712-2186/02 – English Language c/II (Ac/II-HGF)

Gurantor departmentInstitute of Foreign LanguagesCredits2
Subject guarantorMgr. Eva SwiechováSubject version guarantorMgr. Eva Swiechová
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementChoice-compulsory type B
Study languageEnglish
Year of introduction2019/2020Year of cancellation
Intended for the facultiesHGFIntended 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 B1-B2 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages.

Teaching methods



The instruction focuses on managing vocabulary, grammar a phrases within the set range and preparing for presentation. A student is able to assess advantages and disadvantages of generating alternative energy, describes parts of the plane, distinguishes forces affecting the plane during the flight, explains a principle of a hovercraft, describes design and technical conveniences of future buidings, talks about security at work, he/she is able to write a formal e-mail.

Compulsory literature:

GLENDING, H., POHL, A. Technology 2. Oxford: Oxford University Press 2008. ISBN 9780194569538. TILLEY, R. Korespondence. Grada 2005. ISBN 80-247-1179-6. ŠTĚPÁNEK, L. Akademická angličtina. Grada 2018. ISBN 978-80-271-0842-8. FÖRSTER, L., KUFNER, S. Moderní Business English. Grada 2012. ISBN 978-80-247-4432-2.

Recommended literature:

MURPHY, R. English Grammar in Use 3rd Edition with Answers. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press 2004. ISBN 9780521537629. STEVENS, J. Angličtina Časté gramatické chyby. Grada 2010. ISBN 978-80-247-3401-9. GRIBBIN, L., AUTUMN, P. Angličtina Konverzace. Grada 2014. ISBN 978-80-247-5169-6. HLAVIČKOVÁ, Z. Angličtina Společenská konverzace. Grada 2014. ISBN 978-80-247-5252-5.

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, chosen chapters from Technology 2, active participation during tutorials.80% attendance, min. test result: 65%


Subject has no prerequisities.


Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

Units 5 - 8 1. Sources of renewable energy 2. Past continuous vs. past simple 3. Wave energy, wind power and solar energy 4. Aeronautics: forces, parts of a plane and their functions 5. Making telephone calls and understanding technical details over the phone 6. First and second conditionals 7. Intelligent houses 8. Obligation and necessity (modal verbs), instructions, health and safety 9. Talking about engines 10. Compound adjectives and nouns 11. Comparatives and superlatives, writing reports 12. Presentations: body of a presentation 13. Writing effective emails 14. Credit test

Conditions for subject completion

Full-time form (validity from: 2019/2020 Winter semester)
Task nameType of taskMax. number of points
(act. for subtasks)
Min. number of points
Credit Credit 10  5
Mandatory attendence parzicipation: Active class participation and 80% attendance are compulsory.

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Occurrence in study plans

Academic yearProgrammeField of studySpec.ZaměřeníFormStudy language Tut. centreYearWSType of duty
2020/2021 (B0724A290002) Mining of Mineral Resources P English Ostrava 1 Choice-compulsory type B study plan
2019/2020 (B0724A290002) Mining of Mineral Resources P English Ostrava 1 Choice-compulsory type B study plan

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