Course Details

English Pre-Intermediate 2

Academic Year 2022/23

VYA007 course is part of 2 study plans

BPC-VP Summer Semester 1st year

BPC-VP Winter Semester 1st year

Grammar: verb patterns, the 1st and 2nd conditionals for possible/theoretical situations, modal verbs for obligation and permission, passive forms of the present, past and present perfect simple tenses
Topics for conversation and vocabulary: pharmacy, making arrangements, animals, education, cinema, free time, solving problems, health and lifestyle.

Course Guarantor

Mgr. Lucie Strnadová


Institute of Social Sciences


To raise language ability to an intermediate level (A2). After completing the course, the students should be better able to express work and other experience, as well as describe long - lasting or temporary situations in their life continuing from the past to now; express permission and obligation in connection with rules and behaviour in the workplace and society.

The target level of English is A2 (according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages)


Students will raise their language ability to an intermediate level (A2 - according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages)


Students should have a pre-intermediate level of English. They should be able to use the past and present (including present perfect) tenses to talk about their lives, and some future forms to discuss plans. They should be able to ask questions, give personal information, understand clear English related to familiar subjects. They should also be able to compare things using adjectives, use countable/uncountable nouns and some modal verbs. They should also be able to manage simple functional transactions in shops, restaurants and while travelling.

Language of instruction



2 credits



Forms and criteria of assessment

course-unit credit

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

Course on BUT site


13 weeks, 2 hours/week, compulsory


1. 6C review of verb forms: present, past, future; adjectives+preposition
2. 7A infinitive with to; verbs
3. 7B gerund; verbs + gerund
4. 7C have to, don’t have to, must; modifiers
5. 8A should (+8C); get
6. 8B first conditional; confusing verbs
7. 9A second conditional; animals
8. 9B present perfect, for/since; words related to fear
9. 9C present perfect or past simple; biographies
10. 10A passive; verbs
11. 10B used to + 10C might; school subject; noun formation
12. 11A movement + 11B phrasal verbs; sports
13. 12C questions without auxiliaries; revision