Course: English for PhD Students 2

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Course title English for PhD Students 2
Course code KAJ/A2D
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 requires intermediate knowledge of English. It is assigned for Ph.D. students of the Faculty of Arts who have chosen English as a second foreign language. Students will develop skills in writing abstracts, reading and understanding authentic and professional texts in English, listening comprehension and oral presentation.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Seminar
  • Contact hours - 26 hours per semester
  • Preparation for an examination (30-60) - 58 hours per semester
  • Presentation preparation (report in a foreign language) (10-15) - 15 hours per semester
  • Preparation for formative assessments (2-20) - 20 hours per semester
  • Preparation for comprehensive test (10-40) - 40 hours per semester
  • Individual project (40) - 50 hours per semester
prerequisite
professional knowledge
No prerequisite courses.
learning outcomes
Students will be able to: - effectively work with expert literature from given field and various types of dictionaries, - interpret the main thesis of the analysed professional text, - apply terminology accordingly, - develop skills in writing abstracts, reading and understanding authentic and professional texts
teaching methods
Seminar
assessment methods
Combined exam
Recommended literature
  • Newsweek. New York : Newsweek, 1933.
  • ALEXANDER, L. G. Essay and Letter Writing. Longman, 1995.
  • Fronek, Josef. Anglicko-český slovník : s nejnovějšími výrazy. 1. vyd. Voznice : Leda, 1998. ISBN 80-85927-13-6.
  • Murphy, Raymond. English grammar in use : a self-study reference and practice book for intermediate students with answers. 2nd ed. Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 1994. ISBN 0-521-43680-X.
  • Poldauf, Ivan; Pynsent, Robert. Česko-anglický slovník = Czech-English dictionary. 1. vyd. Praha : SPN, 1986.
  • 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 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 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 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 History (12-1,2,3,4) History courses 1 -