712-2246/01 – English Language c/II for USP (intermediate) (Ac/II-USP)

Gurantor departmentInstitute of LanguagesCredits2
Subject guarantorMgr. Gabriela ChudašováSubject version guarantorMgr. Gabriela Chudašová
Study levelundergraduate or graduate
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction2014/2015Year of cancellation
Intended for the facultiesFMT, FS, USP, FEIIntended 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
RIC041 Ing. Mgr. Monika Maňáková
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
SWI0018 Mgr. Eva Swiechová
TRA0015 Mgr. Zuzana Trawinská
VAS0004 Mgr. Ivana Vašková, MBA
WLO74 Mgr. Andrea Wlochová, Ph.D.
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

International Express Upper-intermediate: 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

International Express Upper-intermediate: 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 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.

Compulsory literature:

HARDING, Keith a Alastair LANE. International express. 3rd ed. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2014. ISBN 978-0-19-441825-6.

Recommended literature:

GLENDING, H., POHL, A. Technology 2. Oxford: Oxford University Press 2008. ISBN 9780194569538. IBBOTSON, M. Professional English in Use Engineering. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press 2009. ISBN 9780521734882. MURPHY, R. English Grammar in Use 3rd Edition with Answers. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press 2004. ISBN 9780521537629.

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

Prerequisities

Subject has no prerequisities.

Co-requisities

Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

International Express Upper-intermediate: Lekce 3-4 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

Conditions for subject completion

Full-time form (validity from: 2014/2015 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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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
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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