Počet kreditů 2
Vyučováno v Winter and summer
Rozsah výuky 2s
Garant předmětu
Přednášející
Cvičící Benjamin Irving, Dana Saláková, Jonathan Michael Daly

The course is designed for students who have completed the B2 English course. Its main objective is to prepare students for the study of selected specialized courses in English by covering a broader range of topics in engineering. In addition to teaching materials aimed at expanding technical vocabulary and consolidating current language skills, the focus is on authentic articles adapted from professional journals and accompanying videos. The syllabus also leaves space for students´ presentations covering various fields of science.

The course is designed primarily for students who have completed the B2 English course.


to prepare students for the study of selected specialized courses in English

A0B04OA Anglický odborný jazyk - učební plán

Materials available at http://jazyky.feld.cvut.cz/vyuka/A/A0B04OA/.

Week Topic Language Focus
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1 Introduction, General Information
Autonomous Driving - SARTRE Road Train Project
2 Wireless Technology - Power in the Air
Tenses, Present and Past Participles, Participle Clauses
3 Hydrogen Tries Again
Expressing Likelihood; Additional Practice: Articles, Guided Writing, Vocabulary in EAP
4 Robots - Nothing to Lose but their Chains
Infinitive with enough and too, Phrasal Verbs, Word Formation, Articles
5 Auto-ID Systems - The Internet of Things
Acronyms, Cause and Effect; Additional Practice: Articles, Prepositions
Guided Writing (email English)
6 Consumer Electronics - OLED TV Arrives
Foreign Plurals; Additional Practice: Articles, Translation
7 Semiconductors - 3-D Chips Grow Up; Transistor Wars
Active Voice vs. Passive Voice, Prepositions, Articles, Vocabulary in EAP
8 Semiconductors - Graphene Electronics
Comparison with Adjectives, Relative Clauses, Commonly Misused Words
Additional Practice: Relative Clauses
9 Bioengineering - Fiber to the Brain
Word Formation - Prefixes; Additional Practice: Articles
10 Artificial Intelligence - Riders on a Swarm
Word Formation - Suffixes
11 Remotely Powered Machines - Power Up
Interpreting Graphs and Diagrams; Guided Writing (process description)
Additional Practice: Report Structure; Useful Language for Interpreting Graphs
12 The Universe
Past Modals, Infinitive, Word Formation, Connectives, Word Order, Articles
Guided Writing; Additional Practice: Translation
13 Two Communications Revolutions
Infinitive Structures, Expressing Purpose; Additional Practice: Clauses of Purpose

Requirements for "zápočet"
Academic Achievement - students are due to:
- Take an active part in the language instruction.
- Meet the requirements for writing assignments.
- Deliver a 10-minute presentation on a selected technical topic OR
succeed in the test with the success rate set at 60%.
Attendance - Students are allowed to be absent three times during the semester.
Requirements will be specified at the opening session.

A0B04OA Anglický odborný jazyk - učební plán

Materials available at http://jazyky.feld.cvut.cz/vyuka/A/A0B04OA/.

Week Topic Language Focus
______________________________________________________________________________
1 Introduction, General Information
Autonomous Driving - SARTRE Road Train Project
2 Wireless Technology - Power in the Air
Tenses, Present and Past Participles, Participle Clauses
3 Hydrogen Tries Again
Expressing Likelihood; Additional Practice: Articles, Guided Writing, Vocabulary in EAP
4 Robots - Nothing to Lose but their Chains
Infinitive with enough and too, Phrasal Verbs, Word Formation, Articles
5 Auto-ID Systems - The Internet of Things
Acronyms, Cause and Effect; Additional Practice: Articles, Prepositions
Guided Writing (email English)
6 Consumer Electronics - OLED TV Arrives
Foreign Plurals; Additional Practice: Articles, Translation
7 Semiconductors - 3-D Chips Grow Up; Transistor Wars
Active Voice vs. Passive Voice, Prepositions, Articles, Vocabulary in EAP
8 Semiconductors - Graphene Electronics
Comparison with Adjectives, Relative Clauses, Commonly Misused Words
Additional Practice: Relative Clauses
9 Bioengineering - Fiber to the Brain
Word Formation - Prefixes; Additional Practice: Articles
10 Artificial Intelligence - Riders on a Swarm
Word Formation - Suffixes
11 Remotely Powered Machines - Power Up
Interpreting Graphs and Diagrams, Guided Writing (process description)
Additional Practice: Report Structure; Useful Language for Interpreting Graphs
12 The Universe
Past Modals, Infinitive, Word Formation, Connectives, Word Order, Articles
Guided Writing; Additional Practice: Translation
13 Two Communications Revolutions
Infinitive Structures, Expressing Purpose; Additional Practice: Clauses of Purpose
14 Credits

Requirements for "zápočet"
Academic Achievement - students are due to:
- Take an active part in the language instruction.
- Meet the requirements for writing assignments.
- Deliver a 10-minute presentation on a selected technical topic OR
succeed in the test with the success rate set at 60%.
Requirements will be specified at the opening session.

The set of teaching materials (texts and exercises) available at: http://jazyky.feld.cvut.cz/.

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