712-3106/01 – English for Civil Engineers (ApSI)

Gurantor departmentInstitute of LanguagesCredits2
Subject guarantorMgr. Barbara KratochvílováSubject version guarantorMgr. Barbara Kratochvílová
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementCompulsory
Year1Semestersummer
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction2020/2021Year of cancellation
Intended for the facultiesFASTIntended for study typesFollow-up Master
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
SLA14 Mgr. Karolina Slamová, Ph.D.
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

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

Students will learn to network with colleagues and business contacts, deal with various situations on the phone, acquire phrases concerning clearing up information, planning a business trip, polite requests. He/she will learn to use the language of making decisions. The teacher reserves the right to modify, supplement and make changes, should the need arise.

Compulsory literature:

POWELL, M., In Company 3.0 Intermediate Student's Book. Macmillan Education 2014. ISBN 978-0-230-45520-7.

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

Other requirements

Active participation during tutorials, working out of assigned written and oral tasks, 80% attendance, min. test result: 65%. Required level of English: B1 Required level of English: B1

Prerequisities

Subject has no prerequisities.

Co-requisities

Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

U 1-6 . Making contacts 2. Discussing appropriate conversation topics 3. Present tenses 4. Business phrasal verbs 5. Rules for successful networking 6. Making the most of business networking events 7. Making polite requests 8. Using fixed expressions in meetings 9. Conditionals 10. Chairing a meeting 11. Negotiations 12. Handling calls 13. Job interviews, CV and a cover letter 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: 2019/2020 Winter semester)
Task nameType of taskMax. number of points
(act. for subtasks)
Min. number of pointsMax. počet pokusů
Credit Credit   3
Mandatory attendence participation: - active participation in the lessons - working out of assigned written tasks - compulsory attendance - 80 %

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Conditions for subject completion and attendance at the exercises within ISP: - active participation in the first and the last seminar - working out of assigned written tasks - self-study of the relevant units from the textbook

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Occurrence in study plans

Academic yearProgrammeField of studySpec.ZaměřeníFormStudy language Tut. centreYearWSType of duty
2022/2023 (N0732A260029) Civil Engineering - BIM Engineering P Czech Ostrava 1 Compulsory study plan
2021/2022 (N0732A260029) Civil Engineering - BIM Engineering P Czech Ostrava 1 Compulsory study plan
2020/2021 (N0732A260029) Civil Engineering - BIM Engineering P Czech Ostrava 1 Compulsory study plan

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