14I1I01 - Foreign language - English

Course specification
Course titleForeign language - English
AcronymVeterinary Medicine
Type of studyIntegrated academic studies
Lecturer (for classes)
  1. Uroš Tomić
Lecturer/Associate (for practice)
    Lecturer/Associate (for OTC)
      ConditionAll students enrolled in the first semester of study.
      The goalGaining knowledge/skills which enable independent use of expert scientific literature and oral and written communication
      The outcomeThe student should master basic language structures and vocabulary in everyday speech, should learn how to use expert and scientific literature, translate texts from English into Serbian and vice versa, compose and translate business letters from English into Serbian and vice versa, and communicate adequately through speech and written media.
      Contents of lecturesOrtography and phonetics (5). Grammar (plural of nouns, present simple tense, past simple tense, article, irregular verbs, few, a few, can, present perfect tense, possessive case, comparison of adjectives, future tense, prepositions, question tags, past perfect tense, some, any, the imperative, pronouns, since, for, time clauses, possessive pronouns & adjectives, adverb order, indirect speech, if clauses, the gerund, the conditional, relative sentence, the passive voice) (10). Lexicology (reading, reading comprehension, translation, vocabulary), English in Use (10). Business letters, using expert/scientific literature and the Internet (5)
      Contents of exercisesReading texts dealing with expert areas studied at the Veterinary Faculty, translation from English into Serbian and vice versa , communication skills exercises (30)
      1. Bjelica, Nevenka: Engleski za studente veterinarske medicine, Veterinarski fakultet, Beograd, 1996. (Original title)
      2. Bjelica, Nevenka: Veterinarski rečnik, Nauka, Beograd, 2002 (Original title)
      Number of hours per week during the semester/trimester/year
      LecturesExercisesOTCStudy and ResearchOther classes
      Methods of teachingLectures and practical exercises, through the use of aids such as schematics, slides, Powerpoint presentations and expert/scientific texts in the English language.
      Knowledge score (maximum points 100)
      Pre obligationsPointsFinal examPoints
      Activites during lectures15Test paper40
      Practical lessons5Oral examination30