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Optativa 3 ( Inglês B2.1 ) - Comunicação, Cultura e Organizações - Sem Ramos - Especialidades


7.5
ECTS / Credit Units
Year: 2 / 1º Semestre
Plan: 2016/17
Scientific Area: LIN
Level: Básico

Semestral Hour Load

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Theorical-Pratical: 64.00
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Degree having this Course

Degree - Branch Degree Plan Year
Comunicação, Cultura e Organizações - Sem Ramos - Especialidades 2016/17

Teaching Staff

Dominique Marie Figueira Curado Castanheira da Costa
Dominique Marie Figueira Curado Castanheira da Costa


Responsibilities:
Regência
Responsável pelas Pautas
Katarina Chvalova
Katarina Chvalova


Responsibilities:
Ensino teórico-prático

Course Information

Course Objectivs

This course covers Level B2.1 - UPPER-INTERMEDIATE Level - (from the Common European Framework of Reference for Language Learning) and aims at developing reading, speaking, writing and listening skills in first-year undergraduates and to promote their confidence and fluency in the use of both written and spoken English. 

Evaluation Criteria

Type A Assessment:

Exam 1 (50%) + Exam 2 (50%)

Re-sit Exam (100%)

Program Resume (get program detail)

This English Language course covers Level B2.1 - UPPER-INTERMEDIATE Level - (from the Common European Framework of Reference for Language Learning) - and aims at developing reading, speaking, writing and listening skills in first-year undergraduates and to promote their confidence and fluency in the use of both written and spoken English. A recycling and consolidation of linguistic structures previously studied will be followed by an acquisition of new linguistic structures so that the students' knowledge of the English tongue may be improved. 

Main Bibliography

Compulsory Works

Acklan, R. & Crace, A., Total English - Upper-Intermediate, Students' Book, Pearson Longman, 2006.

Foley, M., Total English - Upper-Intermediate, Workbook, Pearson Longman, 2006.

Willis, D., Collins Cobuild Student's Grammar (Self-Study Edition with Answers), Harper Collins, 1995.

Other Biographical Sources / Support Documents

Other Works

Bryson, B., The Mother Tongue: English and How it Got that Way, Harper Collins, 1990.

Burton, S. and J. Humphries, Mastering the English Language, Macmillan, 1992.

Harmer, J. and R. Rossner, More than Words: Vocabulary for Intermediate to Advanced Students, Books 1 and 2, Longman, 1991.

Other Grammars

Biber, D. et al.Student Grammar of Spoken and Written English, Longman, 2004.

Carter, R. and M. McCarthy, Cambridge Grammar of English: A Comprehensive Guide - Spoken and Written English Grammar and Usage, Cambridge University Press, 2006.

Crystal, D., Rediscover Grammar, Longman, 2004.

Murphy, R., English Grammar in Use, Cambridge University Press, 1999.

Swan, M., and C. Walter, How English Works, Oxford University Press, 1997.

Swan, M., and C. Walter, Practical English Usage, Oxford University Press, 2005.

Thomson, A. J. et al., A Practical English Grammar for Foreign Students, Oxford University Press, 1975.

Vince, M., First Certificate Language Practice (with Key), Heinemann, 1996.

Dictionaries

Collins Cobuild English Language Dictionary for Advanced Learners, Harper Collins.

Dictionary of English Phrasal Verbs and their Idioms, Harper Collins.

Jones, D., English Pronouncing Dictionary, Cambridge University Press.

Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English (New Edition with CD ROM), Longman.

Macmillan English Dictionary for Advanced Learners, Macmillan.

OEDOxford English Dictionary, Oxford University Press.

Oxford Advanced Learner?s Dictionary of Current English, Oxford University Press.

Oxford Dictionary of Current Idiomatic English, 2 Vols, Oxford University Press.

Bilingual Dictionaries

Dicionário Ilustrado Verbo, Vols 1, 2 and 3, Verbo.

Novo Michaelis, Dicionário Ilustrado, Edições Melhoramentos.

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