USESEP052 English Language III

Faculty of Public Policies in Opava
Winter 2014
Extent and Intensity
0/2/0. 3 credit(s). Type of Completion: z (credit).
Mgr. Jana Polášková (seminar tutor)
Guaranteed by
Mgr. Jana Polášková
Institute of Central European Studies - Faculty of Public Policies in Opava
Prerequisites (in Czech)
USESEP051 English Language II || UVSRPEP051 English Language II
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
This subject is aimed at enlarging knowledge in the frame of general English. The aim is to develop the students in the area of reading with comprehension, listening with comprehension, conversation, use of English in an office. In this part, the word stock will be widen with focus on word building and the ability to use grammatical rules will be developed. Essential part of this subject is specialised English. The topics will correspond to specialization of the students. This section will be focused on ability of composition of scientific article, report, speech or letter and development of word stock of given topic. The materials will be selected from various sources, e.g. newspaper articles. The tutorial will pay attention to communication. The conversation and listening topics will be elaborated according to BBC or other original sources. The stress will be put on all levels of language study: Speaking, Reading, Listening and especially on part Writing. The subject is intended for students of Department of public administration and regional policy only.
  • 1. Introduction
    2. The European Union - The environment
    3. The European Union - Justice and home affairs
    4. Lesson 16 - Working for an international hotel
    5. The European Union - Regional policy
    6. Lesson 17 - Talking about technology and gadgets
    5. The European Union - Regional policy
    7. Lesson 18 - Learning styles, learning foreign language
    8. The European Union - Transport
    9. Lesson 19 - Future vision
    10. Lesson 20 - Travelling - talking about sales and selling
    11. Lesson 21 - Cinema, films, entertaining industry
    12. Lesson 22 - Personal image - the way you dress
    required literature
  • MURPHY, R. English grammar in use (third edition). Cambridge University Press, 2004. info
  • English 365 Student´s Book 2. Cambridge, 2004. info
  • English 365 Student´s Book 2. Cambridge, 2004. info
  • Kocmanová M., Pokorná Z. EURO ENGLISH. Ostrov, Praha, 2004. info
Teaching methods
Lecture supplemented with a discussion
Lecture with a video analysis
Assessment methods (in Czech)
Písemný zápočtový test (na principu WRITING)
Language of instruction
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
The course can also be completed outside the examination period.
Teacher's information
Written pre-exam test from specialized texts and vocabulary + WRITING test
The course is also listed under the following terms Winter 2012, Winter 2013, Winter 2015, Winter 2016, Winter 2017, Winter 2018.
  • Enrolment Statistics (Winter 2014, recent)
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