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17ABBA3A - English Language IIIA (part 1)

Code Completion Credits Range Language
17ABBA3A KZ 2 0+2
Eva Motyčková (guarantor)
Department of Biomedical Technology

Academic and professional English. This course focuses on expansion of professional vocabulary, grammar skills and listening and reading skills related to scientific topics.


Credits will be given for attendance ( 3 sick leaves), final written test ( at least 60 percent to pass) - 50% of the grade,presentation - 40 %, activity in class - 10% of the grade. Min. level B1 - entry level.Please use a manual - How to make your presentation while you are preparing it. The manual is on the web page of the subject. Also the student who is giving the presentation prepares for his classmates a hand-out which they fill in during his presentation. The correctness is checked at the end of the presentation. Grammar packet.

Syllabus of lectures:

no lectures

Syllabus of tutorials:

1.Battle of the sexes, articles and uncountables

2.A case study in longevity, present tenses

3.Long life region found, modal verbs

4.You are what you eat, the future

5.Additives and hyperactivity, recycling grammar

6.Medicinal Plants, past tenses

7.Alligator Blood and antibiotics, gerund and infinitive

8.Meet Stan D. Ardman, conditional, wishes, regrets

9.Reducing animal testing, passive

10.Plankton, pumps and carbon dioxide, recycling grammar

11.Malaria and GM mosquitos

12.GM crop contamination

13. Long life region found

14. Test, assesment

Study Objective:


Study materials:

[1] Instant Academic Skills, Lane Sarah, Cambridge University Press 2011

[2] Recycling Advanced English, Claire West, Cambridge University Press 2013

The teacher has the right to change and add materials.

The course is a part of the following study plans:

PDF icon Instant Academic Skills3.62 MB

Office presentation icon How to make a good presentation365 KB
Microsoft Office document icon Schedule 17/1857.5 KB