The training in English aims at upgrading students’ knowledge achieved at school and at developing their language skills: reading, writing, listening and speaking. Special attention is paid to lexical units and structures of General English, typical for technical literature. The emphasis is on developing students’ oral and written communicative skills. The course in English is designed to enhance students’ language competence: revision of common grammar and syntax structures, improving functional literacy in English. By the end of the course students will be able to express themselves fluently in a professional environment as well to make short oral presentations.
Main issues of the syllabus content:
- Revising English tenses;
- Revising Conditional Sentences;
- Revising Passive Voice as one of the most important structures in Technical English;
- Improving communicative skills: reading, writing, listening comprehension, speaking;
- Delivering oral presentations.