OJZ 520 – English for IT 1

Code: OJZ 520

Title: English for IT 1

Abbreviation: EIT1

Length: 1 semester

Level according to CEFR: B1 – B2

Credits: 2

Target participants: Any students of B1 – B2 level with an interest in studying specialist language focused on the field of IT.

Entry requirement/level of the course: B1-B2
If not sure, please, assess your level using a placement test or the ”CEFR assessment grid“ on our web pages.

Aims: To widen, supplement, and practise the functional language skills and vocabulary appropriate for the field of computing.

Content and Approach: By means of a communicative approach students will practice and consolidate selected areas of vocabulary from the field of IT. An essential part of the course is work to improve the listening, reading, and conversational skills of the students. The practice of language skills: vocabulary, functional language, and grammar is carried out in the context of the IT work environment. The activities are conducted on an individual, pair, or group basis.


Credit points are awarded for:

  • Regular attendance (maximum three absences)
  • Active participation in English in class
  • Homework
  • Giving presentations on selected topics
  • A minimum mark of 70 % in final end-of-term test

A minimum of one-hour preparation work is expected per week.

Materials: available on Moodle

Other requirements:

  • It is not possible to attend this course without registering on-line first (STAG).