ATP_1 English for Civil Engineering students

Institute of Technology and Business in České Budějovice
winter 2015
Extent and Intensity
0/2. 3 credit(s). Type of Completion: z (credit).
Teacher(s)
Mgr. Pavlína Bartušková (seminar tutor)
Mgr. Dana Gálová (seminar tutor)
PhDr. Jan Gregor, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Mgr. Jitka Janoušková (seminar tutor)
Mgr. Jindřiška Kraťková (seminar tutor)
Mgr. Daniel Raušer (seminar tutor)
Mgr. Petr Sádlo (seminar tutor)
Mgr. Karim Sidibe (seminar tutor)
Mgr. David Studenovský, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Mgr. Elena Tomášková (seminar tutor)
Mgr. Libuše Turinská (seminar tutor)
Bc. David Šilha (assistant)
Guaranteed by
Mgr. Libuše Turinská
Centre of language services - Faculty of Corporate Strategy - Rector - Institute of Technology and Business in České Budějovice
Timetable of Seminar Groups
ATP_1/K11: Sat 10. 10. 13:05–14:35 B2, 14:50–16:20 B2, Sat 19. 12. 11:25–12:55 B2, 13:05–14:35 B2, 14:50–16:20 B2, L. Turinská
ATP_1/S01: Wed 8:00–9:30 B3, L. Turinská
ATP_1/S02: Tue 16:30–18:00 A4, L. Turinská
ATP_1/S03: Tue 13:05–14:35 D616, L. Turinská
ATP_1/TS01: Wed 18:10–19:40 A219, D. Studenovský
Prerequisites
AJP_2 English as the First Language II
The knowledge of Englich language at B1 level. Recommended meeting of the requirements of the subjects AJP_1, 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 the professionaly focused language skills and knowledge. 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 grammatical 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 essence of the idea or the problem; - talk professionally about the given topics. The student is 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 the periphrastic forms) 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.
Syllabus
  • 1. a,ENGINEERING - AN IMPORTANT SECTOR OF THE NATIONAL ECONOMY b,Introduction to Engineering 2. a,TECHNOLOGY ADVANCES IN A HISTORICAL CONTEXT b,Materials and their Properties 3. a,THE STRUCTURE OF AN INDUSTRIAL ENTERPRISE b,Chemical Elements, Substances, Compounds and Mixtures 4. a,THE MANAGEMENT OF A SELECTED ENGINEERING PLANT b,Basic Shapes 5. a,WORK SAFETY IN A FACTORY b,Physical Units and Standards of Measurements 6. a,LOOKING FOR WORK IN AN INDUSTRIAL COMPANY b,Numbers and Counting 7. a,THE STATISTICS OF AN INDUSTRIAL ENTERPRISE; THE DESCRIPTION AND INTERPRETATION OF GRAPHS b,Tools 8. a,WORKING WITH CURRENT PROFESSIONAL TEXTS FROM THE FIELD OF ENGINEERING; THE TRAINING IN PROCESSING TEXTS AND DETAILED UNDERSTANDING, STUDENT PRESENTATIONS b,Hybrid Cars 9. a,THE PROFESSIONAL TEXT - MANUFACTURING TECHNOLOGY AND MANAGEMENT b,The Car 10. a,PROFESSIONAL TEXTS - FOUNDRY TECHNOLOGY b,Traffic Signs and Four-stroke Engine 11. a,TECHNICAL ORAL COMMUNICATION b,Robotics 12. a,TECHNICAL WRITTEN COMMUNICATION b,Inventions 13. a,THE ENGINEERING FAIR – THE PRESENTATION OF ENGINEERING COMPANY PRINCIPLES b,Revision
Literature
    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.
  • FRONEK, J., Velký anglicko-český, česko-anglický slovník. Praha: Leda, 2007. 1523 s. ISBN 978-80-7335-114-4.
  • 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 Test1015
Preparation for an oral presentation5 
Attendance on Seminars/Exercises/Tutorial/Excursion2610
Total:5252
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
Czech
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
The course can also be completed outside the examination period.
Teacher's information
https://is.vstecb.cz/auth/el/5610/leto2014/ASP_1/index.qwarp
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 2016, winter 2017, summer 2018, winter 2018, winter 2019.
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