Course syllabus OJA - Professional Terminology - English (FH - WS 2016/2017)Help


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Course code:
OJA
Course title in Czech:
Professional Terminology - English
Course title in English:
Professional Terminology - English
Semester:
WS 2016/2017
Mode of completion and number of credits: Fulfillment of requirements (1 credit)
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, supervisor)
Prerequisites:
 
Timetable in this semester:
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Aim of the course and learning outcomes:
The course is focused on developing of oral and written communication skills, both heard and written text comprehension, fixation of grammar knowledge and extension of horticulture vocabulary, analysing athentic texts and learning and using professional collocation, e.g. hollow stalk, taproot, budding, grafting, hydrophonics, indicator of the state of the environment etc.
 
Course content:
1.
University Presentation, presentation of all uni faculties (allowance 0/0)
 
a.
KEY WORDS: exam, credit, fail, succeed, compulsory subject, optional subject, semester, qualification, results, graduate

2.Horticulture and related fields (allowance 0/0)
 
a.KEY WORDS:
floriculture, olericulture, pomology, annuals, biennials and perennials, improvement, failure

3.
Gardens, Types of gardens (allowance 0/0)
 
a.
KEY WOWRDS:
terrace with pergola, lawn, fence, hedgerow, garage with a shed, trellis with climbing roses, compost heap, ornamental garden, vegetable garden, utility garden, resting garden, rockery

4.
Plants (allowance 0/0)
 
a.
KEY WORDS:
kingdom, branch, divisíon, class, order, family, genus, species, coniferous tree, broadleved tree, deciduous tree, vascular plant, angiosperm, gymnosperm, moss

5.
Woody plants (allowance 0/0)
 
a.KEY WORDS:
locust, monkey puzzle, field maple, elder, pine, birch, beech, cedar, holly, cypress, oak, eukalyptus, fig, hornbeam, hawthorn, firethorn, juniper, ash, jasmine, maple, sycamore, fir, rowan, elm, horse chestnut, snowball

6.
Fruit and vegetables (allowance 0/0)
 
a.
KEY WORDS:
apricot, peach, gooseberry, mulberry, greengage, grapes, currant, orange, strawberry, raspberry, cabbage, radish, chicory, pepper, garlic, carrot, lettuce, spinach, potato, cauliflower, onion, bean

7.
Garden flowers (allowance 0/0)
 
a.KEY WORDS:
rose, tulip, lilly of the valley, carnation, crocus, dahlia, daffodil, chrysanthemum, susceptible, space, cane, soak, bury, effort, plentiful, mound, spring bulb, cutting compost, surface of the compost

8.
Herbs (allowance 0/0)
 
a.
KEY WORDS:
aniseed, basil, caraway, wormwood, pepper, parsley, rosemary, garden cress, savory, cinnamon, hyssop, ginger, dill, oregano, nutmeg, lovage, horseradish, well-drained soil, culinary use, curative effects, dry, ornamental feature

9.
Landscape (allowance 0/0)
 
a.
KEY WORDS:
mountain, glacier,foothill, valley, swamp, brook, meadow, forest, cliff, waterfall, stones, bank, lake, island, volcano, canyon, slope, ridge, river, field

10.
Plant nutrition (allowance 0/0)
 
a.
KEY WORDS:
boron, chlorine, potassium, nitrogen, phosphorus, oxygen, magnesium, manganese, copper, molybdenum, sulphur, carbon, calciun, hydrogen, zinc,iron, gradual dying of fruit trees, acid heath peat, chlorosis

11.
Plant troubles (allowance 0/0)
 
a.
KEY WORDS:
anthracnose, apple scrab, apple sucker, bark beetle, black leg, blight, grey mould, cabbage butterfly, cabbage root fly, milepede, codling moth, eelworm, leaf-curl, leaf-spot, pea midge, peach scale, plum fruit moth, plum pox virus/sharka, mildew, sawfly, scale, thrips, tortix, vine weevil, whitefly, curling of leaves, fruits affected by mould, foliage, rot caused by a fungus,

12.
Final test (allowance 0/0)
Learning activities and teaching methods:
Type of teaching method
Daily attendance
practice
24 h
preparation for regular testing
4 h
Total
28 h
 
Assessment methods:
credit test
Students will write a final test (70%)
80% attendance
 
Assessment criteria ratio:
Requirement type
Daily attendance
Total
0 %
 
Recomended reading and other learning resources:
Basic:
JANÁSKOVÁ, P. English for horticulture and landscape architecture. 1st ed. Brno: Mendelova zemědělská a lesnická univerzita v Brně, 2002. 199 p. ISBN 80-7157-609-3.
DOSTÁLKOVÁ, J. Anglicko-český zahradnický slovník: [Investice do rozvoje vzdělávání, reg.č.: CZ1.07/2.2.00/15.0084]. Průhonice: Výzkumný ústav okrasného zahradnictví, 1992. 56 p. ISBN 80-85116-05-7.
Česko-anglický zahradnický slovník: [Investice do rozvoje vzdělávání, reg.č.: CZ1.07/2.2.00/15.0084]. Průhonice: VÚOZ, 1995. 49 p. ISBN 80-85116-07-3.
HÁJKOVÁ, J. et al. Anglicko-český a česko-anglický slovník ekologie a životního prostředí = English-Czech and Czech-English environmental dictionary. 1st ed. Olomouc: Fontána, 1998. 598 p. Lexicon Pragensis. ISBN 80-86179-11-7.
Anglicko-český zemědělský slovník. Praha: Ústav vědeckotechnických informací pro zemědělství, 1992. 170 p.
MURPHY, R. Essential grammar in use : a self-study reference and practice book for elementary students of English : with answers. 2nd ed. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1998. 300 p. ISBN 0-521-52932-8-.

Course listed in study plans for this semester:
Field of study B-HE-H Horticulture, full-time form, initial period WS 2015/2016
Field of study B-LSA-LA Landscape Architecture, full-time form, initial period WS 2015/2016
Field of study B-LSA-LR Landscape Realizations, full-time form, initial period WS 2015/2016
 
Course listed in previous semesters:
WS 2020/2021, WS 2019/2020, SS 2018/2019, WS 2018/2019, WS 2017/2018, WS 2015/2016 (and older)
Teaching place:
Brno, Lednice


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