712-3103/01 – Introduction to English Business and Technical Correspondence (ÚAOTK)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of Foreign LanguagesCredits2
Subject guarantorMgr. Gabriela ChudašováSubject version guarantorMgr. Gabriela Chudašová
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementOptional
YearSemesterwinter + summer
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction2017/2018Year of cancellation
Intended for the facultiesUSP, FMT, FBI, FS, FAST, FEIIntended for study typesFollow-up Master, Bachelor
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
CHU01 Mgr. Gabriela Chudašová
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

Upon completion of this course a student will be able to communicate clearly, concisely and efficiently with engineers and audiences of all levels and types. He/she will understand the major forms and conventions of reporting technical information, develop and implement technical writing projects.

Teaching methods

Tutorials

Summary

A student should be able to respond clearly and efficiently to any incoming post in English. Based on oral or written assignment from his/her superior a student can address a partner abroad, covering all levels and types hierarchies. A participant will be trained to obtain clear and concise communication skills. He/she will be able to write a clear technical report in English, describe any situation that has occurred in the workplace, interpret development tendencies, or graphs etc.

Compulsory literature:

ASHLEY, A. Oxford handbook of commercial correspondence. New ed. Oxford: Oxford Univ. Press, 2007. ISBN 978-0-19-457213-2.

Recommended literature:

MURPHY, R. English Grammar in Use 3rd Edition with Answers. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press 2004. ISBN 9780521537629. MASCULL, B. Business Vocabulary in Use. UK. Cambridge University Press 2002. ISBN 978-0-521-77529-8.

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester

Credit test

E-learning

Další požadavky na studenta

Homework preparation and active participation in lessons

Prerequisities

Subject has no prerequisities.

Co-requisities

Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

1. Rules for formal communication via letters and e-mails 2. Enquiry, Reply to an enquiry 3. Order, Advice of dispatch 4. Letter of complaint, Reply to complaint 5. 1st, 2nd, 3rd request 6. Interoffice memo, Agenda and Minutes 7. Description of procedures, development, and graphs 8. Describing malfunctions, Request for servicemen´s intervention 9. Reporting on safety and feasibility, Feasibility Study PowerPoint presentation 10. Creating instructions, safety procedures and manuals 11. Congratulation, Letter of condolence, Thank-you-letter 12. Arranging and completing a form 13. CV, Covering letter, Letter of motivation 14. Credit test

Conditions for subject completion

Full-time form (validity from: 2016/2017 Summer semester)
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(act. for subtasks)
Min. number of points
Credit Credit  
Mandatory attendence parzicipation: 80% of attendance in seminars.

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