SubjectsSubjects(version: 899)
Course, academic year 2021/2022
Professional English Language A - B834001
Title: Odborný anglický jazyk A
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 / 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 letním semestru
Note: you can enroll for the course in winter and in summer semester
Guarantor: Pokorná Markéta Mgr. Ing.
Interchangeability : N834008
This subject contains the following additional online materials
Annotation -
Last update: Pokorná Markéta Mgr. Ing. (12.02.2020)
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 academic life, general chemistry, laboratory work and processing technologies in relation to the environment.
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. (12.02.2020)

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

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. (12.02.2020)

1. Starting the course - introduction

2. University Study: The Past and Present of the University of Chemical Technology. Sentence structure. How to write a summary.

3. University Study: Studying abroad. Erasmus. Verb tenses.

4. University Study: Specialization. Sequence of tenses.

5. Chemistry: Chemistry basics. Matter, states of matter, atom. Passive voice.

6. Chemistry: Periodic table and characteristics of elements. Relative clauses.

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

8. Chemical Laboratory: Lab equipment. Word formation using affixes.

9. Chemical Laboratory: Lab safety rules. Linking words.

10. Chemical Laboratory: Chemical experiments, instructions. Infinitive structures.

11. Environment: Traditional and alternative energy sources.

12. Environment: Water sources, water purification. Chemical and biological methods of waste water treatment.

13. Environment: Fuels and resources. Oil and gas wells. Shale gas extraction.

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. (12.02.2020)

In order to complete the course, students must acquire 50 points out of a total of 75 points. The points are awarded for passing the end-of-term test (max. 50 pts), writting a summary and an oral presentation of a scientific text (max. 10 pts), working actively in lessons (max. 10 pts) and doing assigned homework (max. 5 pts).

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