Course: English for Electrical Engineering 5

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Course title English for Electrical Engineering 5
Course code UJP/AEL5
Organizational form of instruction Tutorial
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 2
Language of instruction English
Status of course Compulsory-optional, Optional
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
Lecturer(s)
  • Polívková Jadviga, Mgr. DiS.
  • Hamarová Jitka, Mgr.
  • Krtilová Jana, Mgr.
Course content
1. U1: Part A: Motivation to study 2. U1: Part B: The Faculty 3. U2: Part A: Looking for a Job 4. U2: Part B: Job Interview 5. U3: Part A: Business Trips - Invitation 6. U3: Part B: Socializing on a Business Trip 7. U4: Part A: Finding the Best Solution 8. U4: Part B: Nuclear Fusion 9. U5: Part A: Sorting out Problems in Business 10. U5: Part B: Business Correspondence - Letter of Complaint 11. U6: Part A: Business meeting and Taking Minutes AEL5 e-learning programme is available on moodle.zcu.cz.

Learning activities and teaching methods
E-learning, Collaborative instruction, Cooperative instruction, Students' self-study, Practicum
  • Contact hours - 26 hours per semester
  • unspecified - 65 hours per semester
  • Graduate study programme term essay (40-50) - 40 hours per semester
  • Preparation for comprehensive test (10-40) - 20 hours per semester
prerequisite
professional knowledge
Students can: - adequately use common grammatical structures and collocations 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, - use technical terms related to their branch of study - talk about the weather, travelling and eating - express their opinion.
learning outcomes
Students can: - speak about their studies at a technical faculty and their future plans, - write a CV and a letter of application, - present skills and competency in a job interview, - write an order, - write an invitation mail, - describe faults, - give information about traffic, weather conditions, a place and a meeting, - order a meal. - use expressions to show concern, - use job search related vocabulary and structures, - use language of business meetings, - describe function of a product or a device, - write a business trip itinerary, - write business announcements, - respect different business cultures, - make a hotel reservation, - use appropriate language to solve problems on the way, - talk about the company structure, - discuss financial problems, - apologize themselves and arrange a meeting, - discuss closing a canteen, - discuss a strike, - describe a manufacturing process.
teaching methods
Practicum
E-learning
Collaborative instruction
Cooperative instruction
Students' self-study
assessment methods
Test
Seminar work
Continuous assessment
Recommended literature
  • Adamcová, E., Hamarová, J., Prokopová, H. English for Electrical Engineers 5.
  • 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.


Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Branch of study Category Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty of Electrical Engineering Electronics and Telecommunications (16) Electrical engineering, telecommunication and IT - Winter
Faculty of Electrical Engineering Electrical and Power Engineering (16) Electrical engineering, telecommunication and IT 1 Winter
Faculty of Electrical Engineering Applied electrical engineering (13) Electrical engineering, telecommunication and IT - Winter
Faculty of Electrical Engineering Industrial Electronics and Electromechanical Engineering (16) Electrical engineering, telecommunication and IT 1 Winter
Faculty of Electrical Engineering Electronics and Telecommunications (13) Electrical engineering, telecommunication and IT - Winter
Faculty of Electrical Engineering Environmental Engineering (16) Special and interdisciplinary fields 1 Winter
Faculty of Electrical Engineering Applied Electrical Engineering (16) Electrical engineering, telecommunication and IT 2 Winter
Faculty of Electrical Engineering Commercial Electrical Engineering (15) Electrical engineering, telecommunication and IT - Winter
Faculty of Electrical Engineering Electrical and Power Engineering (10) Electrical engineering, telecommunication and IT - Winter
Faculty of Electrical Engineering Commercial Electrical Engineering (16) Electrical engineering, telecommunication and IT 1 Winter
Faculty of Electrical Engineering Electronics and Applied Informatics (16) Electrical engineering, telecommunication and IT 1 Winter
Faculty of Electrical Engineering Electrical Engineering in Transport and Automotive Electronics (16) Electrical engineering, telecommunication and IT 1 Winter
Faculty of Electrical Engineering Electrical Power Engineering (16) Special and interdisciplinary fields 1 Winter
Faculty of Electrical Engineering Applied electrical engineering (16) Electrical engineering, telecommunication and IT 1 Winter
Faculty of Electrical Engineering Electronics and Applied Informatics (16) Electrical engineering, telecommunication and IT 1 Winter
Faculty of Electrical Engineering Electrical Engineering (12) Electrical engineering, telecommunication and IT 1 Winter
Faculty of Electrical Engineering Applied Electrical Engineering (12) Electrical engineering, telecommunication and IT - Winter
Faculty of Electrical Engineering Environmental Engineering (10) Special and interdisciplinary fields 1 Winter
Faculty of Electrical Engineering Applied Electrical Engineering (12) Electrical engineering, telecommunication and IT 2 Winter
Faculty of Electrical Engineering Environmental Engineering (16) Special and interdisciplinary fields 1 Winter
Faculty of Electrical Engineering Environmental Engineering (10) Special and interdisciplinary fields - Winter
Faculty of Electrical Engineering Telecommunication and Multimedia Systems (12) Electrical engineering, telecommunication and IT 1 Winter
Faculty of Electrical Engineering Commercial Electrical Engineering (15) Electrical engineering, telecommunication and IT 1 Winter
Faculty of Electrical Engineering Applied electrical engineering (13) Electrical engineering, telecommunication and IT 1 Winter
Faculty of Electrical Engineering Commercial Electrical Engineering (16) Electrical engineering, telecommunication and IT 1 Winter
Faculty of Electrical Engineering Electrical Power Engineering (16) Special and interdisciplinary fields 1 Winter
Faculty of Electrical Engineering Electrical and Power Engineering (10) Electrical engineering, telecommunication and IT 1 Winter
Faculty of Electrical Engineering Electrical Engineering (16) Electrical engineering, telecommunication and IT 1 Winter