Course detail

English for post-graduates

FEKT-DJA6Acad. year: 2017/2018

A course for postgraduate students focused on preparing them for the examination which is required for completion of postgraduate study. Various writing skills are trained and developed during the course: taking notes, language tools for writing abstracts,reports and articles. Students will also be trained in delivering academic presentations.

Learning outcomes of the course unit

Ability to distinguish various writing styles,reading comprehension, writing abstracts, reports and articles, reproducing texts on the basis of taken notes, communication skills, and presentation of research results.

Prerequisites

An intermediate-level examination, examination passed as a part of admission procedure to the doctoral study programme

Co-requisites

Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Recommended or required reading

Not applicable.

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Teaching methods depend on the type of course unit as specified in Article 7 of BUT Rules for Studies and Examinations.
The course is taking advantage of electronic supports produced by the department and authentic materials. The students are expected to do written assignments and presentations.

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

Course requirements: a short presentation on a technical / academic topic (10 minutes) in the course of the semester.
Exam: written (language test - 40 points; listening - 30 points; reading - 30 points).
Passmark: 50% in each part of the exam.

Language of instruction

Czech

Work placements

Not applicable.

Course curriculum

Difficult words and expressions
Academic English
Scientific/technical writing
Presentations

Aims

Reading comprehension, writing abstracts, reports and articles, presentation and communication skills.
Note: this is a one-semester course

Specification of controlled education, way of implementation and compensation for absences

The content and forms of instruction in the evaluated course are specified by a regulation issued by the lecturer responsible for the course and updated for every academic year.

Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme BTB-PP Doctoral

    branch PP-BTB , 1. year of study, summer semester, 4 credits, general knowledge

  • Programme BTB-PK Doctoral

    branch PK-BTB , 1. year of study, summer semester, 4 credits, general knowledge

  • Programme EKT-PK Doctoral

    branch PK-BEB , 1. year of study, summer semester, 4 credits, general knowledge

  • Programme EKT-PP Doctoral

    branch PP-BEB , 1. year of study, summer semester, 4 credits, general knowledge

  • Programme EKT-PK Doctoral

    branch PK-KAM , 1. year of study, summer semester, 4 credits, general knowledge

  • Programme EKT-PP Doctoral

    branch PP-KAM , 1. year of study, summer semester, 4 credits, general knowledge
    branch PP-EST , 1. year of study, summer semester, 4 credits, general knowledge

  • Programme EKT-PK Doctoral

    branch PK-EST , 1. year of study, summer semester, 4 credits, general knowledge
    branch PK-MVE , 1. year of study, summer semester, 4 credits, general knowledge

  • Programme EKT-PP Doctoral

    branch PP-MVE , 1. year of study, summer semester, 4 credits, general knowledge

  • Programme EKT-PK Doctoral

    branch PK-MET , 1. year of study, summer semester, 4 credits, general knowledge

  • Programme EKT-PP Doctoral

    branch PP-MET , 1. year of study, summer semester, 4 credits, general knowledge
    branch PP-FEN , 1. year of study, summer semester, 4 credits, general knowledge

  • Programme EKT-PK Doctoral

    branch PK-FEN , 1. year of study, summer semester, 4 credits, general knowledge

  • Programme EKT-PP Doctoral

    branch PP-SEE , 1. year of study, summer semester, 4 credits, general knowledge

  • Programme EKT-PK Doctoral

    branch PK-SEE , 1. year of study, summer semester, 4 credits, general knowledge

  • Programme EKT-PP Doctoral

    branch PP-TLI , 1. year of study, summer semester, 4 credits, general knowledge

  • Programme EKT-PK Doctoral

    branch PK-TLI , 1. year of study, summer semester, 4 credits, general knowledge
    branch PK-TEE , 1. year of study, summer semester, 4 credits, general knowledge

  • Programme EKT-PP Doctoral

    branch PP-TEE , 1. year of study, summer semester, 4 credits, general knowledge

Type of course unit

 

Language exercise

26 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer

eLearning