English for the state doctoral exam
FEKT-DQJAACompulsoryDoctoral (3rd cycle)Acad. year: 2017/2018Both semester1. year of study4 credits
In the frame of the course, Ph.D. students are prepared to passing an exam from English. Passing the exam is a pre-condition to attend the doctoral state exam.
Learning outcomes of the course unit
Skilled language user able to use all the language skills for the purposes of his specific profession in electrical engineering.
Mode of delivery
90 % face-to-face, 10 % distance learning
B1 level in all English language skills
Recommended optional programme components
Recommended or required reading
Krhutová Milena, Parameters of Professional Discourse, Tribun EU, 2009
Učební materiály UJAZ pro doktorandy
Leki Ilona, Academic Writing, CUP, 2006
Vince Michael: Advanced Language Practice, Heinemann, 1994
Planned learning activities and teaching methods
Teaching methods include active study based on e-learning sources.
Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes
Evaluation of all three parts of the written exam. Each part has to be passed for at least half of the points. The exams comprises listening comprehension, test on grammar structures, reading comprehension.
Language of instruction
4)language functions and grammar,
5) difficult words and expressions,
6) academic English,
7) scientific/technical writing
10) genres of English for science and technology
11) Listening to academic lectures
12) Written discourse
To reach the level B2 of SERR in all language skills focussing on English for specific and professional purposes
Specification of controlled education, way of implementation and compensation for absences
alternative form of education