712-2242/01 – English Language b/II for USP (pre-intermediate) (Ab/II-USP)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of Foreign LanguagesCredits2
Subject guarantorMgr. Zuzana TrawinskáSubject version guarantorMgr. Zuzana Trawinská
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementChoice-compulsory
Year1Semestersummer
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction2014/2015Year of cancellation
Intended for the facultiesUSP, FMT, FEI, FSIntended for study typesBachelor
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
CHU01 Mgr. Gabriela Chudašová
FOR40 PhDr. Ivona Formánková
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
SPU0044 Mgr. Kateřina Spurná
STI0049 Mgr. Barbora Štivarová
SWI0018 Mgr. Eva Swiechová
TRA0015 Mgr. Zuzana Trawinská
VAS0004 Mgr. Ivana Vašková, MBA
WLO74 Mgr. Andrea Wlochová, Ph.D.
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 A2 – B1 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages.

Teaching methods

Tutorials

Summary

The instruction focuses on managing vocabulary, grammar and phrases within the set range. Students able to explain how a mechanism works, explain the difference between products, he/she understands and uses numbers and quantities accurately. He/she knows key terms for security equipment and describes its function. He/she differentiates between common manufacturing processes and treatments and learns to describe a manufacturing process. The student specifies different means of transport and is able to talk about skyscraper construction.

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:

MCCARTHY, M., O'DELL, F. English Vocabulary in Use Elementary. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press 2010. ISBN 9780521136174. 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

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%

Prerequisities

Subject has no prerequisities.

Co-requisities

Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

Technology 1: Units 5 - 8 1. Inventions, Murphy: 10 - 11 2. Mechanism of the clockwork radio, Murphy: 12 3. Time clauses, Murphy: 98 4. Numbers and quantities 5. Customer care – Explaining the difference between products 6. The function of equipment 7. Writing – short report and linking words 8. Manufacturing processes and treatments, alloys, raw materials 9. Present Passive, Murphy: 21 10. The injection moulding machine, Water jet abrasive cutting, Murphy: 23 - 24 11. The car of the future, Murphy: 25 - 26 12. Prediction: will, may, might, Murphy: 27, 28 13. Customer care – Making and acknowledging apologies, Murphy: 103 14. Credit test

Conditions for subject completion

Full-time form (validity from: 2014/2015 Winter semester, validity until: 2018/2019 Winter semester)
Task nameType of taskMax. number of points
(act. for subtasks)
Min. number of points
Exercises evaluation Credit 10  5
Mandatory attendence parzicipation: Active class participation and 80% attendance are compulsory.

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2017/2018 (B3943) Mechatronics P Czech Ostrava 1 Choice-compulsory study plan
2016/2017 (B3943) Mechatronics P Czech Ostrava 1 Choice-compulsory study plan
2016/2017 (B3942) Nanotechnology (3942R001) Nanotechnology P Czech Ostrava 1 Choice-compulsory study plan
2016/2017 (B1701) Physics (1702R001) Applied Physics P Czech Ostrava 1 Choice-compulsory study plan
2015/2016 (B3943) Mechatronics P Czech Ostrava 1 Choice-compulsory study plan
2015/2016 (B3942) Nanotechnology P Czech Ostrava 1 Choice-compulsory study plan
2014/2015 (B3942) Nanotechnology P Czech Ostrava 1 Choice-compulsory study plan
2014/2015 (B3943) Mechatronics P Czech Ostrava 1 Choice-compulsory study plan

Occurrence in special blocks

Block nameAcademic yearForm of studyStudy language YearWSType of blockBlock owner
USP 2017/2018 Full-time English Optional USP - University Study Programmes stu. block
USP 2016/2017 Full-time English Optional USP - University Study Programmes stu. block