To prepare the participants to use the English language for communication in both personal and professional life as well as to function in an international academic environment.
On completing the course, the student:
- communicates effectively, both orally and in writing, using basic vocabulary, in familiar topics concerning personal and professional interests and daily activities,
- describes facts and ideas on the basis of simple diagrams, charts and notes referring to TV programmes, information from the Internet and the press, both orally and in writing,
- writes conventional personal and formal letters, such as e-mails, invitations, CV, application letters,
- narrates past, present and planned events relating to his/her own life, both orally and in writing, using basic vocabulary,
- paraphrases information which he/she has read or heard, sums up and draws conclusions.
(Knowledge and Social Competences)
- makes use of knowledge, acquired during the course, of culture of a given linguistic region,
- cooperates effectively within the group, assigning tasks for himself/herself and others,
- recognizes his/her own learning style and chooses ways for continuing self-development,
- accepts a variety of attitudes and opinions in interpersonal contacts.
Part I (first semester – 225 hours)
Aim: to develop all language skills (listening, reading, speaking, writing) for effective interpersonal communication.
Introductions and personal information
Health and fitness
Crimes and criminals
Personality and character
Part II (second semester – 225 hours)
English for professional life
Aim: To prepare participants to function in an international work environment.
Work and employment
Preparing and delivering short presentations
Academic and study skills
Aim: To prepare participants to function in an international academic environment.
Meetings and discussions
Taking part in meeting and discussions: starting a meeting/ a discussion, presenting an opinion, agreeing, disagreeing, conclusions.
Active listening, taking notes, summarising.
Effective learning strategies
Analysis of different learning styles, identifying a learning style, developing optimal learning methods.
*Course provider: Centre for Foreign Language Teaching, University of Warsaw
ENGLISH COURSE – level B1 (one semester)
- July 2, 2012 – November 5, 2012
- Monday & Wednesday: 13.30 - 17.30; Tuesday & Thursday: 09:30 - 13:30
- TOTAL 225 HOURS || 5 class-hours a day = 20 class-hours a week
- Tutors: Ms Anna Drzewińska (Tuesday / Thursday) & Ms Hanna Kaczmarczyk (Monday / Wednesday)
Mon 2, 9, 16, 23,
Tue 3, 10, 17, 24,
Wed 4, 11, 18, 25,
Thu 6, 13, 20, 27,
Mon 17, 24,
Tue 4, 11, 18, 25,
Wed 5, 12, 19, 26,
Thu 6, 13,
3, 10 (examination session)
20, 27 (European Day of Languages)
Mon 1, 8, 15, 22,
Tue 2, 9, 16, 23,
Wed 3, 10, 17, 24,
Thu 4, 11, 18, 25,
|29, 30, 31,|
|Mon 5,||1- 4 (All Saints Day)|