UIMOIBP054 English for IT 1

Faculty of Philosophy and Science in Opava
Summer 2021
Extent and Intensity
0/2/0. 3 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
Teacher(s)
Mgr. Gabriela Entlová, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Guaranteed by
Mgr. Gabriela Entlová, Ph.D.
Institute of Computer Science - Faculty of Philosophy and Science in Opava
Prerequisites (in Czech)
TYP_STUDIA ( B )
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is also offered to the students of the fields other than those the course is directly associated with.
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
The aim of the course is to understand specific professional information in spoken and written form. Students will learn the language specifics and resources used in English focused on information technology. The main focus will be on the terminology of the industry. At the end of the course, students should be able to describe processes, technical equipment and solve professional issues within the working process.
Learning outcomes
Students will be able to:
- understand specific technical information in both spoken and written form; - describe processes, technical equipment;
- solve professional issues in the working process.
Syllabus
  • 1. Meeting People
  • 2. Jobs in IT
  • 3. Schedules
  • 4. Business Matters
  • 5. Computer Hardware
  • 6. Computer Software
  • 7. Working With Computers
  • 8. Computer Usage
  • 9. Business Matters
  • 10. Website Purpose
  • 11. Website Analytics
  • 12. Website development
Literature
    required literature
  • OLEJNICZAK, Maja. English for information technology. Essex: Pearson Education, 2011. ISBN 978-1-4082-6996-1. info
  • GLENDINNING, Eric H and John MCEWAN. Oxford English for information technology. 2nd ed. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2006. ISBN 978-0-19-457492-1. info
  • MARKS, Jon. Check your English vocabulary for computers and information technology: all you need to improve your vocabulary. 3rd ed. London: A. & C. Black, 2007. ISBN 978-0-7136-7917-5. info
Teaching methods
Interactive lectures
Assessment methods
Test:
1. Homework.
2. Compulsory attendance at seminars min. 75%.
Language of instruction
English

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