712-2161/02 – English Language b/I for FS (pre-intermediate) (Ab/I-FS)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of Foreign LanguagesCredits0
Subject guarantorMgr. Zuzana TrawinskáSubject version guarantorMgr. Zuzana Trawinská
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementChoice-compulsory
Study languageEnglish
Year of introduction2016/2017Year of cancellation
Intended for the facultiesFSIntended for study typesBachelor
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
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 ESP language with respect to communication skills, i.e. reading, writing, speaking and listening with the output level A2 – B1 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages.

Teaching methods



The instruction focuses on managing vocabulary, grammar a phrases within the set range. A student talks about ways in which technology affects our lives, he/she is able to describe branches of technology, discuss inventions and their contribution to the society, characterizes basic material properties and technology in sport, talks about famous designers of the 20th century.

Compulsory literature:

GLENDING, H. Technology 1. Oxford: Oxford University Press 2007. ISBN 978 0 19 4569507. MURPHY, R. Essential Grammar in Use with Answers. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press 2007. ISBN 978 0521 67580 2.

Recommended literature:

IBBOTSON, M. Cambridge English for Engineering. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press 2009. ISBN 9780521715188. IBBOTSON, M. Professional English in Use Engineering. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press 2009.

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester

Credit test E-learning


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

Další požadavky na studenta

The completion of assigned written and oral tasks, chosen chapters from Technology 1, active participation during tutorials.80% attendance, min. test result: 65 %


Subject has no prerequisities.


Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

Technology 1: Units 1 - 4 1. Ways in which technology affects how we live, Grammar Introduction 2. Comparisons with adjectives and adverbs, Murphy: 87 - 88 3. Branches of technology, Murphy: 89 - 90 4. Technological innovations, Murphy: 1 - 4 5. Studying technology – various courses, Murphy: 5 - 7 6. Present Simple v Present Continuous, Murphy: 8 - 9 7. Design 8. Question types, Murphy: 44, 45 9. Customer care – using non-specialist language, Murphy: 47 10. Famous designers, Murphy: 15 11. Technology in sport, material properties 12. Used to, used for, made of, made from 13. Customer care – Making recommendations 14. Credit test

Conditions for subject completion

Conditions for completion are defined only for particular subject version and form of study

Occurrence in study plans

Academic yearProgrammeField of studySpec.ZaměřeníFormStudy language Tut. centreYearWSType of duty
2019/2020 (B2341) Engineering P English Ostrava 1 Choice-compulsory study plan
2018/2019 (B2341) Engineering P English Ostrava 1 Choice-compulsory study plan
2017/2018 (B2341) Engineering P English Ostrava 1 Choice-compulsory study plan
2016/2017 (B2341) Engineering P English Ostrava 1 Choice-compulsory study plan

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