Course detail

Academic Writing

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.


Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

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

Not applicable.

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

Not applicable.

Language of instruction


Work placements

Not applicable.


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.

Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme N-P-C-A Master's

    branch ARS , 1. year of study, winter semester, 0 credits, recommended

Type of course unit



26 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer