OJZ 610 - Bachelor’s English 4 - Functional Language

Course description:

Code: OJZ 610

Title: Bachelor’s English 4 - Functional Language (Bakalářská angličtina 4 - praktický jazyk)

Abbreviation: BA4p

Length: one semester

Level (CEFR): B2 – C1

Credits: 2

Target participants: Students who have successfully passed courses BA1-BA3 or students who have already reached level B2 and need to revise and practice. It is not a bachelor’s exam preparatory course. However, the structures and skills practiced may help students pass the exam successfully.

Entry requirement/level of the course (CEFR): B1+ - B2

If not sure, please, assess your level using a placement test or the “CEFR assessment grid” on our web pages.

Aims: The course aims are to improve general English knowledge and build confidence especially in grammar, listening, speaking and vocabulary building.

Content and Approach: Using a communicative approach, the course covers a variety of topics and focuses on vocabulary building (esp. prepositions and phrasal verbs). Listening is an integral part of the course. Fundamental grammar is also reviewed thoroughly. The activities are similar to international exam preparatory courses. Class activities include individual, pair and group work, reading, speaking and listening.


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)