OJZ 210 - Bachelor’s English 1 NS

Course description:

Code: OJZ 210

Title: Bachelor’s English 1 NS (Bakalářská angličtina 1 NS)

Abbreviation: BA1 NS

Length: one semester

Level (CEFR): A1 – A2

Credits: 2

Target participants: Particularly first-year students who came to the faculty knowing the basic structures, vocabulary and skills and aim to reach A2 level, or students who already are on A2 level but need to extend and further practise the knowledge and skills. It is not a “postupová” or bachelor’s exam preparatory course. However, the structures and skills practiced may help students pass the exams successfully.

Entry requirement/level of the course (CEFR): A1

Participants need to have acquired basic skills (i.e. Speaking, Reading, Listening a Writing) as well as grammar plus vocabulary knowledge on A1 level. New students receive recommendation based on their placement test.

If not sure, please, assess your level using the diagnostic tools on our website (self-placement DIALANG, CEFR assessment grid).

Aims: The course aims are to consolidate, practice and extend the knowledge of vocabulary, improve language skills, and develop especially listening, reading and speaking skills.

Content and Approach: Using a communicative approach, the course covers a variety of topics and focuses on general vocabulary building with a touch of science and IT. Work on the development of listening, reading and speaking skills is an integral part of the course. The activities are similar to international exam preparatory courses. Class activities include individual, pair and group work.


Credit is awarded for:

  • Regular attendance (maximum three absences)
  • Active participation in English in class
  • Homework
  • Passing quizzes and tests with a minimum number of points as determined by individual instructors

A minimum of one hour of homework is expected per week.

Materials: available on Moodle

Other requirements:

  • It is not possible to attend this course without at first registering on-line (STAG).