712-2128/01 – English Language c/IV for FAST (intermediate) (Ac/IVFAST)

Gurantor departmentInstitute of LanguagesCredits2
Subject guarantorMgr. Barbara KratochvílováSubject version guarantorMgr. Barbara Kratochvílová
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementChoice-compulsory type B
Year2Semestersummer
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction2014/2015Year of cancellation
Intended for the facultiesFASTIntended for study typesBachelor
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
CHU01 Mgr. Gabriela Chudašová
JUR21 Mgr. Radka Juříčková, Ph.D.
PEL12 Mgr. Barbara Kratochvílová
LAN20 Mark Landry
MAT0433 Mgr. Gabriela Matyášková, Ph.D.
PRE0053 Ing. Radim Pretsch
VYH19 Mgr. Martina Rochlová
SLA14 Mgr. Karolina Slamová, Ph.D.
SMU0007 Mgr. Kateřina Smutná
SPU0044 Mgr. Kateřina Spurná
SWI0018 Mgr. Eva Swiechová
TRA0015 Mgr. Zuzana Trawinská
WLO74 Mgr. Andrea Wlochová, Ph.D.
ZAP0042 Mgr. Andrea Zapletalová
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 and Examination 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.

Teaching methods

Tutorials

Summary

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:

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 Translation of technical texts Practice testing of technical terminology Presentation Examination

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, chosen chapters from Technology 2, translation of technical texts. 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:

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

Conditions for subject completion

Full-time form (validity from: 2014/2015 Winter semester)
Task nameType of taskMax. number of points
(act. for subtasks)
Min. number of pointsMax. počet pokusů
Exercises evaluation and Examination Credit and Examination 100 (100) 51
        Exercises evaluation Credit  
        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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2023/2024 (B0731A010004) Architecture and Construction P Czech Ostrava 2 Choice-compulsory type B study plan
2023/2024 (B0731A010003) Architecture and Construction P English Ostrava 2 Choice-compulsory type B study plan
2023/2024 (B0732A260001) Civil Engineering P Czech Ostrava 2 Choice-compulsory type B study plan
2023/2024 (B0732A260002) Civil Engineering P English Ostrava 2 Choice-compulsory type B study plan
2022/2023 (B0731A010004) Architecture and Construction P Czech Ostrava 2 Choice-compulsory type B study plan
2022/2023 (B0731A010003) Architecture and Construction P English Ostrava 2 Choice-compulsory type B study plan
2022/2023 (B0732A260001) Civil Engineering P Czech Ostrava 2 Choice-compulsory type B study plan
2022/2023 (B0732A260002) Civil Engineering P English Ostrava 2 Choice-compulsory type B study plan
2021/2022 (B0731A010003) Architecture and Construction P English Ostrava 2 Choice-compulsory type B study plan
2021/2022 (B0731A010004) Architecture and Construction P Czech Ostrava 2 Choice-compulsory type B study plan
2021/2022 (B0732A260001) Civil Engineering P Czech Ostrava 2 Choice-compulsory type B study plan
2021/2022 (B0732A260002) Civil Engineering P English Ostrava 2 Choice-compulsory type B study plan
2021/2022 (B3502) Architecture and Construction (3501R011) Architecture and Construction P Czech Ostrava 2 Choice-compulsory study plan
2020/2021 (B3607) Civil Engineering P Czech Ostrava 2 Choice-compulsory study plan
2020/2021 (B3502) Architecture and Construction (3501R011) Architecture and Construction P Czech Ostrava 2 Choice-compulsory study plan
2020/2021 (B0731A010004) Architecture and Construction P Czech Ostrava 2 Choice-compulsory type B study plan
2020/2021 (B0732A260001) Civil Engineering P Czech Ostrava 2 Choice-compulsory type B study plan
2020/2021 (B0731A010003) Architecture and Construction P English Ostrava 2 Choice-compulsory type B study plan
2020/2021 (B0732A260002) Civil Engineering P English Ostrava 2 Choice-compulsory type B study plan
2019/2020 (B0731A010004) Architecture and Construction P Czech Ostrava 2 Choice-compulsory type B study plan
2019/2020 (B0731A010003) Architecture and Construction P English Ostrava 2 Choice-compulsory type B study plan
2019/2020 (B3502) Architecture and Construction (3501R011) Architecture and Construction P Czech Ostrava 2 Choice-compulsory study plan
2019/2020 (B3607) Civil Engineering P Czech Ostrava 2 Choice-compulsory study plan
2019/2020 (B0732A260001) Civil Engineering P Czech Ostrava 2 Choice-compulsory type B study plan
2019/2020 (B0732A260002) Civil Engineering P English Ostrava 2 Choice-compulsory type B study plan
2018/2019 (B3502) Architecture and Construction (3501R011) Architecture and Construction P Czech Ostrava 2 Choice-compulsory study plan
2018/2019 (B3607) Civil Engineering P Czech Ostrava 2 Choice-compulsory study plan
2017/2018 (B3502) Architecture and Construction (3501R011) Architecture and Construction P Czech Ostrava 2 Choice-compulsory study plan
2017/2018 (B3607) Civil Engineering P Czech Ostrava 2 Choice-compulsory study plan
2016/2017 (B3502) Architecture and Construction (3501R011) Architecture and Construction P Czech Ostrava 2 Choice-compulsory study plan
2016/2017 (B3607) Civil Engineering P Czech Ostrava 2 Choice-compulsory study plan
2015/2016 (B3502) Architecture and Construction (3501R011) Architecture and Construction P Czech Ostrava 2 Choice-compulsory study plan
2015/2016 (B3607) Civil Engineering P Czech Ostrava 2 Choice-compulsory study plan
2014/2015 (B3502) Architecture and Construction (3501R011) Architecture and Construction P Czech Ostrava 2 Choice-compulsory study plan
2014/2015 (B3607) Civil Engineering P Czech Ostrava 2 Choice-compulsory study plan

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