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Course, academic year 2022/2023
Professional Language I - N834001
Title: Odborný jazyk I
Guaranteed by: Department of Languages (834)
Faculty: Central University Departments of UCT Prague
Actual: from 2019
Semester: summer
Points: summer s.:1
E-Credits: summer s.:1
Examination process: summer s.:
Hours per week, examination: summer s.:0/2, C [HT]
Capacity: unknown / unknown (unknown)
Min. number of students: unlimited
Language: Czech
Teaching methods: full-time
For type:  
Interchangeability : N834501
Examination dates   Schedule   
Annotation -
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The subject is focused on expanding communication skills connected mainly with professional language. Topics are connected with university environment, general chemistry, laboratory work, technology in environmental protection.
Aim of the course -
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Students will be able to :

  • use all acquired language skills - lexical, stylistic, grammatical
  • work with information given in written and spoken forms, use the information for discussions and for makig reports
  • discuss a professional topics, express their arguments
  • prepare an annotation of professional article
Literature -
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Professional English Language I

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

A: Bonamy D.,Technical English 3,Course Book,Pearson Education Limited,2012, 9781408229477

Professional German LanguageI

A: Dreyer,Schmitt,Lehr- und Übungsbuch der deutschen Grammatik,Verlag für Deutsch,Ismaning,1996,3885327171

A: Hering A.,Matussek M.,Perlmann-Balme M.,Deutsch als Fremdsprache,Übungsgrammatik für die Mittelstufe,Hueber Verlag,Ismaning,2009, 9783190116577

A: Bäurle W.,Fröchtenicht E.,Prisma Chemie 7-10,Ernst Klett Verlag,Stuttgart,2006, 9783120685609

A: Nuscher N.,Theophel E.,Prisma Chemie 1 Arbeitsblätter,Ernst Klett Verlag,Stuttgart,2004, 9783120685029

Learning resources -
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Syllabus -
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Professional English Language I

1.Starting the course - introduction

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

3.University Study:Yale College, Department of Chemistry

4.University Study:Biochemistry

5.Chemistry:Chemistry basics. Passive voice

6.Chemistry:Periodic table. Relative clauses

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

8.Chemical Laboratory:Lab equipment. Word formation

9.Chemical Laboratory:Lab safety rules. Infinitive

10.Chemical Laboratory:How to make aspirin

11.Environment:Climate and climate changes. Verb patterns

12.Environment:Ocean desalination. Clauses of purpose

13.Environment:Production of biofuels. Gerund, participle

14.General revision

Professional German Language I

1.Grammar revision

2.Grammar: Conjuctions; Word Order; Conditional clauses

Text: ICT Prague

3.Grammar: Past Tense, Past forms of verbs

4.Grammar: Passive Voice

Text: Prof. Dr. Ing. Dr.h.c. Vladimír Prelog - The Nobel Prize

5.Grammar: Sentences with passive voice; forms of infinitive

6.Grammar: Participles - present and past

Text: ABC vitamines

7.Grammar: Gerund; Relative clauses

8.Grammar: Forms of attribute; Participles

Text: How to get metals from industrial waste water

9.Grammar: Structures of sentences - using infinitive

10.Grammar: Subordinate clauses(dass, damit, ohne dass, statt dass)

Text: How to use mud

11.Grammar: Modals verbs

12.Grammar: " Konjuctive " and present; Conditional clauses

Text: How to solve the problems with waste water

13.Grammar: " Konjuctive " and past; Conditional clause

Text: Alcohol as a fuel


Registration requirements -
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Knowledge at B1 level according to CERF ( Common European Reference Framework).