ATP_1 English for Civil Engineering

Institute of Technology and Business in České Budějovice
summer 2018
Extent and Intensity
0/2/0. 3 credit(s). Type of Completion: z (credit).
Mgr. Libuše Turinská (seminar tutor)
Mgr. Daniel Raušer (assistant)
Mgr. Petr Sádlo (assistant)
Mgr. Karim Sidibe (assistant)
Mgr. Věra Sládková (assistant)
Guaranteed by
Ing. Jaroslav Staněk, DiS.
Lifelong learning Centre - Directorate of Study Administration and Lifelong Learning - Rector - Institute of Technology and Business in České Budějovice
Supplier department: Centre of language services - Faculty of Corporate Strategy - Rector - Institute of Technology and Business in České Budějovice
Timetable of Seminar Groups
ATP_1/CCV: Mon 9. 4. 11:25–14:35 A7, Mon 16. 4. 9:40–14:35 E7, L. Turinská
The knowledge of English language at B1 level. Recommended meeting the requirements of AJP_1 and AJP_2.
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is offered to students of any study field.
Course objectives supported by learning outcomes
The aim of the subject is the acquisition of specific language skills and knowledge focused on technical English. The acquired productive and receptive skills are in accordance with the descriptor of B1+ level of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages, including the grammar rules. After the successful completion of the course, the student masters the language skills in order to: describe professionally oriented situations, express in an efficient way the main message of an idea or problem; talk professionally about given topics related to his or her field of study. Students are able to communicate and can take an opinion on the given matter. The student uses the professional vocabulary (with only a little hesitation and using periphrasis) his/her opinion within the scale of the given topics. The student is able to maintain the discussion on the current topics and to apply his/her knowledge in practice.
  • 1.ENGINEERING - AN IMPORTANT SECTOR OF THE NATIONAL ECONOMY Introduction to Engineering 2.TECHNOLOGY ADVANCES IN A HISTORICAL CONTEXT Materials and their Properties 3.Chemical Elements, Substances, Compounds and Mixtures 4.Basic Shapes 5.Physical Units and Standards of Measurements 6. Numbers and Counting 7. Tools 8. Hybrid Cars, Cars 9.THE PROFESSIONAL TEXT - MANUFACTURING TECHNOLOGY AND MANAGEMENT 10. Traffic Signs and Four-stroke Engine 11. Robotics 12. Inventions
    required literature
  • Gálová, D. a kol. Angličtina pro strojírenské obory, Praha: Infromatorium 2008, 84 s. ISBN 978-80-7333-060-6
    recommended literature
  • MURPHY, R., Essential Grammar in Use. Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2007. 319 s. ISBN 978-0-521-67543-7
  • BÜRGER, J., Velký ekonomický slovník anglicko-český, česko-anglický. Plzeň: Fraus, 2007. 1312 s . ISBN 978-80-7238-639-0.
  • HANÁK, M. et al. Architektonický a stavební slovník anglicko-český. Plzeň : FRAUS, 1998. 721 s. ISBN 80-7238-024-9.
  • FRONEK, J., Velký anglicko-český, česko-anglický slovník. Praha: 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.
Forms of Teaching
Teaching Methods
Frontal Teaching
Group Teaching - Cooperation
Partner Teaching
Individual Work– Individual or Individualized Activity
Teaching Supported by Multimedia Technologies
Student Workload
ActivitiesNumber of Hours of Study Workload
Daily StudyCombined Study
Preparation for Seminars, Exercises, Tutorial1127
Preparation for the Final Test1015
preparation for an oral presentation5 
Attendance on Seminars/Exercises/Tutorial/Excursion2610
Assessment Methods and Assesment Rate
Test – final 70 %
Presentation 30 %
Exam conditions
Grading of the course for full-time students: First Test/Seminar Work/ … : maximum 30% (0-30 points) Final Test: maximum 70% (0-70 points) Successful graduates of the course have to get totally at least 70 points. The final test includes the questions within the range of the level B1 (not only based on the textbook) Grading of the course for part-time students: Final Test: maximum 1000% (0-100 points) Successful graduates of the course have to get totally at least 70 points. The final test includes the questions within the range of the level B1 (not only based on the textbook)
Language of instruction
Teacher's information
The course is also listed under the following terms Winter 2010, summer 2011, winter 2011, summer 2012, winter 2012, summer 2013, winter 2013, summer 2014, winter 2014, summer 2015, winter 2015, winter 2016, winter 2017, winter 2018, winter 2019, winter 2020.
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