Course detail

English for the Doctoral Study Programme

FAST-DYA005Acad. year: 2020/2021

Following the standard structure, students compose and write an abstract of their work on the PhD dissertation in academic English and consult the language features with the language teacher.
Students present orally their work on the PhD dissertation in academic English and answer the questions. In the following discussion students describe their participation and experience at international conferences.

Department

Institute of Social Sciences (SPV)

Learning outcomes of the course unit

Skill in reading technical literature of his/her field of study, in writing and giving a paper.

Skill in carrying on a professional dialogue.

Prerequisites

Knowledge of English minimally at B1 level of the Common European Framework of Reference for languages, completed course Language Tutoring (DY02) where students study the terminology from a scientific publication which concerns their topic of PhD dissertation and submit the written assigments: English-Czech glossary and a summary of the selected publication and its relevance to the topic of student's dissertation. To get the knowledge of academic English necessary for writing research papers and presenting it is recommended to attend the subjects Academic writing (BYA11) and Academic Skills (BYA12).

Co-requisites

Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Recommended or required reading

Not applicable.

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Not applicable.

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

Not applicable.

Language of instruction

Czech

Work placements

Not applicable.

Course curriculum

To register for the exam, students will send email to their teacher of the subject Language Tutoring (DY02).
Students will elaborate an abstract of their current work on their PhD project, send it to the teacher and ask for consultation.
The exam date is arranged individually on agreement with the teacher.
The exam is oral and has the form of a presentation and discussion.

Aims

An expert able to lecture and publish in English.

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 DKC-S Doctoral, 2. year of study, summer semester, 8 credits, compulsory
  • Programme DPA-S Doctoral, 2. year of study, summer semester, 8 credits, compulsory
  • Programme DKA-S Doctoral, 2. year of study, summer semester, 8 credits, compulsory
  • Programme DPC-S Doctoral, 2. year of study, summer semester, 8 credits, compulsory
  • Programme DPA-E Doctoral, 2. year of study, summer semester, 8 credits, compulsory
  • Programme DKA-E Doctoral, 2. year of study, summer semester, 8 credits, compulsory
  • Programme DPC-E Doctoral, 2. year of study, summer semester, 8 credits, compulsory
  • Programme DKC-E Doctoral, 2. year of study, summer semester, 8 credits, compulsory
  • Programme DPC-GK Doctoral, 2. year of study, summer semester, 8 credits, compulsory
  • Programme DKC-GK Doctoral, 2. year of study, summer semester, 8 credits, compulsory
  • Programme DPA-GK Doctoral, 2. year of study, summer semester, 8 credits, compulsory
  • Programme DKA-GK Doctoral, 2. year of study, summer semester, 8 credits, compulsory
  • Programme DKC-M Doctoral, 2. year of study, summer semester, 8 credits, compulsory
  • Programme DPC-M Doctoral, 2. year of study, summer semester, 8 credits, compulsory
  • Programme DKA-M Doctoral, 2. year of study, summer semester, 8 credits, compulsory
  • Programme DPA-M Doctoral, 2. year of study, summer semester, 8 credits, compulsory
  • Programme DPA-K Doctoral, 2. year of study, summer semester, 8 credits, compulsory
  • Programme DPC-K Doctoral, 2. year of study, summer semester, 8 credits, compulsory
  • Programme DKC-K Doctoral, 2. year of study, summer semester, 8 credits, compulsory
  • Programme DKA-K Doctoral, 2. year of study, summer semester, 8 credits, compulsory
  • Programme DPA-V Doctoral, 2. year of study, summer semester, 8 credits, compulsory
  • Programme DKC-V Doctoral, 2. year of study, summer semester, 8 credits, compulsory
  • Programme DPC-V Doctoral, 2. year of study, summer semester, 8 credits, compulsory
  • Programme DKA-V Doctoral, 2. year of study, summer semester, 8 credits, compulsory

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