VB036 English II

Faculty of Informatics
Spring 2017
Extent and Intensity
0/2/0. 2 credit(s). Type of Completion: z (credit).
Teacher(s)
Mgr. Martina Alexanderová (lecturer)
Mgr. Martina Alexanderová (seminar tutor)
Mgr. Jana Kollárová (seminar tutor)
Mgr. Eva Rudolfová (seminar tutor)
Mgr. Marcela Sekanina Vavřinová (seminar tutor)
Mgr. et Mgr. Lenka Tóthová, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Mgr. Antonín Zita, M.A., Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
PhDr. Ivana Tulajová (assistant)
Guaranteed by
Mgr. Eva Rudolfová
Language Centre, Faculty of Informatics Division - Language Centre
Contact Person: Mgr. Eva Rudolfová
Supplier department: Language Centre, Faculty of Informatics Division - Language Centre
Timetable of Seminar Groups
VB036/T01: Mon 6. 3. to Mon 22. 5. Wed 11:00–13:30 KOM 106, J. Kollárová, Nepřihlašuje se. Určeno pro studenty se zdravotním postižením.
VB036/01: Wed 8:00–9:50 C511
VB036/02: Wed 10:00–11:50 C511
VB036/03: Mon 14:00–15:50 A318, M. Alexanderová
VB036/04: Wed 14:00–15:50 C511, M. Alexanderová
VB036/05: Wed 18:00–19:50 C511, M. Alexanderová
VB036/06: Mon 8:00–9:50 C511, M. Alexanderová
VB036/07: Mon 12:00–13:50 C511, M. Alexanderová
VB036/08: Thu 12:00–13:50 A319, E. Rudolfová
VB036/09: Mon 14:00–15:50 A319, E. Rudolfová
VB036/10: Wed 10:00–11:50 A218, E. Rudolfová
VB036/11: Wed 8:00–9:50 A217, E. Rudolfová
VB036/13: Wed 18:00–19:50 A319, A. Zita
VB036/14: Fri 10:00–11:50 A318, A. Zita
VB036/15: Fri 8:00–9:50 A318, A. Zita
VB036/16: Mon 12:00–13:50 A218, A. Zita
Prerequisites
VB035 English I || SOUHLAS
The course is a follow-up to VB035 English I.
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is also offered to the students of the fields other than those the course is directly associated with.
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
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Course objectives
VB036 aims to further broaden the knowledge of English grammar and phrases and to focus on specialized language in the area of IT. At the end of the course students should be able to: understand specialized articles; obtain information from highly specialized sources; give clear presentations; write a short formal email; provide relevant explanations and arguments; interact fluently and spontaneously.
Syllabus
  • Grammar, vocabulary and phrases at B2 level
  • Specialized IT vocabulary
  • Reading and discussion of specialized texts
Literature
    required literature
  • PRODROMOU, Luke. Grammar and vocabulary for first certificate : with key. Essex: Longman, 1999. 319 s. ISBN 9780582400184. info
  • SHELLY, Gary B. and Misty VERMAAT. Discovering computers 2010 : living in a digital world, complete. Edited by Jeffrey J. Quasney - Susan L. Sebok - Steven M. Freund. [Boston]: Course Technology Cengage Learning, 2010. 1 sv. ISBN 9780495806813. info
    recommended literature
  • Zábojová, Peprník, Nangonová: Angličtina pro jazykové školy I. Fortuna 2000. ISBN: 80-7168-732-4
  • Zábojová, Peprník, Nangonová: Angličtina pro jazykové školy II. Fortuna 2000.I SBN: 80-7168-733-2
Teaching methods
Drills, homework assignments, reading homework, class discussions, testing
Assessment methods
Every student attending the seminar has to give an in-class presentation and pass the final test submitted in the last week of the term. The test is a multiple choice test covering material taught in seminars (grammar, vocabulary, phrases, etc.). In order to be eligible to pass the course, students must satisfy attendance requirements and obtain at least 60% of the total number of points available in the final test.
Students are allowed two absences of any type in a semester. Medical absences are treated as all other absences.
One of the prerequisites for the completion of the course is home preparation and doing assignments.
Language of instruction
English
Further Comments
Study Materials
The course is taught annually.
Teacher's information
http://www.fi.muni.cz/~repova/?section=teaching&category=vb036
The course is also listed under the following terms Spring 2003, Spring 2004, Spring 2005, Spring 2006, Spring 2007, Spring 2008, Spring 2009, Spring 2010, Spring 2011, Spring 2012, Spring 2013, Spring 2014, Spring 2015, Spring 2016, Spring 2018, Spring 2019, Spring 2020, Spring 2021.
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