120-0306/02 – English for European Integration (AEI)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of European IntegrationCredits2
Subject guarantorIng. Kateřina Dvoroková, Ph.D.Subject version guarantorIng. Jana Drastíková, Ph.D.
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementCompulsory
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction2004/2005Year of cancellation2009/2010
Intended for the facultiesEKFIntended for study typesBachelor
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DRA40 Ing. Jana Drastíková, Ph.D.
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Full-time Credit 0+2

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

1. To learn special terminology connected with European integration. 2. To obtain the ability to understand English texts. 3. to Discuss about European integration with used of special terminology. 4. To demonstrate extended language skills.

Teaching methods



The aim of the course is to learn special terminology connected with European integration, to practice it and to use it in discussions and reading English text. The aim is to practice language skills so that the students will be able to work with materials of the EU.

Compulsory literature:

1. BOMBERG, Elizabeth, John PETERSON and Alexander STUBB. The European Union: How Does it Work? 2nd edition. 269 s. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2008. ISBN 978-0-19-920639-1. 2. EUROPEAN COMMISSION. Europe in 12 lessons. Luxembourg: Office for Official Publications of the European Communities, 2010. ISBN 978-92-79-17486-5. 3. TREBITS, Anna and Mária FISCHER. EU English: Using English in EU Context with English Terminology. Budapest: Klett, 2010. 222 p. ISBN 978-963-9641-88-4.

Recommended literature:

1. WHITTAKER, Paul and Jarmila WHITTAKER. English for Europe. Olomouc: inStep, 2002. 144 p. ISBN 80-238-9259-2. 2. Official Web pages of the EU: http://europa.eu/index_en.htm.

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester


Další požadavky na studenta


Subject has no prerequisities.


Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

1.Introduction. 2.The History of the European Union. From the Treaty of Paris to the Single European Act. 3.The History of the European Union From the Maastricht Treaty to the Treaty of Nice. 4.The Institutions of the European Union. The European Commission, the European Parliament. 5.The Institutions of the European Union. The Council, the European Court of Justice, the Court of Auditors. 6.The European Integration. 7.Working life in the EU. 8.Structural Funds. 9.Policies and Policy Processes of the European Union. 10.The EU Budget. 11.Accession process and EU enlargement. 12.Europe in your pocket. 13.Future of Europe, different scenarios. 14.Written assignment.

Conditions for subject completion

Full-time form (validity from: 1960/1961 Summer semester)
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Exercises evaluation Credit 85 (85) 0
        Written exam Written test 85  0
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Occurrence in study plans

Academic yearProgrammeField of studySpec.FormStudy language Tut. centreYearWSType of duty
2004/2005 (M6202) Economic Policy and Administration (6210T004) European Integration (01) European Integration P Czech Ostrava 4 Compulsory study plan

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