Course syllabus OTAJZ - English for specific Purpose (FA - SS 2014/2015)Help


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Course code:
OTAJZ
Course title in Czech:
English for specific Purpose
Course title in English:
English for specific Purpose
Semester: SS 2014/2015
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: Bc. Ing. Eva Sapáková, Ph.D.
Course supervising department:
Faculty:
Teachers:
Mgr. Lea Hasíková (examiner, instructor)
Ing. Joany Lizet Hernandez Kong (examiner, instructor)
RNDr. Mgr. Miroslav Horák, Ph.D. (examiner, instructor)
Mgr. Petr Novák (examiner, instructor)
Bc. Ing. Eva Sapáková, Ph.D. (examiner, instructor, lecturer, supervisor, tutor)
Ing. Nahanga Verter, Ph.D. (examiner, instructor)
Prerequisites:
 
Timetable in this semester:
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Aim of the course and learning outcomes:
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.
Sub-goals:
Ability to express opinions about the issues.
Ability to summarize professional text
Oral/ written summarizing skills
Ability to listening comprehension of professional texts
Reading comprehension
Developing academic writing skills
 
Course content:
1.The Plant and Their Functions (allowance 0/2)
2.
The Life Cycle of a Plant (allowance 0/2)
3.DNA and The Genetic Code (allowance 0/2)
4.
Reproduction (allowance 0/2)
5.
The Digestive System of Farm Animals (allowance 0/2)
6.
Breeding (allowance 0/2)
7.
The Control of Plant Diseases (allowance 0/2)
8.Food Requirements (allowance 0/2)
9.
Feedingstuffs (allowance 0/2)
10.
The Origin and Composition of Soil (allowance 0/2)
11.Introduction to Crop Science (allowance 0/2)
12.
Students' Presentations (allowance 0/2)
Learning activities and teaching methods:
Type of teaching method
Daily attendance
practice24 h
consultation
7 h
preparation for exam
15 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 type
Daily attendance
Total
0 %
 
Recomended reading and other learning resources:
Basic:
VORÁČEK, J. Zemědělská angličtina. 1st ed. Praha: Profi Press, 2004. 360 p. ISBN 80-86726-08-8.
HORÁK, M. -- RŮŽIČKOVÁ, G. -- KOCOURKOVÁ, B. -- SAPÁKOVÁ, E. -- KAVENSKÁ, V. -- GRANDA CRUZ, L. -- ŠKRABÁKOVÁ, L. -- TOURNON, J. -- ROSERO ALPALA, M G. -- FORERO PINTO, L E. -- ROSERO, A. -- CASTRO PINEDA, N A. -- BELTRÁN ZAPATA, G D. -- HALBICH, M. -- MINERO ORTEGA, F. -- SOBIECKI, J F. -- AMIROVA, E. A Reader in Ethnobotany and Phytotherapy. 1st ed. Brno: Mendel University in Brno, 2014. 191 p. Folia Universitatis Agriculturae et Silviculturae Mendelianae Brunensis, ISSN 1803-2109 ; vol. 7 (2014), no. 6. ISBN 978-80-7509-157-4.
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.
SAPÁKOVÁ, E. -- ŠEFROVÁ, H. -- HŘIVNA, L. -- HASÍKOVÁ, L. -- BITTNER, V. Nutrition,Pests and Pathogens of Sugar Beet. 1st ed. Brno: Mendel University in Brno, 2014. 78 p. Folia Universitatis Agriculturae et Silviculturae Mendelianae Brunensis, ISSN 1803-2109 ; vol. 7 (2014), no. 4. ISBN 978-80-7509-143-7.
Agriculture, hydrology, and water quality. Wallingford: CABI Publishing, 502 p. ISBN 0-85199-545-4.

Recommended:
Doporučené studijní materiály/zdroje pro studenty video/audio nahrávky odborného zaměření články z odborných časopisů/publikací internet R. Murphy, English Grammar in Use M. Hewings, Advanced Grammar in Use

Course listed in study plans for this semester:
Field of study B-AGB-PP Plant Production, full-time form, initial period WS 2013/2014
Field of study B-AGB-GA General Agriculture, full-time form, initial period WS 2013/2014
Field of study B-PPR-PPR Plant Protection, full-time form, initial period WS 2013/2014
Field of study B-AGB-PB Plant Biotechnology, full-time form, initial period WS 2013/2014
Field of study B-AGE-ABU Agribusiness, full-time form, initial period WS 2013/2014
Field of study B-AB-AB Animal Breeding, full-time form, initial period WS 2013/2014
 
Course listed in previous semesters:
Teaching place: Brno


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