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STUDY PLANS
2023/2024

Technical English Course

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A0B04OA Z 2 2C
Garant předmětu:
Petra Jennings
Lecturer:
Tutor:
Petra Jennings, Dana Saláková, Erik Peter Stadnik, Michael Ynsua
Supervisor:
Department of Languages
Synopsis:

This course is designed for students who have successfully passed the B2 Exam or have met the exam requirement. Its main objective is to prepare students to be able to communicate about technical subject matter in English in a variety of formats. This will be practiced by examining the structure and style of writing in formal English and practicing via 3 different types of texts: an abstract, a short explanatory article, and a research article.

Requirements:

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

Syllabus of lectures:

A0B04OA Anglický odborný jazyk - učební plán

Materials available on Moodle

Week Topic Language Focus

______________________________________________________________________________

Week 1: Overview of course

Car Technology: Past, Present, and Future

Week 2: Our Interactive World: The Rise of the Touchscreen

Week 3: 3D Printing: From Machine Parts to Human Organs

Week 4: The Things That Will Build the Future: New Materials

Week 5: Powering Tomorrow: Alternative Energies and Rising Energy Demand

Week 6: WRITING WORKSHOP

Week 7: The Rise of the Machines: Artificial Intelligence

WRITING ASSIGNMENT DUE

Week 8: More Than Mario: Video Games

Week 9: ISS, Mars, and Beyond: Space Exploration

Week 10: Unraveling the Strands: DNA

Week 11: The Ethics of Technology: Just Because You Can Doesn’t Mean You Should

Week 12: FINAL PRESENTATIONS

Week 13: Spare Week

Week 14:Spare Week

Requirements for credit:

Academic Achievement - students are expected to:

-participate actively in class.

-work independently on home assignments.

-complete writing assignments.

Attendance - Students are allowed to be absent at most three times during the semester.

Requirements will be specified at the opening session.

Syllabus of tutorials:

A0B04OA Anglický odborný jazyk - učební plán

Materials available on Moodle

Week Topic Language Focus

______________________________________________________________________________

Week 1: Overview of course

Car Technology: Past, Present, and Future

Week 2: Our Interactive World: The Rise of the Touchscreen

Week 3: 3D Printing: From Machine Parts to Human Organs

Week 4: The Things That Will Build the Future: New Materials

Week 5: Powering Tomorrow: Alternative Energies and Rising Energy Demand

Week 6: WRITING WORKSHOP

Week 7: The Rise of the Machines: Artificial Intelligence

WRITING ASSIGNMENT DUE

Week 8: More Than Mario: Video Games

Week 9: ISS, Mars, and Beyond: Space Exploration

Week 10: Unraveling the Strands: DNA

Week 11: The Ethics of Technology: Just Because You Can Doesn’t Mean You Should

Week 12: FINAL PRESENTATIONS

Week 13: Spare Week

Week 14:Spare Week

Requirements for credit:

Academic Achievement - students are expected to:

-participate actively in class.

-work independently on home assignments.

-complete one writing assignment.

-complete one short presentation.

Attendance - Students are allowed to be absent at most three times during the semester.

Requirements will be specified at the opening session.

Study Objective:

to prepare students to be better able to communicate about technical subjects in English.

Study materials:

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

Note:
Further information:
https://moodle.fel.cvut.cz/courses/A0B04OA
Time-table for winter semester 2023/2024:
Time-table is not available yet
Time-table for summer semester 2023/2024:
06:00–08:0008:00–10:0010:00–12:0012:00–14:0014:00–16:0016:00–18:0018:00–20:0020:00–22:0022:00–24:00
Mon
Tue
Wed
roomT2:E1-103b
Stadnik E.
11:00–12:30
(parallel nr.101)
Dejvice haly
Cvičebna
Thu
Fri
The course is a part of the following study plans:
Data valid to 2024-02-29
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