New Headway Intermediate 2

IT-BC-3BIT1stCompulsory-Elective - group A
Language of Instruction:Czech
Completion:credit+exam (written&verbal)
Type of
Guarantor:Sedláček Pavel, Mgr. (DFL)
Deputy guarantor:Baumgartnerová Alena, PaedDr. (DFL)
Instructor:Baumgartnerová Alena, PaedDr. (DFL)
Ellederová Eva, Mgr. Ing. (DFL)
Haupt Jaromír, Mgr. (DFL)
Langerová Petra, Mgr. (DFL)
Sedláček Pavel, Mgr. (DFL)
Smutný Milan, PhDr., Ph.D. (DFL)
Šedrlová Magdalena, Mgr. (DFL)
Walek Agata, Mgr. (DFL)
Faculty:Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Communication BUT
Department:Department of Foreign Languages FEEC BUT
New Headway Intermediate 1 (BAN3), DFL
English: Conversation (JA3), DFL
English for Europe (AEU), DFL
English for IT (AIT), DFL
English for North America (ASA), DFL
Monexercise - BaumgartneroválecturesT10/325 09:0010:502BIA xx
Monexercise - ŠedrloválecturesT10/322 09:0010:503BIT xx
Monexercise - BaumgartneroválecturesT10/325 09:0010:501BIB 2BIB 3BIT xx
Monexercise - ŠedrloválecturesT10/322 09:0010:502BIB xx
Monexercise - BaumgartneroválecturesT10/325 09:0010:501BIA xx
Monexercise - ŠedrloválecturesT10/322 09:0010:501BIA 1BIB 2BIA xx
Monexercise - SmutnýlecturesT10/322 15:0016:501BIA 1BIB 2BIA 2BIB 3BIT xx
Monexercise - SmutnýlecturesT10/322 17:0018:501BIA 1BIB 2BIA 2BIB 3BIT xx
Tueexercise - BaumgartneroválecturesT10/325 09:0010:501BIA 1BIB 2BIA 2BIB 3BIT xx
Tueexercise - LangeroválecturesT10/325 11:0012:501BIA xx
Tueexercise - SmutnýlecturesT10/327 11:0012:501BIA 1BIB xx
Tueexercise - LangeroválecturesT10/325 11:0012:501BIB xx
Tueexercise - SmutnýlecturesT10/327 11:0012:502BIA xx
Tueexercise - LangeroválecturesT10/325 11:0012:502BIA xx
Tueexercise - WaleklecturesT10/329 11:0012:502BIA 2BIB 3BIT xx
Tueexercise - LangeroválecturesT10/325 11:0012:503BIT xx
Tueexercise - WaleklecturesT10/329 11:0012:501BIB xx
Tueexercise - SmutnýlecturesT10/327 11:0012:502BIB 3BIT xx
Tueexercise - LangeroválecturesT10/325 11:0012:502BIB xx
Tueexercise - WaleklecturesT10/329 11:0012:501BIA xx
Wedexercise - SedláčeklecturesT10/327 09:0010:501BIA 1BIB 2BIA 2BIB 3BIT xx
Wedexercise - ŠedrloválecturesT10/326 13:0014:501BIA 1BIB 2BIA 2BIB 3BIT xx
Thuexercise - BaumgartneroválecturesT10/325 09:0010:502BIB xx
Thuexercise - ŠedrloválecturesT10/323 09:0010:502BIB 3BIT xx
Thuexercise - BaumgartneroválecturesT10/325 09:0010:503BIT xx
Thuexercise - ŠedrloválecturesT10/323 09:0010:502BIA xx
Thuexercise - BaumgartneroválecturesT10/325 09:0010:502BIA xx
Thuexercise - ŠedrloválecturesT10/323 09:0010:501BIB xx
Thuexercise - BaumgartneroválecturesT10/325 09:0010:501BIB xx
Thuexercise - ŠedrloválecturesT10/323 09:0010:501BIA xx
Thuexercise - BaumgartneroválecturesT10/325 09:0010:501BIA xx
Learning objectives:
  The course provides students not only with knowledge of general English, but also  with the vocabulary, grammar, and functions necessary to become operational in professional and social situations.
  A standard course of English for intermediate students orientated on both general and technical English. An integrated approach is applied during teaching this course. After a grammar section with many tasks highlighting the new grammar, there is at least one activity for speaking, listening, reading and writing in every unit. There is a strong lexical component in the course. Technical texts are subject specific but the teacher's objective is teaching language, not subject knowledge.


Knowledge and skills required for the course:
  To pass the BAN3 course or to acquire at least 41 points the entrance language test (instruction is in Czech only).
Learning outcomes and competencies:
  Students will be able to:
-    Use a wide range of vocabulary
-    Apply newly acquired knowledge of grammar
-    Understand, analyze, translate, paraphrase texts
-    Understand, analyze, translate, paraphrase listenings
-    Understand, follow and actively participate in simple conversations
Why is the course taught:
  The course enables students to acquire professional vocabulary, language functions and language skills necessary for active participation in seminars, lectures and other activities in the information and communication technology sector.
Syllabus of numerical exercises:
  1. Introduction, Revision
  2. Past sp., past cont., Past perf.
  3. Giving presentations, describing problems and finding solutions
  4. Conditionals: Zero, 1st and 2nd
  5. Money and finance, emails, discussing and reaching agreements
  6. Passives: Present sp., present cont. present perf sp., past sp., will
  7. Product journey vocab., Time management, Checking understanding and clarifying
  8. Relative clauses
  9. Job interviews, describing personal qualities at work, changing plans
  10. 3rd Conditional, should have/shouldn´t have
  11. Gerund VS. Infinitive, Changing careers, teleconferencing
  12. Technical text, revision
  13. Semester test
Fundamental literature:
  • K. Harding and A. Lane - International Express Intermediate, 3rd Edition, Student´s Book OUP, Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2014.
Study literature:
  • K. Harding and A. Lane - International Express Intermediate, 3rd Edition, Student´s Book OUP, Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2014. -- 167 s.
  • Support for home-training: http://www.feec.vutbr.cz/UJAZ/evyuka
Controlled instruction:
  The content and forms of instruction in the evaluated course are specified by a regulation issued by the lecturer responsible for the course and updated for every academic year.

Final exam:

30% - reading - evaluates and asseses the abilities to work with a written text, abilities to analyze, synthetize, paraphrase, organize and reproduce information from the text.
30% - listening - evaluates and asseses the abilities to understand spoken English, abilities to analyze, synthetize, paraphrase, organize and reproduce information from the listening.

Progress assessment:
  The course takes over 13 weeks in the form of language exercises. Attendance at seminars is compulsory (75 %). Absence must be properly apologized. If the absence exceeds 75%, it must be compensated by students for missed hours.
Exam prerequisites:
  75% attendance and active participation at classes, fulfilment of given assignments.<br>
40% - semester test - evaluates the level of knowledge one has acquiered during the semester.

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