Course details

English C1-1

0A9 FSI 0A9 Acad. year 2022/2023 Winter semester 3 credits

Current academic year

The course offers an extension of the English language skills at C1 level using the communicative approach.


Language of instruction




Time span

  • 26 hrs exercises



Subject specific learning outcomes and competences

After passing this course students should be able to communicate in English independently, at C1 entry level. The knowledge and skills gained should contribute to more fluent speaking and communication in personal, academic as well as professional environments. The course can also be used as preparation for international English language exams.

Learning objectives

The aim of the crouse it to reinforce individual abilities of students to express themselves in English. The previously gained knowledge of grammar and vocabulary will be revised and systematically expanded in real contexts.

Prerequisite knowledge and skills

The minimum entry requirement is very good knowledge of B2 grammar and vocabulary.

Study literature

  • CLARE, Antonia a J. J. WILSON. Speakout: advanced. Workbook with key. Harlow: Pearson, 2012. ISBN 978-1-4082-5956-6.

Fundamental literature

  • CLARE, Antonia, J. J. WILSON a Damian WILLIAMS. Speakout: advanced. Students' book. Harlow: Pearson, 2012. ISBN 978-1-4082-6749-3.
  • Christina Latham-Koenig, Clive Oxenden, Jerry Lambert. English File Advanced. Student's book. Oxford University Press, 2015. ISBN: 978 0 19 450240 5

Progress assessment

Students‘ assessment is carried out based on the attendance record, active participation in classroom discussions and the results of the final test.

Teaching methods and criteria

Language instruction as an extension of basic professional curriculum.

Controlled instruction

Attendance at seminars is compulsory and is systematically checked by the teacher. Students are allowed to miss two seminars. In well-founded cases, extra absences can be made up for after consulting the situation with the teacher.

How to contact the teacher

Teachers may be contacted via email or in the office hours.

Course inclusion in study plans

  • Programme BIT, 2nd year of study, Compulsory-Elective group A
  • Programme BIT (in English), 2nd year of study, Compulsory-Elective group A
  • Programme IT-BC-3, field BIT, 2nd year of study, Compulsory-Elective group A
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