Subject description - A0B04OA

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A0B04OA Technical English Course Extent of teaching:2C
Guarantors:Saláková D. Roles:V Language of
teaching:
Teachers:  Completion:Z
Responsible Department:13104 Credits:2 Semester:Z,L

Anotation:

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.

Study targets:

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

Content:

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.

Course outlines:

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 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.

Exercises outline:

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.

Literature:

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

Requirements:

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

Webpage:

https://moodle.fel.cvut.cz/courses/A0B04OA

Subject is included into these academic programs:

Program Branch Role Recommended semester
BPOI1 Computer Systems V
BPOI_BO Common courses V
BPOI3 Software Systems V
BPOI2 Computer and Information Science V
BPKYR1 Robotics V
BPKME5 Komunikace a elektronika V
BPEEM_BO Common courses V
BPKYR_BO Common courses V
BPKME_BO Common courses V
BPKME4 Network and Information Technology V
BPKME3 Applied Electronics V
BPKME2 Multimedia Technology V
BPKME1 Communication Technology V
BPEEM2 Electrical Engineering and Management V
BPEEM1 Applied Electrical Engineering V
BPKYR3 Systems and Control V
BPKYR2 Sensors and Instrumentation V
BKSIT Common courses V
BPSTM_BO Common courses V
BPSTMWM Web and Multimedia V
BPSTMSI Software Engineering V
BPSTMMI Manager Informatics V
BPSTMIS Intelligent Systems V
BPSIT Common courses V
BPOES Common courses V
BMI(ECTS) Manager Informatics V
BWM(ECTS) Web and Multimedia V
BIS(ECTS) Intelligent Systems V
BSI(ECTS) Software Engineering V
MPKYR1 Robotics V
MPOES3 Solid State Systems V
MPOES2 RF and DSP Engineering V
MPOES1 Communications and Signal Processing V
MPKME5 Systems of Communication V
MPBIO2 Biomedical Engineering V
MPBIO1 Biomedical Informatics V
MPKYR4 Aerospace Systems V
MPKME4 Networks of Electronic Communication V
MPKME3 Electronics V
MPKME2 Multimedia Technology V
MPKME1 Wireless Communication V
MPEEM5 Economy and Management of Electrical Engineering V
MPEEM4 Economy and Management of Power Engineering V
MPEEM3 Electrical Power Engineering V
MPEEM2 Electrical Machines, Apparatus and Drives V
MPEEM1 Technological Systems V
MPKYR3 Systems and Control V
MPKYR2 Sensors and Instrumentation V
BEKYR1 Robotics V
BEKME5 Komunikace a elektronika V
BEOES Open Electronic Systems V
BEKYR_BO Common courses V
BEKME_BO Common courses V
BEEEM_BO Common courses V
BEKME4 Network and Information Technology V
BEKME3 Applied Electronics V
BEKME2 Multimedia Technology V
BEKME1 Communication Technology V
BEEEM2 Electrical Engineering and Management V
BEEEM1 Applied Electrical Engineering V
BEKYR3 Systems and Control V
BEKYR2 Sensors and Instrumentation V


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