Course detail

English Pre-Intermediate 2

FAST-VYA007Acad. year: 2023/2024

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.

Language of instruction


Number of ECTS credits


Mode of study

Not applicable.


Institute of Social Sciences (SPV)

Entry knowledge

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.

Rules for evaluation and completion of the course

Extent and forms are specified by guarantor’s regulation updated for every academic year.


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)

Study aids

Not applicable.

Prerequisites and corequisites

Not applicable.

Basic literature

OXENDEN, Clive a LATHAM-KOENIG, Christina: English File Pre-Intermediate Third Edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2012. ISBN 978-0-19-459843-9.


Recommended reading

Not applicable.

Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme BPC-VP Bachelor's, 1. year of study, winter semester, elective

Type of course unit



26 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer


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