Course: English 1 - Part 1

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Course title English 1 - Part 1
Course code CVA/PA11
Organizational form of instruction Seminary
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study 1
Semester Winter and summer
Number of ECTS credits 2
Language of instruction English
Status of course Compulsory
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
Lecturer(s)
  • KARPETA Janusz, PhDr.
  • CHYLKOVÁ Martina, Mgr.
Course content
1. National Branding Reading: National branding. Vocabulary: derivations, compounds 2. An International Project Grammar: Present Simple and Present Continuous. Action and State verbs. Listening: Greetings, introductions 3. New Companies Reading: New companies. Grammar: Used to + infinitive. Vocabulary: prefixes, numbers, dates. 4. Company and Job Profile Grammar: Subject and Object questions. Reading: Company and job profile. Listening: Answering the phone. 5. World languages Grammar: Comparative and Superlative Adjectives; Vocabulary: Personal Attitudes and Qualities. 6. Global Business Grammar: Relative Clauses. Listening: Giving Opinions. Reading: Global business 7. Consumer Trends Reading: Consumer trends. Grammar: Past and Present Trends. Vocabulary: Graph description. 8. Ethical Consumerism Reading: Ethical Consumerism. Listening: Advice and Suggestions. Review (unit 1- 4). 9. Fit to Work Reading: Fit to work? Listening: Leaving Recorded Messages. 10. Time for a Break? Reading: Time for a Break? Grammar: Passives - Present Simple, Present Continuous, Present Perfect Simple, Past Simple, Will Future. Vocabulary: Word combinations. 11. Gap Years for Adults Reading: Gap Years for Adults. Vocabulary: Gerunds file. Grammar: Direct and indirect questions. 12. Home and Away Reading: Home and Away. Grammar: Past Simple and Past Continuous. Past Perfect. Listening: Requests and Offers. 13. Revision Summary of all the grammar and vocabulary discussed during the term.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Seminar classes
Recommended literature
  • GRÁF, T., PETERS, S. Nová cvičebnice anglické gramatiky. Český Těšín: Polyglot, 1998. ISBN 80-86195-00-7.
  • HARDING, K., HENDERSON, P. High Season, Workbook. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2001. ISBN 0 19 451310 6.
  • HARDING, K., HENDERSON, P. High Season. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2001. ISBN 0 19 451308 4.
  • HARDING, K., TAYLOR, L. International Express Intermediate. New Edition. Students' Book.. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2005. ISBN 0-19-4574830.
  • MACFARLANE, M. International Express Intermediate. New Edition. Workbook.. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2005. ISBN 0-19-4574865.
  • MURPHY, R. English Grammar In Use, A self-study reference book for intermediate student sof English. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2004. ISBN 0-521- 53289-2.
  • Password. Anglický výkladový slovník s českými ekvivalenty. Praha: Mladá fronta, 1991. ISBN 80-204-0288-8.
  • TRYML, S., GOTTHEINEROVÁ, T. Moderní učebnice angličtiny. Praha: NS Svoboda, 1997. ISBN 80-205-0529-6.


Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Branch of study Category Recommended year of study Recommended semester
School of Business Administration in Karvina Hotel Industry (14) Gastronomy, hotel industry and tourism 1 Summer
School of Business Administration in Karvina Logistics Management (08) Economy 1 Summer