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


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Course code:
OTAJO
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:
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:
Department of Languages (FRDIS)
Faculty:
Teachers:
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)
Prerequisites:
 
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:
1.
Introduction (allowance 0/2)
2.
Waste (definition) (allowance 0/2)
3.
Environmental Impacts of Waste Disposal (allowance 0/2)
4.
Biowaste (allowance 0/2)
5.Recycling (allowance 0/2)
6.
Industrial Waste (allowance 0/2)
7.
Household Waste (allowance 0/2)
8.
Composting (allowance 0/2)
9.Incineration Plants (allowance 0/2)
10.Waste Water and Sewage Disposal Plants (allowance 0/2)
11.
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
practice
24 h
consultation
4 h
preparation for exam
18 h
preparation for regular assessment
10 h
preparation for regular testing
18 h
preparation of presentation
10 h
Total
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
Total
0 %
 
Recomended reading and other learning resources:
Basic:
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.

Recommended:
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:
Brno


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

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