SubjectsSubjects(version: 855)
Course, academic year 2019/2020
Professional English Language A - B834001
Title: Odborný anglický jazyk A
Guaranteed by: Department of Languages (834)
Actual: from 2019
Semester: both
Points: 1
E-Credits: 1
Examination process:
Hours per week, examination: 0/2 C [hours/week]
Capacity: winter:unknown / unknown (unknown)
summer:unknown / unknown (unknown)
Min. number of students: unlimited
Language: Czech
Teaching methods: full-time
For type: Bachelor's
Additional information: http://předmět je vyučován pouze v letním semestru
Note: you can enroll for the course in winter and in summer semester
Guarantor: Novotná Jana PhDr.
Interchangeability : N834008
This subject contains the following additional online materials
Annotation -
Last update: Kruteková Jana Mgr. (26.02.2018)
The aim of the course is to develop all language skills, with focus on the field of professional language and its specific features. The topics cover academic life, general chemistry, laboratory work and processing technologies in relation to the environment.
Aim of the course -
Last update: Kruteková Jana Mgr. (26.02.2018)

Students will be able to :

work with the language using appropriate forms of vocabulary, grammar and stylistics

process information provided or given in written and spoken forms, interpret the information and react again in written and spoken forms

take part in a professional discussion, express their own meanings, make arguments

write a summary of an article on a topic related to the student´s field of study

Literature -
Last update: Kruteková Jana Mgr. (04.03.2018)

R : Materials prepared by the Department of Languages ( See the Deparment´s web site )

A : Brieger N. and Pohl A.,Technical English Vocabulary and Grammar,Summertown Publishing,2002, 1902741765

A : Murphy R.,English Grammar in Use, Cambridge University Press,2012, 9780521189392

A : West C.,Recycling Advanced English,Georgian Press,2009, 9780521140737

A : Key Words for Chemical Engineering, HarperCollins Publishers, 2013, 9780007489770

A : Armer T. and Day J.,Cambridge English for Scientists, Cambridge University Press, 2011,9780521154093

Learning resources -
Last update: Kruteková Jana Mgr. (26.02.2018)

Teaching methods -
Last update: Kruteková Jana Mgr. (02.03.2018)


Syllabus -
Last update: Kruteková Jana Mgr. (26.02.2018)

1.Starting the course - introduction

2.University Study: The Past and Present of the University of Chemical Technology. Sentence structure.

3.University Study: Studying abroad. Erasmus. Verb tenses.

4.University Study: Specialization. Sequence of tenses.

5.Chemistry: Chemistry basics. Matter, states of matter, atom. Passive voice

6.Chemistry: Periodic table and characteristics of elements. Relative clauses.

7.Chemistry: Basics of English inorganic chemistry nomenclature; basic mathematical symbols.

8.Chemical Laboratory: Lab equipment. Word formation using affixes.

9.Chemical Laboratory: Lab safety rules. Linking words.

10.Chemical Laboratory: Chemical experiments, instructions. Infinitive structures.

11.Environment: Traditional and alternative energy sources.

12.Environment: Water sources, water purification. Chemical and biological methods of waste water treatment.

13.Environment: Fuels and resources.Oil and gas wells. Shale gas extraction.

14.General revision.

Registration requirements -
Last update: Kruteková Jana Mgr. (26.02.2018)

No study prerequisites.

Course completion requirements -
Last update: Novotná Jana PhDr. (02.03.2018)

In order to complete the course successfully, students have to pass the end-of-term test and deliver a summary of a peer-reviewed article.

Teaching methods
Activity Credits Hours
Účast na seminářích 1 28
1 / 1 28 / 28
Coursework assessment
Form Significance
Regular attendance 20
Defense of an individual project 20
Continuous assessment of study performance and course -credit tests 60