English Language I
Abbreviation: ENGJI Load: 15(L) + 0(E) + 0(LE) + 0(S) + 15(FLE) + 0(PEE)
Lecturers in charge: Mihaela Tabak
Kristina Bradvica Šančić
Lecturers: pred. Siniša Prekratić ( Lectures, Practical foreign language exercises )
pred. Andrej Smodlaka ( Practical foreign language exercises, Lectures )
pred. Kristina Bradvica Šančić ( Practical foreign language exercises )
pred. Mihaela Tabak ( Practical foreign language exercises )
Course description: The course aims at introducing the 1st year-students at the Faculty of Transport and Traffic Sciences to traffic- and transport-related vocabulary. Topics include their specific areas of the study (Road Traffic and Transport, Railway Traffic and Transport, Air Traffic and Transport, Water Traffic and Transport, Postal Traffic, Information-communications Traffic, Urban Traffic and Transport, Intelligent Transport Systems and Logistics). The course focuses on the development of vocabulary / terminology skills, as well as on revising English grammatical tenses. Materials used for the course include selection of authentic texts and additional learning materials designed to build up a basis for a wider and deeper knowledge of the current English language. Students are expected to develop skills of reading and understanding technical texts, writing summaries, translating and written and oral communication in the field of traffic and transport.
Lecture languages: en
Compulsory literature:
1. Bjelobrk, B., Bošković Gazdović, K.: English Textbook of Transport I. FPZ, Zagreb, 2004.
Recommended literature:
2. Murphy, R.: English Grammar in Use (Intermediate) Cambridge, University Press
3. Hewings, M.: Advanced Grammar in Use, Cambridge, University Press
L - Lectures
E - Exercises
LE - Laboratory exercises
S - Seminar
FLE - Practical foreign language exercises
PEE - Physical education excercises
* - Not graded