Course: English for Engineers 2

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Course title English for Engineers 2
Course code UJP/AT2
Organizational form of instruction Tutorial
Level of course Master
Year of study not specified
Semester Summer
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
  • Čepičková Jana, Mgr.
  • Hamarová Jitka, Mgr.
  • Kraftová Petra, Mgr. Ing.
Course content
1. Unit 11,What's the problem?: suggesting solutions, impossible and necessary, It's too + adjective, can't and have to 2. Unit 12, What's going on?: work task, some and any, present continuous, countable and uncountable nouns 3. Unit 13, What's it for?: explaining use, explaining functions, listing things, tools and equipment, countable and uncountable nouns (review) 4. Unit 14, What happened?: reporting damage, describing a project, was/were, past simple of regular verbs 5. Unit 15, Where are you from?: finding out about people, counties and nationalities, statistics, approximation 6. Unit 16, Can you help me?: asking for help, saying how long, how much and how many, calculations 7. Unit 17, Keep moving: describing directions, getting around, pronunciation of silent letters, British and American words 8. Unit 18, What happens next?: reading instructions, experimenting, two-part verbs, changes in physical state 9. Unit 19, Fix it!: maintenance and repairs, offering help, past simple: negative and question forms 10. Unit 20, Safety first: safety instructions, accidents, conversions, past simple of irregular verbs, must/have to, mustn?t don?t have to, will/ won?t 11. Unit 21, What a great idea!: locating parts, describing inventions, movements, referencing with it and they

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: - use common polite phrases in everyday conversations - tell their personal data and ask about 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
learning outcomes
Students can: - suggest a simple problem solution - express order and prohibition simply - tell and ask about the presence of people and objects - express action in progress and extraordinary actions - provide information on functions of devices and tell simple working instructions - write a short user manual - express past actions and events - describe common defects simply - express various numeric data (decimal numbers, fractions, percents) and basic mathematical operations - offer and ask for help - give directions simply - describe a device and working procedures
teaching methods
Cooperative instruction
Students' self-study
Seminar classes
assessment methods
Skills demonstration during practicum
Seminar work
Continuous assessment
Recommended literature
  • Hollett, Vicki. Tech Talk Elementary. Oxford, 2003.
  • 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; Cross, Brian . Tech Talk Elementary - workbook. Oxford, 2003.

Study plans that include the course
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