Course: English for IT 1

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Course title English for IT 1
Course code OJZ/520
Organizational form of instruction Lesson
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Frequency of the course In each academic year, in the winter semester.
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 2
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course unspecified
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
Course availability The course is available to visiting students
  • Pavlínová Klára, Mgr.
  • Erbenová Jitka, Mgr.
  • Kovářová Zuzana, Mgr.
Course content
Content of practicals: This course teaches students the language and skills they need to understand and work in the world of computers. A focus on terminology is combined with vocabulary and grammar practice to give students the tools to use English in areas such as describing features and functions, applying for jobs and discussing the world of ICT

Learning activities and teaching methods
Monologic (reading, lecture, briefing), Dialogic (discussion, interview, brainstorming), Work with text (with textbook, with book), Demonstration
  • Preparation for classes - 28 hours per semester
  • Class attendance - 28 hours per semester
Learning outcomes
Increasing language competencies and communication skills of students.
To widen, supplement, and practice the functional language skills and vocabulary appropriate for the field of computing.

Assessment methods and criteria
Test, Seminar work, Interim evaluation

Regular attendance (maximum three absences) Active participation in English in class Homework A minimum mark of 70 % in final end-of-term test
Recommended literature
  • Maja Olejniczak. English for IT Level 1. 2011. ISBN 1408269961.
  • Maja Olejniczak. English for IT Level 2. 2013. ISBN 1408269902.
  • Santiago Remacha Esteras, Elena Marco Fabre. Professional English in Use ICT. 2007. ISBN 9780521685436.
  • Santiago Remacha Esteras. Infotech English for computer users. 2007. ISBN 9780521685436.

Study plans that include the course
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