712-3101/04 – Company English I (A-Fir./I)

Gurantor departmentInstitute of Foreign LanguagesCredits3
Subject guarantorMgr. Kateřina SpurnáSubject version guarantorMgr. Zuzana Trawinská
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementOptional
YearSemesterwinter
Study languageEnglish
Year of introduction2015/2016Year of cancellation
Intended for the facultiesFEI, FMT, FS, FBI, FAST, EKF, HGF, USPIntended for study typesBachelor, Follow-up Master
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
TRA0015 Mgr. Zuzana Trawinská
WLO74 Mgr. Andrea Wlochová, Ph.D.
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 acquire communication skills in professional English with the output level B2 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages.

Teaching methods

Tutorials

Summary

A student will learn how to prepare for a successful job interview, how to write a powerful CV and a cover letter, basics of social skills needed in business. He/she should be able to manage discussion and present his/her opinions. The teacher reserves the right to modify, supplement and make changes, should the need arise.

Compulsory literature:

ALLISON, J., EMMERSON, P. The Business 2.0 B1+ Intermediate Student’s Book, Oxford: Macmillan Education 2013. ISBN 978-0-230-43788-3. (version 01) ALLISON, J., TOWNEND, J., EMMERSON, P. The Business 2.0 B2 Upper-Intermediate Student’s Book. Oxford: Macmillan Education 2013. ISBN 978-0-230-43796-8. (version 02 - 05) MURPHY, R. English Grammar in Use 3rd Edition with Answers. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2004. ISBN 9780521537629. IBBOTSON, M. Professional English in Use Engineering. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2009. ISBN 9780521734882. TURNBULL, J. Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary: Paperback + DVD + Premium Online Access Code. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2015, 1948 s. ISBN 9780194798792.

Recommended literature:

MCCARTHY, Michael; Felicity O‘DELL. Business Vocabulary in Use: Upper-intermediate Book with Answers. 4th ed. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. 2017, 280 s. ISBN 9781316631751. GLENDINNING, Eric H.; Alison POHL. Oxford English for Careers: Technology 2 Student’s Book. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2018, 136 s. ISBN 01945695301. IBBOTSON, M. Cambridge English for Engineering. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press 2009. ISBN 9780521715188. Mobile application: English Grammar in Use (iOS & Android) Mobile application: Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary (OALD9)

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester

Credit test

E-learning

Other requirements

Active participation during tutorials, working out of assigned written and oral tasks, 80% attendance, min. test result: 65%. Required level of English: B2

Prerequisities

Subject has no prerequisities.

Co-requisities

Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

U 1, 3 1. University education 2. World's best universities 3. Education and career 4. Writing a CV and a cover letter 5. Tense review 6. Useful expressions: an interview 7. What quality means 8. Quality and standards 9. Describing trends 10. Passive structures and have something done 11. Emailing - formal and informal 12. Emailing: quality problems 13. Tips how to prepare powerful presentation slides 14. Credit test The teacher reserves the right to modify, supplement and make changes, should the need arise.

Conditions for subject completion

Full-time form (validity from: 2015/2016 Summer semester)
Task nameType of taskMax. number of points
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Min. number of points
Credit Credit  
Mandatory attendence parzicipation: Active participation in the course, 80% attendance compulsory.

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