English for IT

English for IT

Course title
English for IT
Course tag
11001
Semester
1
Course status
Mandatory
ECTS
4
Lectures
0
Practice
45
Independent work
75
Total
120
Teachers and associates
Darija Korkut, Senior Lecturer
Ana Belin, Instructor
Ana Lokas Ćošković, Instructor
Mirjana Milotić Pejnović
The course aims
The students are taught to use professional literature in English and to apply the English language for specific purposes and communication skills.
Content
Grammar: verbal forms and tenses, conditional clauses, reported speech, passive versa active voice; Themes: IT industry, Mobility, Software, Networking, Security, Services, Society.
Literature:
English for Telecoms and Information Technology, Oxford Business English; 2009.
Supplementary literature
1. Boeckner, K., Brown, P.C.: Oxford English for Computing, Oxford University Press; 1994.
2. Kiš, M., English-Croatian and Croatian - English IT dictionary, Ljevak, Zagreb, 2000.

Minimum learning outcomes

  1. The student will use and understand the basic English vocabulary in professional literature.
  2. The student will use the basic English tenses in active and passive sentences as well as basic conditional sentences and reported speech.
  3. The student will write a simple business letter according to given elements. The studemt will write a summary of a simple professional text in 150 words.
  4. The student will prepare a short presentation on a certain professional subject and present it in 10 minutes in front of the class.

Preferred learning outcomes

  1. The student wil use and understand English vocabulary in professional literature.
  2. The student will use all the Englesh tenses in active and passive forms in more complicated sentences with the stress on conditional clauses and reported speech.
  3. Write an application letter asking for a position of a system enginer. The company is Microsoft, Hrvatska.
  4. The student will prepare a presentation on a certain professional subject and present it in front of the class in 15 minutes. The student will write an essay as well.