SubjectsSubjects(version: 874)
Course, academic year 2019/2020
Professional English Language B - B834002
Title: Odborný anglický jazyk B
Guaranteed by: Department of Languages (834)
Actual: from 2019 to 2019
Semester: both
Points: 2
E-Credits: 2
Examination process:
Hours per week, examination: 0/2 C+Ex [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 zimním semestru
Note: course can be enrolled in outside the study plan
enabled for web enrollment
you can enroll for the course in winter and in summer semester
Guarantor: Pokorná Markéta Ing.Mgr.
Interchangeability : N834009, N834009A
Examination dates   Schedule   
This subject contains the following additional online materials
Annotation -
Last update: Kubová Petra Ing. (04.12.2017)
The aim of the course is to develop communication skills with special focus on the specific features of professional language, to enhance the acquired knowledge of grammar and vocabulary. The covered topics include food processing, drug production and administration, and properties of materials.
Aim of the course -
Last update: Kubová Petra Ing. (04.12.2017)

Students will be able to:

  • process information provided both in written and spoken forms and react to it
  • describe a process, work with data using graphs and diagrams
  • give a presentation on a topic related to their field of study

Literature -
Last update: Kruteková Jana Mgr. (07.03.2018)

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

A: Sowton C.,Hewings M.,Cambridge Academic English,Student´s Book, Cambridge University Press,2012, 9780521165204

A: Jacques C.,Technical English 4,Course Book,Pearson Education Limited,2011, 9781408229552

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

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

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

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. Guide to presentations.

2. Food: Food preservation methods.

3. Food: Additives. Expressing different degrees of agreement / disagreement.

4. Food: Genetically modified food.

5. Food: Nanotechnology in food production and processing. Countable and uncountable nouns, quantifiers.

6. Drugs: Pharmacology - pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics. If clauses.

7. Drugs: Administration of drugs.

8. Drugs: Pharmaceutical industry, drugs and their development. Irregular plurals of nouns of Greek and Latin origin.

9. Drugs: Drug addiction, the effect of drugs on human body. Description of drugs.

10. Materials: Polymers and smart materials - definition, description.

11. Materials: Aerogels. Instructions on how to make a material.

12. Materials: Graphene. Comparison of different materials in terms of their properties.

13. Materials: Restoration. Shapes and description of two-dimensional and three-dimensional objects. Interpretation of graphs.

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 receive the credit, it is necessary to pass the credit test and to deliver a presentation on a scientific topic.

The course is completed with an exam consisting of two parts. In the written part, 50% of correct answers are required to pass. In the oral part, students have to prove they are able to understand and discuss a scientific article presented to them.

Teaching methods
Activity Credits Hours
Účast na seminářích 1 28
1 / 2 28 / 56
Coursework assessment
Form Significance
Regular attendance 10
Defense of an individual project 15
Examination test 35
Continuous assessment of study performance and course -credit tests 20
Oral examination 20