Title:

English for PhD Students

Code:JA6D
Ac.Year:2017/2018
Term:Winter
Curriculums:
ProgrammeFieldYearDuty
CSE-PHD-4DVI4-Elective
Language of Instruction:Czech
Completion:examination (written&verbal)
Type of
instruction:
Hour/semLecturesSem. ExercisesLab. exercisesComp. exercisesOther
Hours:1313000
 ExaminationTestsExercisesLaboratoriesOther
Points:1000000
Guarantor:Krhutová Milena, doc. PhDr., Ph.D., DFL
Instructor:Krhutová Milena, doc. PhDr., Ph.D., DFL
Faculty:Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Communication BUT
Department:Department of Foreign Languages FEEC BUT
Prerequisites: 
New Headway Intermediate 2 (BAN4), DFL
 
Learning objectives:
  Acquiring different skills necessary for writing: reading comprehension and summary, controlled writing, free composition and presentation.
Description:
  Writing course for postgraduate and intermediate students.Various writing skills are trained and developed during the course: taking notes, summary, reports and articles, description of a process or instrument.
Knowledge and skills required for the course:
  Knowledge to be able in active conversation.
Learning outcomes and competences:
  Ability to distinguish various writing styles,reconstruct the text on the base of taken notes, write a summary, a report, article and also make a good presentation.
Fundamental literature:
 
  • Maley, A.: Writing Intermediate, Upper-Intermediate. Oxford Supplementary Skills. OUP, 1990
  • Leki, I.: Academic Writing, Cambridge University Press, 2006
Study literature:
 
  • Sparling, D.: English or Czenglish?, Praha, SPN, 1989
  • Hladký, J.: Zrádná slova v angličtině, Praha, SPN, 1990
Controlled instruction:
  
  • 75% attendance
  • Active participation in the seminars
  • Self-study and fulfilling the set written tasks
 

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