státní základní jazyková zkouška z angličtiny tematické okruhy ke konverzaci 1. family. (family members. generation gap. wedding prepa
Státní základní jazyková zkouška z angličtiny
Tematické okruhy ke konverzaci
(Family members. Generation gap. Wedding preparations. Reasons for
divorce. Housekeepers and breadwinners. Looking after children.
Au-pair girls. Dailies.)
2. House and home.
(Various types of houses, flats, furniture, moving house. Repairs,
kitchen – electrical devices, other equipment. Rent, payments,
3. My town. My village.
(Location, size, landmarks, history, present problems – transport,
traffic, pollution, supermarkets, culture, surroundings, countryside,
other remarkable places of interest in the surroundings.)
4. Shops, shopping, services.
(Various goods, phrases in a shop, different kinds of shops,
advantages of a supermarket, its disadvantages. At a beauty parlour,
at a hairdresser’s, at a travel agency etc. Making a complaint.
Bargains, purchases on the never-never.)
5. Jobs. My job. Future career.
(Advertisements, applications. Job centres, various jobs. Essentials
qualities, qualifications, getting promoted, being self – employed,
vocational training. Business trips. Part – time jobs.)
6. The Czech Republic. Prague. Other places of interest.
(History, Sights, Geography. Industry. UNESCO heritage sites,
architectural styles. Attractive places. Government.)
7. Financial matters. Communication.
(Family budgets. Earnings. Savings. Paying at the till. Telephoning -
basic phrases. E-mail. Chatting on the internet. Formal and informal
8. Sports and games. Daily routine. Hobbies.
(Indoor and outdoor sports activities. Individual and collective
games. Winter and summer sports and games. The Olympic Games. Famous
Czech sportsmen. Hobbies according to the age.)
9. At the doctor’s.
(Childhood diseases. Civilization and fatal diseases (AIDS). Regular
check-ups. Vaccination. Complaints at the doctor’s. Symptoms of
influenza. Keeping fit. Keeping a slimming diet. Healthy lifestyle.
10. Clothes and fashion styles.
(Casual clothes, packing a suitcase in winter and in summer, social
events. Various materials, patterns, cuts, uniforms. Scottish national
costume. Needlework. Phrases in a clothes shop.)
11. Meals. Czech and English eating manners and cuisines. Food. At a
restaurant. (Fatty food. Recipes - sweet products. Christmas dinner, a
birthday party – a list of food. Phrases in a restaurant, fast food
restaurants-advantages and disadvantages.)
12. Culture and entertainment – cinema-going, theatre performance,
music festivals, different kinds of books, fine arts.
(Academy Awards, directors, box-office successes. Theatre tickets.
Prague Spring Music Festival, Czech singers. Word-famous books, your
favourite genres. English painters, Czech painters who decorated the
13. Education. Language studies.
(Primary, secondary and tertiary education. Schools for
factory-workers, office-workers. Academic education. Subjects,
examinations, rules at schools. English public schools, best- known
universities in the Czech Republic and in Great Britain. The roots of
the English language, the best way to learn it, the main obstacles.)
14. Going on holiday. Tourism. Sightseeing.
(Foreign countries. Preparations for a stay abroad. Different kinds of
holidays. London and its sights. Prague and its sights. Architectural
styles. Guides and travel couriers. Getting lost and asking the way.
Writing a picture postcard.)
15. Travel and transport.
(Various means of transport. Going by plane. Going by car. Car parts.
Driving-test. City traffic, public transport. At the railway-station,
going by train. Eurotunnel. The English Channel.)
16. Seasons of the year. Weather.
(Trees, animals, flowers. Floods in spring. Slippery roods and heavy
frosts in winter. Stormy weather in summer. A typical lovely day.
Nasty weather in autumn.)
17. Life environment.
(Conservationists, ecologists, environmentalists. Rainforests and
animals in danger. Pollution-various sorts. Ozone layers – the harmful
one and the useful one. The main polluters. Global warming. Greenhouse
effect. Sources of energy. People and their waste and litter.)
18. Mass Media.
(TV news, TV programmes and their influence on TV viewers. TV
channels. Radio. Newspapers-different sorts. Advertisements. Lonely
heart columns. Reviews. The internet)
19. Holidays, festivals, celebrations, traditions.
(Christmas in the Czech Republic and English speaking countries.
Easter. October and November and traditional festivals in the USA and
Great Britain and this country. Festivals of folk songs and dances.
20. Progress in technology.
(Various sources of energy, from simple tools to automation and
robotics, from industrial revolutions to the scientific-technical
revolution , military research, space research. Important scientists,
their inventions and discoveries. Labour-saving machines and
time-saving electrical appliances in our households.