CVABKJA1 Professional English 1

School of Business Administration in Karvina
Winter 2022
Extent and Intensity
0/0/12. 2 credit(s). Type of Completion: z (credit).
PhDr. Janusz Karpeta, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Guaranteed by
Mgr. Martina Chylková
Department of Tourism and Leisure Activities - School of Business Administration in Karvina
Contact Person: PhDr. Janusz Karpeta, Ph.D.
Timetable of Seminar Groups
CVABKJA1/01: Fri 30. 9. 13:05–13:25 A217, J. Karpeta
FAKULTA ( OPF ) && TYP_STUDIA ( B ) && FORMA ( K ) && ! NOWANY ( CVABKJN1 Professional German 1 , CVABKJN2 Professional German 2 , CVABKJN3 Professional German 3 , CVABKJN4 German for Academic Purposes 4 ) && ( ROCNIK ( 2 ) || ROCNIK ( 3 ))
Prerequisites - other information about course preconditions: None
A student who obtains a certificate from a foreign language with international validity, may ask for recognition on the particular level of language.
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is only offered to the students of the study fields the course is directly associated with.

The capacity limit for the course is 10 student(s).
Current registration and enrolment status: enrolled: 1/10, only registered: 2/10
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
there are 11 fields of study the course is directly associated with, display
Course objectives
Course objectives: The aim of the first year is to bring the students level B1. Communication skills in a foreign language are oriented to the common professional situations, as well as the ability to navigate the language in a wide range of issues of daily professional reality. All four types of skills are developed comprehensively - speaking, reading, listening and writing. Emphasis is placed on active speaking, the language readiness and ability to express themselves fluently in a foreign language environment. Systematically leads to obtain international certificates at B1a to prepare for the next international tests. The course aims to introduce students the ways of creating and enriching vocabulary and also lead students to conscious and purposeful use of language in communication from both fluency and grammatical accuracy. Student will be able to read simple texts on economics, management, marketing and finance and comment on them.
  • 1. Working abroad
    2. Making small talk
    3. Formal and informal emails
    4. Dealing with customers - The shopping experience
    5. Handling complaints
    6. The panorama conference
    7. Lean manufacturing
    8. Trends and planning
    9. Presentations
    10. Business leaders and success stories
    11. Appraisals
    12. Profiles of business leaders
    13. Revision and summary
    required literature
  • CHYLKOVÁ, Martina and Janusz KARPETA. Cizojazyčná příprava AJ 1: Distanční studijní text. Karviná: SU OPF, 2018. 123 pp. info
  • Richardson, K. et al. The Business Pre-intermediate, Student´s book. Oxford, 2008. ISBN 978-0-230-02154-9. info
    recommended literature
  • MURPHY, Raymond. English grammar in use: a self-study reference and practice book for intermediate learners of English : with answers and ebook. Fifth edition. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2019. ISBN 978-1-108-58662-7. info
  • Aspinall, T., Bethel, G. Test your business vocabulary in use. Cambridge, 2007. ISBN 987-0-521-53254-9. info
  • Bürger, J. Velký ekonomický slovník anglicko-český/ česko-anglický. Plzeň, 2007. ISBN 978-80-7238-639-0. info
  • Dynda, A., Dyndová, E. Česko-anglický obchodní poradce. Praha, 2004. ISBN 80-7310-017-7. info
Teaching methods
Skills demonstration
Assessment methods
Combined exam
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: Seminář 12 HOD/SEM.
Teacher's information
Requirements on student:
The course is finished by the course-credit.
Students will prepare a speech for the oral ongoing test to one of the above topics in the curriculum, which is evaluated by the teacher in the range from 0 to 20 points depending on the level of the speech. The written test is set at 20 points, the credit test at 60 points. Successful completion of the course is determined by obtaining at least 60 points out of 100 possible points.
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Ostatní studijní zátěž18
The course is also listed under the following terms Winter 2015, Summer 2016, Winter 2016, Summer 2017, Winter 2017, Summer 2018, Winter 2018, Summer 2019, Winter 2019, Summer 2020, Winter 2020, Summer 2021, Winter 2021, Summer 2022.
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