Course: English Language 1

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Course title English Language 1
Course code KAES/AJ1
Organizational form of instruction Lesson
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study 1
Semester Winter and summer
Number of ECTS credits 2
Language of instruction English
Status of course Compulsory-optional
Form of instruction unspecified
Work placements unspecified
Recommended optional programme components None
Lecturer(s)
  • Vondrášková Jaroslava, Mgr. Ph.D.
  • Hovorková Eva, Mgr. Ph.D.
Course content
The course contains following topics: 1. The history of agriculture, 2. Plant & animal produkts, 3. Soil & water, 4. Seeds & plant growth, 5. Harvest & storage, 6. Feed & nutrients, 7. Housing animals & breeding, 8. Slaughter and processing, 9. Cultivation & planting equipment, 10. Harvest equipment.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Dialogic (discussion, interview, brainstorming), Work with text (with textbook, with book), Written action (comprehensive tests, clauses)
  • Preparation for classes - 56 hours per semester
Learning outcomes
The main target is to revise students´ knowledge of English, introduction to vocabulary structures used in agriculture.
Student can understant basic agricultural and economic terminology and is able to communicate about crops growing, animal husbandry, selling agricultural products, management, environmental protection etc.
Prerequisites
Highschool knowledge of English
KAES/VJT

Assessment methods and criteria
Test

active participation at the lessons, doing homework, credit test
Recommended literature
  • Grussendorf, M., Hovorková, M.. English for Presentations, Fraus 2008.
  • Murphy, R.. Wssential Grammar in Use. CUP 1997.
  • O'Sullivan, N.,Libbin J., D.. Agriculture, Express Publishing 2013.
  • Stonavská, I. English in Agriculture. Česká zemědělská univerzita v Praze, 2000..


Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Category of Branch/Specialization Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty: Faculty of Agriculture Study plan (Version): Agriculture (2014) Category: Agriculture and forestry 1 Recommended year of study:1, Recommended semester: Winter
Faculty: Faculty of Agriculture Study plan (Version): Agricultural and handling technology: trade, service and services (2016) Category: Agriculture and forestry 1 Recommended year of study:1, Recommended semester: Winter
Faculty: Faculty of Agriculture Study plan (Version): Agricultural Ecology (2013) Category: Agriculture and forestry 1 Recommended year of study:1, Recommended semester: Winter
Faculty: Faculty of Agriculture Study plan (Version): Agricultural and handling technology: trade, service and services (2016) Category: Agriculture and forestry 1 Recommended year of study:1, Recommended semester: Winter
Faculty: Faculty of Agriculture Study plan (Version): Land Adjustment and Real Estate Trade (2010) Category: Agriculture and forestry 1 Recommended year of study:1, Recommended semester: Winter
Faculty: Faculty of Agriculture Study plan (Version): Animal husbandry (2019) Category: Agriculture and forestry 1 Recommended year of study:1, Recommended semester: Winter
Faculty: Faculty of Agriculture Study plan (Version): Agriculture (2014) Category: Agriculture and forestry 1 Recommended year of study:1, Recommended semester: Winter
Faculty: Faculty of Agriculture Study plan (Version): Sustainable Systems in Agricultural Land (2010) Category: Agriculture and forestry 1 Recommended year of study:1, Recommended semester: Winter
Faculty: Faculty of Agriculture Study plan (Version): Animal husbandry (2016) Category: Agriculture and forestry 1 Recommended year of study:1, Recommended semester: Winter
Faculty: Faculty of Agriculture Study plan (Version): Agricultural Biotechnology (2014) Category: Agriculture and forestry 1 Recommended year of study:1, Recommended semester: Winter
Faculty: Faculty of Agriculture Study plan (Version): Agricultural Biotechnology (2014) Category: Agriculture and forestry 1 Recommended year of study:1, Recommended semester: Winter
Faculty: Faculty of Agriculture Study plan (Version): Agribussines (2014) Category: Agriculture and forestry 1 Recommended year of study:1, Recommended semester: Winter
Faculty: Faculty of Agriculture Study plan (Version): Biology and protection of "hobby" organisms (2016) Category: Agriculture and forestry 1 Recommended year of study:1, Recommended semester: Winter
Faculty: Faculty of Agriculture Study plan (Version): Agricultural Biotechnology (2013) Category: Agriculture and forestry 1 Recommended year of study:1, Recommended semester: Winter
Faculty: Faculty of Agriculture Study plan (Version): Agriculture (2013) Category: Agriculture and forestry 1 Recommended year of study:1, Recommended semester: Winter
Faculty: Faculty of Agriculture Study plan (Version): Agriculture (2014) Category: Agriculture and forestry 1 Recommended year of study:1, Recommended semester: Winter
Faculty: Faculty of Agriculture Study plan (Version): Agricultural and handling technology: trade, service and services (2016) Category: Agriculture and forestry 1 Recommended year of study:1, Recommended semester: Winter