Génie industriel - Rubrique Formation - 2022

English for Industrial Engineering - Semester 8 - 4GMC1215

  • Number of hours

    • Lectures -
    • Projects -
    • Tutorials -
    • Internship -
    • Laboratory works 20.0
    • Written tests 2.0


    ECTS 1.0


To master the English language and the diverse techniques of oral communication
To read quickly and thoroughly in English so that all types of documents drawn from various sources can be understood
To be able to write in a variety of professional situations
To present research and its results efficiently
To use critical thinking and general knowledge, as well as awareness of the major challenges of the contemporary world, in order to enrich written and oral communication
To use English efficiently at work in the industrial context in order to simplify complex situations
Methodology: use of individual and group strategies to negotiate successfully




Abstract of Industrial project report/Executive Summary of Field Study
Research on professional associations in the field of Industrial Engineering
Role-play: organising a meeting
Problem-solving Case Study: resolution of a problem (scientific, industrial or social using historical or contemporary examples), followed by a negotiation

In addition:
Autonomous study of 3 Units of "Minimum Competence in Scientific English (MCSE)"
Autonomous study of VALET (learning programme set up by the PERFORM group of Grenoble-INP)
IF necessary, autonomous preparation for BULATS Listening and Reading Test in the Library and language Labs followed in June by the BULATS test. 10 hours of Support classes are possible.


Registration on time before the semester programme begins for one of 4 thematic groups (to be proposed by teachers.)
NB: classes in this semester will be of mixed ability.


  • Specific credits: this course brings 3.0 ECTS to students in Semester 8
  • Specific credits: this course brings 3.0 ECTS to students in Semester 8

30% - Problem-solving Case Study
30% - Exams (listening comprehension of short video + negotiation at end of semester) ;
40% - Continuous assessment (other activities of the programme, attendance and participation in class.)

N2 = 30% E2 + 70% CC (voir Evaluation sous Descriptions)

N2 = note finale session 2
Évaluation session 2 (E2) = compréhension orale de vidéo (15%) + négociation fin du semestre (15%)
Contrôle continu (CC) - La note de CC ne se rattrape pas : activités du programme, assiduité et participation en classe et au laboratoire de langues, contrôle des acquisitions

The exam is given in english only FR


The course exists in the following branches:

  • Curriculum - Engineer student Master SCM - Semester 8 (this course is given in english only EN)
  • Curriculum - Engineer student Master PD - Semester 8 (this course is given in english only EN)
see the course schedule for 2024-2025

Additional Information

Course ID : 4GMC1215
Course language(s): FR

You can find this course among all other courses.


Minimum Competence in Scientific English by J. Upjohn, S. Blattes & V. Jans - EDP Sciences