Course: English for Academic Purposes 1

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Course title English for Academic Purposes 1
Course code UJP/AEP1
Organizational form of instruction Tutorial
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 4
Language of instruction English
Status of course Optional
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
Course availability The course is available to visiting students
Lecturer(s)
  • Bergman Natalie, M.A.
  • Polívková Jadviga, Mgr. DiS.
  • Habac Arniel
  • Hamarová Jitka, Mgr.
  • Lukavská Daniela, Mgr.
  • Irons Richard, B. A.
  • Vokrová Dagmar, Mgr.
  • Čepičková Jana, Mgr.
  • Heinlová Svatava, Mgr. Ph.D.
Course content
Knowledge: Academic focus - understanding and presenting information Organization: Academic focus - perspective and stance Motivation: academic focus - definition and explanation Nature: academic focus - description Power: academic focus - reporting and summarazing Growth: academic focus - using sources

Learning activities and teaching methods
E-learning, Cooperative instruction, Multimedia supported teaching, Skills demonstration, Textual studies, Practicum
  • Preparation for comprehensive test (10-40) - 20 hours per semester
  • Presentation preparation (report in a foreign language) (10-15) - 15 hours per semester
  • Undergraduate study programme term essay (20-40) - 30 hours per semester
  • Contact hours - 52 hours per semester
prerequisite
professional knowledge
identifikovat základní gramatické struktury
používat základní pravidla výslovnosti
používat základní slovní zásobu v běžných životních situacích
správně tvořit základní gramatické struktury
strukturovat správně krátký jednoduchý text
professional skills
interact in a short social conversation
give personal opinions in simple language
handle a simple telephone conversation and leave a message
use a variety of phrases and sentences to describe their family and other people, living conditions, their town, present or most recent job or study in simple terms
express simple complaints, e.g. returning an unsatisfactory purchase - write a short formal e-mail, e.g. reply to an advertisement
understand short and simple texts and personal letters
understand sentences and frequently used expressions related to areas of most immediate priority (e.g. basic personal and family information, shopping, local geography, employment/ study)
understand the main points of short straightforward and simple messages and announcements
talk about past events
write a simple and short informal e-mail, e.g. reply to the e-mail from a friend
talk about present and future hypothetical situations
general eligibility
N/A
learning outcomes
professional knowledge
Student can: - understand main ideas in a presentation - present information about his/her academic experience and aims - identify topics and main ideas and key information in an academic text - expand notes into sentences - complete notes on the main points of a lecture - understand key information in a lecture - understand main ideas in paragraphs and longer texts - give definitions and short explanations - participate in a seminar presentation and identify its context - give a short presentation - participate in a seminar discussions and refer to points in a presentation - predict the content of a text - write a descripitve paragraph - write a summary of a short academic text - select and synthesize sources to use in a paragraph
přiměřeně používat běžné gramatické struktury a slovní zásobu v situacích každodenního života
prokázat znalost odborné slovní zásoby vztahující se k profesnímu zaměření
professional skills
understand main ideas in a presentation
prezentovat své akademické zkušenosti a cíle
teaching methods
professional knowledge
Practicum
E-learning
Multimedia supported teaching
Textual studies
Skills demonstration
Cooperative instruction
assessment methods
Test
Skills demonstration during practicum
Seminar work
Continuous assessment
Recommended literature
  • Edward De Chazal, Louis Rogers. Oxford EAP: Intermediate/B1+ Students Book and CD-ROM Pack. Oxford, 2013.
  • Ken Paterson and Roberta Wedge. Oxford Grammar for EAP. Oxford, 2013. ISBN 9780194329996.


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