Course objective: Broadening the basic knowledge of general English; mastering basic specialised language; focusing on text analysis and vocabulary expansion; understanding spoken English.
Course objective: to deepen and widen basic knowledge of common language and provide students with basic knowledge of technical English. Listening: Longer narration and description, working with the obtained information. Reading: Technical texts, newspaper articles, working with the obtained information. Skimming through the articles. Speaking: Common and technical topics: jobs, shopping, leisure time activities, culture, film reviews, water pollution, waste recycling, geothermal energy, information technology and e-commerce, telecommunications.Writing: Letter of application, CV. Grammar: Present perfect and past perfect tenses, the passive voice in all tenses, modal verbs in all forms, word formation, present and past conditional mode, conditional sentences, phrasal verbs, present and past participles, relative clauses defining and non-defining, sequence of tenses, indirect speech.
Week 1 Introduction, General Information
Revision: text CTU from the winter semester
G - Forms Expressing Future
Week 2 E - commerce
G - 1st and 2nd conditional with modals
HW: Advantages and Disadvantages of E-commerce
Revision: mathematical expressions
Week 3 Shapes of the World
G - Passive in all tenses
Week 4 Green IT
G - Verbs with suffix -ise /-ize
HW: Technical Process Description (passive voice)
Week 5 Revision for the Midterm Test
G - Present Perf. Continuous
Week 6 Midterm Test (35-45 min)
Midterm Test Correction
Week 7 Waste Recycling Plant
G - Phrasal verbs with on and off (they are included in TW7)
G - Reported speech + Sequence of tenses
Week 8 Writing a C.V. - requirements, Cover Letter (teacher's own materials)
G - Reported speech + Sequence of tenses (continued)
HW: Cover Letter and CV
Week 9 Geothermal Energy
G - Relative Clauses defining and non-defining
Week 10 Telecommunications
G - Modals and Adverbs, Expressing probability,
possibility and necessity
Week 11 G - Remaining exercises from the grammar packet
Deadline for Cover Letter and CV
Week 12 Final Term Test (90 min)
Week 13 Final Test Checking, Credits
Week 14 Reserve Class
***NOTE: Teachers are invited to supplement or omit any exercises and assignments according to their group level.
Requirements for "zápočet":A student is due to write two tests and get 65% of total points at minimum for each. A student is supposed to work actively during classes and work independently on home assignments.
Requirements will be specified by each teacher during the first class of the term.
Broadening the basic knowledge of general English; mastering basic specialised language; focusing on text analysis and vocabulary expansion; understanding spoken English.
 Materials of K 13104 - see http://jazyky.fel.cvut.cz