712-0143/02 – English Language b/III for FEI - intermediate (BME) (Ab/III-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.
CHU01 Mgr. Gabriela Chudašová
SMU0007 Mgr. Kateřina Smutná
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

International Express Upper-intermediate The lessons focus on mastering the lexis, grammar, and phrases within the given scope. Students will acquire comprehensive language skills; they will be able to use terminology related to the course topics so that they are prepared for management positions in an international working environment. Students will learn the phrases suitable for describing graphs, future events and for describing causes and solving problems. They will discuss the possibilities of working abroad and an ideal career path. They will also get acquainted with the principle of setting goals according to SMART criteria. An integral part of the course is the development of skills related to work with selected technical texts and professional terminology in connection with the focus of the faculty.

Compulsory literature:

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.

Recommended literature:

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, 112 s. ISBN 9780521715188. IBBOTSON, M. Professional English in Use: Engineering. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press 2009, 114 s. ISBN 9780521734882. MASCULL, B. Business Vocabulary in Use: Intermediate Book with Answers. 3rd ed. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. 2017, 176 s. ISBN 978131662998. MURPHY, R. English Grammar in Use Book with Answers 5E. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press 2019, 391. ISBN 9781108457651. Mobilní aplikace: Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary (OALD9)

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. 80% attendance, min. test result: 65%

Prerequisities

Subject has no prerequisities.

Co-requisities

Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

International Express Upper-intermediate: Units 5-6 1. U5 Grammar: Future tenses 2. U5 Vocabulary: Future expression 3. U5 Work skills: Describing graphs 4. U5 Functions: Problems and solutions; Review Unit 5 5. U6 Grammar: Conditionals 6. U6 Vocabulary: Working abroad 7. U6 Work skills: SMART objectives 8. U6 Functions: Discussing career paths; Review Unit 6 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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2020/2021 (B0714A060017) Biomedical Technology P English Ostrava 2 Compulsory study plan
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2019/2020 (B0714A060017) Biomedical Technology P English Ostrava 2 Compulsory study plan

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