FAST-BYA11Acad. year: 2019/2020
Introducing the canonical sections of a scientific paper in international journals and proceedings (IMRAD, etc.).
Explaining the structuring of scientific paper, paragraphing, quotating and references.
Practise in writing abstracts and short scientific papers.
How to use the vocabulary and phraseology precisely.
Institute of Social Sciences (SPV)
Learning outcomes of the course unit
The students will be familiar with the process of writing scientific texts in English and will have active command of the frequent phraseology used in English scientific texts.
Knowledge of general English at the B1 level according to CERF.
Recommended optional programme components
Recommended or required reading
Terry, Wilson: Focus on Academic Skills. London: Pearson Longman, 2006.
Čmejrková, Daneš: Jak napsat odborný text.. Praha: Leda, 1999.
Planned learning activities and teaching methods
Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes
Language of instruction
Introducing students to the methods of scientific text in English (goals, methods, style), structure and referencing
Specification of controlled education, way of implementation and compensation for absences
Extent and forms are specified by guarantor’s regulation updated for every academic year.
Type of course unit
26 hours, compulsory
Teacher / Lecturer