English Language c/II for FAST (intermediate)

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Course Unit Code712-2126/01
Number of ECTS Credits Allocated2 ECTS credits
Type of Course Unit *Choice-compulsory
Level of Course Unit *First Cycle
Year of Study *First Year
Semester when the Course Unit is deliveredSummer Semester
Mode of DeliveryFace-to-face
Language of InstructionCzech, English
Prerequisites and Co-Requisites Course succeeds to compulsory courses of previous semester
Name of Lecturer(s)Personal IDName
FOR40PhDr. Ivona Formánková
LAN20Mark Landry
SLA14Mgr. Karolina Slamová, Ph.D.
CHU01Mgr. Gabriela Chudašová
WLO74Mgr. Andrea Wlochová, Ph.D.
JUR21Mgr. Radka Juříčková, Ph.D.
VYH19Mgr. Martina Rochlová
PEL12Mgr. Barbara Kratochvílová
VAS0004Mgr. Ivana Vašková, MBA
ZUB0006Mgr. Pavla Zubková
SMU0007Mgr. Kateřina Smutná
TRA0015Mgr. Zuzana Trawinská
PRE0053Ing. Radim Pretsch
STI0049Mgr. Barbora Štivarová
KIT0021Mgr. Gabriela Kitová
ZAR0050Vladimír Žárik
Summary
Technology 2:
The instruction focuses on managing vocabulary, grammar, and phrases within the set range and preparing for a presentation. A student is able to assess advantages and disadvantages of generating alternative energy, describes parts of the plane, distinguishes forces affecting the plane during the flight, explains a principle of a hovercraft, describes design and technical conveniences of future buildings, talks about security at work, he/she is able to write a formal e-mail.
Learning Outcomes of the Course Unit
Technology 2:
The aim is to create a grounding of ESP language with respect to communication skills, i.e. reading, writing, speaking and listening with the output level B1-B2 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages.
Course Contents
Technology 2: Units 5 - 8
1. Sources of renewable energy
2. Past continuous vs. past simple
3. Wave energy, wind power and solar energy
4. Aeronautics: forces, parts of a plane and their functions
5. Making telephone calls and understanding technical details over the phone
6. First and second conditionals
7. Intelligent houses
8. Obligation and necessity (modal verbs), instructions, health and safety
9. Talking about engines
10. Compound adjectives and nouns
11. Comparatives and superlatives, writing reports
12. Presentations: body of a presentation
13. Writing effective emails
14. Credit test
Recommended or Required Reading
Required Reading:
GLENDING, H., POHL, A. Technology 2. Oxford: Oxford University Press 2008. ISBN 9780194569538.
GLENDING, H., POHL, A. Technology 2. Oxford: Oxford University Press 2008. ISBN 9780194569538.
Recommended Reading:
IBBOTSON, M. Professional English in Use Engineering. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press 2009. ISBN 9780521734882.
MURPHY, R. English Grammar in Use 3rd Edition with Answers. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press 2004. ISBN 9780521537629.
IBBOTSON, M. Professional English in Use Engineering. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press 2009. ISBN 9780521734882.
MURPHY, R. English Grammar in Use 3rd Edition with Answers. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press 2004. ISBN 9780521537629.
Planned learning activities and teaching methods
Tutorials
Assesment methods and criteria
Task TitleTask TypeMaximum Number of Points
(Act. for Subtasks)
Minimum Number of Points for Task Passing
Exercises evaluationCredit10 5