Course: English for Electrical Engineering 4

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Course title English for Electrical Engineering 4
Course code UJP/AEL4
Organizational form of instruction Tutorial
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter and summer
Number of ECTS credits 2
Language of instruction English
Status of course Compulsory-optional
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
Lecturer(s)
  • Hromádková Petra, Ing.
  • Hamarová Jitka, Mgr.
  • Krtilová Jana, Mgr.
  • Lukavská Daniela, Mgr.
  • Kraftová Petra, Mgr. Ing.
  • Ramadanová Jitka, Mgr. Ph.D.
  • Rychtařík Stanislav, Mgr.
  • Lašťovičková Michaela, Mgr. Ph.D.
  • Polívková Jadviga, Mgr. DiS.
Course content
1. Unit 11, How do you do it?: testing, understanding instructions 2. Unit 12, Watch out!: warnings, making suggestions 3. Unit 13, Out and About: giving directions, getting around 4. Unit 14 Tell me about it: dimensions, quantities 5. Unit 15, What's the schedule?: making arrangements, writing emails 6. Unit 16, What's the system?: discussing logistics, recycling 7. Unit 17, Does it fit?: attachments, locating parts 8. Unit 18, Which is better?: comparing benefits, weighing alternatives 9. Unit 19, It's progress!: inventions, progress updates 10. Unit 20, What's it made of?: materials, predictions, possibilities 11. Unit 21, How come?: explaining why, explaining procedures 12. Final test 13. Evaluation, test analysis, credits

Learning activities and teaching methods
E-learning, Collaborative instruction, Cooperative instruction, Discussion, Instruction based on dialogue, Students' self-study, Practicum
  • Contact hours - 26 hours per semester
  • Preparation for comprehensive test (10-40) - 20 hours per semester
  • Undergraduate study programme term essay (20-40) - 20 hours per semester
  • unspecified - 52 hours per semester
prerequisite
professional knowledge
Students can: - use simple grammatical structures correctly, - answer questions about duties, tasks and functions at a workplace, - describe a simple problem, - understand and pass a short message (e.g. extension number, price, quantity) on the phone, - understand facts and information concerning routine work situation in text, - understand and give simple instructions.
learning outcomes
Students can: - adequately use common grammatical structures in a working situation, - give directions, - make suggestions, - give information about size and quantity, - arrange a meeting, - write a short business e-mail, - compare products and possibilities, - describe a machine and working procedure, - express probability.
teaching methods
Practicum
E-learning
Collaborative instruction
Cooperative instruction
Students' self-study
Instruction based on dialogue
Discussion
assessment methods
Test
Seminar work
Continuous assessment
Recommended literature
  • Hollett, Vicki. Tech talk : pre-intermediate student's book. 1st ed. Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2005. ISBN 0-19-457458-X.
  • Murphy, Raymond. English grammar in use : with answers : a self-study reference and practice book for intermediate students of English. 3rd ed. Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2004. ISBN 0-521-53289-2.
  • Sydes, John. Tech talk : pre-intermediate workbook. 1st pub. Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2005. ISBN 0-19-457460-1.


Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Branch of study Category Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty of Electrical Engineering Applied Electrical Engineering (12) Electrical engineering, telecommunication and IT 2 Summer
Faculty of Electrical Engineering Electronics and Telecommunications (16) Electrical engineering, telecommunication and IT 3 Winter
Faculty of Electrical Engineering Electrical Engineering (16) Electrical engineering, telecommunication and IT 2 Summer
Faculty of Electrical Engineering Electrical Engineering (12) Electrical engineering, telecommunication and IT 2 Summer
Faculty of Electrical Engineering Applied electrical engineering (16) Electrical engineering, telecommunication and IT 2 Summer
Faculty of Electrical Engineering Applied Electrical Engineering (16) Electrical engineering, telecommunication and IT 2 Summer
Faculty of Electrical Engineering Electrical and Power Engineering (16) Electrical engineering, telecommunication and IT 2 Summer
Faculty of Electrical Engineering Environmental Engineering (16) Special and interdisciplinary fields 2 Summer
Faculty of Electrical Engineering Electronics and Telecommunications (13) Electrical engineering, telecommunication and IT 3 Winter
Faculty of Electrical Engineering Applied electrical engineering (13) Electrical engineering, telecommunication and IT 2 Summer
Faculty of Electrical Engineering Electrical and Power Engineering (10) Electrical engineering, telecommunication and IT 2 Summer
Faculty of Electrical Engineering Commercial Electrical Engineering (16) Electrical engineering, telecommunication and IT 2 Summer
Faculty of Electrical Engineering Commercial Electrical Engineering (15) Electrical engineering, telecommunication and IT 2 Summer
Faculty of Electrical Engineering Environmental Engineering (10) Special and interdisciplinary fields 2 Summer