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Course, academic year 2019/2020
  
English for PhD Students I - D834001
Title: English for PhD Students I
Guaranteed by: Department of Languages (834)
Actual: from 2017
Semester: winter
Points: winter s.:0
E-Credits: winter s.:0
Examination process: winter s.:
Hours per week, examination: winter s.:0/0 other [hours/week]
Capacity: unknown / unknown (unknown)
Min. number of students: unlimited
Language: English
Teaching methods: full-time
Level:  
For type:  
Note: course is intended for doctoral students only
Guarantor: Novotná Jana PhDr.
Annotation -
Last update: Kruteková Jana Mgr. (04.03.2018)
This course is designed for students at good intermediate/upper intermediate level. It is focused mainly on the key vocabulary used in the academic world but also includes general English reading, listening and speaking tasks.
Aim of the course -
Last update: Dolejšová Ivana PhDr. (31.08.2016)

Students will be able to:

Literature -
Last update: Dolejšová Ivana PhDr. (31.08.2016)

Academic Vocabulary in Use, Michael McCarthy, Felicity O´Dell, Cambridge University Press 2008

Recycling Advanced English, Clare West, Georgian Press 2005

Learning resources -
Last update: Novotná Jana PhDr. (08.09.2016)

Materials prepared and/or recommended by the teacher.

Teaching methods -
Last update: Kruteková Jana Mgr. (04.03.2018)

Seminars.

Syllabus
Last update: Dolejšová Ivana PhDr. (31.08.2016)

I. Academic vocabulary

Working with academic vocabulary (key nouns, verbs, adjectives and adverbs, phrasal verbs in academic English, words with several meanings)

Word combinations (typical nouns, verbs and adjectives and the words they combine with, fixed expressions)

Talking about sources, facts, evidence, data, statistics , graphs and diagrams.

II. General English

Grammar review (tenses; expressing ability, possibility and obligation; modifying comparison, gerund and infinitive)

Ad hoc speaking, reading and listening activities

 
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