712-2246/02 – English Language c/II for USP (intermediate) (Ac/II-USP)

Gurantor departmentInstitute of Foreign LanguagesCredits2
Subject guarantorMgr. Gabriela ChudašováSubject version guarantorMgr. Gabriela Chudašová
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementChoice-compulsory type B
Year1Semestersummer
Study languageEnglish
Year of introduction2018/2019Year of cancellation
Intended for the facultiesUSP, FEI, FMT, FSIntended 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 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:

Technology 2: Units 5 - 8 1. Sources of renewable energy 2. Past continuous vs. past simple 3. Wave energy, wind power and solar energy 4. Aeronautics: forces, parts of a plane and their functions 5. Making telephone calls and understanding technical details over the phone 6. First and second conditionals 7. Intelligent houses 8. Obligation and necessity (modal verbs), instructions, health and safety 9. Talking about engines 10. Compound adjectives and nouns 11. Comparatives and superlatives, writing reports 12. Presentations: body of a presentation 13. Writing effective emails 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 Credit 10  5
Mandatory attendence parzicipation: Active class participation and 80% attendance are compulsory.

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Occurrence in study plans

Academic yearProgrammeField of studySpec.ZaměřeníFormStudy language Tut. centreYearWSType of duty
2021/2022 (B0588A170002) Applied Sciences and Technologies P English Ostrava 1 Choice-compulsory type B study plan
2020/2021 (B0588A170002) Applied Sciences and Technologies P English Ostrava 1 Choice-compulsory type B study plan
2019/2020 (B3942) Nanotechnology (3942R001) Nanotechnology P English Ostrava 1 Choice-compulsory study plan
2019/2020 (B0588A170002) Applied Sciences and Technologies P English Ostrava 1 Choice-compulsory type B study plan
2018/2019 (B3942) Nanotechnology (3942R001) Nanotechnology P English Ostrava 1 Choice-compulsory study plan

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