Professional English Language I - N834008
Title: Odborný anglický jazyk 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 / unknown (unknown)
summer:unknown / unknown (unknown)
Min. number of students: unlimited
State of the course: taught
Language: Czech
Teaching methods: full-time
Teaching methods: full-time
Is provided by: B834001
Additional information: http://předmět je vyučován pouze v letním semestru
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: Pokorná Markéta Mgr. Ing.
Interchangeability : N834008A, N834010
Is incompatible with: N834012
Is interchangeable with: B834001, N834001A
Examination dates   Schedule   
Annotation -
The aim of the course is to develop students' communication skills, with a apecial focus on the specific features of professional language. The topics cover academic life, general chemistry, laboratory work and processing technologies in relation to the environment.
Last update: Pokorná Markéta (12.02.2020)
Aim of the course -

Students will be able to :

  • Work with the language using proper lexical, grammatical and stylistic means
  • Select information given in written and spoken forms, interpret the information and respond in writing and speaking
  • Express different degrees of agreement, argue their opinions
  • Take part in a professional discussion
  • Write a summary based on a specific professional topic

Last update: Pokorná Markéta (12.02.2020)
Literature -

R: Materials prepared by the Department of Languages ( See the department´s web site )

A: Sowton C., Hewings M.,Cambridge Academic English, Student´s Book,Cambridge University Press, 2012, 9780521165204

A: Bonamy D., Technical English 3, Course Book,Pearson Education Limited, 2012, 9781408229477

Last update: Pokorná Markéta (12.02.2020)
Learning resources -

Last update: Pokorná Markéta (12.02.2020)
Syllabus -

1. Starting the course - introduction

2. University Study: The Past and Present of the University of Chemical Technology. Sentence structure.

3. University Study: Studying abroad. Erasmus. Verb tenses.

4. University Study: Specialization. Sequence of tenses.

5. Chemistry: Chemistry basics. Matter, states of matter, atom. Passive voice.

6. Chemistry: Periodic table and characteristics of elements. Relative clauses.

7. Chemistry: Basics of English inorganic chemistry nomenclature; basic mathematical symbols.

8. Chemical Laboratory: Lab equipment. Word formation using affixes.

9. Chemical Laboratory: Lab safety rules. Linking words.

10. Chemical Laboratory: Chemical experiments, instructions. Infinitive structures.

11. Environment: Traditional and alternative energy sources.

12. Environment: Water sources, water purification. Chemical and biological methods of waste water treatment.

13. Environment: Oil and gas wells. Shale gas extraction.

14. General revision.

Last update: Pokorná Markéta (12.02.2020)
Registration requirements -

No study prerequisites.

Last update: Pokorná Markéta (12.02.2020)
Teaching methods
Activity Credits Hours
Účast na seminářích 1 28
1 / 1 28 / 28
Coursework assessment
Form Significance
Regular attendance 30
Defense of an individual project 30
Continuous assessment of study performance and course -credit tests 40