Course syllabus OTAKO - English for specific Purpose (FA - WS 2017/2018)

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Course code:
Course title in Czech:
English for specific Purpose
Course title in English: English for specific Purpose
Semester: WS 2017/2018
Mode of completion and number of credits: Exam (2 credits)
Mode of delivery and timetabled classes: full-time, 0/1 (hours of lectures per week / hours of seminars per week)
Level of course: master; master continuing
Course type: required
Type of delivery:
Mode of delivery for our mobility students abroad:
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Language of instruction:
Course supervisor:
Course supervising department:
Teachers: doc. Ing. Iva Jiskrová, Ph.D. (supervisor)
Timetable in this semester:
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Aim of the course and learning outcomes:
Aims of the course:
- Ability to express opinion about the issues
- ability to oral and written summarizing in English
- Ability to summarizing specific title in foreing language
- ability to listening in foreing language
Course content:
Horse conformation - colours, marks (allowance 0/2)
2.Horse body conformation (allowance 0/2)
Breeding of horses (allowance 0/1)
Horse breeds (allowance 0/2)
Feeding and nutrition of horses (allowance 0/1)
Grooming, pasture management (allowance 0/1)
Veterinary problems and disease of horses (allowance 0/2)
8.Horse disciplines/competititons (allowance 0/1)
Learning activities and teaching methods:
Type of teaching methodDaily attendance
12 h
preparation for exam
44 h
Total56 h
Assessment methods:
Evaluation of participation in seminars (80%), final tests in duration 30 minutes (60% of the total mark), written final examination in duration 40 minutes.
Assessment criteria ratio:
Requirement type
Daily attendance
Total0 %
Recomended reading and other learning resources:
BUDRAS, K. Anatomy of the horse: an illustrated text. 4th ed. Hannover: Schlütersche, 2003. 135 p. ISBN 3-89993-003-7.
Col. Nutrient requirements of horses. 5th ed. Washington: National Academy Press, 1989. 100 p. Nutrient Requirements of Domestic Animals. ISBN 0-309-03989-4.
ELLIS, A D. -- HILL, J. Nutritional physiology of the horse. Nottingham: Nottingham University Press, 2005. 361 p. ISBN 1-897676-46-8.
BARREY, E. Performance diagnosis of horses. Wageningen: Wageningen Press, 1997. 96 p.
The domestic horse: the origins, developments, and management of its behaviour. Cambridge, UK [u.a.: Cambridge Univ. Press, 2005. 249 p. ISBN 0-521-81414-6.
BOWLING, A T. The genetics of the horse. Wallingford: CABI Publishing, 2000. 527 p. ISBN 0-85199-429-6.
KIDD, J. The Horse : The Complete guide to horse breeds and breeding. London: Tiger Books International, 1990. 208 p. ISBN 1855010704.
THOMAS, H S. -- RISSANEN, J A. The horse conformation handbook. North Adams: Storey Publishing, 2005. 387 p. ISBN 1-58017-558-9.
The horse in motion. Oxford, UK: Blackwell Science, 2002. 197 p. ISBN 0-632-05137-X.

Course listed in study plans for this semester:
Field of study C-AP-HHA Horse Breeding and Rural Tourism, full-time form, initial period WS 2016/2017
Course listed in previous semesters:
Teaching place: Brno

Last modification made by Ing. Michal Karhánek on 06/26/2017.

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