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Course, academic year 2023/2024
Professional English Language A - B834001
Title: Odborný anglický jazyk A
Guaranteed by: Department of Languages (834)
Faculty: Central University Departments of UCT Prague
Actual: from 2023
Semester: both
Points: 1
E-Credits: 1
Examination process:
Hours per week, examination: 0/2, C [HT]
Capacity: winter:unknown / unknown (unknown)
summer:unknown / unknown (unknown)
Min. number of students: unlimited
Language: Czech
Teaching methods: full-time
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: Chadová Kateřina Mgr.
Interchangeability : N834008
This subject contains the following additional online materials
Annotation -
Last update: Pokorná Markéta Mgr. Ing. (28.01.2022)
The aim of the course is to develop all language skills, with a special focus on the field of professional language and its specifics. The topics cover the academia, chemistry and other natural sciences, and work in the laboratory.
Aim of the course -
Last update: Pokorná Markéta Mgr. Ing. (12.02.2020)

Students will be able to :

  • Work with the language using appropriate vocabulary, grammar and stylistics
  • Process information provided or given in written and spoken forms, interpret the information and respond in writing or speaking
  • Take part in a professional discussion, express and argue their opinions
  • Write a summary of an article on a topic related to the student´s field of study
Literature -
Last update: Pokorná Markéta Mgr. Ing. (28.01.2022)

R : Materials prepared by the Department of Languages – English for Chemists I, Grammar I, Grammar II

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: Pokorná Markéta Mgr. Ing. (12.02.2020)


Syllabus -
Last update: Pokorná Markéta Mgr. Ing. (28.01.2022)

1. Introduction to the course. How to write a summary.

2. Education and academia: The academic world

3. Education and academia: Life at university

4. Education and academia: Learning environment

5. Science: Introduction to chemistry

6. Science: Elements and compounds

7. Science: Physics and maths

8. Science: Biochemistry I

9. Science: Biochemistry II (Enzymes)

10. Laboratory and research: Laboratory equipment

11. Laboratory and research: Laboratory safety rules

12. Laboratory and research: Research and exepriments

13. Laboratory and research: Laboratory report and abstract

14. General revision

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

No study prerequisites.

Course completion requirements -
Last update: Pokorná Markéta Mgr. Ing. (09.02.2023)

In order to complete the course, students must acquire 50 points out of a total of 70 points. The points are awarded for passing the end-of-term test (max. 50 pts), writting a summary of a scientific text (max. 6 pts), working actively in lessons (max. 10 pts) and doing assigned homework (max. 4 pts).

Teaching methods
Activity Credits Hours
Účast na seminářích 1 28
1 / 1 28 / 28