SubjectsSubjects(version: 855)
Course, academic year 2019/2020
Professional English Language I - N834008A
Title: Odborný anglický jazyk I
Guaranteed by: Department of Languages (834)
Actual: from 2019
Semester: winter
Points: winter s.:1
E-Credits: winter s.:1
Examination process: winter s.:
Hours per week, examination: winter s.:0/2 C [hours/week]
Capacity: unknown / unknown (unknown)
Min. number of students: unlimited
Language: Czech
Teaching methods: full-time
Is provided by: B834001
For type:  
Note: course can be enrolled in outside the study plan
enabled for web enrollment
Guarantor: Kruteková Jana Mgr.
Dolejšová Ivana PhDr.
Novotná Jana PhDr.
Is interchangeable with: N834008
This subject contains the following additional online materials
Annotation -
Last update: TAJ834 (22.08.2012)
Type of course: ESP (English for Specific Purposes)course designed specifically for chemistry students. Requried knowledge of English according to CERF (Common European Reference Framework): B2
Aim of the course -
Last update: TAJ834 (03.09.2013)

Students will be able to :

  • work with the language using all proper lexical, grammatical and stylistic skills
  • select information given in written and spoken forms, interpret the information and react again in writen and spoken forms
  • express different degrees of agreements, make arguments
  • take part in a professional discussion
  • write a summary based on a specific professional topic
Literature -
Last update: TAJ834 (03.09.2013)

R: Materials prepared by the Department of Languages ( See the department´s website)

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

Learning resources -
Last update: TAJ834 (03.09.2013)

Syllabus -
Last update: TAJ834 (11.11.2012)

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

Registration requirements -
Last update: TAJ834 (03.09.2013)

No study prerequisites.

Teaching methods
Activity Credits Hours
Účast na seminářích 1 28
1 / 1 28 / 28
Coursework assessment
Form Significance
Regular attendance 30
Defense of an individual project 30
Continuous assessment of study performance and course -credit tests 40