Course syllabus OTAJA - English for specific Purpose (FA - SS 2017/2018)Help

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Course code:
Course title in Czech: English for specific Purpose
Course title in English:
English for specific Purpose
SS 2017/2018
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:
Course type: optional
Type of delivery:
Mode of delivery for our mobility students abroad:
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Language of instruction:
Course supervisor:
Course supervising department:
Teachers: Mgr. Lea Hasíková (examiner, instructor, lecturer)
RNDr. Mgr. Miroslav Horák, Ph.D. (tutor)
Mgr. Petr Novák (examiner, instructor, lecturer)
Bc. Ing. Eva Sapáková, Ph.D. (examiner, instructor, supervisor, tutor)
Ing. Nahanga Verter, Ph.D. (examiner, instructor)
Prerequisites: English - Exam or World Language - English Intermediate Course 2 or World Language - English Advanced Course 2
Timetable in this semester:
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Aim of the course and learning outcomes:
Ability to express opinion about the issues.
Oral/ written summarizing.
Listening - comprehension.
Reading - comprehension.
Course content:
Eco-Farming (allowance 0/2)
Animal Welfare (allowance 0/2)
Biofuels (allowance 0/2)
4.Global Food Supplies (allowance 0/2)
Soil quality (allowance 0/2)
6.Cloning (allowance 0/2)
7.Wind Power (allowance 0/2)
Genetic Modification (allowance 0/2)
Magic Plants (allowance 0/2)
10.Soil Erosion (allowance 0/2)
11.Green Belt Land (allowance 0/2)
Land Consolidation (allowance 0/2)
Assessment (allowance 0/2)
Evaluation (allowance 0/2)
Learning activities and teaching methods:
Type of teaching method
Daily attendance
28 h
3 h
preparation for exam
15 h
preparation for regular assessment10 h
preparation for regular testing
18 h
preparation of presentation
10 h
84 h
Assessment methods:
Compulsory 80% participation. Written and oral exam. The course is completed with a written test and oral exam. It assesses the participation in exercises. Written test: 60-minute written test (minimum score of 65%) in a given specialized topics. Oral exam: The student should achieve the ability to work with specialized texts his field of study - reading comprehension, text translation, reproduction / interpretation of the text. Furthermore, the student should acquire the skills of oral communication and writing abilities in their field of study.
Assessment criteria ratio:
Requirement type
Daily attendance
Total0 %
Recomended reading and other learning resources:
GLIESSMAN, S R. Agroecology: The Ecology of Sustainable Food Systems. Boca Raton: CRC Press, 2007. 384 p. ISBN 0-8493-2845-4.
SAPÁKOVÁ, E. -- ŠEFROVÁ, H. -- HASÍKOVÁ, L. -- HORKÝ, P. -- HŘIVNA, L. -- HORÁK, M. Garlic pests and their influence on yield in regional agricultural areas. 1st ed. Brno: Mendel University in Brno, 2014. 68 p. Folia Universitatis Agriculturae et Silviculturae Mendelianae Brunensis, ISSN 1803-2109 ; vol. 7 (2014), no. 2. ISBN 978-80-7509-036-2.

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.

Course listed in study plans for this semester:
Field of study B-AS-LCS Land consolidation and soil, full-time form, initial period WS 2016/2017
Field of study B-AS-AE Agroecology, full-time form, initial period WS 2016/2017
Course listed in previous semesters:
SS 2019/2020, SS 2018/2019, 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 10/01/2018.

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