Course syllabus OTAJO - 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
Semester: 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: bachelor
Course type:
Type of delivery:
Mode of delivery for our mobility students abroad:
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Language of instruction:
Course supervisor:
Course supervising department:
Department of Languages (FRDIS)
Mgr. Lea Hasíková (examiner, instructor)
Mgr. Petr Novák (examiner, instructor)
Bc. Ing. Eva Sapáková, Ph.D. (examiner, instructor, supervisor)
Ing. Nahanga Verter, Ph.D. (examiner, instructor)
Timetable in this semester:
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Aim of the course and learning outcomes:
The expanding and consolidation of existing language knowledge gained by studying and improving communication and presentation skills of students in a foreign language. 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.
Course content:
Introduction (allowance 0/2)
Waste (definition) (allowance 0/2)
Environmental Impacts of Waste Disposal (allowance 0/2)
Biowaste (allowance 0/2)
5.Recycling (allowance 0/2)
Industrial Waste (allowance 0/2)
Household Waste (allowance 0/2)
Composting (allowance 0/2)
9.Incineration Plants (allowance 0/2)
10.Waste Water and Sewage Disposal Plants (allowance 0/2)
Waste Dumps in EU and Other Countries (allowance 0/2)
12.Hazardous Waste (allowance 0/2)
Learning activities and teaching methods:
Type of teaching methodDaily attendance
24 h
4 h
preparation for exam
18 h
preparation for regular assessment
10 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 typeDaily attendance
0 %
Recomended reading and other learning resources:
SCHWARTZ, L J. -- RHYNER, C R. -- WENGER, R B. Waste Management and Resource Recovery. Florida: CRC Press, 1995. 544 p. ISBN 0-87371-572-1.
SWAN, M. -- WALTER, C. The new Cambridge English course: student. 26th ed. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2004. 136 p. ISBN 0-521-37637-8.
Dictionary of water and waste management. 1st ed. Oxford: Butterworth Heinemann, 2002. 439 p. ISBN 0-7506-4638-1.
SMITH, P G. -- SCOTT, J S. Dictionary of water and waste management. 2nd ed. Oxford: Butterworth-Heinemann, 2005. 486 p. ISBN 0-7506-6525-4-.
SMITH, P G. -- SCOTT, J S. Dictionary of water and waste management. 2nd ed. Oxford: Butterworth-Heinemann, 2005. 486 p. ISBN 1-84339-103-1.

The Oxford-Duden Pictorial English Dictionary. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. 820 p. Oxford References. ISBN 0-19-864155-9.

Course listed in study plans for this semester:
Field of study B-WT-WM Waste Management, 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:

Last modification made by Ing. Michal Karhánek on 10/01/2018.

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