712-3132/01 – English Language for Foreigners c/I (APCc/I)

Gurantor departmentInstitute of Foreign LanguagesCredits2
Subject guarantorMgr. Zuzana TrawinskáSubject version guarantorMgr. Zuzana Trawinská
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementOptional
YearSemesterwinter
Study languageEnglish
Year of introduction2019/2020Year of cancellation
Intended for the facultiesFEI, USP, FS, FBI, FMT, FAST, EKF, HGFIntended for study typesBachelor, Follow-up Master
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

The main objective of the course is to create a grounding of business and technical English concerning communication skills, i.e. reading, writing, speaking, and listening with the output level B2-C1 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages. More emphasis will be put on mastering soft skills and working with technical texts.

Teaching methods

Tutorials

Summary

Students will demonstrate the acquisition of complex language skills, will be able to use terminology related to the main topics of the course. They will be able to apply appropriate conversational strategies, to perform a small talk, to describe various rules and regulations, they will learn to write a report and they will be aquainted with good workplace manners. They will also master the skills related to working with technical texts.

Compulsory literature:

APPLEBY, Rachel; Frances WATKINS. International express: upper-intermediate: Student's book with pocket book and DVD-ROM. 3rd ed. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2014, 167 s. ISBN 978-0-19-459761-6. 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) 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

Other requirements

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:

International Express Upper-intermediate: Lessons 1-2, WS 2020/2021 1. Multimedia: Social media marketing Grammar: Tense review 2. Vocabulary: Prefixes 3. Work skills: Conversational strategies 4. Workplace orientation, workplace etiquette rules 5. Grammar: Perfect tenses 6. Vocabulary: Rules and regulations 7. Work skills: Report writing 8. Vocabulary: Checking and clarifying 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

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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