SubjectsSubjects(version: 901)
Course, academic year 2021/2022
English for Engineers II - M834003
Title: Angličtina pro inženýry II
Guaranteed by: Department of Languages (834)
Actual: from 2020
Semester: summer
Points: summer s.:1
E-Credits: summer s.:1
Examination process: summer s.:
Hours per week, examination: summer s.:0/2 MC [hours/week]
Capacity: unknown / 12 (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
Guarantor: Chadová Kateřina Mgr.
Tomeš Martin Mgr.
This subject contains the following additional online materials
Annotation -
Last update: Chadová Kateřina Mgr. (12.08.2020)
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 -
Last update: Chadová Kateřina Mgr. (12.08.2020)

Students will be able to use appropriate grammar, vocabulary and register typical of academic English. in international working environment

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 -
Last update: Chadová Kateřina Mgr. (12.08.2020)

Materials prepared and/or recommended by the teacher.

Teaching methods -
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Syllabus -
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1. Time, Time words, Conditionals (Unreal time, Subjunctives)

2. Cause and effect, Causation, Adverbial clauses

3. Degrees of certainty, Modal verbs, Scale of likelihood

4. Reporting what others say, Indirect speech

5. Research and study aims, Research article structures, Sentence templates, Participles

6. Analysis of results, Writing about results, Avoiding repetition, As clauses

7. Describing research methods, Relative clauses and non-finite clauses

8. Making connections, Linking words and phrases

9. Comparing and contrasting, Sentence adverbials, Hedges

10. Describing problems, Punctuation 1

11. Describing situations, Punctuation 2

12. Describing change, Summary and conclusion

13. Organising your writing, Organising texts

14. Revision and end-of-term test

Registration requirements -
Last update: Chadová Kateřina Mgr. (12.08.2020)

Completion of the English for Engineers I course.

Course completion requirements -
Last update: Chadová Kateřina Mgr. (12.08.2020)

In order to obtain a credit, students have to actively participate in the seminars and prove the acquired knowledge in the credit test.