UPPVKP026 English Language 1

Faculty of Public Policies in Opava
Winter 2012
Extent and Intensity
0/0. 2 credit(s). Type of Completion: z (credit).
Mgr. Hanka Kuzníková Mrosková (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
Mgr. Hanka Kuzníková Mrosková
Institute of Pedagogical and Psychological Sciences - Faculty of Public Policies in Opava
Students targeted retrieve information in foreign language texts in the field of professional psychology and social pathology, or other related disciplines and use it to fulfulling the needs of their learning goals.
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 aim of subject is to integrate student´s knowledge level of the lexical, grammatical and syntactical with an emphasis on the communicative function and harmonious development of all four language skills (listening, reading, writing, speaking). It appears from the fact that the level of language competence of students admitted to the faculty is different and therefore they are grouped according to their level of knowledge (beginner, intermediate and advanced)
  • The subject will focus on the following topics:
    - Pronunciation.
    - Vocabulary (The ability to look up words in the dictionary, choose the correct translation equivalent. The ability to derive a word created by the prefixes, suffixes, folding, with a devolved meaning in the context of the sentence).
    - Grammar:
    o The nouns (basic rules of use of article, expressing quantity, plural).
    o Adjectives and adverbs (comparison of adjectives and adverbs, formation of adverbs, position of adverbs in the sentence, a definite article of the superlative - advanced).
    o Pronouns (demonstrative, interrogative, personal and subjective in the present form, the possessive individual and a dependent, relative, indefinite).
    o Numerals (basic, ordinary, multiple, eras, dates).
    o Verbs (regular, irregular, modal can, imperative, gerund. For advanced then the passive voice, past tense, present perfect tense).
    o Prepositions.
    required literature
  • MURPHY, R. Essential Grammar in Use. info
  • REDSTON, C., CUNNINGHAM, G. Face2Face, Elementary. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2005. ISBN 0-52-160061-8. info
  • ZÁBOJOVÁ, E. et al. Angličtina pro jazykové školy I. Praha: Fortuna, 2002. ISBN 80-7168-732-4. info
  • GUDE, K., DUCKWORTH, M. Matrix, Pre-Intermediate. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. ISBN 0-19-438648-1. info
  • NOLASCO, R. New Streetwise, Intermediate. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. ISBN 0-19-433404-X. info
  • SOARS, L.& J. New Headway Student's Book + Workbook. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2000. info
  • NOLASCO, R. New Streetwise, Upper-Intermediate. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2000. ISBN 0-19-433404-X. info
  • O'NEIL, R. DUCKWORTH, M., GUDE, K. New Success at First Certificate. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1997. ISBN 0-19-453332-8. info
  • PEPRNÍK, J. et al. Angličtina pro jazykové školy III. Praha: Fortuna, 1995. ISBN 80-7168-289-6. info
  • ZÁBOJOVÁ, E. et al. Angličtina pro jazykové školy II. Praha: SPN, 1993. ISBN 80-04-26220-1. info
Teaching methods
Interactive lecture
Lecture with a video analysis
Assessment methods
The analysis of student 's performance
Language of instruction
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
The course can also be completed outside the examination period.
Information on the extent and intensity of the course: Přednáška 8 HOD/SEM.
Teacher's information
The subject ends with the credit which students gain by active participation in lessons and successful completion of the final test. Students have a mandatory 75% attendance.
The course is also listed under the following terms Winter 2010, Winter 2011, Winter 2013, Winter 2014, Winter 2015, Winter 2016, Winter 2017, Winter 2018.
  • Enrolment Statistics (Winter 2012, recent)
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