13E092EJ4 - English Language 4

Course specification
Course title English Language 4
Acronym 13E092EJ4
Study programme Electrical Engineering and Computing
Type of study bachelor academic studies
Lecturer (for classes)
Lecturer/Associate (for practice)
    Lecturer/Associate (for OTC)
      ESPB 3.0 Status elective
      Condition Minimum intermediate language level
      The goal Enhancing students’ English language competences needed for studying and working in the area of electrical engineering.
      The outcome Students will expand their range of lexis and syntax; they will expand the range of engineering topics which they can read, write and discuss about; they will eliminate frequent learner errors in speech and writing, they will be able to interpret visual information (statiscics, graphs) and turn them into a text, they will be able to write a letter of motivation for internships, jobs or studies.
      URL to the subject page
      URL to lectures
      Contents of lectures Word formation, articles, relative and conditional clauses, modal verbs for prediction.
      Contents of exercises Reading and text analysis exercises, listening comprehension exercises, speaking practice, writing exercises, vocabulary exercises
      1. English 4 - Class Material, a downloadable collection of course material compiled by the course instructor (Original title)
      2. Glendinning, E., Mc Ewan, J. Oxford English for Information Technology. Oxford University Press. (Original title)
      3. Glendinning, E., Mc Ewan, J. Oxford English for Electronics. Oxford University Press. (Original title)
      4. Vince, M. First Certificate Language Practice with Key. Macmillan. (Original title)
      5. Vince, M. Advanced Language Practice with Key. Macmillan. (Original title)
      Number of hours per week during the semester/trimester/year
      Lectures Exercises OTC Study and Research Other classes
      Methods of teaching Interactive, learner-centered methodology which activates students and encourages the development of productive language skills
      Knowledge score (maximum points 100)
      Pre obligations Points Final exam Points
      Activites during lectures 0 Test paper 70
      Practical lessons Oral examination
      Colloquia 30