ATP_1 English for Civil Engineering students

Institute of Technology and Business in České Budějovice
summer 2013
Extent and Intensity
0/2. 3 credit(s). Type of Completion: z (credit).
Teacher(s)
Mgr. Věra Filipová (seminar tutor)
Milan Hájek (assistant)
Guaranteed by
Mgr. Jindřiška Kraťková
Centre of language services - Faculty of Corporate Strategy - Rector - Institute of Technology and Business in České Budějovice
Prerequisites
OBOR ( CAP )
recommended meeting of the requirements of the subjects AJP_1 a AJP_2
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 B1 with a focus on professional and academic language of a studied field. The course consists of 2 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. Civil engineering - branches 2. Building materials 3. Various shape constructions and dimensions 4. Construction planning 5. Building operation - preparation and construction 6. Building operation - shapes and dimensions 7. Technical equipment of buildings, underground services and communications 8. Work with current professional texts - such as renovation of buildings 9. Work with current professional texts - such as urbanisms 10. Work with current professional texts - such as urban planning 11. Work with current professional texts - such as satellite town design 12. Work with current professional texts - such as job positions in construction 13. Work with current professional texts - such as social housing
Literature
    required literature
  • KASÍKOVÁ, S., HORKÁ, H., NIVENOVÁ, R., SEDLÁKOVÁ, V.: English for Civil Engineering. Praha : ČVUT, 2007. 181 s. ISBN 978-80-01-03786-7.
    not specified
  • HANÁK, M. et al. Architektonický a stavební slovník anglicko-český. Plzeň : FRAUS, 1998. 721 s. ISBN 80-7238-024-9.
  • 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.
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 Seminars, Exercises, Tutorial1127
Preparation for the Final Test1010
Preparation for an oral presentation55
Attendance on Seminars/Exercises/Tutorial/Excursion2610
Total:5252
Assessment Methods and Assesment Rate
presentation / oral task 20 %
credit test 80 %
Exam conditions
To write one end-term test and present one oral presentation. Test is written 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 80 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. Part-time students have the same conditions, oral part during the semester and written part at the end of the course .
Language of instruction
Czech
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
The course can also be completed outside the examination period.
The course is also listed under the following terms Winter 2010, summer 2011, winter 2011, summer 2012, winter 2012, winter 2013, summer 2014, winter 2014, summer 2015, winter 2015, winter 2016, winter 2017, summer 2018, winter 2018, winter 2019.
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