Course: English I

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Course title English I
Course code KSPV/3ZOA1
Organizational form of instruction Lesson
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 2
Language of instruction Czech, English
Status of course Compulsory
Form of instruction unspecified
Work placements unspecified
Recommended optional programme components None
  • Kolenatý Miloslav, Mgr.
  • Klatovská Martina, Mgr.
  • Benda Jan, PhDr.
Course content
1. Ecology Basics 1 2. Ecology Basic 2 3. Ecology Basics 3 4. Earth Science 1 5. Earth Science 2 6. Earth Science 3 7. Wildlife 1 8. Wildlife 2 9. Wildlife 3 10. Land Use 1 11. Land Use 2 12. Land Use 3 13. Review Unit

Learning activities and teaching methods
unspecified, unspecified
Learning outcomes
Dealing with scientific texts in English (spoken and written). English terminology connected to the studied subject. Language items used in scientific texts. Dealing with topics covering the professional orientation. Improving communicative skills (writing and speaking, above all) focusing on the topics connected to the professional orientation.
Mastering the basic grammar topics and language skills. The ability to discuss (in English) chosen environmental topics while using suitable environmental terms.

Assessment methods and criteria
Attendance 70%, written credit tests
Recommended literature
  • Bates, M., Dudley - Evans, T. General Science. Longman, 1992.
  • Donovan, P. Basic English for Science. OUP, 2001.
  • Kolenatý, M. English for Environmental Studies. UJEP, 2014.
  • Lee, R. English for Environmental Science. Garnet Publishing, 2009.
  • Mountford, A. English for Agriculture. OUP, 1997.

Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Branch of study Category Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty of Environment Environmental Protection (C_3) Ecology and environmental protection 1 Winter