Title:

Headway Pre-Intermediate 2

Code:BAN2
Ac.Year:2011/2012
Term:Winter
Study plans:
ProgramBranchYearDuty
IT-BC-3BIT2ndCompulsory-Elective - group A
Language:Czech, English
Credits:3
Completion:accreditation+exam (written&verbal)
Type of
instruction:
Hour/semLecturesSem. ExercisesLab. exercisesComp. exercisesOther
Hours:026000
 ExaminationTestsExercisesLaboratoriesOther
Points:6040000
Guarantee:Žouželková Bartošová Marie, Mgr., DFL
Faculty:Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Communication BUT
Department:Department of Foreign Languages FEEC BUT
Prerequisites: 
Headway Pre-Intermediate 1 (BAN1), DFL
Follow-ups:
New Headway Intermediate 1 (BAN3), DFL
 
Learning objectives:
The course for lower intermediate students (BAN2) is aimed at learning basic vocabulary and grammar and at developing the four language skills, reading, writing, speaking and listening. The students will learn basic technical terminology.
Description:
The course is focused on the basic knowledge of grammar: tenses, time and conditional clauses, infinitive, reported statements, articles, etc. The students' ability to communicate in everyday situations is developed as well as writing of letters, CV and filling in forms. The students will work with technical texts to get acquainted with basic technical terminology.
Knowledge and skills required for the course:
To pass the BAN1 course or to acquire "21 - 30" points in minimum in the entrance test (instruction is in Czech only).
Learning outcomes and competences:
The students' ability to communicate in everyday situations will be developed. They will master the basic grammatical structures and new vocabulary, both general and technical.
Syllabus of numerical exercises:
  1. Unit 7: Present Perfect Simple in contrast with Past Simple. Agreeing and disagreeing.
  2. Unit 7: Present Perfect Simple - practice. Description of graphs. Characteristics of companies.
  3. Unit 8: Modal verbs, explanation and basic practice. Word formation and work with a dictionary.
  4. Unit 8: Modal verbs, practice. Nationalities and different cultures. Reactions to invitations.
  5. Review: Units 5 - 8.
  6. Unit 9: Present Perfect Simple and Continuous. Word collocations. Offers and requests.
  7. Unit 10: Present Perfect and Continuous, practice. Future, revision. Asking for information.
  8. Unit 10: 1st Conditional. Prepositions of place. The age and population.
  9. Unit 11: 1st Conditional, practice. 2nd Conditional. Description of cities.
  10. Unit 11: 2nd Conditional, practice. Social responses.
  11. Unit 12: Passives: Present Simple, Past Simple, Present Perfect, Future. Word building.
  12. Unit 12: Passives, practice. Thanking for hospitality, saying goodbye. Review, summary.
  13. Semester test.
Fundamental literature:
  1. Soars, J., Soars, L.: Headway pre-Intermediate Student's Book, Oxford University Press
  2. Soars, J., Soars, L.: Headway pre-Intermediate Work Book, Oxford University Press
  3. Murphy, R.: Essential grammar in Use. With answers. Cambridge University Press, 1990.
  4. Taylor, L.: International Express Pre-Intermediate. New edition, Student's Book, Units 7 - 12.
Study literature:
  1. Murphy, R.: Essential grammar in Use. With answers. Cambridge University Press, 1990.
  2. Peprník, Zárubová, Nangonová: Angličtina pro jazykové školy I. SPN Praha, CZ, 1986.
  3. Juránková, V., Sládková, E.: 222 cvičení z anglické mluvnice. S klíčem. MC nakladatelství Brno, CZ, 1993.
  4. Taylor, L.: International Express Pre-Intermediate. New edition, Student's Book, Units 7 - 12.
  5. Support for home-training: http://www.feec.vutbr.cz/UJAZ/evyuka
Exam prerequisites:
A written test.