Language in Use III

Language in Use III

Study Cycle: 1

Lectures: 0

Seminars: 0

Tutorials: 60

ECTS credit: 3

Lecturer(s): doc. dr. Stubbs John Anthony, lekt. dr. Rot Gabrovec Veronika, lekt. dr. Želježič Mirjana

Content

Reading Comprehension:
Understanding authentic texts of various types
Acquiring superior taxonomic reading skills: analysis, evaluation, inferring
In-depth understanding the reading process; self-reflection on one’s own reading abilities;
Reading expert texts and creating study notes
Reading, analysis and evaluation of prose.

Writing:
Argumentative composition;
Use of sources;
Written summary of texts and evaluation;
Creative writing: sketches, poetry, short drama forms;

Listening Comprehension:
Comprehending, analysing and evaluating various types of popular and expert aural texts;
Summarizing texts heard;
Active listening and interaction;

Speaking:
Fluid spontaneous speech;
The ability to relate a prepared text fluidly;
Mastering various registers;
Short oral presentation on a topic provided;
Refinement in oral communication

Course material covers the following topics:
the Media; Advertising;
British humour;
Travel & Holidays;
Economy;
Science & Technology;
Culture (beliefs, values, customs, the arts);
Topical Issues;
Topics selected by teachers and students.

Watching selected contemporary topical film production, attending debating evenings and other events which make learning more varied and interesting, and contribute to attaining teaching objectives.