Subject: English in engineering 1 (17 - EJEI1)

Basic Information

CategoryAcademic-general educative
Scientific or art field:Anglistika i jezik struke
Native organizations units

Department of Fundamentals Sciences
Course specification

Course is active from 01.10.2005..

Mastering and using the most significant terms related to the profession and major. Developing strategies for understanding the engineering English texts. Enabling students to read and understand original English texts from different sources related to numerous aspects and fields of electrical engineering. Developing oral and written communication related to these topics while using the adequate vocabulary and complex sentence structures.
Students know a wide range of vocabulary terms related to the field of study. They can read versatile literature in this field and communicate about those topics in the English language using the terms and sentence structures typical for the language of their future profession.
Processing contemporary professional texts in English, related to different aspects in the field of electrical engineering profession. Developing strategies for understanding professional texts such as: skimming, scanning, comparing sources, using context, using background knowledge etc. Mastering the common terms related to the profession and major. Synonyms and antonyms frequent in engineering. Adopting the language functions such as: comparison, classification, expressing purpose or function, describing the constituents, causal connections and such. The most common prefixes, suffixes, compound words and collocations. Passive voice, constructions with participles. Contracted relative clauses (active and passive), contracted time clauses (active and passive).
The emphasis is placed on student activities during the class, their interaction with the teacher and between themselves. The communicative approach is used in the lectures. Practice is designed to make it easier to understand the text as well as to practice particular vocabulary and other typical features of the professional language. Some exercises are designed to encourage students to further practice their language skills using the wider knowledge in the field of study through comments and explanations.
Eastwood, J.Oxford Practice Grammar - Intermediate2006Oxford University Press, OxfordEnglish
Gleldinning, E.H., McEwan, J.Oxford English for Electronics1993Oxford University Press, OxfordEnglish
Grupa autoraOxford English - Serbian Student Dictionary2006Oxford University Press, OxfordEnglish
Popić R., i dr.Naučno-tehnički rečnik : englesko-srpskohrvatski : 80.000 terminoloških jedinica1989Privredni pregled, BeogradSerbian language
Course activity Pre-examination ObligationsNumber of points
Written part of the exam - tasks and theoryNoYes40.00
Oral part of the examNoYes30.00
Name and surnameForm of classes
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Mirović Ivana
Foreign Language Lecturer