712-1114/01 – English Language b/I for FBI - intermediate (Ac/I-FBI)

Gurantor departmentInstitute of Foreign LanguagesCredits2
Subject guarantorMgr. Radka Juříčková, Ph.D.Subject version guarantorMgr. Radka Juříčková, Ph.D.
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementChoice-compulsory
Year1Semesterwinter
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction2012/2013Year of cancellation
Intended for the facultiesFBIIntended for study typesBachelor
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
CHU01 Mgr. Gabriela Chudašová
FOR40 PhDr. Ivona Formánková
JUR21 Mgr. Radka Juříčková, Ph.D.
PEL12 Mgr. Barbara Kratochvílová
LAN20 Mark Landry
MAT0433 Mgr. Gabriela Matyášková
PRE0053 Ing. Radim Pretsch
VYH19 Mgr. Martina Rochlová
ROD0055 Markéta Rodová
SMU0007 Mgr. Kateřina Smutná
SPU0044 Mgr. Kateřina Spurná
SWI0018 Mgr. Eva Swiechová
TRA0015 Mgr. Zuzana Trawinská
VAS0004 Mgr. Ivana Vašková, MBA
WLO74 Mgr. Andrea Wlochová, Ph.D.
ZAR0050 Bc. Vladimír Žárik, MBA
ZUB0006 Mgr. Pavla Zubková
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. International Express; the winter semester of the academic year 2020/2021 The main objective of the course is to create a grounding of business and technical English concerning communication skills, i.e. reading, writing, speaking, and listening with the output level B2-C1 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages. More emphasis will be put on mastering soft skills and working with technical texts.

Teaching methods

Tutorials

Summary

Technology 2: The instruction focuses on managing vocabulary, grammar, and phrases within the set range and preparing for a presentation. A student talks about famous agricultural inventions, he/she is able to describe their functions, characterizes basic technologies for testing fruit, distinguishes constructions of bridges, discusses properties of plastic. 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:

GLENDING, H., POHL, A. Technology 2. Oxford: Oxford University Press 2008. ISBN 9780194569538. ZS 2020/2021 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.

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:

Technology 2: Units 1 - 4 1. Studying technology 2. –ing form and to infinitive 3. Presentations: ordering a presentation 4. Food preservation 5. What is precision agriculture? 6. Irrigation systems 7. Presentations: beginning a presentation 8. Past Simle, Present Perfect 9. Bridges and tunnels 10. The passive 11. Properties of materials 12. Presentations: reading graphs and charts 13. Packaging technology, writing memos 14. Credit test 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: 2012/2013 Winter semester)
Task nameType of taskMax. number of points
(act. for subtasks)
Min. number of points
Exercises evaluation Credit 10  5
Mandatory attendence parzicipation: Active class participation and 80% attendance are compulsory.

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