Study programme 2019-2020Français
English for Engineers 1
Programme component of Bachelor's in Engineering: Architectural Engineering à la Faculty of Engineering

Students are asked to consult the ECTS course descriptions for each learning activity (AA) to know what assessment methods are planned for the end of Q2

CodeTypeHead of UE Department’s
contact details
Teacher(s)
UI-B1-IRCIVA-011-MCompulsory UEADAM Véronique
  • HANUS Anne
  • ZANGARA Giacomo

Language
of instruction
Language
of assessment
HT(*) HTPE(*) HTPS(*) HR(*) HD(*) CreditsWeighting Term
  • Anglais
Anglais36000022.00Année

AA CodeTeaching Activity (AA) HT(*) HTPE(*) HTPS(*) HR(*) HD(*) Term Weighting
V-LANG-151General English - part 1120000Q135.00%
V-LANG-152General English - part 2240000Q265.00%
Programme component

Objectives of Programme's Learning Outcomes

  • Communicate in a structured way - visually, orally and in writing, in French and English - giving clear, accurate, and reasoned information
    • Argue to and persuade a project owner, teachers and a board orally, with visual aids and in writing
    • Use the English language to "advanced independent user" level, equivalent to B2 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR)
  • Demonstrate thoroughness and independence throughout their studies
    • Demonstrate self-awareness, asses themself, and develop appropriate learning strategies.
    • Develop scientific and cultural curiosity and open-mindedness
    • Learn to use various resources made available to inform and train independently

Learning Outcomes of UE

  At the end of this course, the student will be able to understand texts and listenings at level B1+ in contexts relevant to the career of an engineer.

Content of UE

- Revision of the basic structures of the English language. - Strenghtening and development of reading and listening comprehension skills. - Individual activities 

Prior Experience

Students will have to take a placement test in order to be placed in the adapted level group.  The students whose level is inferior to A2 will have to attend remedial classes organized by the Centre of Modern Languages.  

Type of Assessment for UE in Q1

  • Written examination

Q1 UE Assessment Comments

Participation: 10% Written examination: 90%

Type of Assessment for UE in Q2

  • Presentation and/or works
  • Written examination
  • Graded tests

Q2 UE Assessment Comments

- Assessment of individual activities (test) (30%).  If the student does not score a minimum of 10/20, he/she will have to resit this test at the June written examination.  Written examination (70%) composed of a listening and a reading comprehensions at level B1+ as well as questions on grammar and vocabulary.   Account for 65 % of the final grade.

Type of Assessment for UE in Q3

  • Presentation and/or works
  • Written examination

Q3 UE Assessment Comments

Written examination composed of a listening and a reading comprehensions at level B1+ as well as questions on grammar and vocabulary.   + assessment of the individual activities if the student didn't score 10/20 in Q2.

Type of Resit Assessment for UE in Q1 (BAB1)

  • Written examination

Q1 UE Resit Assessment Comments (BAB1)

See Q1

Type of Teaching Activity/Activities

AAType of Teaching Activity/Activities
V-LANG-151
  • Cours magistraux
  • Conférences
V-LANG-152
  • Cours magistraux
  • Conférences

Mode of delivery

AAMode of delivery
V-LANG-151
  • Face to face
V-LANG-152
  • Face to face

Required Reading

AA
V-LANG-151
V-LANG-152

Required Learning Resources/Tools

AARequired Learning Resources/Tools
V-LANG-151COMPULSORY : - Macmillan English Grammar in Context, Intermediate, Macmillan Edition, 2008
 
V-LANG-152Compulsory: Macmillan English Grammar in Context, Intermediate, Macmillan Edition, 2008.
 

Recommended Reading

AA
V-LANG-151
V-LANG-152

Recommended Learning Resources/Tools

AARecommended Learning Resources/Tools
V-LANG-151Grammar Bank on Moodle
V-LANG-152Grammar Bank -  Moodle.

Other Recommended Reading

AAOther Recommended Reading
V-LANG-151Robert and Collins Senior, Le Robert, 2013.
Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary (online).
Cambridge Dictionary (online).
www.wordreference.com
V-LANG-152Robert and Collins Senior, Le Robert, 2013.
Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary (online).
Cambridge Dictionary (online).
www.wordreference.com

Grade Deferrals of AAs from one year to the next

AAGrade Deferrals of AAs from one year to the next
V-LANG-151Authorized
V-LANG-152Authorized
(*) HT : Hours of theory - HTPE : Hours of in-class exercices - HTPS : hours of practical work - HD : HMiscellaneous time - HR : Hours of remedial classes. - Per. (Period), Y=Year, Q1=1st term et Q2=2nd term
Date de génération : 24/04/2020
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