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Plan 204 Ing.Tec.Agrícola Esp Exp Agropecuarias
Asignatura 18927 IDIOMA EXTRANJERO (INGLES)
Grupo
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Presentación
Conocimiento y uso de la lengua inglesa: lenguaje oral y escrito. Comprensión y expresión. Conversación
Programa Básico
Objetivos
Se pretende, con el presente curso, que el alumno sea capaz de expresarse en inglés a un nivel intermedio,
potenciando, asimismo, sus capacidades de comprensión y entendimiento del idioma inglés en diversas situaciones y
ante diferentes textos (generales y específico-técnicos).
Programa de Teoría
ENGLISH LANGUAGE
1. General Introduction:
1.1. English Language around the World: Some General Ideas.
2. Grammar:
Different units concerning the review of English Grammar will be handed out to the students during the course.
3. English and Agriculture: An Approach to Technical English for Agroforestry
Specialities (AGRICULTURE).
3.1. Introduction.
3.1.1. Agriculture, basic concepts in English. 3.1.2. Some definitions.
3.2. Soils:
3.2.1. Origin and Composition of Soils. 3.2.2. Comparative Sentences.
3.2.3. Present Simple Tense: Making statements.
3.3. Cereals:
3.3.1. Cereals: wheat, rye, corn, clover. 3.3.2. Conditional Sentences.
3.3.3. Suffixes -y, -en, -al, -ous, and -ic.
3.4. Vegetables and Fruits:
3.4.1. Vegetables, a Classification; Market Gardening; etc.
3.4.2. Verbs followed by infinitive and gerund. 3.4.3.Passive Voice.
3.4.4. Constructions: a) a time consuming task; b) a hand-harvested crop.
4. Miscellaneous Items.
5. Glossaries.
6. Readings.
Programa Práctico
A practical activity related to the world of Agriculture will be explained to the students in due time, this activity will be
compulsory and therefore evaluated for the final mark.
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Evaluación
The final mark will take into consideration the following requirements:
1. The practical activity will amount up to 1 points of the final mark.
2. The exam will be marked up to 7 points.
3. The worksheets handed in during class-time will amount up to 2 points.
Bibliografía
Bibliography
a) General:
a.i) Dictionaries:
- Collins Español/Inglés, Inglés/Español (bilingual).
- Collins Cobuild English Language Dictionary (monolingual).
- Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English (monolingual).
- Oxford Advanced Learner’s Dictionary of Current English (monolingual).
a.ii) Grammars:
- Murphy, R. English Grammar in Use. Cambridge: C.U.P., 1995.
- Sánchez Benedito, F. et al. English Grammar for Spanish Speakers. Madrid: Alhambra Longman, 1993.
- Thompson, A. J. & Martinet, A. V. A Practical English Grammar. Oxford: O.U.P., 1986.
b) Specific for AGROFORESTRY STUDIES:
b.i) Dictionaries:
- Collin, P. H. (1988) Dictionary of Ecology and the Environment. Teddington: Peter
Collin Publishng, 1992 (2nd ed.)
- Helms, John A.(ed.) The Dictionary of Forestry. Bethesda: The Society of American Foresters, 1998.
- Stephens, A.(ed.) Dictionary of Agriculture. Teddington: Peter Collin Publishing, 1996.
- Zaragoza, C. et al. Diccionario Español-Inglés de Malherbología. Valencia: Pythoma,
1993.
b.ii.) Others:
- Denny, Stephen. Agriculture. London: Longman, 1985.
- The European Union and the Environment (pamphlet). Luxembourg: Office for
Official Publications of the European Communities, 1997.
- Fernández, R. English for Agroforestry Specialities. Madrid: Síntesis, 1991.
- Macmillan Career English: Agriculture: Soils, Field Crops, Horticulture and Livestock (3 books). New York:
Macmillan, 1984.
- Mountford, A. English in Agriculture. Oxford: O.U.P., 1988.
- Yates, C. St J. Agriculture. London: Cassel, 1989.
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