712-3131/01 – English Language for Foreigners b/II (APCb/II)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of Foreign LanguagesCredits2
Subject guarantorMgr. Zuzana TrawinskáSubject version guarantorMgr. Zuzana Trawinská
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementOptional
Year1Semestersummer
Study languageEnglish
Year of introduction2019/2020Year of cancellation
Intended for the facultiesFMT, FAST, HGF, EKF, FS, FEI, FBI, USPIntended for study typesFollow-up Master, Bachelor
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

Technology 2: 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

Technology 2: The instruction focuses on managing vocabulary, grammar, and phrases within the set range and preparing for a presentation. A student is able to assess advantages and disadvantages of generating alternative energy, describes parts of the plane, distinguishes forces affecting the plane during the flight, explains a principle of a hovercraft, describes design and technical conveniences of future buildings, talks about security at work, he/she is able to write a formal e-mail.

Compulsory literature:

GLENDING, H., POHL, A. Technology 2. Oxford: Oxford University Press 2008. ISBN 9780194569538.

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 Translation of technical texts Practice testing of technical terminology

E-learning

Compulsory e-learning course available at: lms.vsb.cz

Další požadavky na studenta

Active participation during tutorials, the completion of assigned written and oral tasks, chosen chapters from Technology 2, translation of technical texts. 80% attendance, min. test result: 65%. Students are required to translate the given texts and learn new vocabulary based on them. Students will master both vocabulary and knowledge needed for their future careers. Teachers will check the progress by tests.

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: 2019/2020 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

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2019/2020 (B2660) Computer Systems for the Industry of the 21st. Century P English Ostrava 1 Optional study plan
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2019/2020 (B2649) Electrical Engineering (2612R003) Applied Electronics P English Ostrava 1 Optional study plan
2019/2020 (B2649) Electrical Engineering (2612R041) Control and Information Systems P English Ostrava 1 Optional study plan
2019/2020 (B2649) Electrical Engineering (3907R001) Electrical Power Engineering P English Ostrava 1 Optional study plan
2019/2020 (B2647) Information and Communication Technology (2612R025) Computer Science and Technology P English Ostrava 1 Optional study plan
2019/2020 (N2647) Information and Communication Technology (1103T031) Computational Mathematics P English Ostrava 1 Optional study plan
2019/2020 (N2647) Information and Communication Technology (1801T064) Information and Communication Security P English Ostrava 1 Optional study plan
2019/2020 (N2647) Information and Communication Technology (2601T013) Telecommunication Technology P English Ostrava 1 Optional study plan
2019/2020 (N2647) Information and Communication Technology (2612T025) Computer Science and Technology P English Ostrava 1 Optional study plan
2019/2020 (N2647) Information and Communication Technology (2612T059) Mobile Technology P English Ostrava 1 Optional study plan
2019/2020 (N2649) Electrical Engineering (2612T003) Applied Electronics P English Ostrava 1 Optional study plan
2019/2020 (N2649) Electrical Engineering (2612T041) Control and Information Systems P English Ostrava 1 Optional study plan
2019/2020 (N2649) Electrical Engineering (3901T009) Biomedical Engineering P English Ostrava 1 Optional study plan
2019/2020 (N2649) Electrical Engineering (3907T001) Electrical Power Engineering P English Ostrava 1 Optional study plan
2019/2020 (N0714A150002) Control and Information Systems P English Ostrava Optional study plan
2019/2020 (B0714A150002) Control and Information Systems P English Ostrava Optional study plan
2019/2020 (N0788A060002) Biomedical Engineering P English Ostrava Optional study plan
2019/2020 (B0714A150004) Computer Systems for the Industry of the 21st. Century P English Ostrava Optional study plan
2019/2020 (B0914A060002) Biomedical technology P English Ostrava Optional study plan

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