Foreign Language Tutoring of PhD Students
FAST-DYA004Acad. year: 2020/2021
Self-study of terminology from a selected scientific publication which was approved by the language tutor and dissertation supervisor, and consultations of written tasks.
Following the instructions in the e-learning course in MOODLE, students will use the English terminology from the selected scientific publication to develop an English-Czech glossary of key terminology (min. 20 items). Based on the given structure they will write a summary of the selected publication using academic English.
The language tutoring is a necessary preparation for the examination in a foreign language within the Doctoral Study Programme.
Institute of Social Sciences (SPV)
Learning outcomes of the course unit
Knowledge of a certain amount of the technical vocabulary of the respective field and the grammatical features characteristic of the professional language style.
Knowledge of English at B1 level of Common European Framework of Reference for languages. A suitable preparation for the doctoral study of English are the optional courses of Professional English I and II.
Recommended optional programme components
Recommended or required reading
Planned learning activities and teaching methods
Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes
Language of instruction
Mastering the vocabulary of the field and the basic regularities of technical translation.
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-GK Doctoral, 1. year of study, winter semester, 1 credit, compulsory
- Programme DPA-GK Doctoral, 1. year of study, winter semester, 1 credit, compulsory
- Programme DKA-GK Doctoral, 1. year of study, winter semester, 1 credit, compulsory
- Programme DPC-GK Doctoral, 1. year of study, winter semester, 1 credit, compulsory
Type of course unit
26 hours, compulsory
Teacher / Lecturer