712-0144/02 – English Language b/IV for FEI - intermediate (BME) (Ab/IV-FEI)

Gurantor departmentInstitute of LanguagesCredits2
Subject guarantorMgr. Jana Adámková, Ph.D.Subject version guarantorMgr. Jana Adámková, Ph.D.
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementCompulsory
Year2Semestersummer
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 and Examination 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.

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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 phrases suitable for effective communication and negotiations in meetings as well as the signposting language used in presentations. They will also get acquainted with the language of advertisements. Students will revise and reinforce their knowledge of the reported speech and passive voice. An integral part of the course is the development of students’ presentations skills. Students are supposed to give presentations on the selected topic, which they present in the class during the seminars.

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:

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 Presentation Examination

E-learning

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: U7-8 1. L7 Grammar: Reported speech 2. L7 Vocabulary: Reporting verbs 3. L7 Work skills: Effective meetings 4. L7 Functions: Giving feedback 5. L7 Review Unit 7 6. L8 Grammar: Passives 7. L8 Vocabulary: Advertisements 8. L8 Work skills: Giving clear signals 9. L8 Functions: Recommending and responding 10. L8 Review Unit 8 11. Students’ presentations on a selected professional topic 12. Students’ presentations on a selected professional topic 13. Students’ presentations on a selected professional topic 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 pointsMax. počet pokusů
Credit and Examination Credit and Examination 100 (100) 51
        Credit Credit   3
        Examination Examination 100  51 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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