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Course syllabus 283690_IDP - 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: 283690_IDP
Course unit title: Foreign Languages for Technical Communication (An)
Mode of delivery, planned learning activities and teaching methods:
seminar2 hours weekly (on-site method)

 
Credits allocated: 1
 
Recommended semester/trimester: Applied Mechanics and Mechatronics - master (optional), 4. semester
Automation and Informatics of Machines and Processes - master (optional), 4. semester
Automobiles and Mobile Production Machines - master (optional), 4. semester
Environmental Manufacturing Technologies - master (optional), 4. semester
Machines and Equipment for Chemical and Food Industries - master (optional), 4. semester
Manufacturing Systems and Quality Management - master (optional), 4. semester
Measurement and Testing - master (optional), 4. semester
Thermal Power Engineering Machinery and Equipment - master (optional), 4. semester
Level of study: 1. + 2.
Prerequisites for registration: none
 
Assesment methods:
Final test - 100 points. Evaluation of assignments and oral presentations during the semester.
 
Learning outcomes of the course unit:
The student will improve his/her language skills and acquire fluency in speaking. He/she is able to work with professional technical texts in his study field, as well as with business English. He/she is independent in searching information in English technical literature and improves his/her writing skills using the registers correctly.
 
Course contents:
Practicing and improving all language skills by listening and reading, and subsequent commenting the texts; acquiring fluency in speaking. Work with professional technical texts in the students´particular study fields and in business English. Independent search of information in English technical literature; improving their writing skills using the registers correctly.
 
Recommended or required reading:
Basic:
VÉHNER, L. Anglicko-slovenský a slovensko-anglický technický slovník. English-slovak and slovak-english technical dictionary. Bratislava : Remedium, 2004. 592 p. ISBN 80-88993-73-3.
Anglicko-slovenský technický slovník: I.diel. A-J.; II.diel. K-Z. Bratislava : Alfa, 1993. ISBN 80-05-00845-7.
MCCARTHY, M. -- O´DELL, F. English Vocabulary in Use: Upper-intermediate. Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2009. 309 p. ISBN 978-0-521-67743-1.
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.

 
Language of instruction: slovak and english
 
Notes:
 
Courses evaluation:
Assessed students in total: 9

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Name of lecturer(s): Bc. John Peter Blight (examiner, instructor) - slovak
PhDr. Anna Kucharíková, CSc. (examiner, instructor, person responsible for course, tutor) - slovak
Mgr. Martina Lipková (examiner, instructor) - slovak
Mgr. Jana Lokajová (examiner, instructor) - slovak
 
Last modification: 19. 6. 2019
Supervisor: PhDr. Anna Kucharíková, CSc. and programme supervisor


Last modification made by Ing. Marianna Frajková on 06/19/2019.

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