English for Specific Purposes 1

Course Coordinator

ECTS points:
1

Program:
preddiplomski

Course number:
74367; 74369; 74371

Course Description

COURSE CONTENT

  •  English for Specific Purposes vs General English – lectures and examples
  •  Most frequent grammar mistakes made in scientific writing – lectures and examples plus exercises
  •  Foreign plurals (of Latin and Greek origin) in ESP and scientific English, lecture and examples plus exercises
  •  Key words and key sentences in ESP/scientific texts – lectures plus exercises
  •  Translation exercises in short ESP texts – English to Croatian and vice-versa – group and/or individual exercises
  •  Understanding short films in food technology, biotechnology and nutrition in English
  •  Discussing film content in English
  •  Asking and answering questions in English
  •  Writing a short summary in English
  •  Revision

LEARNING OUTCOMES

  •  acquire ESP vocabulary in the specific field of study: food technology, biotechnology and nutrition
  •  translating short ESP texts from English to Croatian and vice-versa
  •  asking and answering questions in English about ESP texts and short videos within the field of study
  •  discussing short ESP videos and texts in English
  •  write a short summary in English
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