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English III P604

ECTS 5 | P 15 | A 15 | L 0 | K 0 | ISVU 132670 74215 | Academic year: 2019./2020.

Course groups

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Course lecturers

LIERMANN-ZELJAK YVONNE, Lecturer
FERČEC IVANKA, Lecturer
BOŽIĆ-LENARD DRAGANA, Associate

Course description

Introduction to computer science terminology. Computer applications. Configuration. Hardware vs. software. Memory. Buying a computer. Input devices. Output devices. Storage devices. Operating systems. The graphical user interface. Word processing facilities. Design. Multimedia systems. Electronic communications.

Knowledge and skills acquired

Reading and understanding texts from the field of computer science and communications, acquisition of new ESP vocabulary, broadening of knowledge pertaining to new structures typical of the English language, broadening and acquisition of new verbal and non-verbal communication patterns.

Teaching methods

Lectures and exercises include terminology relative to fundamental fields of students' future profession, basic grammatical structures of the English language, as well as ESP characteristics necessary for basic speech acts.

Student requirements

Defined by the Student evaluation criteria of the Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Computer Science and Information Technology Osijek and paragraph 1.9

Monitoring of students

Defined by the Student evaluation criteria of the Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Computer Science and Information Technology Osijek and paragraph 1.9

Student assessment

Individual homework or group task projects, regular communication, exercises, written and oral examination.

Obligatory literature

1. 1 Krznarić, M. ???? Zagreb: Tehničko veleučilište u Zagrebu, Elektrotehnički odjel, 2014.

2. 2 Campbell, S. English for the Energy Industry Oxford: Oxford University Press (Express Series) , 2009.

3. 3 Glendinning, Eric H.; McEwan, J. Oxford English for Information Technology Oxford University Press, 2006.

4. 4 Esteras, S.R. Infotech - English for Computer Users Cambridge University Press, 2008.

5. 5 Bošnjak Terzić, B. Study Technical English 2 Školska knjiga, Zagreb, 2008.


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Recommended additional literature

1. 1 Thomson, A.J.; Martinet A.V. A Practical English Grammar Oxford University Press, 1986.

2. 2 Thomson, A.J.; Martinet A.V. A Practical English Grammar - Exercises 1 Oxford University Press, 1986.

3. 3 Thomson, A.J.; Martinet A.V. A Practical English Grammar - Exercises 2 Oxford University Press, 1986.

4. 4 Ricca-McCarty, T.; Duckworth, M. English for Telecoms and Information Technology Oxford University Press, 2009.

Examination methods

Written and oral exam.

Course assessment

Conducting university questionnaires on teachers (student-teacher relationship, transparency of assessment criteria, motivation for teaching, teaching clarity, etc.). Conducting Faculty surveys on courses (upon passing the exam, student self-assessment of the adopted learning outcomes and student workload in relation to the number of ECTS credits allocated to activities and courses as a whole).

Overview of course assesment

Learning outcomes
Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to:

1. identify and describe the differences between general and technical English language based on the chosen specialised texts and topics

2. recognise essential elements (key words) from a complex specialised text and analyse and interpret complex specialised texts

3. explain specialised vocabulary used in texts and use the vocabulary while translating short specialised texts

4. use grammatical structures in both written and spoken communication

5. compose a formal letter in written form

6. provide a critical review of a specialized topic in both written and oral form



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