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Course syllabus 283250_BDP - Foreign Languages for Technical Communication (An) (FME - WS 2019/2020)

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University: Slovak University of Technology in Bratislava
Faculty: Faculty of Mechanical Engineering
Course unit code: 283250_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), 3. semester
Applied Mechanics and Mechatronics (in english language) - bachelor (semi-compulsory), 3. semester
Automation and Informatics of Machines and Processes - bachelor (semi-compulsory), 3. semester
Automobiles and Mobile Production Machines - bachelor (semi-compulsory), 3. semester
Environmental Manufacturing Technologies - bachelor (semi-compulsory), 3. semester
Environmental Protection Technologies - bachelor (semi-compulsory), 3. semester
Measurement and Quality Management in Mechnical Engineering - bachelor (semi-compulsory), 3. semester
Production Processes and Materials - bachelor (semi-compulsory), 3. semester
Thermal Power Engineering Machinery and Equipment - bachelor (semi-compulsory), 3. semester
Operational Technician of Transport and Production Technology - bachelor (optional), 3. semester
Level of study: 1.
Prerequisites for registration: none
Assesment methods:
Final tests and evaluation of assignments during the semester
Learning outcomes of the course unit:
The subject is aimed at learning and practicing terminology of mechanical engineering, its pronounciation and the relevant grammar; acquiring communicative skills within different fields of mechanical engineering.
Course contents:
Learning specialized terminology and relevant grammar structures for professional texts from mathematics, physics, geometry, tools and mechanisms. Reading units of measurement; converting imperial to SI units. Reading, writing and translating technical texts. Listening with comprehension.
Recommended or required reading:
KUCHARÍKOVÁ, A. -- JONES, M. -- GALATA, J. English in mechanical engineering. Bratislava : Nakladateľstvo STU, 2011. 198 p. ISBN 978-80-227-3607-7.
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.
Česko-anglický technický slovník. Praha : SNTL, 1992. 944 p. ISBN 80-03-00443-8.
Anglicko-český technický slovník. Praha : SNTL, 1992. 1026 p. ISBN 80-03-00449-7.
SWAN, M. Practical English Usage. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2009. 653 p. ISBN 0-19-442096-5.

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.
vybrané materiály a technické texty z časopisov a internetu

Language of instruction: english and slovak
Courses evaluation:
Assessed students in total: 1625

22,8 %29,1 %26,3 %15,5 %6,3 %0 %
Name of lecturer(s): Bc. John Peter Blight (examiner, instructor) - english
PhDr. Anna Kucharíková, CSc. (examiner, instructor, person responsible for course) - english
Mgr. Martina Lipková (examiner, instructor) - english
Mgr. Jana Lokajová (examiner, instructor) - english
Last modification: 12. 6. 2019
Supervisor: PhDr. Anna Kucharíková, CSc. and programme supervisor

Last modification made by Ing. Marianna Frajková on 06/12/2019.

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