Course: Terminology of the EU in English

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Course title Terminology of the EU in English
Course code KEM/ATEU
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Lesson
Level of course not specified
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter and 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
  • Netušilová Pavla, Ing. Ph.D.
Learning outcomes
To introduce students to the selected economic word power in the EU context, to prepare them for further professional studies in relation to the follow up subjects (see the syllabus of the subject KJA/AMFEU).
Students are able to: - explain political, judicial and economic impacts of EU enlargements; - distinguish between levels of ecomomic integration; - appraise key events of European integration; - understand of the roles and responsibilities of the EU institutions - compare decision-making procedures applied at European level; - identify major milestone on the road to Euro; - formulate pros and cons of the single currency; - work in an international teams on economic issues.
The study of this course assumes interest in European issues and the basic level of English.

Course content
- The Europeans - Languages and Europe - The EU and Turkey - A Brief history of the European Union - European Union Institutions - Decision Making in the European Union - The structure of the European Union - The European Commission dismissal in 1999 - Economic and monetary union

Learning activities and teaching methods
Lecture, Practicum
  • Preparation for comprehensive test (10-40) - 26 hours per semester
  • Contact hours - 26 hours per semester
Assessment methods and criteria

The course assessment strategy: - active participation in classes; - comprehensive test (70% to pass).
Recommended literature
  • BALDWIN, R., WYPLOSZ, CH. The Economics of European Integration. McGraw-Hill Education, 2009. ISBN 9780077121631.
  • Netušilová, Pavla. Terminology of the EU in English. Pilsen : University of West Bohemia, 2009. ISBN 978-80-7043-815-2.
  • PHINNEMORE, D. - MCGOWAN, L. Dictionary of the European Union. Europa Publications Ltd., 2004.
  • WHITTAKER, P. - WHITTAKER, J. English for Europe. Olomouc, InSTEP, 2002.

Study plans that include the course
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