Study programmes / C-HE Horticultural Engineering / English - Professional Terminology 2
Course code:JOTA2
Course title in language of instruction:Jazyk - odborná terminologie Angličtina 2
Course title in Czech:Jazyk - odborná terminologie Angličtina 2
Course title in English:English - Professional Terminology 2
Mode of completion and number of credits:Exam (1 credit)
(1 ECTS credit = 28 hours of workload)
Mode of delivery/Timetabled classes:full-time, 0/2
(full-time, hours of lectures per week / hours of seminars per week)
Language of instruction:English
Level of course:bachelor
Semester:SS 2018/2019 - FH
Name of lecturer:Mgr. Lea Hasíková (examiner, instructor, supervisor)
Aims of the course:The aim is to develop all the language skills in English (academic reading, writing, listening and professional communication. Emphasis is placed on reading and analysis of academic texts, oral expression - The presentation in front of an audience listening and analysis of short authentic texts.
Course contents:
1.Analysis of specialized authentic texts of the following areas
wine company profile
Viticulture and wine - New Trends
Product quality and authenticity
Norm ISO
Canned food and the effect of preservatives on the human body
Sensory evaluation of herbal teas from conventional and organic production
(allowance 0/0)

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

Specific competences:
-Ability to analyse and synthesize
-Ability to communicate in a foreign language using specific vocabulary of the field of science
-Ability to professional communicate by spoken and written word
-Application skills of professional knowledge.
-Skills associated with the use and processing of information

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:The course is completed in the summer semester exam. The final exam is written, 80% success rate
Learning activities and study load (hours of study load)
Type of teaching methodDaily attendance
Direct teaching
     practice2 h
     public presentation (oral)5 h
     preparation for exam10 h
     preparation for regular testing5 h
     preparation of presentation3 h
     writing of seminar paper3 h
Total28 h

Basic reading list
  • 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.
  • MURPHY, R. -- ALTMAN, R. Grammar in use: reference and practice for Intermediate students of English : answer key. 4th ed. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1991. 46 p. ISBN 0-521-35701-2.
  • Acta Horticulturae. Leuven: ISHS, 2011. 392 p. 0567-7572. ISBN 978-90-6605-534-6.
  • Col. Acta Horticulturae. Leuven: ISHS, 2012. 468 p. 0567-7572. ISBN 978-90-6605-048-8.
  • Basic Horticulture. New York: Macmillan, 1945. 441 p.
  • KOBZA, F. Biological and Technical Development in Horticulture - Programme: Inter. Horticultural Scientific Conference, Lednice n.M.,9.-12.9.1997. Brno: MZLU, 1997. 11 p.
  • Experimental statistics for agriculture and horticulture. Wallingford, Oxfordshire, UK: CABI, 360 p. Modular texts. ISBN 978-1-84593-537-5.
  • PFAHL, J. -- SOLNIT, R. Extreme horticulture. London: Frances Lincoln, 2003. 144 p. ISBN 0-7112-2012-3.
  • Horticulture. Institute of Horticulture of UAAS Kyiv, 2005. 548 p. UDC 634.1.
  • Horticulture, environment, and biotechnology. Heidelberg: ISSN 2211-3452.
  • Perspecticves in contemporary Horticulture. 1. 9. 2007 - 5. 9. 2007, ZF MZLU Lednice (CZ).
  • BASRA, A S. Plant growth regulators in agriculture and horticulture: their role and commercial uses. Boca Raton: CRC Press, 2009. 264 p. ISBN 1-56022-891-1.