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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 2022
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 / unknown (unknown)Schedule is not published yet, this information might be misleading.
Min. number of students: unlimited
Language: Czech
Teaching methods: full-time
Teaching methods: full-time
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.
Annotation -
Last update: Chadová Kateřina Mgr. (02.09.2022)
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. (02.09.2022)

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

Literature -
Last update: Chadová Kateřina Mgr. (02.09.2022)

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. (02.09.2022)

Materials prepared and/or recommended by the teacher.

Teaching methods -
Last update: Chadová Kateřina Mgr. (02.09.2022)


Syllabus -
Last update: Chadová Kateřina Mgr. (02.09.2022)

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

Registration requirements -
Last update: Kruteková Jana Mgr. (08.09.2022)

No study pre-requisites are required.

Course completion requirements -
Last update: Chadová Kateřina Mgr. (02.09.2022)

Credit test - 70 %

Attendance - 80 %