Course unit code:
Course unit title:
Technical English I
Mode of delivery, planned learning activities and teaching methods:
seminar – 2 hours weekly (on-site method)
Credits allocated:
Recommended semester:
Biotechnológia – bachelor (full-time, attendance method), 1. semester
Chemical Engineering – bachelor (full-time, attendance method), 1. semester
Chemistry, Medical Chemistry and Chemical Materials – bachelor (full-time, attendance method), 1. semester
Potraviny, výživa, kozmetika – bachelor (full-time, attendance method), 1. semester
Automation, Information Engineering and Management in Chemistry and Food Industry – bachelor (full-time, attendance method), 1. semester
Level of study:
Prerequisites for registration:
Assesment methods:
2 tests
Learning outcomes of the course unit:
provide students with the reading skills needed to cope with the reading skills needed to cope with professionally oriented texts and related listening,writing,speaking and presentation skills.
Course contents:
1. University and Education (allowance 0/2)
a. University of Technology
b. Faculty of Food and Chemical Technology
c. Chemistry and its place in the world

2. Structure of the Atom (allowance 0/2)
a. Properties of Metal and Non-Metals
b. Giving Definitions
c. Isotopes

3. Matter (allowance 0/2)
a. Elements, Compounds and Mixtures

4. Shapes (allowance 0/2)
a. Apparatus for Preparing Sulphur Dioxide
b. Mathematical Operations
c. Two-Dimentional and Spatial Shapes

5. Properties (allowance 0/2)
a. Physical and Chemical Propertieys of Matter
b. States of Matter

6. Function (allowance 0/2)
a. Devices
b. Apparatus for Preparing Hydrogen
c. Distilling Alcohol

7. Cycles (allowance 0/2)
a. Carbon Cycle
b. Hard Water

Recommended or required reading:
  • ORESKÁ, A. English for Chemists. Bratislava: STU, 2001. 191 p. ISBN 80-227-1543-3.
  • Oreská, A. : English for Chemists, Bratislava : STU, 2001. 191 s. ISBN 80 - 227 - 1543 - 3
Language of instruction:
Assessed students in total:

A 98.4 %

B 1.6 %

C 0 %

D 0 %

E 0 %

FX 0 %

Course supervisor:
Mgr. Magdaléna Horáková
Last modification:
16. 1. 2018

Department of Languages

AIS: 2017/2018  

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