Course detail

English 6 for Combined Type of Study

FSI-A6KAcad. year: 2018/2019

The course is intended to teach English as a foreign language at general level. Also dealt with is ESP. It is focused on practical, everyday communication for the international workplace.

Learning outcomes of the course unit

Students will be made familiar with general vocabulary for the workplace, as well as grammar structures for everyday communication at intermediate level. Students will acquire the language corresponding to the level B1 according to the "Common European Framework of Reference: Learning, Teaching, Assessment" set by the Council of Europe.

Prerequisites

Course is intended for students who are familiar with the language at pre-intermediate level, as well as with grammar and vocabulary corresponding to the course A5K.

Co-requisites

Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Recommended or required reading

Glendinning, E.H. Oxford English for Careers: Technology 2, OUP 2015
Murphy, R. English Grammar in Use, CUP 2012

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

The course is intended for the combined form of study, indivudual work of students is directed by lectures and exercises taught en bloc.

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

Course-unit credit is awarded on condition of having worked out assigned tasks and passed a credit test. Altogether it is required to get at least 30 points out of 50 in this test. In case this benchmark of 60% is not achieved, there is a possibility for the student to resit the test. Finally, students' work in the e-learning support of the course is also reflected in the overall course assessment. Exam has a written (80 points) and an oral part (20 points) and students are required to collect at least 50% of the points in both parts. The scope corresponds to the Intermediate level and the courses A5K-A6K. The aim of the examination is to prove student's knowledge and skills to use the language as an independent user.

Language of instruction

English

Work placements

Not applicable.

Aims

The course is intended to teach English as a foreign language at general level. Also dealt with is ESP. It is focused on practical, everyday communication for the international workplace.

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

Attendance at seminars is systematically checked by the teacher. Absence may be in justified cases compensated for by the agreement with the teacher.

Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme M2I-K Master's

    branch M-AIŘ , 1. year of study, summer semester, 0 credits, compulsory-optional
    branch M-AIŘ , 1. year of study, summer semester, 0 credits, compulsory-optional
    branch M-STG , 1. year of study, summer semester, 0 credits, compulsory-optional
    branch M-STG , 1. year of study, summer semester, 0 credits, compulsory-optional
    branch M-STM , 1. year of study, summer semester, 0 credits, compulsory-optional
    branch M-STM , 1. year of study, summer semester, 0 credits, compulsory-optional
    branch M-VSR , 1. year of study, summer semester, 0 credits, compulsory-optional
    branch M-VSR , 1. year of study, summer semester, 0 credits, compulsory-optional
    branch M-KSB , 1. year of study, summer semester, 0 credits, compulsory-optional

Type of course unit

 

Tuition

13 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer

Syllabus

1. Introduction, U15 - Career development, CV, future review
2. U8 - Mass Transportation, comparative and superlative
3. U10 - Environmental Engineering (water purification, waste management, ...), reported speech
4. U11 - Robotics, verbs: cause to, make, prevent, stop, allow to, let...
5. U12 - Household technology, question review
6. U13 - Defence technology (Visby: a stealth warship), prepositions
7. Credit test

Controlled Self-study

13 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer

Syllabus

1. Self-study and e-learning for U15 - Career development, CV, future review
2. Self-study and e-learning for U8 - Mass Transportation, comparative and superlative
3. Self-study and e-learning for U10 - Environmental Engineering (water purification, waste management, ...), reported speech
4. Self-study and e-learning for U11 - Robotics, verbs: cause to, make, prevent, stop, allow to, let...
5. Self-study and e-learning for U12 - Household technology, question review
6. Self-study and e-learning for U13 - Defence technology (Visby: a stealth warship), prepositions
7. Revision