ATP_1 English for Civil Engineering students

Institute of Technology and Business in České Budějovice
summer 2011
Extent and Intensity
0/2. 3 credit(s). Type of Completion: z (credit).
Teacher(s)
Mgr. Ivana Jílková (seminar tutor)
Mgr. Zdeněk Caha, Ph.D., MBA, MSc. (assistant)
Guaranteed by
Mgr. Jindřiška Kraťková
Centre of language services - Faculty of Corporate Strategy - Rector - Institute of Technology and Business in České Budějovice
Timetable of Seminar Groups
ATP_1/01: Tue 9:55–11:25 E7, I. Jílková
ATP_1/02: Tue 13:50–15:20 B3, I. Jílková
Prerequisites (in Czech)
AJP_2 English as the First Language II
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is offered to students of any study field.
Course objectives supported by learning outcomes
The expected entry level of students is A2/B1 according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages. The output level is B2 with a focus on professional and academic language of a studied field. The course consists of 4 modules that head towards the fixed output level. Module 1 The target of the course is a gradual development of communicative skills needed for engineering practice in the construction industry. The basic premise is the technical terminology active management of a studied field in a range of specified thematic areas. The emphasis is placed on the development of dialogic skills, understanding of the professional texts and communication skills associated with presenting technical topics from the construction.
Syllabus
  • 1. Building 2. Building design 3. Shapes and dimensions 4. Parts of a building 5. Architectural engineering 6. Urban planning 7. Construction process 8. Architectural styles 9. Bridges 10. Traffic 11. Transport 12. Railway, tunnels 13. Air transport
Literature
    required literature
  • KASÍKOVÁ, S., HORKÁ, H., SEDLÁKOVÁ, V., VOBECKÁ, M. English for Civil Engineering. Praha : ČVUT, 2005. 182 s. ISBN 80-01-02602-7.
    not specified
  • SOARS, L., SOARS, J. New Headway Intermediate. Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2007. 159 s. ISBN 9780194387507.
  • FRONEK, J. Velký anglicko-český česko-anglický slovník. Voznice : LEDA 2007. 1523 s. ISBN 978-80-7335-114-4.
  • JÍLKOVÁ, I., ŠULISTOVÁ, J. Study Materials for Civil Engineering English I. 1. vydání. České Budějovice : Vysoká škola technická a ekonomická v Českých Budějovicích, 2010. 36 s. ISBN 978-80-87278-45-1.
  • JÍLKOVÁ, I., ŠULISTOVÁ, J. Study Materials for Civil Engineering II. České Budějovice : Vysoká škola technická a ekonomická v Českých Budějovicích, 2010. 36 s. ISBN 978-80-87278-46-8.
  • HANÁK, M. et al. Architektonický a stavební slovník anglicko-český. Plzeň : FRAUS, 1998. 721 s. ISBN 80-7238-024-9.
  • MURPHY, R. English Grammar in Use. Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2006. 379 s. ISBN 0-521-53762-2.
  • HOLLET, V., SYDES, J. Tech Talk Intermediate.Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2009. 119 s. ISBN 978-019-457541-6.
  • WHITE, L. Engineering. Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2006. 120 s. ISBN 019-438827-6.
  • MURPHY, R. English Grammar in Use. Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2006. 379 s. ISBN 0-521-53762-2.
  • ELMAN, J., MICHALÍČEK, V. Anglicko-český technický slovník. Praha : Sabotáles. 2002. 1317 s. ISBN 978-80-85920-92-1.
Forms of Teaching
Seminar
Tutorial
Consultation
Teaching Methods
Frontal Teaching
Group Teaching - Cooperation
Individual Work– Individual or Individualized Activity
Teaching Supported by Multimedia Technologies
E-learning
Student Workload
ActivitiesNumber of Hours of Study Workload
Daily StudyCombined Study
Preparation for the Mid-term Test1010
Preparation for Seminars, Exercises, Tutorial1127
Preparation for an oral presentation55
Attendance on Seminars/Exercises/Tutorial/Excursion2610
Total:5252
Assessment Methods and Assesment Rate
presentation / oral task 20 %
midterm test 40 %
midterm test 40 %
Exam conditions
To write two tests and present one oral presentation. Test 1 is written in the first half of the semester, test 2 at the end of the semester. The oral presentation is held in accordance with the schedule set by the teacher of the course. The score corresponds to the percentage ratio of assessment methods (the oral speech maximum of 20 points, test 1 maximum of 40 points and test 2 40 points, maximum of all parts 100 points). For the successful completion of the course, the students have to achieve at least 70%, or 70 points from all parts.

There is a possibility of writing these two tests during one lesson due to the time possibilities for the students of the combine study. However, the the number of the requireed points is the same (2 x 40 points).

Language of instruction
Czech
Further Comments
The course can also be completed outside the examination period.
The course is also listed under the following terms Winter 2010, winter 2011, summer 2012, winter 2012, summer 2013, winter 2013, summer 2014, winter 2014, summer 2015, winter 2015, winter 2016, winter 2017, summer 2018, winter 2018, winter 2019.
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