712-0124/04 – English Language b/I for FEI - intermediate (Ab/I-FEI)

Gurantor departmentInstitute of Foreign LanguagesCredits2
Subject guarantorMgr. Kateřina SmutnáSubject version guarantorMgr. Kateřina Smutná
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementCompulsory
Year1Semesterwinter
Study languageEnglish
Year of introduction2016/2017Year of cancellation
Intended for the facultiesFEIIntended for study typesBachelor
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
ADA0250 Mgr. Jana Adámková, Ph.D.
PEL12 Mgr. Barbara Kratochvílová
MAT0433 Mgr. Gabriela Matyášková
PRE0053 Ing. Radim Pretsch
SWI0018 Mgr. Eva Swiechová
TRA0015 Mgr. Zuzana Trawinská
WLO74 Mgr. Andrea Wlochová, Ph.D.
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Credit 0+2

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

The aim is to create a grounding of ESP language with respect to communication skills, i.e. reading, writing, speaking, and listening with the output level B1-B2 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (part-time)and B2-C1 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (full-time).

Teaching methods

Tutorials

Summary

International Express Upper-intermediate WS 2020/21 Students will demonstrate the acquisition of complex language skills, will be able to use terminology related to the main topics of the course. They will be able to apply appropriate conversational strategies, to perform a small talk, to describe various rules and regulations, they will learn to write a report and they will be aquainted with good workplace manners. They will also master the skills related to working with technical texts.

Compulsory literature:

Full-time programme APPLEBY, Rachel; Frances WATKINS. International express: upper-intermediate: Student's book with pocket book and DVD-ROM. 3rd ed. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2014, 167 s. ISBN 978-0-19-459761-6. MURPHY, R. English Grammar in Use 3rd Edition with Answers. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2004. ISBN 9780521537629. IBBOTSON, M. Professional English in Use Engineering. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2009. ISBN 9780521734882. TURNBULL, J. Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary: Paperback + DVD + Premium Online Access Code. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2015, 1948 s. ISBN 9780194798792. Part-time programme KOLLMANOVÁ,L. Angličtina pro samouky s klíčem a CD. Leda 2011. ISBN 978-80-7335-260-8. MURPHY, R. English Grammar in Use 3rd Edition with Answers. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2004. ISBN 9780521537629. IBBOTSON, M. Professional English in Use Engineering. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2009. ISBN 9780521734882. TURNBULL, J. Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary: Paperback + DVD + Premium Online Access Code. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2015, 1948 s. ISBN 9780194798792.

Recommended literature:

MCCARTHY, Michael; Felicity O‘DELL. Business Vocabulary in Use: Upper-intermediate Book with Answers. 4th ed. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. 2017, 280 s. ISBN 9781316631751. GLENDINNING, Eric H.; Alison POHL. Oxford English for Careers: Technology 2 Student’s Book. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2018, 136 s. ISBN 01945695301. IBBOTSON, M. Cambridge English for Engineering. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press 2009. ISBN 9780521715188. Mobile application: English Grammar in Use (iOS & Android) Mobile application: Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary (OALD9)

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester

Credit test E-learning Translation of technical texts Practice testing of technical terminology

E-learning

Compulsory e-learning course available at: lms.vsb.cz

Other requirements

Active participation during tutorials, the completion of assigned written and oral tasks, translation of technical texts, terminology testing, 80% attendance, min. test result: 65 %. Students are required to translate the given texts and learn new vocabulary based on them. Students will master both vocabulary and knowledge needed for their future careers. Teachers will check the progress by tests.

Prerequisities

Subject has no prerequisities.

Co-requisities

Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

International Express Upper-intermediate: Lessons 1-2, WS 2020/2021 1. Multimedia: Social media marketing Grammar: Tense review 2. Vocabulary: Prefixes 3. Work skills: Conversational strategies 4. Workplace orientation, workplace etiquette rules 5. Grammar: Perfect tenses 6. Vocabulary: Rules and regulations 7. Work skills: Report writing 8. Vocabulary: Checking and clarifying 9. Technical text related to the field of study; comprehension, discussion and vocabulary 10. Technical text related to the field of study; comprehension, discussion and vocabulary 11. Technical text related to the field of study; comprehension, discussion and vocabulary 12. Technical text related to the field of study; comprehension, discussion and vocabulary 13. Technical text related to the field of study; comprehension, discussion and vocabulary 14. Credit test

Conditions for subject completion

Full-time form (validity from: 2016/2017 Winter semester)
Task nameType of taskMax. number of points
(act. for subtasks)
Min. number of points
Credit Credit 10  5
Mandatory attendence parzicipation: Active class participation and 80% attendance are compulsory.

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