Study programmes / B-HE Horticultural Engineering / English Combined Study 1
Course code:KSJA1
Course title in language of instruction:World Language - English 1 (Distance Learning)
Course title in Czech:K-Světový jazyk - Angličtina 1
Course title in English:English Combined Study 1
Mode of completion and number of credits:Fulfillment of requirements (1 credit)
(1 ECTS credit = 28 hours of workload)
Mode of delivery/Timetabled classes:part-time, 5/0
(part-time, lectures per period / seminars per period)
Language of instruction:English
Level of course:bachelor
Semester:WS 2018/2019 - FH
Name of lecturer:Mgr. Lea Hasíková (examiner, instructor, lecturer, supervisor)
Aims of the course:Enforcement of English language knowledge.
Vocabulary enhancement.
Orientation in written sources.
Enhancement of basic language skills and ability to express and support opinions.
Course contents:
1.Reproduction (allowance 0/0)
2.Animal Breeding (allowance 0/0)
3.Plant Diseases (allowance 0/0)
4.Fertilizers (allowance 0/0)
5.System of Tenses (allowance 0/0)

Learning outcomes and competences:
Generic competences:
-ability to apply knowledge
-ability to solve problems
-ability to understand foreign cultures and customes
-ability to work independently
-capacity to adapt to new situations
-communication in second language
-general knowledge
-resolve to succeed
-skilled at utilizing and processing information

Specific competences:
-ability to communicate in a foreign language
-Prediction of organisms and populations reactions on an environment during the next generations
-Skills to measure the concentration of analytes

Type of course unit:optional
Year of study:Not applicable - the subject could be chosen at anytime during the course of the programme.
Work placement:There is no compulsory work placement in the course unit.
Recommended study modules:none
Assessment methods:Class performance assessments , final test, score: 70%
grammar tests during the semester monitoring students progress
Learning activities and study load (hours of study load)
Type of teaching methodCombined form
Direct teaching
     practice6 h
     preparation for regular assessment13 h
     preparation for regular testing9 h
Total28 h

Basic reading list
  • FRONEK, J. Anglicko-český, česko-anglický slovník = English-Czech, Czech-English dictionary. 1st ed. Praha: Leda, 1998. 1277 p. ISBN 80-85927-48-9.
  • English for Agriculture. 1st ed. Brno: MZLU, 1998. 126 p. ISBN 80-7157-299-3.
  • VORÁČEK, J. Zemědělská angličtina.  Praha. ISBN 80-86726-08-8.
  • JANÁSKOVÁ, P. English for horticulture and landscape architecture. 2nd ed. Brno: Mendelova zemědělská a lesnická univerzita v Brně, 2007. 199 p. ISBN 978-80-7375-023-7.
  • JANÁSKOVÁ, P. English for horticulture and landscape architecture. 1st ed. Brno: Mendelova zemědělská a lesnická univerzita v Brně, 2002. 199 p. ISBN 80-7157-609-3.