English for Informatics - N445047
Title: Angličtina pro informatiku
Guaranteed by: Department of Languages (834)
Faculty: Central University Departments of UCT Prague
Actual: from 2019 to 2020
Semester: summer
Points: summer s.:2
E-Credits: summer s.:2
Examination process: summer s.:
Hours per week, examination: summer s.:0/2, MC [HT]
Capacity: unknown / unlimited (unknown)
Min. number of students: unlimited
Language: Czech
Teaching methods: full-time
For type:  
Guarantor: Kruteková Jana Mgr.
Examination dates   Schedule   
Annotation -
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The subject is focused on enhancing of all language skills, improving the knowledge of English grammar, as well as new vocabulary, especially lexical structures in the field of IT, PC, etc. The subject is targeted on the students who study Information technology.The aim of the subject is to achive B2 level according to CERF ( Common European Reference Framework).
Aim of the course -
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Students will be able to :

  • describe and explain basic parts of PC, its devices, operating systems
  • work with professional texts
  • communicate without serious mistakes in common working situations as an IT specialist
  • explain main ways of work on PC, solve problems, aliminate them or remove
  • prepare a presentation on a professional topic
Literature -
Last update: TAJ834 (30.08.2013)

R: Fabré E.M.,Esteras S.R.,Professional English in Use Intermediate to Advanced,Cambridge University Press,2007, 9780521685436

A: Mascull B.,Key words in Science and Technology,Harper Collins Publisher, 0003750981

Learning resources -
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Syllabus -
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1. Living with computers, A typical PC, Prefixes

2. Types of computer systems, Input devices, Suffixes

3. Output devices, Processing, Disk and drives, Compounds

4. Health and safety, Operating systems and the GUI, Collocations

5. Word processing features, Spreadsheets and databases, Defining and classifying

6. Graphics and design, Multimedia, Qualifying and comparing

7. Sound and music, Programming, Describing technical processes

8. Computers and work, ICT systems

9. Networks, faces of the Internet, E-mail, The WWW

10.Web design, Chatting and video conferencing, Internet security

11.E-commerce, Online banking, E-learning

12.Mobile phones, Collocations

13.Intelligent house, Future trends

14.General revision

Registration requirements -
Last update: TAJ834 (27.08.2013)

Professional English Language II

Teaching methods
Activity Credits Hours
Obhajoba individuálního projektu 0.5 14
Příprava na přednášky, semináře, laboratoře, exkurzi nebo praxi 0.5 14
Účast na seminářích 1 28
2 / 2 56 / 56
Coursework assessment
Form Significance
Regular attendance 30
Defense of an individual project 30
Continuous assessment of study performance and course -credit tests 40