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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)
Faculty: Central University Departments of UCT Prague
Actual: from 2019 to 2019
Semester: both
Points: 1
E-Credits: 1
Examination process:
Hours per week, examination: 0/2, C [HT]
Capacity: winter:unknown / 24 (unknown)
summer:unknown / unknown (unknown)
Min. number of students: unlimited
Language: Czech
Teaching methods: full-time
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: Chadová Kateřina Mgr.
Matesová Hedvika Ing. Mgr.
Examination dates   Schedule   
Annotation -
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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 -
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Students will be able to:

• deliver effective presentations

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

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

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

Teaching methods -
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Syllabus -
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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 -
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No study pre-requisites are required.

Course completion requirements -
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Credit test - 70 %

Attendance - 80 %

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