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Course syllabus 283145_BDP - Foreign Languages for Technical Communication (An) (FME - SS 2019/2020)


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University: Slovak University of Technology in Bratislava
Faculty: Faculty of Mechanical Engineering
Course unit code: 283145_BDP
Course unit title: Foreign Languages for Technical Communication (An)
Mode of delivery, planned learning activities and teaching methods:
lecture18 hours per semester of study (combined method)
seminar2 hours weekly (on-site method)

 
Credits allocated: 1
 
Recommended semester/trimester: Applied Mechanics and Mechatronics - bachelor (semi-compulsory), 2. semester
Applied Mechanics and Mechatronics (in english language) - bachelor (semi-compulsory), 2. semester
Automation and Informatics of Machines and Processes - bachelor (semi-compulsory), 2. semester
Automobiles and Mobile Production Machines - bachelor (semi-compulsory), 2. semester
Automobiles and Mobile Production Machines (in english language) - bachelor (semi-compulsory), 2. semester
Environmental Manufacturing Technologies - bachelor (semi-compulsory), 2. semester
Environmental Protection Technologies - bachelor (semi-compulsory), 2. semester
Measurement and Quality Management in Mechnical Engineering - bachelor (semi-compulsory), 2. semester
Measurement and Quality Management in Mechnical Engineering (in english language) - bachelor (semi-compulsory), 2. semester
Production Processes and Materials - bachelor (semi-compulsory), 2. semester
Production Processes and Materials (in english language) - bachelor (semi-compulsory), 2. semester
Thermal Power Engineering Machinery and Equipment - bachelor (semi-compulsory), 2. semester
Operational Technician of Transport and Production Technology - bachelor (optional), 2. semester
Level of study: 1.
Prerequisites for registration: none
 
Assesment methods:
Tests - oral and written. Homeworks and assignments. Short oral presentations.
 
Learning outcomes of the course unit:
The student should be able to communicate in English on basic topics, using proper language skills. The goal is to achieve the unification of the students' knowledge from different types of schools. Introduction to ESP studies. Fundamental terminology of technical language, focused on Mechanical Engineering.
 
Course contents:
Revision of basic grammar and vocabulary. Broadening vocabulary with basic technical terms, explaining specific syntactic structures. Developing fluency in everyday situations. Training reading and listening with comprehension.
Recommended topics: Education in GB and in Slovakia. Life at universities, STU and its faculties, ERASMUS programmes. Life of work, applying for a job, c.v., motivation letters. First technical inventions. Basic language of mathematics.
 
Recommended or required reading:
Basic:
KUCHARÍKOVÁ, A. -- SLAVIN, K. -- GALATA, J. English for Students of mechanical Engineering. Bratislava : STU v Bratislave, 2008. 130 p. ISBN 978-80-227-2846-1.
KUCHARÍKOVÁ, A. -- JONES, M. -- GALATA, J. English in mechanical engineering. Bratislava : Nakladateľstvo STU, 2011. 198 p. ISBN 978-80-227-3607-7.
GLENDINNING, E H. -- GLENDINNING, N. Oxford English for Electrical and Mechanical Engineering. Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2005. 190 p. ISBN 0-19-457392-3.
MURPHY, R. English grammar in use: A self-study reference and practice book for intermediate students. Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2004. 379 p. ISBN 0-521-53289-2.
SOARS, J A L. Headway. Advanced: Workbook. Oxford : Oxford University Press, 1991. 101 p. ISBN 0-19-433564-X.
THOMAS, B. -- HASHEMI, L. Grammar for First Certificate. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2012. 260 p. ISBN 978-0-521-69087-4.

 
Language of instruction: english and slovak
 
Notes:
 
Courses evaluation:
Assessed students in total: 1011

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Name of lecturer(s): Bc. John Peter Blight (examiner, instructor, tutor) - english
PhDr. Anna Kucharíková, CSc. (examiner, instructor, person responsible for course, tutor) - english
Mgr. Martina Lipková (examiner, instructor) - english
Mgr. Jana Lokajová (examiner, instructor) - english
 
Last modification: 11. 6. 2019
Supervisor: PhDr. Anna Kucharíková, CSc. and programme supervisor


Last modification made by Ing. Marianna Frajková on 06/11/2019.

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