712-2186/03 – English Language c/II (Ac/II-HGF)

Gurantor departmentInstitute of LanguagesCredits2
Subject guarantorMgr. Eva SwiechováSubject version guarantorMgr. Eva Swiechová
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementChoice-compulsory type B
Year1Semestersummer
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction2019/2020Year of cancellation
Intended for the facultiesHGFIntended for study typesBachelor
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
CHU01 Mgr. Gabriela Chudašová
FOL0135 Bc. Kateřina Folvarčná
FOR40 PhDr. Ivona Formánková
ILL0025 Bc. Petr Illík
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
SLA14 Mgr. Karolina Slamová, Ph.D.
SMU0007 Mgr. Kateřina Smutná
SNI0029 Martin Šnicer
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
ZOU0025 Roman Zouhar
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.

Teaching methods

Tutorials

Summary

The instruction is focused on mastering vocabulary, grammar, and phrases in the given range. Students will acquire comprehensive language skills and use terminology related to the topics, that are the content of the course, so that they are prepared for management positions in an international working environment. Students will be able to prepare a successful and dynamic presentations, using contrasting and generalizing phrases, including reassuring once. They will also learn to use verb tenses to describe past events (including linking words and phrases), work with gerunds and infinitives, express their own opinions and attitudes (using assertiveness), and deal with complaints. They will as well acquire professional terminology and language skills related to selected technical texts in reference to the focus of the faculty. 1.L3 Grammar: Relative clauses; Relative pronouns who, which 2.L3 Vocabulary: Work-life balance 3.L3 Work skills: Dynamic presentations 4.L3 Functions: Hedging, contrasting, and generalizing; Review Unit 3 5.L4 Grammar: Narrative tenses; Linking words and phrases 6.L4 Vocabulary: Gerunds and infinitives in the context of money donation 7.L4 Work skills: Being assertive 8.L4 Functions: Handling complaints; Review Unit 4 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

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. 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. Mobilní aplikace: English Grammar in Use (iOS & Android) Mobilní aplikace: Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary (OALD9)

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester

Credit test E-learning

E-learning

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

Other requirements

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

Prerequisities

Subject has no prerequisities.

Co-requisities

Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

L3 Grammar: Relative clauses; Relative pronouns who, which L3 Vocabulary: Work-life balance L3 Work skills: Dynamic presentations L3 Functions: Hedging, contrasting, and generalizing; Review Unit 3 L4 Grammar: Narrative tenses; Linking words and phrases L4 Vocabulary: Gerunds and infinitives in the context of money donation L4 Work skills: Being assertive L4 Functions: Handling complaints; Review Unit 4 Technical text related to the field of study; comprehension, discussion, and vocabulary Technical text related to the field of study; comprehension, discussion, and vocabulary Technical text related to the field of study; comprehension, discussion, and vocabulary Technical text related to the field of study; comprehension, discussion, and vocabulary Technical text related to the field of study; comprehension, discussion, and vocabulary 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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