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English III P604

ECTS 5 | P 15 | A 15 | L 0 | K 0 | ISVU 132670 74215 | Academic year: 2017./2018.

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

Definirano Okvirima kriterija ocjenjivanja studenata FERIT-a i stavkom 1.9

Monitoring of students

Definirano Okvirima kriterija ocjenjivanja studenata FERIT-a i stavkom 1.9

Student assessment

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

Obligatory literature

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

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

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

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

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


Pretraži literaturu na:

Recommended additional literature

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

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

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

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

ECTS credits

An ECTS credit value has been added according to calculation of time required for studying and successful course completion.

Examination methods

Written and oral exam.

Course assessment

Provođenje sveučilišnih anketa o nastavnicima (pristup prema studentima, transparentnost kriterija, motivacija na
izvršavanje aktivnosti, jasnoća izlaganja, i sl.). Provođenje fakultetskih anketa o predmetima (nakon položenog predmeta
samoevaluacija studenata o usvojenim ishodima učenja, te o opterećenosti u usporedbi s ECTS-ima aktivnosti i predmeta
u cjelini).

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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Student's activity Workload ECTS (Workload/30) Learning outcomes
Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to:
Teaching
method
Assessment method Points
Attendance
Lectures, Auditory exercises

21
ECTS
0.7
- identify and describe the differences between general and technical English language based on the chosen specialised texts and topics- recognise essential elements (key words) from a complex specialised text and analyse and interpret complex specialised texts- explain specialised vocabulary used in texts and use the vocabulary while translating short specialised texts- use grammatical structures in both written and spoken communication- compose a formal letter in written form- provide a critical review of a specialized topic in both written and oral formLectures, Auditory exercises Attendance register. Mandatory attendance percentage is:
70%

This percentage defines the minimum workload for the activity. The maximum is defined by the study programme.
Min

0
Max

0
Practice – problem solving Workload
45
ECTS

1.5
- identify and describe the differences between general and technical English language based on the chosen specialised texts and topics- recognise essential elements (key words) from a complex specialised text and analyse and interpret complex specialised texts- explain specialised vocabulary used in texts and use the vocabulary while translating short specialised texts- use grammatical structures in both written and spoken communication- compose a formal letter in written form- provide a critical review of a specialized topic in both written and oral formMidterm exam Evaluation of (written) exercises Min

25
Max

50
Oral exam Workload
39
ECTS

1.3
- identify and describe the differences between general and technical English language based on the chosen specialised texts and topics- recognise essential elements (key words) from a complex specialised text and analyse and interpret complex specialised texts- explain specialised vocabulary used in texts and use the vocabulary while translating short specialised texts- use grammatical structures in both written and spoken communication- provide a critical review of a specialized topic in both written and oral formOral exam Assessment of student's answers Min

20
Max

40
Grammar-related exercises/Short essays Workload
30
ECTS

1
- recognise essential elements (key words) from a complex specialised text and analyse and interpret complex specialised texts- explain specialised vocabulary used in texts and use the vocabulary while translating short specialised texts- use grammatical structures in both written and spoken communication- compose a formal letter in written form- provide a critical review of a specialized topic in both written and oral formGrammar-related exercises/Short essays Evalution of exercises/Correcting exercises and essays Min

0
Max

5
Active class participation Workload
15
ECTS

0.5
- identify and describe the differences between general and technical English language based on the chosen specialised texts and topics- recognise essential elements (key words) from a complex specialised text and analyse and interpret complex specialised texts- explain specialised vocabulary used in texts and use the vocabulary while translating short specialised texts- use grammatical structures in both written and spoken communication- provide a critical review of a specialized topic in both written and oral formActive class participation in defining and elaborating on engineering issues, participating in organised debates and engineering topics monitoring and assessing class participation and students' work Min

0
Max

5
Σ Activities Σ Workload
150
Σ ECTS
5
Σ Max
100