UCJANGBP30 Practical Language 5

Faculty of Philosophy and Science in Opava
Winter 2023
Extent and Intensity
0/2/0. 3 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
Gregory Jason Bell, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Mgr. Petr Hájek (seminar tutor)
Guaranteed by
PhDr. René Kron, Ph.D.
Institute of Foreign Languages - Faculty of Philosophy and Science in Opava
Timetable of Seminar Groups
UCJANGBP30/A: Tue 13:55–14:40 H2, Wed 8:55–9:40 H1, G. Bell, P. Hájek
UCJANGBP30/B: Wed 11:25–12:10 H2, Wed 13:55–14:40 H2, G. Bell, P. Hájek
C1 level of English
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 Practical Exercises 5 is the fifth in a series of language courses with the intention of systematically developing all language competences, ie grammar, vocabulary, writing, listening and speaking. The level of the textbook discussed corresponds to level C1 of the Common European Framework of Reference. (English File Advanced 1-5)
Learning outcomes
Students will be able to:
Understand a wide range of demanding, longer texts, and recognise implicit meaning
Express him/herself fluently and spontaneously without much obvious searching for expressions
Use language flexibly and effectively for social, academic and professional purposes
Produce clear, well-structured, detailed text on complex subjects, showing a controlled use of organisational patterns, connectors and cohesive devices
  • 1. Course introduction 2. (Unit 1) 3. (Unit 1) 4. (Unit 2) 5. (Unit 2) 6. (Unit 3) 7. (Unit 3) 8. (Unit 4) 9. (Unit 4) 10. (Unit 5) 11. (Unit 5) 12. Credit test
    required literature
  • Latham-Koenig, Ch., C. Oxenden, J. Lambert, K. Chomacki. English File Advanced, (4th edition, 2020)
    recommended literature
  • SWAN, Michael. Practical English usage. Fourth edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2017. ISBN 978-0-19-420243-5. info
  • GUDE, K., STEPHENS, M., EDWARDS, L., LUDLOW, K., WENDHOLT, H. and GUDE, K., STEPHENS, M., EDWARDS, L., LUDLOW, K., WENDHOLT, H. Cambridge English Advanced Result. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2015. ISBN 978-0-19-451240-4. info
  • MURPHY, Raymond. English grammar in use: a reference and practice book for intermediate learners of English : without answers. 4th ed. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2012. ISBN 978-0-521-18908-8. info
  • HORNBY, A S. Oxford advanced learner's dictionary of current English. 6th ed. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. ISBN 978-0-19-431585-2. info
  • Wells, J., Harlow C. Longman Pronunciation Dictionary. Longman, 2000. info
Teaching methods
Assessment methods
Written and oral exam.
Compulsory participation in seminars not less than 80%.
Language of instruction
Teacher's information
There might be a compulsory MIDTERM TEST assigned during the course
The course is also listed under the following terms Winter 2020, Winter 2021, Winter 2022.
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