712-2188/03 – English Language c/IV (Ac/IV-HGF)

Gurantor departmentInstitute of LanguagesCredits2
Subject guarantorMgr. Eva SwiechováSubject version guarantorMgr. Eva Swiechová
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementChoice-compulsory type B
Year2Semestersummer
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
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 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:

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 Examination Presentation E-learning

E-learning

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

Other requirements

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

Prerequisities

Subject has no prerequisities.

Co-requisities

Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

L7 Grammar: Reported speech L7 Vocabulary: Reporting verbs L7 Work skills: Effective meetings L7 Functions: Giving feedback L7 Review Unit 7 L8 Grammar: Passives L8 Vocabulary: Advertisements L8 Work skills: Giving clear signals L8 Functions: Recommending and responding L8 Review Unit 8 Students’ presentations on a selected professional topic Students’ presentations on a selected professional topic Students’ presentations on a selected professional topic 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 and Examination Credit and Examination 100 (100) 51
        Credit Credit  
        Examination Examination 100  51
Mandatory attendence parzicipation: Active class participation and 80% attendance are compulsory.

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