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Course, academic year 2019/2020
Professional English Language II - N834009
Title: Odborný anglický jazyk II
Guaranteed by: Department of Languages (834)
Faculty: Central University Departments of UCT Prague
Actual: from 2019 to 2019
Semester: both
Points: 2
E-Credits: 2
Examination process:
Hours per week, examination: 0/2, C+Ex [HT]
Capacity: winter:unknown / 604 (unknown)
summer:unknown / unknown (unknown)
Min. number of students: unlimited
Language: Czech
Teaching methods: full-time
Teaching methods: full-time
For type:  
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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 : N834002A, N834009A, N834011
Is interchangeable with: N834002A, N834011, B834002
Examination dates   Schedule   
Annotation -
Last update: Pokorná Markéta Mgr. Ing. (12.02.2020)
The aim of the course is to develop communication skills with a special focus on the specific features of professional language, to enhance the acquired knowledge of grammar and vocabulary. The covered topics include food processing, drug production and administration, and materials and their properties.
Aim of the course -
Last update: Pokorná Markéta Mgr. Ing. (12.02.2020)

Students will be able to:

  • Process information provided both in written and spoken forms and respond adequately
  • Describe a process, work with data using graphs and diagrams
  • Give a presentation on a topic related to their field of study

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

R: Materials prepared by the Department of Languages (see the deparment´s web site)

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

A: Jacques C., Technical English 4, Course Book, Pearson Education Limited, 2011, 9781408229552

Learning resources -
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Syllabus -
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1. Introdution. Guide to presentations.

2. Food: Food preservation methods.

3. Food: Additives. Expressing different degrees of agreement/disagreement.

4. Food: Genetically modified food.

5. Food: Nanotechnology in food production and processing. Countable and uncountable nouns, quantifiers.

6. Drugs: Pharmacology - pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics. If clauses.

7. Drugs: Administration of drugs.

8. Drugs: Pharmaceutical industry, drugs and their development. Irregular plurals of nouns of Greek and Latin origin.

9. Drugs: Drug addiction, the effect of drugs on human body. Description of drugs.

10. Materials: Polymers and smart materials - definition, description.

11. Materials: Aerogels. Instructions on how to make a material.

12. Materials: Graphene. Comparison of different materials in terms of their properties.

13. Materials: Restoration. Shapes and description of two-dimensional and three-dimensional objects. Interpretation of graphs.

14. General revision.

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

No study prerequisites.

Teaching methods
Activity Credits Hours
Obhajoba individuálního projektu 0.5 14
Příprava na zkoušku a její absolvování 0.5 14
Účast na seminářích 1 28
2 / 2 56 / 56
Coursework assessment
Form Significance
Regular attendance 30
Defense of an individual project 20
Examination test 20
Continuous assessment of study performance and course -credit tests 15
Oral examination 15