Course: English in Engineering & Management 2

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Course title English in Engineering & Management 2
Course code KAJ/APIM2
Organizational form of instruction Seminar
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester 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)
  • Kumar Alok, M.A.
Course content
Students become further acquainted with specialised English with emphasis on the topics of management, marketing, the EU etc.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Collaborative instruction, Discussion, Students' portfolio
  • Presentation preparation (report in a foreign language) (10-15) - 11 hours per semester
  • Contact hours - 26 hours per semester
  • Preparation for comprehensive test (10-40) - 15 hours per semester
prerequisite
professional knowledge
Students should be at least at the intermediate level of English. The course is by no means intended for beginners.
learning outcomes
Students should be able to grasp texts at the intermediate level of difficulty. They should also be capable of holding a discussion on a given topic, considering the fact that a great deal of teaching is carried out this way.
teaching methods
Collaborative instruction
Students' portfolio
Discussion
assessment methods
Test
Individual presentation at a seminar
Recommended literature
  • Bersin, Josh. The blended learning book : best practices, proven methodologies, and lessons learned. San Francisco : Pfeiffer, 2004. ISBN 0-7879-7296-7.
  • Confort, J. Key Words in Business. Harper Collins Publishers.
  • Eastwood, John. Oxford practice grammar : with answers. Oxford : Oxford university press, 1999. ISBN 0-19-431369-7.
  • Howard-Williams, Deirdre; Herd, Cynthia. Business words. 1st pub. Oxford : Heinemann, 1992. ISBN 0-435-28007-4.
  • Kuklíková, Hana. English for industrial engineering and management = Angličtina pro průmyslové inženýrství a management. 1. 2. přeprac. vyd. Plzeň : Západočeská univerzita, 2002. ISBN 80-7082-914-1.
  • Swan, Michael; Walter, Catherine. How english works : a grammar practice book. 1st ed., 4th impression. Oxford : Oxford University Press, 1998. ISBN 0-19-431456-1.
  • Thorne, Tony. English on Bussines = Cassette 1. 1. vydání. Praha : Nakladatelství P & R Centrum, 1991.
  • Thorne, Tony. English on Bussines = Cassette 2. 1. vydání. Praha : Nakladatelství P & R Centrum, 1991.
  • Thorne, Tony; Lees, Gerald. English on bussines : jazykový soubor obchodní angličtiny. 2. vydání. Praha : Nakladatelství P & R Centrum, 1991. ISBN 80-85333-01-5.


Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Branch of study Category Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty of Applied Sciences Mathematics and Management (2011) Mathematics courses 3 Summer
Faculty of Mechanical Engineering Industrial Engineering and Management (2004) Mechanical engineering and mechanical production 1 Summer
Faculty of Mechanical Engineering - (1) Mechanical engineering and mechanical production 1 Summer
Faculty of Mechanical Engineering Industrial Engineering and Management (1) Mechanical engineering and mechanical production 1 Summer