Course Details

English Upper-Intermediate 3

Academic Year 2024/25

VYA004 course is part of 2 study plans

Elective Courses Summer Semester

Elective Courses Winter Semester

Course Guarantor


Language of instruction

Czech, English


2 credits



Forms and criteria of assessment

course-unit credit

Offered to foreign students

To offer to students of all faculties

Course on BUT site


13 weeks, 2 hours/week, compulsory


Week 1: Memories; review of narrative tenses, including ‘used to’ and ‘would’ Week 2: Work and motivation; my ideal job, work experience, first day of work/internship Week 3: CVs and cover letters; discourse markers 1 – linking ideas with words and phrases Week 4: History; discourse markers 2 – linking ideas with adverbs and adverbial phrases Week 5: Books, plays and films; reviews; adding emphasis through inversion Week 6: Multitasking and time management; distancing expressions Week 7: Expressions with the noun 'time'; IT/software Week 8: Internship ads, Erasmus+ application forms, traineeship agreement; communicating face-to-face with professors/supervisors Week 9: Money and happiness; unreal uses of past tenses Week 10: Conditionals – comprehensive overview, including mixed conditionals Week 11: Addictions and obsessions; adjectives and prepositions Week 12: Sounds and the human voice; speculation and deduction Week 13: Revision