Course detail

Technical English Exam

FSI-TEN3Acad. year: 2021/2022

The exam tests the knowledge, professional vocabulary and skills acquired in previous study. It corresponds to B2 level according to the "Common European Framework of Reference: Learning, Teaching, Assessment" set by the Council of Europe.

Learning outcomes of the course unit

Can understand the main ideas of complex texts on both concrete and abstract topics, including technical discussions in his/her field of specialisation. Can interact with a degree of fluency and spontaneity, explain and present various topics, explain a viewpoint on a topical issue giving the advantages and disadvantages of various options. The scope corresponds to the Upper-Intermediate level and the content of the courses TEN1 and TEN2 (see the courses documentation).

Prerequisites

Knowledge of Upper-Intermediate level and professional vocabulary learnt in the courses TEN1 and TEN2 is regarded as a minimum to pass the exam.

Co-requisites

Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Literature

BONAMY, David. Technical English 4: Course Book. Harlow: Pearson Education, 2011. ISBN 978-1-4082-2955-2. (EN)
MURPHY, Raymond. English Grammar in Use: A self-study reference and practice book for intermediate learners of English : with answers. 4th ed. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2012. ISBN 978-0-521-18906-4. (EN)

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Separately registered exam following previous language lessons.

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

The exam has a written and an oral part and tests English at B2 level. The written part focuses on grammar and technical vocabulary. The oral part tests fluency, pronunciation and ability to use professional vocabulary and grammar covered in the compulsory literature. In both parts, students are required to collect at least 50% of the points.

Language of instruction

English

Work placements

Not applicable.

Aims

The aim of the examination is to prove student's knowledge, skills and professional vocabulary. He/she is expected to use the language as an independent user.

Specification of controlled education, way of implementation and compensation for absences

There are no lessons.

Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme B-ENE-P Bachelor's, 2. year of study, summer semester, 4 credits, compulsory

  • Programme B-STR-P Bachelor's

    specialization AIŘ , 2. year of study, summer semester, 4 credits, compulsory
    specialization SSZ , 2. year of study, summer semester, 4 credits, compulsory
    specialization STG , 2. year of study, summer semester, 4 credits, compulsory
    specialization KSB , 2. year of study, summer semester, 4 credits, compulsory

  • Programme B-ZSI-P Bachelor's

    specialization STI , 2. year of study, summer semester, 4 credits, compulsory
    specialization MTI , 2. year of study, summer semester, 4 credits, compulsory

  • Programme B-STI-A Bachelor's, 2. year of study, summer semester, 4 credits, compulsory
  • Programme B-PDS-P Bachelor's, 2. year of study, summer semester, 4 credits, compulsory
  • Programme B-MAI-P Bachelor's, 2. year of study, summer semester, 4 credits, compulsory
  • Programme B-MET-P Bachelor's, 2. year of study, summer semester, 4 credits, compulsory
  • Programme B-FIN-P Bachelor's, 2. year of study, summer semester, 4 credits, compulsory

Type of course unit

 

Guided consultation

1 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer

Syllabus

There are no lessons.

eLearning

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