Course: English for PhD Students 1

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Course title English for PhD Students 1
Course code KAJ/A1D
Organizational form of instruction Seminar
Level of course Doctoral
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter and summer
Number of ECTS credits 8
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
Lecturer(s)
  • Tihelková Alice, PhDr. Ph.D.
  • Mišterová Ivona, PhDr. Ph.D.
Course content
This course is taught in English and requires advanced knowledge of the language. Students will develop skills in delivering presentations, writing abstracts, CVs, formal letters by Anglo-American standards and reading and understanding authentic and professional texts in English.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Seminar
  • Preparation for an examination (30-60) - 58 hours per semester
  • Presentation preparation (report in a foreign language) (10-15) - 15 hours per semester
  • Contact hours - 26 hours per semester
  • Preparation for comprehensive test (10-40) - 30 hours per semester
  • Preparation for formative assessments (2-20) - 20 hours per semester
  • Individual project (40) - 60 hours per semester
prerequisite
professional knowledge
No prerequisite courses.
learning outcomes
Students will be able to: - analyse professional text nad interpret it, - analyse professional text and interpret it in written form, - summarise/recapitulate main thesis of the read/heard text, - discuss and argue accordingly, - present/deliver a report, paper, and lecture, - produce examples of their own written work in English.
teaching methods
Seminar
assessment methods
Combined exam
Recommended literature
  • Newsweek. New York : Newsweek, 1933.
  • Alexander, L. G. Essay and Letter Writing. Longman, 1995.
  • Hewings, Martin. Advanced grammar in use : a self-study reference and practice book for advanced learners of English : with answers. 9th pub. Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2002. ISBN 0-521-49868-6.
  • Sinclair, John. Anglicko-český výkladový slovník. Praha : Nakladatelství Lidové noviny, 1998. ISBN 80-7106-304-5.


Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Branch of study Category Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty of Philosophy and Arts Foreign Relations (14-4) Social sciences 1 -
Faculty of Philosophy and Arts Modern History (17-1) History courses 1 -
Faculty of Philosophy and Arts Theory and History of Science and Technology (11-1,2,3,4) Philosophy, theology 1 -
Faculty of Philosophy and Arts Foreign Relations (14-4) Social sciences 1 -
Faculty of Philosophy and Arts Archaelogy (15-1,2,3) History courses 1 -
Faculty of Philosophy and Arts History (12-1,2,3,4) History courses 1 -
Faculty of Philosophy and Arts Ethnology (11-1,2,3,4) History courses 1 -
Faculty of Philosophy and Arts Ethnology (11-1,2,3,4) History courses 1 -
Faculty of Philosophy and Arts Archaelogy (11-4) History courses 1 -
Faculty of Philosophy and Arts Archaelogy (15-1,2,3) History courses 1 -
Faculty of Philosophy and Arts Theory and History of Science and Technology (11-1,2,3,4) Philosophy, theology 1 -
Faculty of Philosophy and Arts Modern History (17-1) History courses 1 -
Faculty of Philosophy and Arts Foreign Relations (14-1,2,3) Social sciences 1 -
Faculty of Philosophy and Arts History (12-1,2,3,4) History courses 1 -
Faculty of Philosophy and Arts Foreign Relations (14-1,2,3) Social sciences 1 -
Faculty of Philosophy and Arts Archaelogy (11-4) History courses 1 -