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17AMBJAB - English Language B

Code Completion Credits Range Language
17AMBJAB Z 3 0+4
Department of Biomedical Technology

Academic English focused on ICT


attendance - 3 sick leaves, presentation, final test 60%

Syllabus of lectures:
Syllabus of tutorials:

1. Introduction, Requirements, Materials

A good consultant, reading for general gist

2. Health and safety

Computer ergonomics, Electronic rubbish, Risks of using mobiles and in-car computers

Language focus: Direct and Indirect Questions

3.Health and safety (continue),

Risk and hazards, Effects, Protective measures

Listening : Computer users

4.Text: Multimedia

Reading: Robots

5. Programming, progr.languages, Steps in writing a program

Specialist reading: Linux

6. Computers and work, New ways, new profiles

Reading: Computers make the world smaller and smarter

7.ICT systems, Types of systems,devices and services

Listening: Former student, listening for specific

8.Networks, LANs, WANs

Faces of the internet

9. Chatting and video conferencing,Nettiquette commandments

Internet security

10. E-commerce, Types of e-businesses

Online banking, Internet security

11. Robots, Androids, AI

Intelligent homes, Assistive technology

12. The Future trends,human centred technologies

Revising for final test

13.Final test

14. Correction of final test, credits

Study Objective:
Study materials:

.H. Glendening: Oxford English for Information Technology, OUP 2006,Santiago Remacha Esteras, Elena Marco Fabre: Professional English in Use for Computers and the Internet CUP 2007, Keith Boeckner, P.Ch. Brown, Oxford English for Computing, ,

Note: The teacher is authorised to adjust the level of materials according to students' competence

The course is a part of the following study plans: