Subject description - A0B04OA

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A0B04OA Technical English Course
Roles:V Extent of teaching:2C
Department:13104 Language of teaching:
Guarantors:Jennings P. Completion:Z
Lecturers:  Credits:2
Tutors:Jennings P., Stadnik E., Ynsua M. Semester:Z,L

Web page:

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

Anotation:

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.

Study targets:

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

Content:

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.

Course outlines:

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.

Exercises outline:

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.

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.

Subject is included into these academic programs:

Program Branch Role Recommended semester
BPSIT Common courses V
BKSIT Common courses V
BPOES Common courses V
BPOES_2020 Common courses V
BEOES Open Electronic Systems V
MPOES3 Solid State Systems V
MPOES2 RF and DSP Engineering V
MPOES1 Communications and Signal Processing V


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