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General information:
Name:
English B2+ course - compulsory ESP course for students of SECOND-CYCLE STUDIES in MECHATRONICS with ENGLISH as the instruction language at the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and Robotics
Course of study:
2013/2014
Code:
RMS-2-105-MD-s
Faculty of:
Mechanical Engineering and Robotics
Study level:
Second-cycle studies
Specialty:
Mechatronic Design
Field of study:
Mechatronics with English as instruction languagege
Semester:
1
Profile of education:
Academic (A)
Lecture language:
English
Form and type of study:
Full-time studies
Responsible teacher:
dr Bluszcz Lucjan (sjokrk@agh.edu.pl)
Academic teachers:
Module summary

Description of learning outcomes for module
MLO code Student after module completion has the knowledge/ knows how to/is able to Connections with FLO Method of learning outcomes verification (form of completion)
Skills
M_U001 Has general knowledge and knowledge of their field of study. Knows grammatical structures , vocabulary and phraseology necessary to understand academic texts and texts related to their field of study MS2A_U05, MS2A_U01 Examination,
Test,
Test results
M_U002 Can understand academic texts and texts including technical discussions concerning their field of study and specialization. Can understand a text even if it is not clearly structured and when relationships are only implied and not signalled explicitly. MS2A_U05, MS2A_U01 Activity during classes,
Examination,
Test,
Participation in a discussion
M_U003 Can write various clear and detailed descriptive and argumentative texts on a wide range of subjects related to their field of study and specialization. Can present the results of their research in a written form. MS2A_K02, MS2A_U05, MS2A_U03 Examination,
Execution of exercises,
Essays written during classes
M_U004 Can express themselves clearly and spontaneously without much obvious searching for expressions using the language for academic and professional purposes during their internship , job application process or at work. MS2A_K02, MS2A_U05, MS2A_U04, MS2A_U02 Activity during classes,
Presentation,
Participation in a discussion
FLO matrix in relation to forms of classes
MLO code Student after module completion has the knowledge/ knows how to/is able to Form of classes
Lecture
Audit. classes
Lab. classes
Project classes
Conv. seminar
Seminar classes
Pract. classes
Others
Zaj. terenowe
Zaj. warsztatowe
E-learning
Skills
M_U001 Has general knowledge and knowledge of their field of study. Knows grammatical structures , vocabulary and phraseology necessary to understand academic texts and texts related to their field of study - + - - - - - - - - -
M_U002 Can understand academic texts and texts including technical discussions concerning their field of study and specialization. Can understand a text even if it is not clearly structured and when relationships are only implied and not signalled explicitly. - + - - - - - - - - -
M_U003 Can write various clear and detailed descriptive and argumentative texts on a wide range of subjects related to their field of study and specialization. Can present the results of their research in a written form. - + - - - - - - - - -
M_U004 Can express themselves clearly and spontaneously without much obvious searching for expressions using the language for academic and professional purposes during their internship , job application process or at work. - + - - - - - - - - -
Module content
Auditorium classes:
English B2+ course – compulsory ESP course for students of SECOND-CYCLE STUDIES in MECHATRONICS with ENGLISH as the instruction language (WIMiR)

Grammar :
Revision and extension of grammatical topics covered during the B-2 course.
Vocabulary and phrases:
Introduction and extensive practice on vocabulary and phrases concerning the following topics:

1. Basics of mathematics, physics, chemistry and electronics.
2.Different aspects of measuring and graphic ways of presenting information
3.Technical drawing, CAM and CAD design – stages and documentation.
4.Materials engineering.
5.Mechanics (loads, stress, strength, forces, deformations)
6.Fundamentals of machine design (construction elements, joints – types and characteristics, elements of machining)
7.Vehicles and machines (kinds and causes of failure, maintenance, repair technology, safety at work)
8.Elements of robotics.
9.Elements of automatics.
10.Career development in Mechanical Engineering

Other language skills:
1. Reading with understanding scientific papers and other special interest texts
2. Introduction to academic writing : papers, Master’s thesis
3. Presentations
4. Job hunting process ( CV, a letter of application, interview )

Student workload (ECTS credits balance)
Student activity form Student workload
Summary student workload 90 h
Module ECTS credits 3 ECTS
Participation in study tours 30 h
Preparation of a report, presentation, written work, etc. 30 h
Preparation for classes 10 h
Realization of independently performed tasks 10 h
Examination or Final test 10 h
Additional information
Method of calculating the final grade:

The average of the exam grade and the end-of-the semester grade

Prerequisites and additional requirements:

English Language Requirements: B-2 level

Recommended literature and teaching resources:

1.Professional English in Use, Mark Ibbotson, Cambridge
2.Cambridge English for Engineering, Mark Ibbotson, Cambridge
3.Oxford English for Electrical and Mechanical Engineering, Eric Glendinning, Oxford
4.Cambridge English for Job-hunting, Colm Downes, Cambridge

Scientific publications of module course instructors related to the topic of the module:

Additional scientific publications not specified

Additional information:

Only the students who have attended the course and fulfilled the course requirements are eligible to take the final exam