Course Details

Intermediate Level English (exam)

Academic Year 2023/24

BYA002 course is part of 12 study plans

NPC-SIV Summer Semester 1st year

NPC-SIS Summer Semester 1st year

NPC-SIR Summer Semester 1st year

NPC-SIM Summer Semester 1st year

NPC-SIK Summer Semester 1st year

NPC-SIE Summer Semester 1st year

NPC-GK Summer Semester 1st year

NKC-SIS Summer Semester 1st year

BPC-EVB Summer Semester 3rd year

NPA-SIS Summer Semester 1st year

BPC-APS Winter Semester 3rd year

NPC-MI Winter Semester 1st year

The subjects English Intermediate 1 and English Intermediate 2 are offered to help students prepare for this exam. They cover material from pre-intermediate to intermediate level English and give students the required knowledge and exam practice needed to pass the exam.
The exam is conducted orally (approx. 25 min).
The exam tests speaking skills such as interaction, pronunciation and the ability to construct connected sentences to give information or opinions on a certain topic.
It also tests listening skills, grammar and vocabulary.

Course Guarantor



The aim of this exam is to assess if students have reached the B1 level of the CEF (Common European Framework) established by the Council of Europe. For a brief summary of what is involved in the B1 level of English see the Anotace.


The student who has passed the BY51 exam will have demonstrated an intermediate level of English language ability as described by the B1 level of the CEF (Common European Framework) established by the Council of Europe.


To help students with a lower level of English than B1 prepare for this exam the optional subjects English Intermediate 1 and English Intermediate 2 are offered by the Institute of Social Sciences.
Students can register online for the exam during the exam period.


Entry level B1 according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR). Students should be able to use the past and present tenses to talk about their lives, ask questions, give personal information, and understand clear English related to familiar subjects. They should have the ability to compare things using adjectives, use countable/uncountable nouns and some modal verbs, and manage simple functional transactions in shops, restaurants and while travelling. They should be capable of using the present perfect to express experience and describe long-lasting or temporary situations in their life; modals to express permission and obligation in connection with rules and behaviour; passives to describe processes, origins and materials; future forms to predict and plan actions in the future; and conditionals to express future situations and general theoretical possibilities.

Language of instruction



2 credits



Forms and criteria of assessment


Specification of controlled instruction, the form of instruction, and the form of compensation of the absences

Extent and forms are specified by guarantor’s regulation updated for every academic year.

Offered to foreign students

Not to offer

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