712-2247/01 – English Language c/III for USP (intermediate) (Ac/III-USP)

Gurantor departmentInstitute of LanguagesCredits2
Subject guarantorMgr. Kateřina SpurnáSubject version guarantorMgr. Kateřina Spurná
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementChoice-compulsory
Year2Semesterwinter
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
JUR21 Mgr. Radka Juříčková, Ph.D.
PEL12 Mgr. Barbara Kratochvílová
LAN20 Mark Landry
MAT0433 Mgr. Gabriela Matyášková, Ph.D.
PRE0053 Ing. Radim Pretsch
VYH19 Mgr. Martina Rochlová
SMU0007 Mgr. Kateřina Smutná
SPU0044 Mgr. Kateřina Spurná
SWI0018 Mgr. Eva Swiechová
TRA0015 Mgr. Zuzana Trawinská
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

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 the phrases suitable for describing graphs, future events and for describing causes and solving problems. They will discuss the possibilities of working abroad and an ideal career path. They will also get acquainted with the principle of setting goals according to SMART criteria. An integral part of the course is the development of skills related to work with selected technical texts and professional terminology in connection with the focus of the faculty.

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:

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, 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: Lessons 5-6 1. L5 Grammar: Future tenses 2. L5 Vocabulary: Future expression 3. L5 Work skills: Describing graphs 4. L5 Functions: Problems and solutions; Review Unit 5 5. L6 Grammar: Conditionals 6. L6 Vocabulary: Working abroad 7. L6 Work skills: SMART objectives 8. L6 Functions: Discussing career paths; Review Unit 6 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 pointsMax. počet pokusů
Exercises evaluation Credit 10  5 3
Mandatory attendence participation: - active participation in the lessons - compulsory attendance - 80 % - passing e-learning course successfully (75% each module)

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Conditions for subject completion and attendance at the exercises within ISP: - active participation in the first and the last seminar - self-study of the relevant units from the textbook - passing e-learning course successfully (75% each module) - self-study of the technical texts and exercises posted on LMS

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2024/2025 (B0714A270002) Mechatronics P Czech Ostrava 2 Choice-compulsory type B study plan
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2021/2022 (B0714A270002) Mechatronics P Czech Ostrava 2 Choice-compulsory type B study plan
2020/2021 (B3942) Nanotechnology (3942R001) Nanotechnology P Czech Ostrava 2 Choice-compulsory study plan
2020/2021 (B0714A270002) Mechatronics P Czech Ostrava 2 Choice-compulsory type B study plan
2019/2020 (B1701) Physics (1702R001) Applied Physics P Czech Ostrava 2 Choice-compulsory study plan
2019/2020 (B3942) Nanotechnology (3942R001) Nanotechnology P Czech Ostrava 2 Choice-compulsory study plan
2019/2020 (B3943) Mechatronics (3906R006) Mechatronics Systems P Czech Ostrava 2 Choice-compulsory study plan
2019/2020 (B0714A270002) Mechatronics P Czech Ostrava 2 Choice-compulsory type B study plan
2018/2019 (B3942) Nanotechnology (3942R001) Nanotechnology P Czech Ostrava 2 Choice-compulsory study plan
2018/2019 (B3943) Mechatronics P Czech Ostrava 2 Choice-compulsory study plan
2018/2019 (B1701) Physics (1702R001) Applied Physics P Czech Ostrava 2 Choice-compulsory study plan
2017/2018 (B1701) Physics (1702R001) Applied Physics P Czech Ostrava 2 Choice-compulsory study plan
2017/2018 (B3942) Nanotechnology (3942R001) Nanotechnology P Czech Ostrava 2 Choice-compulsory study plan
2017/2018 (B3943) Mechatronics P Czech Ostrava 2 Choice-compulsory study plan
2016/2017 (B3943) Mechatronics P Czech Ostrava 2 Choice-compulsory study plan
2016/2017 (B3942) Nanotechnology (3942R001) Nanotechnology P Czech Ostrava 2 Choice-compulsory study plan
2016/2017 (B1701) Physics (1702R001) Applied Physics P Czech Ostrava 2 Choice-compulsory study plan
2015/2016 (B3943) Mechatronics P Czech Ostrava 2 Choice-compulsory study plan
2015/2016 (B3942) Nanotechnology P Czech Ostrava 2 Choice-compulsory study plan
2015/2016 (B3942) Nanotechnology (3942R001) Nanotechnology P Czech Ostrava 2 Choice-compulsory study plan
2014/2015 (B3943) Mechatronics P Czech Ostrava 2 Choice-compulsory study plan
2014/2015 (B3942) Nanotechnology P Czech Ostrava 2 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

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