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Course, academic year 2023/2024
English for PhD Students I - P834005
Title: English for PhD Students I
Guaranteed by: Department of Languages (834)
Faculty: Central University Departments of UCT Prague
Actual: from 2020
Semester: winter
Points: winter s.:0
E-Credits: winter s.:0
Examination process: winter s.:
Hours per week, examination: winter s.:0/0, other [HT]
Capacity: unknown / unknown (unknown)
Min. number of students: unlimited
Language: English
Teaching methods: full-time
Teaching methods: full-time
For type: doctoral
Note: course is intended for doctoral students only
can be fulfilled in the future
Guarantor: Novotná Jana PhDr.
Annotation -
Last update: Novotná Jana PhDr. (27.08.2020)
This course is designed for students at good intermediate/upper intermediate level (B1/B2). 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: Novotná Jana PhDr. (11.09.2020)

Students will be able to communicate within the academia.

Literature -
Last update: Novotná Jana PhDr. (27.08.2020)

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

Cambridge English for Scientists, Tamzen Armer, Cambridge University Press 2011

Recycling Advanced English, Clare West, Georgian Press 2005

Learning resources -
Last update: Fialová Jana (29.04.2020)

Materials prepared and/or recommended by the teacher.

Teaching methods -
Last update: Fialová Jana (29.04.2020)


Syllabus -
Last update: Novotná Jana PhDr. (11.09.2020)

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)

II. General English

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

Ad hoc speaking, reading and listening activities