Course syllabus OTAKO - English for specific Purpose (FA - WS 2019/2020)

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Course code: OTAKO
Course title in language of instruction: Odborný jazyk - Angličtina - koně
Course title in Czech: English for specific Purpose
Course title in English: English for specific Purpose
Mode of completion and number of credits: Exam (2 credits)
(1 ECTS credit = 28 hours of workload)
Mode of delivery/Timetabled classes: full-time, 0/1 (hours of lectures per week / hours of seminars per week)
Language of instruction: Czech
Level of course: master; master continuing
Semester: WS 2019/2020
Name of lecturer: Ing. Michaela Brudňáková (examiner, instructor, lecturer)
doc. Ing. Iva Jiskrová, Ph.D. (supervisor)
Ing. Eva Sobotková, Ph.D. (examiner, instructor)
Prerequisites: Horse Husbandry - specialization
Aims of the course:
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 contents:
1.Horse conformation - colours, marks (allowance 0/2)
2.Horse body conformation (allowance 0/2)
3.Breeding of horses (allowance 0/1)
4.Horse breeds (allowance 0/2)
5.Feeding and nutrition of horses (allowance 0/1)
6.Grooming, pasture management (allowance 0/1)
7.Veterinary problems and disease of horses (allowance 0/2)
8.Horse disciplines/competititons (allowance 0/1)
Learning outcomes and competences:
Generic competences:
-Ability to communicate with professionals in different field of study
-Ability to work independently
-Communication in second language
-Skilled at utilizing and processing information

Specific competences:
-A capability to exploit and apply gained knowledge of english terminology concerning horse breeding and the horse husbandry in practice
-Knowledge about management in horse husbandry
-Knowledge about principles of horse breeding
-Knowledge about technologies which are used in horse husbandry

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
     practice12 h
     preparation for exam44 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.
Recommended reading:
TypeAuthorTitlePublished inPublisherYearISBN
RQBUDRAS, K.Anatomy of the horse: an illustrated textHannoverSchlütersche20033-89993-003-7
RQCol.Nutrient requirements of horsesWashingtonNational Academy Press19890-309-03989-4
RQELLIS, A D. -- HILL, J.Nutritional physiology of the horseNottinghamNottingham University Press20051-897676-46-8
RQBARREY, E.Performance diagnosis of horsesWageningenWageningen Press1997
RQThe domestic horse: the origins, developments, and management of its behaviourCambridge, UK [u.a.Cambridge Univ. Press20050-521-81414-6
RQBOWLING, A T.The genetics of the horseWallingfordCABI Publishing20000-85199-429-6
RQKIDD, J.The Horse : The Complete guide to horse breeds and breedingLondonTiger Books International19901855010704
RQTHOMAS, H S. -- RISSANEN, J A.The horse conformation handbookNorth AdamsStorey Publishing20051-58017-558-9
RQThe horse in motionOxford, UKBlackwell Science20020-632-05137-X


Last modification made by Ing. Michal Karhánek on 04/12/2019.

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