Course: English for Engineers 1

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Course title English for Engineers 1
Course code UJP/AT1
Organizational form of instruction Tutorial
Level of course Master
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 2
Language of instruction English
Status of course unspecified
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
  • Hamarová Jitka, Mgr.
  • Maurová Hana, PhDr.
Course content
1. Unit 1: Can you speak English? - survival phrases, simple questions, numbers 1 - 20 2. Unit 2: How do you spell that? - spelling, the English alphabet, numbers 1 - 100 3. Unit 3: What do you want? - plural -s, measurements, abbreviations 4. Unit 4: Is that correct? - verbs: can, have, need, making phone calls, e-mail addresses 5. Unit 5: Where is it? - there is, there are, ordinal numbers 6. Unit 6: Tell me about it - questions, negative questions, materials/shapes 7. Unit 7: What can it do? - can, can't, movement verbs, numerals (hundreds) 8. Unit 8: What do you need? - verbs in the third person singular, questions, decimal numbers 9. Unit 9: Watch out! - questions with Do/Does, safety warnings, shapes 10. Unit 10: Here or there? - prepositions of place, demonstrative pronouns this, that, these, those, everyday items, colours

Learning activities and teaching methods
Cooperative instruction, Seminar classes, Students' self-study
  • 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
professional knowledge
Students can: - make themselves understood in common everyday situations - read short simple texts - understand and write simply written personal and business emails/messages - find expected basic information available in common sources (tables, timetables, price lists)
learning outcomes
Students can: - use common polite phrases in everyday conversations - give their personal data and ask for personal data of other people - spell names, email addresses, telephone numbers - simply describe devices, materials, shapes - provide information and ask about dimensions, amount, placement, colours, time - express basic numeric data - describe basic types of tools, parts of cars and machines
teaching methods
Cooperative instruction
Students' self-study
Seminar classes
assessment methods
Skills demonstration during practicum
Seminar work
Continuous assessment
Recommended literature
  • Hollet, Vicky. Tech talk: elementary workbook.
  • Hollett, Vicki. Tech talk : elementary student's book. Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2003. ISBN 0-19-457453-9.
  • Murphy, Raymond. Essential grammar in use : a self-study reference and practice book for elementary students of English : with answers. Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 1992. ISBN 0-521-35770-5.

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