13E091EJ1 - English Language 1

Course specification
Course title English Language 1
Acronym 13E091EJ1
Study programme Electrical Engineering and Computing
Type of study bachelor academic studies
Lecturer (for classes)
Lecturer/Associate (for practice)
    Lecturer/Associate (for OTC)
      ESPB 2.0 Status elective
      Condition Upper intermediate level
      The goal Communicating about science and technology in a wide range of electrical engineering subject areas. Developing listening, speaking, reading and writing skills. Comparing written and spoken information. Writing short descriptions and explanations of components and processes. Solving challenging and creative communication problems using the language skills.
      The outcome "Upon the completion of the course students will be able to: - understand native speakers talking about their work and study, - communicate about electrical engineering topics, - understand and interpret diagrams, graphs, tables - write descriptions and explanations of components and processes - write study- and work-related e-mails
      URL to lectures
      Contents of lectures Consolidating previous grammar knowledge. Expressing numbers and describing data. Principles of Electrical Engineering written and spoken discourse. Describing data for statistical analysis. Comparing and contrasting experimental results.
      Contents of exercises Describing approaches to data collection. Designing an experimental set-up. Describing material phenomena and forces. Making predictions of experimental results. Describing a process. Evaluating the results of an experiment. Describing problems with an experiment. Keeping a lab notebook.
      1. Đurić, Miloš D. (2014): English for Electrical Engineering - Modules 1 and 2. Belgrade: Academic Mind and Faculty of Electrical Engineering
      2. Ibbotson, M. (2009): Professional English in Use: Engineering - Technical English for Professionals. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press
      3. Ibbotson, M. (2008): Cambridge English for Engineering. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
      4. Glendinning, E. H. and J. McEwan (2001): Oxford English for Electronics. Oxford: Oxford University Press
      5. Hutchinson, T. and A. Waters (1993): Interface - English for Technical Communication. London: Longman
      Number of hours per week during the semester/trimester/year
      Lectures Exercises OTC Study and Research Other classes
      Methods of teaching The Lexical Approach. The Structural Approach.
      Knowledge score (maximum points 100)
      Pre obligations Points Final exam Points
      Activites during lectures Test paper 40
      Practical lessons Oral examination 30
      Projects 20
      Seminars 10