Course syllabus JE2 - English 2, EI (FBE - Sklad PEF)

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Course code: JE2
Course title in language of instruction: English 2, EI
Course title in Czech: English 2, EI
Course title in English: English 2, EI
Mode of completion and number of credits: Exam (2 credits)
(1 ECTS credit = 28 hours of workload)
Mode of delivery/Timetabled classes: full-time, 0/2 (hours of lectures per week / hours of seminars per week)
Language of instruction: English
Level of course: bachelor
Semester: -- item not defined --
Name of lecturer: Tereza Formáčková (supervisor)
Prerequisites: English 1, EI
Aims of the course:
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 contents:
1.The World Wide Web (allowance 0/2)
a.phrasal verbs

2.Websites (allowance 0/2)
a.gerunds and infinitives

3.Communications Systems (allowance 0/2)
a.indirect questions

4.Computing Support (allowance 0/2)
a.-ing clauses, cause and effect

5.Data Security 1 (allowance 0/2)

6.Data Security 2 (allowance 0/2)
a.passive voice

7.Software Engineering (allowance 0/2)

8.People in Computing (allowance 0/2)
a.indirect speech

9.Recent Developments in IT (allowance 0/2)
a.relative clauses

10.The Future of IT (allowance 0/2)

11.Revision (allowance 0/2)
a.numerals, compound nouns

12.Revision (allowance 0/2)
a.revision of vocabulary and grammar

13.Revision (allowance 0/2)
a.revision of the topics for the oral exam

14.Summary Test (allowance 0/2) test

Learning outcomes and competences:
Generic competences:
-Ability to work in international context
-Capacity to learn
-Communication in second language
-General knowledge
-Work in team

Specific competences:
-Student can ask for and search detailed information in a foreign language and pass the information as well.
-Student can participate in intermediate interactions in a foreign language.
-Student can understand intermediate texts written in a foreign language and create them.
-Student can write a letter or an email in a foreign language.
-Student masters intermediate vocabulary and phrases in a foreign language.
-Student understands intermediate grammar structures of a foreign language.

Type of course unit: required
Year of study: Not applicable - the subject could be chosen at anytime during the course of the programme.
Work placement: There is no compulsory work placement in the course unit.
Recommended study modules: -
Learning activities and study load (hours of study load):
Type of teaching methodDaily attendance
Direct teaching
     practice28 h
     preparation for exam7 h
     preparation for regular assessment14 h
     preparation for regular testing7 h
Total56 h
Assessment methods:
In the continuous assessment students have to gain a minimum of 60 points out of a maximum of 100 points to be awarded credit and be admitted to the oral exam. 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. After the credit award students are admitted to the oral exam testing their speaking skills (fluency, accuracy, range of vocabulary, pronunciation). Students have a dictionary at their disposal during the preparation time. The duration of the preparation is 15 minutes. The exam lasts 15 minutes. The minimum to pass is 60% out of the maximum 100%. Students are assigned a final grade A-F. The seminar attendance is compulsory. Absent students must carry out an assigned specialist writing task on a given topic.
Recommended reading:
TypeAuthorTitlePublished inPublisherYearISBN
RQGLENDINNING, E H. -- MCEWAN, J.Oxford English for Information TechnologyOxfordOxford University Press2006978-0-19-457492-1
RQLATHAM-KOENIG, C. -- OXENDEN, C.New English File Intermediate Student's BookOxford University PressOxford2007978-0-194-51910-6
REMURPHY, R.English Grammar in UseCambridgeCambridge University Press200405-2153-762-2
REESTERAS, S R.Infotech English for Computer UsersCambridgeCambridge University Press20080-521-7-0301-8
REHYNEK, J.Anglicko-český a česko-anglický slovník výpočetní techniky a informačních technologií = English-Czech Czech-English dictionary of computer science and information technologyPlzeňFraus200080-7238-070-2
REKŘÍŽ, J.Velký frekvenční slovník počítačů 2003OstravaMontanex200280-7225-094-9
REAnglicko-český, česko-anglický velký slovník: ...nejen pro překladateleLingea2010978-80-87062-85-2


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