussion, projects
Assessment methods
Written and oral exam.
Language of instruction
The course is also listed under the following terms Summer 2021, Summer 2022, Summer 2023.
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