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English Language c/I for FMT (intermediate)

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Course Unit Code712-2145/01
Number of ECTS Credits Allocated2 ECTS credits
Type of Course Unit *Choice-compulsory type B
Level of Course Unit *First Cycle
Year of Study *First Year
Semester when the Course Unit is deliveredWinter Semester
Mode of DeliveryFace-to-face
Language of InstructionCzech
Prerequisites and Co-Requisites There are no prerequisites or co-requisites for this course unit
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
ROD0055Markéta Rodová
SPU0044Mgr. Kateřina Spurná
ZAR0050Bc. Vladimír Žárik, MBA
SWI0018Mgr. Eva Swiechová
MAT0433Mgr. Gabriela Matyášková
Summary
Technology 2:
The instruction focuses on managing vocabulary, grammar and phrases within the set range and preparing for a presentation. A student talks about famous agricultural inventions, he/she is able to describe their functions, characterizes basic technologies for testing fruit, distinguishes constructions of bridges, discusses properties of plastic.

International Express Upper-intermediate WS 2020/21
Students will demonstrate the acquisition of complex language skills, will be able to use terminology related to the main topics of the course. They will be able to apply appropriate conversational strategies, to perform a small talk, to describe various rules and regulations, they will learn to write a report and they will be aquainted with good workplace manners. They will also master the skills related to working with technical texts.
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.

International Express; the winter semester of the academic year 2020/2021
The main objective of the course is to create a grounding of business and technical English concerning communication skills, i.e. reading, writing, speaking, and listening with the output level B2-C1 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages. More emphasis will be put on mastering soft skills and working with technical texts.
Course Contents
Technology 2: Units 1 - 4
1. Studying technology
2. –ing form and to infinitive
3. Presentations: ordering a presentation
4. Food preservation
5. What is precision agriculture?
6. Irrigation systems
7. Presentations: beginning a presentation
8. Past Simle, Present Perfect
9. Bridges and tunnels
10. The passive
11. Properties of materials
12. Presentations: reading graphs and charts
13. Packaging technology, writing memos
14. Credit test

International Express Upper-intermediate: Lessons 1-2, WS 2020/2021
1 .Multimedia: Social media marketing
Grammar: Tense review
2. Vocabulary: Prefixes
3. Work skills: Conversational strategies
4. Workplace orientation, workplace etiquette rules
5. Grammar: Perfect tenses
6. Vocabulary: Rules and regulations
7. Work skills: Report writing
8. Vocabulary: Checking and clarifying
9. Technical text related to the field of study; comprehension, discussion and vocabulary
10. Technical text related to the field of study; comprehension, discussion and vocabulary
11. Technical text related to the field of study; comprehension, discussion and vocabulary
12. Technical text related to the field of study; comprehension, discussion and vocabulary
13. Technical text related to the field of study; comprehension, discussion and vocabulary
14. Credit test
Recommended or Required Reading
Required Reading:
GLENDING, H., POHL, A. Technology 2. Oxford: Oxford University Press 2008. ISBN 9780194569538.

WS 2020/2021
APPLEBY, Rachel; Frances WATKINS. International express: upper-intermediate: Student's book with pocket book and DVD-ROM. 3rd ed. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2014, 167 s. ISBN 978-0-19-459761-6.
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.
TURNBULL, J. Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary: Paperback + DVD + Premium Online Access Code. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2015, 1948 s. ISBN 9780194798792.
GLENDING, H., POHL, A. Technology 2. Oxford: Oxford University Press 2008. ISBN 9780194569538.

ZS 2020/2021
APPLEBY, Rachel; Frances WATKINS. International express: upper-intermediate: Student's book with pocket book and DVD-ROM. 3rd ed. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2014, 167 s. ISBN 978-0-19-459761-6.
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.
TURNBULL, J. Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary: Paperback + DVD + Premium Online Access Code. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2015, 1948 s. ISBN 9780194798792.
Recommended Reading:
MCCARTHY, Michael; Felicity O‘DELL. Business Vocabulary in Use: Upper-intermediate Book with Answers. 4th ed. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. 2017, 280 s. ISBN 9781316631751.
GLENDINNING, Eric H.; Alison POHL. Oxford English for Careers: Technology 2 Student’s Book. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2018, 136 s. ISBN 01945695301.
IBBOTSON, M. Cambridge English for Engineering. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press 2009. ISBN 9780521715188.
Mobile application: English Grammar in Use (iOS & Android)
Mobile application: Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary (OALD9)
MCCARTHY, Michael; Felicity O‘DELL. Business Vocabulary in Use: Upper-intermediate Book with Answers. 4th ed. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. 2017, 280 s. ISBN 9781316631751.
GLENDINNING, Eric H.; Alison POHL. Oxford English for Careers: Technology 2 Student’s Book. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2018, 136 s. ISBN 01945695301.
IBBOTSON, M. Cambridge English for Engineering. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press 2009. ISBN 9780521715188.
Mobilní aplikace: English Grammar in Use (iOS & Android)
Mobilní aplikace: Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary (OALD9)
Planned learning activities and teaching methods
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Assesment methods and criteria
Task TitleTask TypeMaximum Number of Points
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Minimum Number of Points for Task Passing
Exercises evaluationCredit10 5