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English Language c/II for FMT (intermediate)

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Course Unit Code712-2146/01
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 deliveredSummer Semester
Mode of DeliveryFace-to-face
Language of InstructionCzech
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
RIC041Ing. Mgr. Monika Maňáková
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
ZOU0025Roman Zouhar
Summary
The instruction is focused on mastering vocabulary, grammar, and phrases in the given range. Students will acquire comprehensive language skills and use terminology related to the topics, that are the content of the course, so that they are prepared for management positions in an international working environment. Students will be able to prepare a successful and dynamic presentations, using contrasting and generalizing phrases, including reassuring once. They will also learn to use verb tenses to describe past events (including linking words and phrases), work with gerunds and infinitives, express their own opinions and attitudes (using assertiveness), and deal with complaints. They will as well acquire professional terminology and language skills related to selected technical texts in reference to the focus of the faculty.
Learning Outcomes of the Course Unit
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
1. L3 Grammar: Relative clauses; Relative pronouns who, which
2. L3 Vocabulary: Work-life balance
3. L3 Work skills: Dynamic presentations
4. L3 Functions: Hedging, contrasting, and generalizing; Review Unit 3
5. L4 Grammar: Narrative tenses; Linking words and phrases
6. L4 Vocabulary: Gerunds and infinitives in the context of money donation
7. L4 Work skills: Being assertive
8. L4 Functions: Handling complaints; Review Unit 4
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
Credit test
Recommended or Required Reading
Required Reading:
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
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
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.
Mobilní aplikace: English Grammar in Use (iOS & Android)
Mobilní aplikace: 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
Tutorials
Assesment methods and criteria
Task TitleTask TypeMaximum Number of Points
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Minimum Number of Points for Task Passing
Exercises evaluationCredit10 5