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Course, academic year 2023/2024
English for PhD Students II - P834006
Title: English for PhD Students II
Guaranteed by: Department of Languages (834)
Faculty: Central University Departments of UCT Prague
Actual: from 2020
Semester: summer
Points: summer s.:0
E-Credits: summer s.:0
Examination process: summer s.:
Hours per week, examination: summer 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. (11.09.2020)
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. (11.09.2020)

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

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

I. Adademic vocabulary

Comparing and contrasting, making connections, graph interpretation, numbers and numerical values, describing states and processes.

II. General English

Grammar revision (direct and indirect questions, the passive)

Ad hoc activities including speaking, reading and listening tasks.