Course detail

Professional and Academic English

FA-D04Acad. year: 2020/2021

The aim is to master the professional language which makes part of the architect's preparation for current professional situations. The teaching is focussed on structural engineering terminology, grammatical and lexical analysis of professional papers, and their translation into Czech. Titles of professional papers: Geologic surveying, Geology, Structural engineering, Brick structure, Concrete, Reinforced concrete, Steel, Wood, Building foundation, Bearing structures.

Department

Department of Spatial Design (UPT)

Learning outcomes of the course unit

Not applicable.

Prerequisites

Expected is the knowledge of common language at the minimum of B1 level according to CEFR.

Co-requisites

Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Recommended or required reading

McCarthy, M., O'Dell, F. Academic Vocabulary in Use, Cambridge University Press 2012 (CS)
Oxford Learner's Dictionary of Academic English, Oxford University Press 2014 (CS)
Hanák, M. a kolektiv: Česko-anglický architektonický a stavební slovník, Fraus 1998 (CS)
Hanák, M.: Anglicko-český, česko-anglický slovník Architektura a stavitelství, Grada 2017. (CS)
Štěpánek, L. De Haff, J. a kol. Academic English / Akademická angličtina, Grada 2011 (CS)
English for Academics, Cambridge University Press 2014 (CS)
Powell, M. Dynamic Presentations, Cambridge University Press 2011 (CS)
Fronek, J. Velký anglicko-český slovník, Leda 2006 (CS)
Tluková, J., Struhala, K., Slánský, B., Nevrlý, M. Slovník stavební terminologie. Studijní opora FAST VUT 2015 (CS)
Oxford Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms, Oxford University Press 2007 a novější (CS)
Studijní materiály v MOODLE na lms.fce.vutbr.cz (CS)
Stavební slovník. Elektronický slovník přístupný na www.fce.vutbr.cz/slovnik (CS)

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Teaching methods depend on the type of course unit as specified in the article 7 of BUT Rules for Studies and Examinations.

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

Not applicable.

Language of instruction

Czech

Work placements

Not applicable.

Aims

The aim is to master the professional language which makes part of the architect's preparation for current professional situations.

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

Professional preparation in form of consultation, at least 3 consultations lasting 2 hours.

Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme ARCHURB Doctoral

    branch ARCH , 2. year of study, winter semester, 0 credits, compulsory

  • Programme ARCHURB Doctoral

    specialization ARCH , 2. year of study, winter semester, 0 credits, compulsory

  • Programme ARCHURB Doctoral

    specialization ARCH , 2. year of study, winter semester, 0 credits, compulsory

  • Programme ARCHURB Doctoral

    branch ARCH , 2. year of study, winter semester, 0 credits, compulsory

  • Programme ARCHURB Doctoral

    specialization URBAN , 2. year of study, winter semester, 0 credits, compulsory

  • Programme ARCHURB Doctoral

    branch URBAN , 2. year of study, winter semester, 0 credits, compulsory

  • Programme ARCHURB Doctoral

    specialization URBAN , 2. year of study, winter semester, 0 credits, compulsory

  • Programme ARCHURB Doctoral

    branch URBAN , 2. year of study, winter semester, 0 credits, compulsory

Type of course unit

 

Guided consultation

2 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer

Language exercise

26 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer