Course syllabus JE1 - English 1, EI (FBE - WS 2019/2020)


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Course title: English 1, EI
Semester: WS 2019/2020
Course supervisor: Ing. Mgr. Šárka Jeřábková
Supervising department: Deans Office of the Faculty of Business and Economics (FBE)
Time allowance: full-time, 0/2 (hours of lectures per week / hours of seminars per week)
Prerequisites for registration: not Final Bachelor Exam
Type of study: usual, consulting
Form of teaching: lecture, seminar
Mode of completion and credits: Fulfillment of requirements (2 credits)
 
Course objective:
The goal of the subject is to develop students' language skills and knowledge focusing on the area of information technology. Students will acquire and deepen their knowledge of advanced grammatical structures, key specialist vocabulary and become familiar with various specialist texts.
 
Course content:
1.Computer Users (allowance 0/2)
 
a.present simple and continuous, action and non-action verbs

2.Computer Architecture (allowance 0/2)
 
a.past tenses: simple, continuous, perfect

3.Computer Applications (allowance 0/2)
 
a.future forms: going to, present continuous, will/shall

4.Peripherals (allowance 0/2)
 
a.present perfect and past simple

5.Operating Systems (allowance 0/2)
 
a.present perfect continuous

6.Graphical User Interfaces (allowance 0/2)
 
a.comparatives and superlatives

7.Applications Programs (allowance 0/2)
 
a.must have to, should

8.Multimedia (allowance 0/2)
 
a.must, may, might, can't

9.Networks (allowance 0/2)
 
a.can, could, be able to

10.The Internet (allowance 0/2)
 
a.1st + 2nd conditional

11.Revision (allowance 0/2)
 
a.revision of units 1-5

12.Revision (allowance 0/2)
 
a.revision of units 6-10

13.Summary Test (allowance 0/2)
 
a.credit test

 
Teaching methods and workload (hours of workload):
Type of teaching methodDaily attendance
Direct teaching
     practice28 h
Self-study
     preparation for exam7 h
     preparation for regular assessment14 h
     preparation for regular testing7 h
Total56 h
 
Key words:
none
 
Course completion:
In the continuous assessment students have to gain a minimum of 60 points out of a maximum of 100 points to be awarded credit. In the 5th and 10th week of the term students take a test that has 20 questions. Each test makes a maximum of 20% of the total marks. Students can gain a maximum of 20 points per each test. In the last week of the term students take a final credit test consisting of 60 questions in an electronic form. The test makes a maximum of 60% of the total marks. Students can gain up to 60 points at most. The seminar attendance is compulsory. Absent students must carry out an assigned specialist writing task on a given topic.
 
Course methods: seminars (28 hours), self-study (28 hours)
 
Reading list:
Basic:
Oxford English for Computing: Answer Book. 1st ed. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1996. 62 p. ISBN 0-19-457388-5.
GLENDINNING, E H. -- MCEWAN, J. Oxford English for Information Technology. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2006. 222 p. ISBN 978-0-19-457492-1.
LATHAM-KOENIG, C. -- OXENDEN, C. New English File Intermediate Student's Book. Oxford University Press: Oxford, 2007. ISBN 978-0-194-51910-6.

Recommended:
MURPHY, R. English Grammar in Use. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2004. 380 p. ISBN 05-2153-762-2.
ESTERAS, S R. Infotech English for Computer Users. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2008. ISBN 0-521-7-0301-8.
HYNEK, J. Anglicko-český a česko-anglický slovník výpočetní techniky a informačních technologií = English-Czech Czech-English dictionary of computer science and information technology. 1st ed. Plzeň: Fraus, 2000. 518 p. ISBN 80-7238-070-2.
KŘÍŽ, J. Velký frekvenční slovník počítačů 2003. 1st ed. Ostrava: Montanex, 2002. 510 p. ISBN 80-7225-094-9.
Anglicko-český, česko-anglický velký slovník: ...nejen pro překladatele. 3rd ed. Lingea, 2010. 1676 p. ISBN 978-80-87062-85-2.

Study plans:
B-SE-EI Economic informatics, full-time form, initial academic year SS 2018/2019
B-II-CAI Automation Control and Informatics, full-time form, initial academic year WS 2019/2020
B-SE-EI Economic informatics, full-time form, initial academic year WS 2019/2020
 
Run in the period of: SS 2018/2019, WS 2018/2019, SS 2017/2018, WS 2017/2018, SS 2016/2017, WS 2016/2017   (and older)
Course tutor: Mgr. Matej Grochal (examiner, instructor, lecturer, tutor)
Ing. Mgr. Šárka Jeřábková (supervisor)
Mgr. Hana Pospíšilová (examiner, instructor, lecturer, tutor)
PaedDr. Irena Ševčíková (examiner, instructor, lecturer, tutor)
Teaching language: English
Town: Brno


Last modification made by Ing. Jiří Gruber on 08/20/2019.

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