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13E091EJ2 - English Language 2

Course specification
Course title English Language 2
Acronym 13E091EJ2
Study programme Electrical Engineering and Computing
Module
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 Solving challenging and creative communication problems using the language skills: listening, speaking, reading and writing. Presenting high-priority vocabulary focused on describing electrical engineering phenomena in the English language in spoken and written form.
      The outcome "Upon the completion of this course students will be able to: - write study-related as well as work-related e-mails, - write descriptions and explanations of components and processes in electrical engineering, - understand texts, diagrams, graphs, tables, - communicate about electrical engineering topics in written and spoken form, - understand native speakers talking about their work and study
      Contents
      Contents of lectures The syntax in English for Specific Purposes: Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Engineering. Structural, functional, textual and discoursal aspects of English for Electrical Engineering. Principles of writing a technical project in English and creating a Power Point presentation on a topic of electrical engineering.
      Contents of exercises Practising comprehension of the grammar and lexical content of the units. Realistic listening activities in connection with English for Electrical Engineering. Practising relevant English Electrical Engineering vocabulary in context. Written and spoken communication on electrical engineering topics accompanied by Power Point presentations. Fluency and accuracy practice activities.
      Literature
      1. Đurić, Miloš D. (2014): English for Electrical Engineering - Modules 1 and 2. Belgrade: Academic Mind and Faculty of Electrical Engineering
      2. Boeckner, K. and P. C. Brown (1993): Oxford English for Computing. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
      3. Hutchinson, T. and A. Waters (1993): Interface - English for Technical Communication. London: Longman
      4. Glendinning, E. H. and J. McEwan (2001): Oxford English for Electronics, Oxford: Oxford University Press
      5. Ibbotson, M. (2008): Cambridge English for Engineering, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press
      Number of hours per week during the semester/trimester/year
      Lectures Exercises OTC Study and Research Other classes
      2
      Methods of teaching Combining various methods: audiolingual methods, the lexical approach, critical thinking methods
      Knowledge score (maximum points 100)
      Pre obligations Points Final exam Points
      Activites during lectures Test paper 40
      Practical lessons Oral examination 30
      Projects 30
      Colloquia
      Seminars