English Conversation for FEI

* Exchange students do not have to consider this information when selecting suitable courses for an exchange stay.

Course Unit Code712-0202/01
Number of ECTS Credits Allocated2 ECTS credits
Type of Course Unit *Optional
Level of Course Unit *First Cycle
Year of Study *Third Year
Semester when the Course Unit is deliveredWinter, Summer 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
LAN20Mark Landry
Summary
A student will meet the broad range of general topics of everyday life, he/she focuses on the innovations in production and technology. Based on the textbook he/she acquires grammar, vocabulary and phrases to be able to communicate effectively.
Learning Outcomes of the Course Unit
The aim is to acquire communication skills in English with the output level B2 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages.

The subject is intended for the FEI students who are planning a foreign study stay within the Erasmus programme and have already passed English examination at the Language Department.This one-term course is possible to study only once during the study at the VŠB-TUO.
Course Contents
1 Introduction and Digital Technology
2 Mathematics
3 Technology and Society
4 Design
5 Technology in Sport
6 Appropriate Technology
7 Crime fighting and Transport
8 Information Technology
9 Telecommunications
10 Medical Technology
11 Mass Transportation
12 Robotics
13 Defence Technology
Recommended or Required Reading
Required Reading:
GLENDINNING, E. H., LANSFORD, L., POHL, A. Technology for Engineering and Applied Sciences Oxford University Press, 2013. ISBN 978 0 19 4569712.
GLENDINNING, E. H., LANSFORD, L., POHL, A. Technology for Engineering and Applied Sciences Oxford University Press, 2013. ISBN 978 0 19 4569712.
Recommended Reading:
MURPHY, R., SMALZER, W. R. Cambridge English Grammar In Use Intermediate Incl Answers 2nd Edition Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2000. ISBN 10 0521625971.
MURPHY, R., SMALZER, W. R. Cambridge English Grammar In Use Intermediate Incl Answers 2nd Edition Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2000. ISBN 10 0521625971.
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