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Course, academic year 2020/2021
  
Professional English Language I - N834008A
Title: Odborný anglický jazyk I
Guaranteed by: Department of Languages (834)
Actual: from 2019
Semester: winter
Points: winter s.:1
E-Credits: winter s.:1
Examination process: winter s.:
Hours per week, examination: winter s.:0/2 C [hours/week]
Capacity: unknown / unknown (unknown)
Min. number of students: unlimited
Language: Czech
Teaching methods: full-time
Level:  
Is provided by: B834001
For type:  
Note: course can be enrolled in outside the study plan
enabled for web enrollment
Guarantor: Pokorná Markéta Ing. Mgr.
Is interchangeable with: N834008
Annotation -
Last update: Pokorná Markéta Ing. Mgr. (12.02.2020)
Type of course: ESP (English for Specific Purposes) course designed specifically for chemistry students. Requried knowledge of English according to CERF (Common European Reference Framework): B2
Aim of the course -
Last update: Pokorná Markéta Ing. Mgr. (12.02.2020)

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
Literature -
Last update: Pokorná Markéta Ing. Mgr. (12.02.2020)

R: Materials prepared by the Department of Languages (see the department´s website)

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

Learning resources -
Last update: Pokorná Markéta Ing. Mgr. (12.02.2020)

www.vscht.cz/kj/page/odkazy.html

Syllabus -
Last update: Pokorná Markéta Ing. Mgr. (12.02.2020)

1. Starting the course - introduction

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

3. University Study: Yale College, Department of Chemistry

4. University Study: Biochemistry

5. Chemistry: Chemistry basics. Passive voice

6. Chemistry: Periodic table. Relative clauses

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

8. Chemical Laboratory: Lab equipment. Word formation

9. Chemical Laboratory: Lab safety rules. Infinitive

10. Chemical Laboratory: How to make aspirin

11. Environment: Climate and climate changes. Verb patterns

12. Environment: Ocean desalination. Clauses of purpose

13. Environment: Production of biofuels. Gerund, participle

14. General revision

Registration requirements -
Last update: Pokorná Markéta Ing. Mgr. (12.02.2020)

No study prerequisites.

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

 
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