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Course, academic year 2021/2022
English for Computer Science II - NJAZ012
Title: Anglický jazyk pro informatiky II
Guaranteed by: Department of Language Education (32-KJP)
Faculty: Faculty of Mathematics and Physics
Actual: from 2017
Semester: summer
E-Credits: 3
Hours per week, examination: summer s.:0/2 C [hours/week]
Capacity: unlimited
Min. number of students: unlimited
Virtual mobility / capacity: no
State of the course: taught
Language: English
Teaching methods: full-time
Note: course can be enrolled in outside the study plan
enabled for web enrollment
Guarantor: RNDr. Mgr. Luděk Šafařík
Classification: Informatics > General Subjects
Annotation -
Last update: RNDr. Mgr. Luděk Šafařík (09.04.2020)
The course extends the participant's English skills within the field of computing. The course includes discussions, lexis, grammar (mainly syntax) and writing exercises, and student presentations on computing topics. The course is included in the credit system of the Faculty. Enrollment in this course is limited. The course is recommended primarily for students from the second year of their study.
Course completion requirements -
Last update: Mgr. Zuzana Hořká (08.04.2018)

To meet the requirements it is necessary to participate in class regularly, actively work in the classroom and fulfill all homework assignments. The nature of the subject's examination excludes the repetition of such examination.

Literature -
Last update: RNDr. Mgr. Luděk Šafařík (26.03.2019)

Esteras S.R. (2008): Infotech - English for computer users. Cambridge University Press.

Esteras S.R., Fabré E.M. (2007): Professional English In Use - For Computers & the Internet. Cambridge University Press.

Glendinning E., McEwan J. (2006): Oxford English for Information Technology. Oxford University Press.

Williams E.J. (2008): Presentations in English. Macmillan.

Other resources: web pages, research papers, etc.

Syllabus -
Last update: RNDr. Mgr. Luděk Šafařík (28.03.2019)

selected terminology of computing

selected grammar and structures related to specialized English; focus on style (cohesion, register, etc.)

analysis of specialized texts; practice of writing specialized texts

analysis of specialized presentations leading to presentations by students

NB: The course content is shaped by the needs of students - at the beginning of the semester a needs analysis is always done and the course content for that semester is planned with the input of the students.

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