English language B2-2
- Department of Languages
The course is suitable for students who have good knowledge of the material covered in secondary school. Course objective: The course focuses on technical English and practising difficult grammar.
- Syllabus of lectures:
SYLLABUS FOR ADVANCED ENGLISH
Summer Term 2013/2014
Materials K 13104 - Texts and Grammar (Available at http://jazyky.feld.cvut.cz/vyuka/A/X04A2L resp. A0B04A2L)
Recommended materials: English Grammar in Use; Raymond Murphy
English Grammar in Use Supplementary Exercises; Murphy and Naylor
Week 1 Introduction
Grammar: Relative Clauses
Week 2 The Singularity
Writing: Paragraph Structure, Commonly Used Transitions
Grammar: Future Tenses
Week 3 Energy Sources
Grammar: -ing and -ed Clauses
Week 4 Graphical User Interfaces
Grammar: -ing/infinitive forms
Week 5 A Day in the Life of an Intelligent Building
Grammar: Mixed Tenses
Week 6 Revision for Midterm Test
Week 7 Midterm Test (60 minutes)
Grammar: Prepositions; Do or Make?
Week 8 Midterm Test Evaluation
Grammar: Object + Infinitive
Week 9 Computer Applications
Writing: Argumentation Paper
Grammar: Subject + Infinitive
Week 10 Application Service Providers
Grammar: Linking Words; Articles (revision)
Week 11 Revision for Final Term Test
Week 12 Final Term Test - zápočtový test
Week 13 Test Evaluation
Week 14 Zápočty
Requirements for „zápočet“:
Academic Achievement - students are due to:
-Take an active part in the language instruction
-Meet the requirements for writing assignments - Summary/Abstract, Argumentation Paper.
-Succeed in both the midterm and the final term tests with the success rate set at 70%.
-80% and over in BOTH tests means ORAL EXAM ONLY (no written part).
Requirements will be specified by individual teachers during the first class of the term.
- Syllabus of tutorials:
- Study Objective:
Course objective: The course focuses on technical English and practising difficult grammar. Listening: Authentic texts, exercises from the texts, argumentation. Reading: Technical texts. Speaking: Discussion, agreeing and disagreeing in a discussion, expressing opinion, commentary. Writing: Note-Taking, Paragraph Structure, Commonly Used Transitions, Summary, Abstract, Argumentation Paper. Grammar: Revision of tenses, infinitives, nominative and accusative + infinitive, gerund, participles, relative clauses, conditionals, connectors, determiners, conjunctions, prepositions, articles, phrasal verbs, word formation. Syntax of technical texts. Use of dictionaries.
- Study materials:
Technical texts /at disposal on the web/ http://jazyky.feld.cvut.cz/vyuka/A/A0B04A2L
Grammar packet /at disposal on the web/ http://jazyky.feld.cvut.cz/vyuka/A/A0B04A2L
Supplementary grammar packet /at disposal on the web/ http://jazyky.feld.cvut.cz/vyuka/A/A0B04A2L
- Further information:
- No time-table has been prepared for this course
- The course is a part of the following study plans:
- Software Engineering and Technology (elective course)