Course: English for Mechanical Engineering 3

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Course title English for Mechanical Engineering 3
Course code UJP/AST3
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 Optional
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
Lecturer(s)
  • Ramadanová Jitka, Mgr. Ph.D.
  • Čepičková Jana, Mgr.
  • Irons Richard, B. A.
  • Lukavská Daniela, Mgr.
  • Vokrová Dagmar, Mgr.
  • Kraftová Petra, Mgr. Ing.
  • Polívková Jadviga, Mgr. DiS.
  • Wróblewski Bartlomiej, M.A.
  • Hromádková Petra, Ing.
Course content
1. Erasmus student ? present tenses, prepositions of time, question formation 2. Erasmus student ? nationalities, countries, application forms 3. Telephoning ? taking notes, messages 4. Emails ? email communication, useful phrases 5. Travelling ? giving directions, prepositions of place 6. Travelling ? at the airport, describing places 7. Functions ? What is it for? ? describing functions 8. How to?? ? describing processes, giving instruction 9. Shapes, dimensions ?What is it like?, comparison of objects 10. Physical Quantities ? vocabulary, describing objects 11. Mechanisms ? basic mechanisms, functions, It needs? 12. How does it work? ? mechanism description AST3 students can use an e-learning online course, available from moodle.zcu.cz.

Learning activities and teaching methods
E-learning, Collaborative instruction, Cooperative instruction, Discussion, Multimedia supported teaching, Individual study, Practicum
  • unspecified - 65 hours per semester
  • Contact hours - 26 hours per semester
  • Preparation for comprehensive test (10-40) - 10 hours per semester
  • Undergraduate study programme term essay (20-40) - 20 hours per semester
prerequisite
professional knowledge
Students can: - understand the main idea of short and simple messages concerning family, friends, hobbies and studies, - understand short and simple texts on general topics, - use simple grammatical structures and phrases to utter a simple message in spoken or written form.
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learning outcomes
Students can: - give information about their study, - write simple emails, - make simple phone calls and leave messages, - give directions, - give simple instructions, - explain functions, - describe shapes. - solve problems.
teaching methods
Practicum
E-learning
Multimedia supported teaching
Collaborative instruction
Cooperative instruction
Individual study
Discussion
assessment methods
Test
Seminar work
Continuous assessment
Recommended literature
  • Čepičková, Jana; Brabcová, Alice. ProfiTech English II : a coursebook for students of mechanical engineering. Plzeň : Aleš Čeněk, 2005. ISBN 80-86898-19-9.
  • Glenndining, H. , E. Technology. Oxford, 2007.
  • Hollett, V. Tech Talk Pre-intermediate. Osford, 2005.
  • Hollett, V. Tech Talk Pre-intermediate - workbook. 2005.
  • 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.
  • Živná, M., Jansová, M., Lukavská, D. English for Mechanical Engineers 3.


Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Branch of study Category Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty of Mechanical Engineering - Materials Engineering and Engineering Metallurgy (1) Mechanical engineering and mechanical production 2 Winter
Faculty of Mechanical Engineering - Industrial Engineering and Management (1) Mechanical engineering and mechanical production 2 Winter
Faculty of Mechanical Engineering - Design of Manufacturing Machines and Equipment (1) Mechanical engineering and mechanical production 2 Winter
Faculty of Mechanical Engineering - Design of Power Machines and Equipment (1) Mechanical engineering and mechanical production 2 Winter
Faculty of Mechanical Engineering Road Vehicles Diagnostics and Service (1) Mechanical engineering and mechanical production 2 Winter
Faculty of Mechanical Engineering - Design of Power Machines and Equipment (1) Mechanical engineering and mechanical production 2 Winter
Faculty of Mechanical Engineering Transport Vehicles and Handling Machinery (1) Mechanical engineering and mechanical production 2 Winter
Faculty of Mechanical Engineering - Materials Engineering and Engineering Metallurgy (1) Mechanical engineering and mechanical production 2 Winter
Faculty of Mechanical Engineering Transport Vehicles and Handling Machinery (1) Mechanical engineering and mechanical production 2 Winter
Faculty of Mechanical Engineering Manufacturing Processes - Technology of Metal Cutting (1) Mechanical engineering and mechanical production 2 Winter
Faculty of Mechanical Engineering - Industrial Engineering and Management (1) Mechanical engineering and mechanical production 2 Winter
Faculty of Mechanical Engineering Manufacturing Processes - Technology of Metal Cutting (1) Mechanical engineering and mechanical production 2 Winter
Faculty of Mechanical Engineering - Design of Manufacturing Machines and Equipment (1) Mechanical engineering and mechanical production 2 Winter