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Course syllabus B-AJ1 - English Language 1 (FEEIT - WS 2018/2019)

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University: Slovak University of Technology in Bratislava
Course unit code:
Course unit title:
English Language 1
Mode of delivery, planned learning activities and teaching methods:
seminar2 hours weekly (on-site method)

Credits allocated:
Recommended semester/trimester:
Applied Informatics - bachelor (compulsory), 1. semester
Automotive Mechatronics - bachelor (compulsory), 1. semester
Electrical Engineering - bachelor (compulsory), 1. semester
Electrical Power Engineering - bachelor (compulsory), 1. semester
Electronics - bachelor (compulsory), 1. semester
Nuclear and Physical Engineering - bachelor (compulsory), 1. semester
Robotics and Cybernetics - bachelor (compulsory), 1. semester
Telecommunications - bachelor (compulsory), 1. semester
Level of study:
Prerequisites for registration:
Assesment methods:
credit - 2 successfully passed tests - min. 28 points - 56% each
Learning outcomes of the course unit:
To develop students' communicative competence with respect to their academic and professional needs. After having completed the course, the students should be able to: talk about general and professional topics in the form of spontaneous dialogue and prepared monologue, correctly and appropriately react to the information they hear in speaking, read and understand specialist literature, communicate politely, maintain intercultural spoken and written communication.
Course contents:
Grammatical and lexical structures: usage of verb tenses, frequently used propositions and phrasal verbs, differences between general and specialist language, differences in usage of formal and informal language, terminology in electrical engineering and IT.
Writing skill: instructions, definitions.
Reading comprehension: reading for gist and study reading, reading for finding specific information, guessing meaning from context.
Speaking: dialogue on specialist and social occasions.
Recommended or required reading:
OLEJNICZAK, M. -- BONAMY, D. English for Information Technology: Vocational English Course Book 1. Edinburgh : Pearson Education Limited, 2011. 79 p. ISBN 978-1-4082-6996-1.
OLEJNICZAK, M. -- BONAMY, D. English for Information Technology 1.  [CD-ROM]. 2011.

Adrian Doff, Christopher Jones: Language in Use Beginner. Cambridge University Press 1999, ISBN 0 521 62707 9, ISBN 0 521 62705 2
Úroveň D : GLENDINNING, E. H. -- MCEWAN, J. Oxford English for Information Technology : Teacher´s guide. 1. vyd. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. 133 s. ISBN 0-19-457376-1

Language of instruction:
Courses evaluation:
Assessed students in total: 2366

85,0 %
15,0 %
Name of lecturer(s):
PaedDr. Andrea Dawson (examiner, instructor)
Mgr. Eva Karasová (examiner, instructor)
Mgr. Jana Matiašovská (examiner, instructor) - english
Mgr. Daniela Ondroušková (examiner, instructor) - english
PhDr. Ivan Podpera (examiner, instructor) - english
PhDr. Ľubica Rovanová, PhD. (examiner, instructor, person responsible for course) - english
Last modification:
8. 10. 2018
PhDr. Ľubica Rovanová, PhD. and programme supervisor

Last modification made by RNDr. Marian Puškár on 10/08/2018.

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