Course: Language - English 1

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Course title Language - English 1
Course code KCJ/A1S
Organizational form of instruction Lesson
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter and summer
Number of ECTS credits 2
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory-optional
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements Course does not contain work placement
Recommended optional programme components None
  • Pavlíková Stanislava, Ing. Ph.D.
Course content
1. Action describing a series of actions, giving instructions, reporting jobs in progress, describing methods 2. Work describing routines, explaining future plans, job descriptions, arranging a meeting by phone, writing emails, talking about your CV, job interviews 3. Comparison comparing two or more items, specifying requirements, collaborative problem solving, reporting on a meeting 4. Processes describing a process / two parallel processes, expressing purpose 5. Descriptions describing use / function / shape / appearance, giving a definition 6. Procedures explaining safety procedures, explaining necessity, recommending action, giving directions to a location 7. Services diagnosing causes, suggesting solutions, reporting on work done, responding to complaints, reporting damage / faults 8. Energy describing motion, actions in sequence, simultaneous actions, a mechanical cycle 9. Measurement fractions and percentages, using maintenance schedules, expressing calculations / measurement

Learning activities and teaching methods
Dialogue metods(conversation,discussion,brainstorming), Self-study (text study, reading, problematic tasks, practical tasks, experiments, research, written assignments)
  • Class attendance - 28 hours per semester
Learning outcomes
- to develop and strengthen lexical and phraseological units of the general language - to develop basic language competence, mainly listening and text comprehension - to develop different forms of the spoken performance - discussions, presentations - to initiate systematic strengthening of the specific vocabulary
Students will acquire the fully developed level of A2 as defined in the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages.
Students entry level is such as to enable them to acquire the CEFR level required at the end of the semester.

Assessment methods and criteria
Student's performance analysis, Didactic test, Systematické pozorování studenta

- participation in seminars - a fully developed oral presentation - the successful completion of a test during the course of study
Recommended literature
  • BONAMY, David. Technical english. 2nd impression. Harlow, Essex: Pearson Longman, 2008. ISBN 9781405845540.
  • BONAMY, David. Technical English 3. 3th impression. Harlow, Essex: Pearson Longman, 2013. ISBN 9781408229477.

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