Course Details

English Upper-Intermediate 1

Academic Year 2024/25

VYA010 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: Introducing yourself; indirect questions for politeness Week 2: My university and faculty, my study programme; talking about the semester, timetables and the exam period; getting around a campus Week 3: Accidents and illnesses, first aid; present perfect simple for news, experience and achievements Week 4: Clothes vocabulary and related idioms; present perfect simple and continuous Week 5: Youth subcultures and clothes; adjective word order Week 6: Air travel; adjectives as nouns in the context of stereotypes concerning nationalities and groups of people Week 7: Narrative tenses, including past perfect simple and continuous Week 8: Studying abroad; comparing study programmes and student life here and at a foreign university; my favourite course / the university where I would like to go on Erasmus Week 9: The weather; predicting the future with the future continuous and future perfect Week 10: Taking risks; feelings; real conditionals and time clauses Week 11: The Erasmus+ application process; successful formal email communication with teachers Week 12: Survival in dangerous situations; unreal, theoretical conditionals Week 13: Revision and credit test