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Course, academic year 2023/2024
English for Engineers II - M834003
Title: Angličtina pro inženýry II
Guaranteed by: Department of Languages (834)
Faculty: Central University Departments of UCT Prague
Actual: from 2023 to 2023
Semester: summer
Points: summer s.:1
E-Credits: summer s.:1
Examination process: summer s.:
Hours per week, examination: summer s.:0/2, C [HT]
Capacity: unknown / 10 (unknown)
Min. number of students: unlimited
State of the course: taught
Language: Czech
Teaching methods: full-time
Teaching methods: full-time
Note: course can be enrolled in outside the study plan
enabled for web enrollment
Guarantor: Tomeš Martin Mgr.
Annotation -
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).
Last update: Chadová Kateřina (02.09.2022)
Aim of the course -

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

Last update: Chadová Kateřina (02.09.2022)
Literature -

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.

Last update: Chadová Kateřina (02.09.2022)
Learning resources -

Materials prepared and/or recommended by the teacher.

Last update: Chadová Kateřina (02.09.2022)
Teaching methods -


Last update: Chadová Kateřina (02.09.2022)
Syllabus -

1. Revision - English for engineers 1; Word formation

2. English organic chemistry nomenclature

3. Participles; Relative clauses

4. Punctuation

5. Reporting what others say

6. Describing research methods, problems, situations and changes

7. Signal words and other linkers

8. Cause and effect; Causation; Linkers of purpose

9. Making connections

10. Analysis of results

11. Summary and conclusion

12. Organising your writing; Text structure

13. Frequent errors; False friends; Top-heavy passive structures

14. Credit test

Last update: Chadová Kateřina (02.09.2022)
Registration requirements -

No study pre-requisites are required.

Last update: Kruteková Jana (08.09.2022)
Course completion requirements -

Credit test - 70 %

Attendance - 80 %

Last update: Chadová Kateřina (02.09.2022)