712-0142/02 – English Language b/II for FEI - intermediate (BME) (Ab/II-FEI)

Gurantor departmentInstitute of LanguagesCredits2
Subject guarantorMgr. Jana Adámková, Ph.D.Subject version guarantorMgr. Jana Adámková, Ph.D.
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementCompulsory
Year2Semesterwinter
Study languageEnglish
Year of introduction2013/2014Year of cancellation
Intended for the facultiesFEIIntended for study typesBachelor
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
ADA0250 Mgr. Jana Adámková, Ph.D.
SNI0029 Martin Šnicer
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 general and professional language with respect to communication skills, i.e. reading, writing, speaking, and listening with the output level B2-C1 (full-time) and B1-B2 (part-time) of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages.

Teaching methods

Tutorials

Summary

The instruction is focused on mastering vocabulary, grammar, and phrases in the given range. Students will acquire comprehensive language skills and use terminology related to the topics, that are the content of the course, so that they are prepared for management positions in an international working environment. Students will be able to prepare a successful and dynamic presentations, using contrasting and generalizing phrases, including reassuring once. They will also learn to use verb tenses to describe past events (including linking words and phrases), work with gerunds and infinitives, express their own opinions and attitudes (using assertiveness), and deal with complaints. They will as well acquire professional terminology and language skills related to selected technical texts in reference to the focus of the faculty.

Compulsory literature:

APPLEBY, Rachel, Frances WATKINS, Duncan LAING a Nina LEEKE. International express: upper intermediate. Third edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2014-[2016]. ISBN 978-0-19-459787-6.

Recommended literature:

IBBOTSON, M. Professional English in Use Engineering. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press 2009. ISBN 9780521734882. MURPHY, R. English Grammar in Use 3rd Edition with Answers. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press 2004. ISBN 9780521537629.

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester

Credit test

E-learning

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

Other requirements

The completion of assigned written and oral tasks, active participation during tutorials, selcted units from International Express Upper-intermediate. Attendance: 80%, min. test result: 65 %.

Prerequisities

Subject has no prerequisities.

Co-requisities

Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

International Express Upper-intermediate:Units 3-4 1.L3 Grammar: Relative clauses; Relative pronouns who, which 2.L3 Vocabulary: Work-life balance 3.L3 Work skills: Dynamic presentations 4.L3 Functions: Hedging, contrasting, and generalizing; Review Unit 3 5.L4 Grammar: Narrative tenses; Linking words and phrases 6.L4 Vocabulary: Gerunds and infinitives in the context of money donation 7.L4 Work skills: Being assertive 8.L4 Functions: Handling complaints; Review Unit 4 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: 2015/2016 Winter semester)
Task nameType of taskMax. number of points
(act. for subtasks)
Min. number of pointsMax. počet pokusů
Credit Credit 10  5 3
Mandatory attendence participation: - active participation in the lessons - compulsory attendance - 80 % - passing e-learning course successfully (75% each module)

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Conditions for subject completion and attendance at the exercises within ISP: - active participation in the first and the last seminar - self-study of the relevant units from the textbook - passing e-learning course successfully (75% each module) - self-study of the technical texts and exercises posted on LMS

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2019/2020 (B0714A060017) Biomedical Technology P English Ostrava 2 Compulsory study plan

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