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Course, academic year 2020/2021
  
English for Engineers I - M834002
Title: Angličtina pro inženýry I
Guaranteed by: Department of Languages (834)
Actual: from 2020
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 / 28 (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
Guarantor: Chadová Kateřina Mgr.
Tomeš Martin Mgr.
This subject contains the following additional online materials
Annotation -
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The aim of this course is to enhance students’ language skills with special focus on academic English. In addition, to review and deepen the knowledge of grammar specific to professional English. The target level is C1, C1/C2 according to CERF (Common European Reference Framework).
Aim of the course -
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Students will be able to use appropriate grammar, vocabulary and register typical of academic English.

Literature -
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MCCARTHY, Michael and Felicity O'DELL. Academic vocabulary in use: 50 units of academic vocabulary reference and practice: Self-study and classroom use. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2008. ISBN 978-0-521-68939-7.

BRIEGER, Nick and Alison POHL. Technical English: Vocabulary and Grammar. Summertown Publishing.

CARGILL, Margaret and Patrick O'CONNOR. Writing scientific research articles: strategy and steps. Chichester: Wiley-Blackwell, 2009. ISBN 978-1-4051-8619-3.

EVANS, Virginia. CPE use of English. Newbury: Express Publishing, 2014. ISBN 978-1-4715-1596-5.

HEWINGS, Martin and Chris SOWTON. Cambridge Academic English: An integrated skills course for EAP, Student's Book, B2 Upper-intermediate. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2012. ISBN 978-0-521-16520-4.

HEWINGS, Martin, Craig THAINE and Michael MCCARTHY. Cambridge Academic English: An integrated skills course for EAP, Student's Book, C1 Advanced. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2012. ISBN 978-0-521-16521-1.

KELLY, Keith. Science: Macmillan Vocabulary Practice Series. Oxford: Macmillan Publishers Limited, 2008. ISBN 978-0-2305-3506-0.

LANE, Sarah. Instant academic skills: A resource book of advanced-level academic skills activities. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2011. Cambridge copy collection. ISBN 978-0-521-12162-0.

VINCE, Michael. Macmillan English grammar in context: Advanced with key. Oxford: Macmillan, 2008. ISBN 978-1-4050-7054-6.

VINCE, Michael. Language practice for Advanced: English grammar and vocabulary: with key. 4th ed. London: Macmillan, 2014. ISBN 978-0-230-46381-3.

Learning resources -
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Materials prepared and/or recommended by the teacher.

Teaching methods -
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Seminars.

Syllabus -
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1. Key verbs in academic English, English Tenses

2. Mathematical expressions, Gerunds and infinitives in English 1

3. Graphs and diagrams, Gerunds and infinitives in English 2

4. Key nouns in academic English, Countable and uncountable nouns, English inorganic chemistry nomenclature - revision

5. Key adjectives in academic English, Adjectives and Adverbs 1

6. Key adverbs in academic English, Adjectives and Adverbs 2, Comparison

7. Key quantifying expressions in academic English, Quantifiers

8. Nouns and the words they combine with in academic English, Noun phrases, Articles 1

9. Adjective and noun combinations in academic English, Articles 2, Using the English articles appropriately in science writing

10. Verbs and the words they combine with in academic English, Subject verb agreement in English

11. Prepositions and prepositional phrases in academic English, Irregular plural in English

12. Fixed expressions in academic English, Passive voice structures

13. Facts, evidence, data, English pronouns and determiners

14. Revision and end-of-term test.

Registration requirements -
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No study pre-requisites are required.

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