19D091EJ - English Language

Course specification
Course title English Language
Acronym 19D091EJ
Study programme Electrical Engineering and Computing
Type of study doctoral studies
Lecturer (for classes)
Lecturer/Associate (for practice)
    Lecturer/Associate (for OTC)
      ESPB 6.0 Status elective
      Condition Students' previous level should be C1 or C2.
      The goal Acquisition of transferring information from a text to a diagram and sharing it with other students. Training to exchange electrical engineering-related information as well as the information concerning computer science in the spoken form. Organising and writing a detailed description of complex processes. Linking facts and ideas to form a short explanation. The acquisition of IEEE writing style.
      The outcome Upon the completion of this module students should be able to: - transfer information from a text to a diagram and share it with other colleagues, - exchange electrical engineering-related information in the spoken form, - organise and write a detailed description of complex processes, - link facts and ideas to form a short explanation - write SCI papers
      Contents of lectures Relative clauses, compounds, connectors. Revision of countable and uncountable nouns, articles, noun phrases, phrasal verbs, modals. Transferring information from graphics to a table. Rules for reading a diagram and text for an explanation of a process. Rules for writing scientific papers in English. The algorithm for writing SCI papers.
      Contents of exercises Talking and writing about computer applications in the field of electrical engineering. Oral practice: classifying different devices, enquiring about computers and computer performances. Group discussion about a topic concerning electrical engineering. Group work: presentations and homework. Composing draft for a SCI paper.
      1. Armer, Tamzen (2011): Cambridge English for Scientists, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press
      2. Đurić, Miloš D. (2014): English for Electrical Engineering, Belgrade: Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Academic Mind.
      3. Hutchinson, T. and A. Waters (1993): Interface English for Technical Communication, Eleventh Impression, London: Longman
      4. Ibbotson, M. (2008): Cambridge English for Engineering, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press
      5. Brook-Hart, G. and S. Haines (2009): Complete CAE - Student's Book, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press
      Number of hours per week during the semester/trimester/year
      Lectures Exercises OTC Study and Research Other classes
      Methods of teaching Critical thinkg methods, active methods, methods which develop higher-order thinking skills. “Flipped Classroom” methods. Methods of Humanistic Psychology.
      Knowledge score (maximum points 100)
      Pre obligations Points Final exam Points
      Activites during lectures 10 Test paper 50
      Practical lessons Oral examination 20
      Seminars 20