712-3133/01 – English Language for Foreigners c/II (APCc/II)

Gurantor departmentInstitute of LanguagesCredits2
Subject guarantorMgr. Eva SwiechováSubject version guarantorMgr. Eva Swiechová
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementOptional
YearSemesterwinter + summer
Study languageEnglish
Year of introduction2019/2020Year of cancellation
Intended for the facultiesFMT, EKF, FBI, FEI, USP, FS, HGF, FASTIntended 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

International Express Upper-intermediate: 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

International Express Upper-intermediate: Lekce 3-4 The instruction is focused on mastering vocabulary, grammar, and phrases in the given range. Students will acquire comprehensive language skills and use terminology related to the topics, that are the content of the course, so that they are prepared for management positions in an international working environment. Students will be able to prepare a successful and dynamic presentations, using contrasting and generalizing phrases, including reassuring once. They will also learn to use verb tenses to describe past events (including linking words and phrases), work with gerunds and infinitives, express their own opinions and attitudes (using assertiveness), and deal with complaints. They will as well acquire professional terminology and language skills related to selected technical texts in reference to the focus of the faculty.

Compulsory literature:

APPLEBY, Rachel, Frances WATKINS, Duncan LAING a Nina LEEKE. International express: upper intermediate. Third edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2014-[2016]. ISBN 978-0-19-459787-6.

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 Examination

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 International Express Upper-intermediate, 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: Lekce 3-4 L3 Grammar: Relative clauses; Relative pronouns who, which L3 Vocabulary: Work-life balance L3 Work skills: Dynamic presentations L3 Functions: Hedging, contrasting, and generalizing; Review Unit 3 L4 Grammar: Narrative tenses; Linking words and phrases L4 Vocabulary: Gerunds and infinitives in the context of money donation L4 Work skills: Being assertive L4 Functions: Handling complaints; Review Unit 4 Technical text related to the field of study; comprehension, discussion, and vocabulary Technical text related to the field of study; comprehension, discussion, and vocabulary Technical text related to the field of study; comprehension, discussion, and vocabulary Technical text related to the field of study; comprehension, discussion, and vocabulary Technical text related to the field of study; comprehension, discussion, and vocabulary 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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