712-3105/01 – English for Academic Purposes (AkA)

Gurantor departmentInstitute of LanguagesCredits2
Subject guarantorMgr. Karolina Slamová, Ph.D.Subject version guarantorMgr. Karolina Slamová, Ph.D.
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementCompulsory
Year1Semesterwinter
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction2019/2020Year of cancellation
Intended for the facultiesFASTIntended for study typesFollow-up Master
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
SLA14 Mgr. Karolina Slamová, Ph.D.
TRA0015 Mgr. Zuzana Trawinská
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Credit 0+2

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

The aim is to acquire academic skills in English with the output level B2 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages.

Teaching methods

Tutorials

Summary

Students will acquire academic skills in the area of presentations, work with professional texts and professional discussions. The teacher reserves the right to modify, supplement and make changes, should the need arise.

Compulsory literature:

HARRISON, Richard a Series editors: Liz and John SOARS. Academic skills: listening, speaking, and study skills. 1st published. Oxford, [England]: Oxford University Press, 2011. ISBN 978-019-4741-583

Recommended literature:

PHILPOT, Sarah a Felicity O'DELL. New Headway academic skills: reading, writing, and study skills. 1st publ. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2007, 64 s. ISBN 978-019-4716-635 MURPHY, R. English Grammar in Use 3rd Edition with Answers. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press 2004. ISBN 9780521537629. MASCULL, B. Business Vocabulary in Use. UK. Cambridge University Press 2002. ISBN 978-0-521-77529-8. MCCARTHY, Michael a Felicity O'DELL. Academic vocabulary in use: 50 units of academic vocabulary reference and practice: self-study and classroom use. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, c2008, 176 p. ISBN 978-0-521-68939-7 CHAZAL, Edward de a Sam MCCARTER. Oxford EAP: a course in English for academic purposes. 1st publ. Oxford: Oxford University Press, c2012, 152 s. ISBN 978-0-19-400183-0 DUMMETT, Paul, Jon HIRD a Richard STORTON. Oxford EAP: pre-intermadiate/B1 : a course in English for academic purposes. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2015. ISBN 978-0-19-400207-3

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester

Credit test

E-learning

Other requirements

Active participation during tutorials, working out of assigned written and oral tasks, 80% attendance, min. test result: 65%. Required level of English: B2 Required level of English: B2

Prerequisities

Subject has no prerequisities.

Co-requisities

Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

1. Assessing study habits 2. Presentations – the introduction 3. Presentations – organizing the main content 4. Fact or opinion? 5. Presenting figures 6. References to earlier comments 7. Presenting results 8. Presenting with graphics 9. Presentations – the conclusion 10. Preparing visuals 11. Analysing data critically 12. Presentations – delivery 13. Presentations – logical structure 14. Active listening: asking questions The teacher reserves the right to modify, supplement and make changes, should the need arise.

Conditions for subject completion

Full-time form (validity from: 2019/2020 Winter semester)
Task nameType of taskMax. number of points
(act. for subtasks)
Min. number of pointsMax. počet pokusů
Credit Credit   3
Mandatory attendence participation: Active participation in the course, 80% attendance compulsory.

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