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2023/2024

Introduction to English for Specific Purposes 1

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Code Completion Credits Range Language
04ABU1 Z 2 0+2 Czech
Vztahy:
In order to register for the course 04ABU2, the student must have successfully completed the course 04ABU1.
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Supervisor:
Department of Humanities and Languages
Synopsis:

The course will introduce student into English for Specific Purposes (ESP) and acquaint him/her with its functions in subtechnical or easy technical texts.

It brings vocabulary and functions typical of ESP and it introduces student to basic mathematics and information technology terms.

Requirements:

Solid entrance competence and good foundations of the English language of at least B1 level of CEFR.

Syllabus of lectures:

Topics based on the textbook, namely: basic computer terminology, computer architecture, applications, peripherals, operation systems, grafics user interface.

Information retrieval from texts, interpreting visual information, matching information.

Syllabus of tutorials:

The course is run as a series of seminars following the topics and scope of the syllabus mentioned above.

Study Objective:

Knowledge:

Professional English used in information technology, with a view to presented issues and lexis. Transforming visuals, various types of descriptions, working with information and data.

Skills:

To understand technical texts and be able to retrieve, transfer and process information for everyday work with IT.

Study materials:

Key references:

[1] E.Glendenning, J.McEwan, Oxford English for Information Technology, Oxford University Press, latest edition

[2] materials prepared by the Department (KHVJ), avaiable at the Department and websites of teachers

Recommended references:

[3] materials prepared by the Department

[4] materials from the Internet

[5] dictionaries

Teaching aids:

language classroom, audiovisuals, PC lab

Note:
Further information:
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