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Course, academic year 2019/2020
  
English for Engineers I - M834002
Title: Angličtina pro inženýry I
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 / 24 (unknown)
summer:unknown / unknown (unknown)
Min. number of students: unlimited
Language: Czech
Teaching methods: full-time
Level:  
For type: Master's
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: Novotná Jana PhDr.
Annotation -
Last update: Kubová Petra Ing. (22.02.2018)
The aim of this course is to enhance students’ communication skills with special focus on presentations and communication in business environment. In addition, to review and deepen the knowledge of grammar specific to professional English. The level is B2/B2+ according to CERF (Common European Reference Framework).
Aim of the course -
Last update: Kubová Petra Ing. (22.02.2018)

Students will be able to:

• deliver effective presentations

• use appropriate grammar, vocabulary and register when communicating in international working environment

Literature -
Last update: Kubová Petra Ing. (22.02.2018)

R: Williams E.J., Presentations in English, Macmillan, 2008, 9780230028760

A: Powell M., Presenting in English, Cengage Learning, 2011, 9781111832278

A: Speakout Advanced Students´Book, Pearson, 2012, 9781408267493

Learning resources -
Last update: Kubová Petra Ing. (22.02.2018)

Materials prepared and/or recommended by the teacher.

Teaching methods -
Last update: Kruteková Jana Mgr. (04.03.2018)

Seminars.

Syllabus -
Last update: Kubová Petra Ing. (22.02.2018)

1. Introduction

2. Presentations – the start, the finish (theory, phrases, grammar)

3. Presentations – structuring, jump start (theory, phrases, grammar)

4. Presentations – finish with a bang. Verbal garbage. Pronunciation.

5. Numbers and trends. Visual aids – slides, procedure.

6. Change and development – vocabulary. Prepositions.

7. Verb tenses – the continuous aspect.

8. Verb tenses - the perfect aspect. Students’ presentations.

9. Future forms. Students’ presentations.

10. Review of tenses. Students’ presentations.

11. The passive. False facts and myths. Students’ presentations.

12. Language focus – passives. Students’ presentations.

13. Passive structures with reporting verbs and infinitive, causative structures. Students’ presentations.

14. Revision and end-of-term test.

Registration requirements -
Last update: Kubová Petra Ing. (22.02.2018)

No study pre-requisites are required.

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 15
Examination test 40
Continuous assessment of study performance and course -credit tests 25

 
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