Course detail

English for bachelors 2

FEKT-CAN4Acad. year: 2017/2018

A standard course of English for intermediate students orientated on both general and technical English. An integrated approach is applied during teaching this course. After a grammar section with many tasks highlighting the new grammar, there is at least one activity for speaking, listening, reading and writing in every unit. There is a strong lexical component in the course. Technical texts are subject specific but the teacher's objective is teaching language, not subject knowledge.

Learning outcomes of the course unit

To be able to speak about topics contained in the textbook accurately and fluently (with a certain error tolerance).

Prerequisites

The subject knowledge on the secondary school level is requested.

Co-requisites

Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Recommended or required reading

Taylor, Liz: International Express Intermediate.New edition. Student's Book. OUP 2005
Sada technických materiálů.

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Teaching methods include homework and active study of e-learning.

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

exam.

Language of instruction

English

Work placements

Not applicable.

Course curriculum

1. Modal verbs. Differences between British and American English.
2. Giving presentations. Reading: International Outsourcing.
3. Future arrangements and intentions. Collocations.
4. Present Continuous and 'going to'. Business communication.
5. Temporal clauses. Writing e-mails.
6. 1st and 2nd Conditionals. Phrasal verbs.
7. Present Perfect Simple and Present Perfect Continuous. Job descriptions.
8. Describing a process. Interviewing techniques.
9. 3rd Conditional. Confusing words.
10. Business correspondence. 'Should' + perfect infinitive.
11. Reported speech. Collocations.
12. Technical text. Social responses.
13. Semester test.

Aims

Acquisition of new vocabulary.
Developing grammar knowledge.
Developing the language skills (reading, speaking, listening and writing)
Introducing and revising common phrases of spoken English.
Work with semi-technical texts.

Specification of controlled education, way of implementation and compensation for absences

The content and forms of instruction in the evaluated course are specified by a regulation issued by the lecturer responsible for the course and updated for every academic year.

Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme EEKR-BC Bachelor's

    branch BC-AMT , 1. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, general knowledge
    branch BC-EST , 1. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, general knowledge
    branch BC-MET , 1. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, general knowledge
    branch BC-SEE , 1. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, general knowledge
    branch BC-TLI , 1. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, general knowledge
    branch BC-AMT , 2. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, general knowledge
    branch BC-EST , 2. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, general knowledge
    branch BC-MET , 2. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, general knowledge
    branch BC-SEE , 2. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, general knowledge
    branch BC-TLI , 2. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, general knowledge
    branch BC-AMT , 3. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, general knowledge
    branch BC-EST , 3. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, general knowledge
    branch BC-MET , 3. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, general knowledge
    branch BC-SEE , 3. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, general knowledge
    branch BC-TLI , 3. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, general knowledge

Type of course unit

 

Language exercise

26 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer