VB040 English II - seminar

Faculty of Informatics
Spring 2019
Extent and Intensity
0/2/0. 1 credit(s) (plus extra credits for completion). Type of Completion: k (colloquium).
Mgr. Eva Rudolfová (seminar tutor)
Mgr. Zdeněk Janík, M.A., Ph.D. (assistant)
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
VB040/02: Thu 21. 2. to Thu 16. 5. Thu 12:00–13:50 A319, E. Rudolfová
NOW ( VB036 English II )|| SOUHLAS
The enrollment in the course requires that the student enroll in VB036 at the same time. However, they can ask the teacher for exception.
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is also offered to the students of the fields other than those the course is directly associated with.
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Course objectives
VB040 represents a complementary course to VB036 taught in the same semester. Its aim is thorough revision of English taught in VB036 by means of additional exercises and conversation. For further information see the VB036 syllabus. Main objectives of the course can be summarized as follows: to develop communications skills (taking part in discussions and giving a short presentation); to improve fluency through discussion activities; to increase IT vocabulary; to create confidence in using the language.
  • VB040 represents a complementary course to VB036 taught in the same semester. The course is designed to develop students' communication skills and to improve their knowledge and understanding of English grammar. The students coming to a seminar without their homework will be considered absent from it. The topics discussed are the ones students bring to the seminar.
    recommended literature
  • 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
  • PRODROMOU, Luke. Grammar and vocabulary for first certificate. Harlow: Longman, 1999. 319 s. ISBN 0-582-40018-X. info
Teaching methods
class discussions, presentations, home preparation
Assessment methods
At the end of the course students will give a short presentation on a computer-related subject of their choice. The presentation may be evaluated by external university partners. Regular attendance and doing assignments are important.
Language of instruction
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
Study Materials
The course is taught annually.
The course is also listed under the following terms Spring 2007, Spring 2008, Spring 2009, Spring 2010, Spring 2011, Spring 2012, Spring 2013, Spring 2014, Spring 2015, Spring 2016, Spring 2017, Spring 2018, Spring 2020, Spring 2021.
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