Course: English for Academic Purposes 2

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Course title English for Academic Purposes 2
Course code UJP/AEP2
Organizational form of instruction Lesson
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Summer
Number of ECTS credits 4
Language of instruction English
Status of course Compulsory, 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)
  • Polívková Jadviga, Mgr. DiS.
  • Bergman Natalie, M.A.
  • Švarcová Kateřina, Mgr.
  • Wróblewski Bartlomiej, M.A.
  • Hamarová Jitka, Mgr.
  • Vokrová Dagmar, Mgr.
  • Holubová Radmila, Mgr.
  • Irons Richard, B. A.
  • Kraus Simone, Dr. Phil.
  • Lašťovičková Michaela, Mgr. Ph.D.
  • Watson Peter Joel
  • Čepičková Jana, Mgr.
  • Heinlová Svatava, Mgr. Ph.D.
Course content
Networks: Academic focus - Contextualizing Innovation: Academic focus - Referencing Conusmption: Academic focus - Comparison and contrast Crime: Academic focus - Argument and evidence Progress: Academic focus - Cause and effect Evergy: Acadenic focus - problem and solution

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
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
learning outcomes
Student can: - use abreviations and symbols to take notes - evaluate different sources - take notes on detailed information and use the notes to write a summary - write an introduction - refer to other people´s ideas - identify and analyse types of citations in context - paraphrase ideas from a source - plan and write an accurately referenced paragraph - plan a comparison essays - plan and write an argument essay - identify and use the language of problems and solutions - prepare a group presentation - plan a problem solution essay - recognize and note dowm cause and effect relations in a lecture - identify cause and effect realationship in a text - plan and structure cause and effect essay
teaching methods
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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