Course detail

English for post-graduates

FEKT-DJA6AAcad. year: 2019/2020

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.
Communication skills are developed for giving presentations.

Learning outcomes of the course unit

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

Prerequisites

An intermediate-level examination, examination passed as 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

examination - written: listening - 30 points
text analysis - 30 points
test - 40 points

Language of instruction

Czech

Work placements

Not applicable.

Course curriculum

Text analysis and reproduction
Listening
Language functions
Grammar
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 EKT-PPA Doctoral

    branch PPA-BEB , 1. year of study, winter semester, 4 credits, general knowledge

  • Programme EKT-PKA Doctoral

    branch PKA-BEB , 1. year of study, winter semester, 4 credits, general knowledge

  • Programme EKT-PPA Doctoral

    branch PPA-KAM , 1. year of study, winter semester, 4 credits, general knowledge

  • Programme EKT-PKA Doctoral

    branch PKA-KAM , 1. year of study, winter semester, 4 credits, general knowledge
    branch PKA-EST , 1. year of study, winter semester, 4 credits, general knowledge

  • Programme EKT-PPA Doctoral

    branch PPA-EST , 1. year of study, winter semester, 4 credits, general knowledge
    branch PPA-MVE , 1. year of study, winter semester, 4 credits, general knowledge

  • Programme EKT-PKA Doctoral

    branch PKA-MVE , 1. year of study, winter semester, 4 credits, general knowledge
    branch PKA-MET , 1. year of study, winter semester, 4 credits, general knowledge

  • Programme EKT-PPA Doctoral

    branch PPA-MET , 1. year of study, winter semester, 4 credits, general knowledge
    branch PPA-FEN , 1. year of study, winter semester, 4 credits, general knowledge

  • Programme EKT-PKA Doctoral

    branch PKA-FEN , 1. year of study, winter semester, 4 credits, general knowledge
    branch PKA-SEE , 1. year of study, winter semester, 4 credits, general knowledge

  • Programme EKT-PPA Doctoral

    branch PPA-SEE , 1. year of study, winter semester, 4 credits, general knowledge

  • Programme EKT-PKA Doctoral

    branch PKA-TLI , 1. year of study, winter semester, 4 credits, general knowledge

  • Programme EKT-PPA Doctoral

    branch PPA-TLI , 1. year of study, winter semester, 4 credits, general knowledge
    branch PPA-TEE , 1. year of study, winter semester, 4 credits, general knowledge

  • Programme EKT-PKA Doctoral

    branch PKA-TEE , 1. year of study, winter semester, 4 credits, general knowledge

Type of course unit

 

Language exercise

26 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer