JAC03 English for Chemists III

Faculty of Science
Autumn 2018
Extent and Intensity
0/2/0. 2 credit(s). Type of Completion: z (credit).
Mgr. Daniela Dlabolová (lecturer)
PhDr. Eva Složilová, M.A., PhD. (lecturer)
Mgr. et Mgr. Hana Mihai (seminar tutor)
Mgr. et Mgr. Marie Barotová (assistant)
Mgr. Štěpánka Bilová, Ph.D. (assistant)
Mgr. Eva Čoupková, Ph.D. (assistant)
Bc. Mgr. Petra Chládková (assistant)
Mgr. Kateřina Kováčová, Ph.D. (assistant)
PhDr. Hana Němcová (assistant)
Agnieszka Suchomelová-Polomska, M.A. (assistant)
Mgr. Monika Ševečková, Ph.D. (assistant)
Mgr. Daniela Veškrnová (assistant)
Mgr. Jitka Žváčková (assistant)
Mgr. Eva Čoupková, Ph.D.
Language Centre, Faculty of Science Division - Language Centre
Contact Person: Lenka Pavlíková
Supplier department: Language Centre, Faculty of Science Division - Language Centre
The knowledge of English at B1 level of CEFR - English for specific purposes
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is only offered to the students of the study fields the course is directly associated with.
Fields of study the course is directly associated with
there are 32 fields of study the course is directly associated with, display
Course objectives
After the completion of the course the student should be able to:
understand authentic chemical texts at B2 level of CEFR
understand spoken discourse concerning chemical topics at B2 level of CEFR
communicate on a special topic at B2 level of CEFR
skim the text and understand its general meaning
scan the text and find a piece of specific information
formulate the main ideas of the text
distinguish between relevant and irrelevant information
summarize relevant information
inform about one´s studies and research
write one´s CV
write a letter of job application
behave at a job interview
describe a process
write a laboratory report
present chemical topics
apply the acquired skills to new chemical topics
  • At a university
  • Studies and Research
  • Bioremediation
  • Genetically modified food
  • Restauration and analytical chemistry
  • Inorganic nomenclature
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Applying for a job
  • Medicines
  • ORESKÁ, Alžbeta. English for chemists. 2. preprac. vyd. v Bratislave: Slovenská technická univerzita v Bratislave, 2006. 191 s. ISBN 8022724181. info
  • WEISE, Karel. Angličtina pro chemiky. Translated by Karel Habersberger. Praha: Státní nakladatelství technické literatury, 1988. 293 s. info
  • DASTYCH, Milan, Ladislav ČERVENÝ and Ivo NAJMAN. English for Laboratory Technicians. 1. vyd. Brno: Masarykova univerzita, 2007. 164 pp. ISBN 978-80-210-4241-4. info
  • KELLY, Keith. Science. [Oxford]: Macmillan, 2008. 254 s. ISBN 9780230535060. info
  • MCCARTHY, Michael and Felicity O'DELL. Academic vocabulary in use. First published. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2008. 176 stran. ISBN 9780521689397. info
  • BELL, Douglas. Passport to academic presentations : student's book. 1st pub. Reading: Garnet, 2008. 68 l. ISBN 9781859644003. info
  • MURPHY, Raymond. Essential grammar in use : a self-study reference and practice book for intermediate students : with answers. 2nd ed. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2003. x, 350. ISBN 052143680X. info
  • BLÁHA, Karel. Česko-anglický chemický slovník : Czech-english chemical dictionary. 1. vyd. Praha: SNTL - Nakladatelství technické literatury, 1989. 515 s. info
  • Anglicko-český chemický slovník. 1. vyd. Praha: SNTL - Nakladatelství technické literatury, 1988. 550 s. info
  • Dictionary of chemistry. Edited by John Daintith. 5th ed. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2004. 602 s. ISBN 0198609183. info
Teaching methods
course of English for specific purposes, text analysis, reading comprehension, listening activities, listening comprehension, discussion (in pairs, groups, plenary,looking for relevant information on the Internet, presentations
Assessment methods
continuous assessment through assigned tasks, written credit test - the passing grade is 60%, 80% of seminar attendance is required
Language of instruction
Follow-Up Courses
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
The course can also be completed outside the examination period.
The course is taught annually.
The course is taught: every week.
Teacher's information
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2010 - only for the accreditation, Autumn 2002, Autumn 2003, Autumn 2004, Autumn 2005, Autumn 2008, Autumn 2009, Autumn 2010, Autumn 2011, Autumn 2011 - acreditation, Autumn 2012, Autumn 2013, Autumn 2014, Autumn 2015, Autumn 2016, autumn 2017.
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