712-2244/02 – English Language b/IV for USP (pre-intermediate) (Ab/IV-USP)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of Foreign LanguagesCredits2
Subject guarantorMgr. Zuzana TrawinskáSubject version guarantorMgr. Zuzana Trawinská
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementChoice-compulsory
Year2Semestersummer
Study languageEnglish
Year of introduction2018/2019Year of cancellation
Intended for the facultiesFS, FMT, USP, FEIIntended for study typesBachelor
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
TRA0015 Mgr. Zuzana Trawinská
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

Technology 1: 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 acquire the key terms in telecommunications, they are able to make simple explanations of technical terms and devices, they manage to create a structural curriculum vitae, find out how to prepare for a job interview. They discuss predictions about technology.

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 Examination

E-learning

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

Další požadavky na studenta

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:

Technology 1: Lekce 13 - 15 1. Devices used in telecommunications, Murphy: 16 2. Past Simple v Present Perfect, Murphy: 17 3. How VoIP (Voice over Internet Protocol phone systems work, Murphy: 18 4. Customer care – Explaining in simple terms, Murphy: 19 5. Satellite communication systems, Murphy: 20 6. Careers in technology, Murphy: 110 7. Job descriptions, Murphy: 111 8. Must/mustn’t, other modal verbs, Murphy: revision of modal verbs 9. CV – the European Curriculum Vitae format 10. Preparing for a job interview 11. The predictions about technology, Murphy: 114 12. Phrasal verbs, Murphy: 115 13. Customer care – Saying goodbye 14. Credit test

Conditions for subject completion

Full-time form (validity from: 2018/2019 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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Occurrence in study plans

Academic yearProgrammeField of studySpec.FormStudy language Tut. centreYearWSType of duty
2019/2020 (B3942) Nanotechnology (3942R001) Nanotechnology P English Ostrava 2 Choice-compulsory study plan
2019/2020 (B0588A170002) Applied Sciences and Technologies P English Ostrava 2 Choice-compulsory type B study plan
2018/2019 (B3942) Nanotechnology (3942R001) Nanotechnology P English Ostrava 2 Choice-compulsory study plan

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