Electronics and Computer Engineering

Professional English

Seminar, 2.00 ECTS

 

Course content

  • Programme and career-specific topics
  • Extension of technical vocabulary; training of reading comprehension using authentic materials (technical texts/manuals/memos/reports)
  • Extension of communication strategies in the workplace: correspondence (letter of application, curriculum vitae), structure and process descriptions, mini-presentations and mini-meetings

Learning outcomes

Graduates have English communication skills with varying emphasis being placed on the four basic skills (speaking, listening, reading, writing).

Recommended or required reading and other learning resources / tools

Books:

  • Brieger, Pohl: Technical English
  • Cotton, Falvey: Market Leader
  • Mascull: Business Vocabulary in Use
  • Swan; Walter C.: How English Works
  • Murphy: English Grammar in Use

Journals:

  • Business Spotlight
  • IEEE Spectrum

Mode of delivery

Seminar

Prerequisites and co-requisites

  • Technology Management 3

Assessment methods and criteria

Continuous assessment