Course: English Language 3

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Course title English Language 3
Course code KAES/AJ3
Organizational form of instruction Lesson
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study 2
Semester Winter and summer
Number of ECTS credits 3
Language of instruction English
Status of course Compulsory, Compulsory-optional
Form of instruction unspecified
Work placements unspecified
Recommended optional programme components None
Lecturer(s)
  • Hovorková Eva, Mgr. Ph.D.
  • Vondrášková Jaroslava, Mgr. Ph.D.
Course content
The course contains following topics: 1. Animal behavior, 2. Animal health, 3. Animals and grain, 4. Bioengineering, 5. Cropping system, 6. Growing seasons, 7. Weeds, pests and disease, 8. Diagnosing crop problems, 9. Agribusiness management, 10. International trade, 11. The futures market, 12. Sustainable farming, 13. Technological advances and GMOs, 14. Organic farming.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Dialogic (discussion, interview, brainstorming), Work with text (with textbook, with book), Written action (comprehensive tests, clauses)
Learning outcomes
The main target is to enlarge the amount of vocabulary structures used in agriculture, especially in the field of plant production, giving a presentation in English
at least level B1,student can understand basic agricultural and economic termionology and is able to communicate in the fields of crops growing, animal husbandry, sale of agricultural products, management, environmental protection, etc.
Prerequisites
highschool knowledge of English, the course follows AJ1 and AJ2
KAES/AJ2

Assessment methods and criteria
Oral examination, Test

active participation at the lessons, doing homework, credit test, final exam in the form of a presentation
Recommended literature
  • Grussendorf, M., Hovorková, M.. English for Presentations, Fraus 2008.
  • MURPHY, R. Essential Grammar in Use. CUP, 1997. ISBN 978-0-521-67580-2.
  • 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): Sustainable Systems in Agricultural Land (2010) Category: Agriculture and forestry 2 Recommended year of study:2, Recommended semester: Winter
Faculty: Faculty of Agriculture Study plan (Version): Biology and protection of "hobby" organisms (2016) Category: Agriculture and forestry 2 Recommended year of study:2, Recommended semester: Winter
Faculty: Faculty of Agriculture Study plan (Version): Agricultural Biotechnology (2013) Category: Agriculture and forestry 2 Recommended year of study:2, Recommended semester: Winter
Faculty: Faculty of Agriculture Study plan (Version): Land Adjustment and Real Estate Trade (2010) Category: Agriculture and forestry 2 Recommended year of study:2, Recommended semester: Winter
Faculty: Faculty of Agriculture Study plan (Version): Animal husbandry (2016) Category: Agriculture and forestry 2 Recommended year of study:2, Recommended semester: Winter
Faculty: Faculty of Agriculture Study plan (Version): Agricultural Biotechnology (2014) Category: Agriculture and forestry 2 Recommended year of study:2, Recommended semester: Winter
Faculty: Faculty of Agriculture Study plan (Version): Agriculture (2013) Category: Agriculture and forestry 2 Recommended year of study:2, Recommended semester: Winter
Faculty: Faculty of Agriculture Study plan (Version): Animal husbandry (2019) Category: Agriculture and forestry 2 Recommended year of study:2, Recommended semester: Winter
Faculty: Faculty of Agriculture Study plan (Version): Agricultural and handling technology: trade, service and services (2016) Category: Agriculture and forestry 2 Recommended year of study:2, Recommended semester: Winter
Faculty: Faculty of Agriculture Study plan (Version): Agriculture (2014) Category: Agriculture and forestry 2 Recommended year of study:2, Recommended semester: Winter
Faculty: Faculty of Agriculture Study plan (Version): Agricultural Ecology (2013) Category: Agriculture and forestry 2 Recommended year of study:2, Recommended semester: Winter
Faculty: Faculty of Agriculture Study plan (Version): Agricultural and handling technology: trade, service and services (2016) Category: Agriculture and forestry 2 Recommended year of study:2, Recommended semester: Winter
Faculty: Faculty of Agriculture Study plan (Version): Agricultural Biotechnology (2014) Category: Agriculture and forestry 2 Recommended year of study:2, Recommended semester: Winter
Faculty: Faculty of Agriculture Study plan (Version): Agribussines (2014) Category: Agriculture and forestry 2 Recommended year of study:2, Recommended semester: Winter
Faculty: Faculty of Agriculture Study plan (Version): Agricultural and handling technology: trade, service and services (2016) Category: Agriculture and forestry 2 Recommended year of study:2, Recommended semester: Winter
Faculty: Faculty of Agriculture Study plan (Version): Agriculture (2014) Category: Agriculture and forestry 2 Recommended year of study:2, Recommended semester: Winter
Faculty: Faculty of Agriculture Study plan (Version): Agriculture (2014) Category: Agriculture and forestry 2 Recommended year of study:2, Recommended semester: Winter