Course: Foreign Technical Language II

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Course title Foreign Technical Language II
Course code USE/KV318
Organizational form of instruction Lecture
Level of course Master
Year of study not specified
Semester Summer
Number of ECTS credits 3
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory
Form of instruction unspecified
Work placements unspecified
Recommended optional programme components None
  • Bartoníček Martin, Mgr.
  • Čechalová Pavla, Mgr.
Course content
Visiting Company. Present Simple Active&Passive, Necessity: must, have to Useful nouns&expressions Letter of Introduction When Dream Became a Business. Past Simple Active&Passive, Regular&Irregular Verbs Useful verbs, Linking words CV, Cover Letter Feeling Changes. Future Simple, to be going to do smth. Giving advice: should Expressing opinions, agreement&disagreement, reasoning Complaint Letter Money Talks. Present Perfect Basic financial vocabulary (nouns, expressions, verbs) Response to a Complaint Letter Business Communication. Mixed Tenses Business contract basic vocabulary Useful expressions for business socializing Draft contract

Learning activities and teaching methods
Learning outcomes
This course covers essentials of business language skills and aims to encourage fluency and active use of grammar and communicative structures in oral and written ways.


Assessment methods and criteria
Recommended literature
  • Becker, N., Braunert, J., Schlenker, W. Unternehmen Deutsch. Stuttgart 2005.
  • Bonamy, D. Technical English Level 2 (Pre-intermediate) Coursebook, Longman, 2008.
  • Buhlmann, R., Fearns, A. Technisches Deutsch für Ausbildung und Beruf. Verlag 2013.
  • Filatová, O. English for Midwifery Students. 2017, studijní texty.
  • Glendinning, E. H. English in Electrical Engineering and Electronics. Oxford University Press, 1980.
  • Glendinning, E. H. English in Mechanical Enginnering, Oxford University Press, Oxford, 1995. 1995.
  • Hegerová V., Zahradníček T. a kol. Česko-německý a německo-český odborný slovník vědy, techniky a ekonomiky. Olomouc, 2000. ISBN 80-7182-110-1.
  • Matic, D., Kovač, M., Sirkovic, N. English for Electric Engineering and Computing, FESB, Split, 2009.
  • Michňová, I. Buisness Deutsch, Grada, Praha 2006.
  • Michňová, I. Deutsch im Beruf. GRADA, Praha 2008.
  • Stančík, L. Engineering Language II, III. FVTM 2003, 2006.

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