Course syllabus OTAJP - English for specific Purpose (FA - SS 2019/2020)Help


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Course code:
OTAJP
Course title in Czech:
English for specific Purpose
Course title in English:
English for specific Purpose
Semester:
SS 2019/2020
Mode of completion and number of credits:
Exam (3 credits)
Mode of delivery and timetabled classes:
full-time, 0/2 (hours of lectures per week / hours of seminars per week)
Level of course: bachelor
Course type:
optional
Type of delivery:
usual
Mode of delivery for our mobility students abroad:
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Language of instruction: English
Course supervisor:
Course supervising department:
Faculty:
Faculty of AgriSciences
Teachers:
Mgr. Lea Hasíková (examiner, instructor)
RNDr. Mgr. Miroslav Horák, Ph.D. (tutor)
Ing. Denisa Kovářová (examiner, instructor)
Mgr. Pavel Reich, Ph.D. (examiner, instructor, supervisor)
Prerequisites:
 
Timetable in this semester:
Day
From-till
Room
Teacher
EntryFrequency
Capacity
Monday
11.00-12.50
X02
Seminar
Every week22
 
Aim of the course and learning outcomes:
The aim is to examine the student's ability to orient themselves in a professional text, to read and interpret literature, and explain professional terminology.
Partial objectives:
Ability to express opinion about technical issues.
Oral/ written summarizing.
Listening - comprehension.
Reading - comprehension.
 
Course content:
1.
Introduction to the course (allowance 0/2)
2.
Technology in use (allowance 0/5)
 
a.
Describing technical functions and applications
b.
Explaining how technology works
c.
Emphasizing technical advantages
d.
Simplifying and illustrating technical explanations

3.
Materials technology (allowance 0/5)
 
a.
Describing specific materials
b.
Categorising materials
c.
Specifying and describing properties
d.
Discussing quality issues

4.
Components and assemblies (allowance 0/5)
 
a.Describing component shapes and features
b.
Explaining and assessing manufacturing techniques
c.
Explaining jointing and fixing techniques
d.Describing positions of assembled components

5.
Engineering design (allowance 0/5)
 
a.
Working with drawings
b.Discussing dimensions and precision
c.
Describing design phases and procedures
d.
Resolving design problems

6.Breaking point (allowance 0/5)
 
a.
Describing types of technical problem
b.
Assessing and interpreting faults
c.Describing the causes of faults
d.
Discussing repairs and maintenance

7.Final test (allowance 0/1)
Learning activities and teaching methods:
Type of teaching method
Daily attendance
practice
28 h
preparation for exam
56 h
Total84 h
 
Assessment methods:
Compulsory 70% attendance. Written exam. The course is completed with a written test. Attendance is taken into account. Written test: 60-minute written test (minimum score of 60%) on topics covered in the course. The student should be able to work with technical texts related to his/her field of study - reading comprehension, text translation, reproduction / interpretation of the text.
 
Assessment criteria ratio:
Requirement type
Daily attendance
Total
0 %
 
Recomended reading and other learning resources:
Basic:
IBBOTSON, M. Cambridge English for engineering. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2008. 112 p. ISBN 978-0-521-71518-8.

Recommended:
MURPHY, R. Essential grammar in use: a self study reference and practice book for elementary students of English : with answers. 3rd ed. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2009. 319 p. ISBN 978-0-521-67580-2.
CARROLL, J. The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Tractors & Farm Machinery: An Informative History and Comprehensive Directory of Tractors Around the World with Full Coverage of All the Great Marques, Designers and Manufacturers. Leicester: Anness Publishing, 2013. 256 p.

Course listed in study plans for this semester:
Field of study B-AS-AM Agricultural Machinery, full-time form, initial period WS 2018/2019
 
Course listed in previous semesters: SS 2018/2019, SS 2017/2018, SS 2016/2017, SS 2015/2016, SS 2014/2015, SS 2013/2014 (and older)
Teaching place:
Brno


Last modification made by Ing. Michal Karhánek on 04/23/2020.

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