Course: Global Issues

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Course title Global Issues
Course code KAJ/AGI
Organizational form of instruction Seminar
Level of course Master
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 3
Language of instruction English
Status of course unspecified
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
  • Tihelková Alice, PhDr. Ph.D.
Course content
Week 1 Introduction Week 2 Water Week 3 AIDS Week 4 Information Week 5 Globalisation Week 6 Security Week 7 Revision Week 8 Migration Week 9 Warming Week 10 Fundamentalism Week 11 United Nations Week 12 GM Crops Week 13 Credit week

Learning activities and teaching methods
Discussion, Multimedia supported teaching, Skills demonstration, Seminar
  • Contact hours - 26 hours per semester
  • Undergraduate study programme term essay (20-40) - 22 hours per semester
  • Preparation for comprehensive test (10-40) - 30 hours per semester
professional knowledge
There are no prerequisites.
learning outcomes
Students are able to discuss global issues in the English language demonstrate enhanced media-related vocabulary work critically with British and American press
teaching methods
Multimedia supported teaching
Skills demonstration
assessment methods
Skills demonstration during seminar
Continuous assessment
Recommended literature
  • Confort, J. Key Words in Business. Harper Collins Publishers.
  • Eastwood, John. Oxford practice grammar : with answers. Oxford : Oxford university press, 1999. ISBN 0-19-431369-7.
  • Howard-Williams, Deirdre; Herd, Cynthia. Business words. 1st pub. Oxford : Heinemann, 1992. ISBN 0-435-28007-4.
  • Murphy, Raymond. English grammar in use : A self-study reference and practice book for intermediate students of English : with answers. 2nd ed. Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2002. ISBN 0-521-52931-X.
  • Sampedro, Ricardo; Hillyard, Susan. Global issues. 1st pub. Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2004. ISBN 0-19-437181-6.
  • SEITZ, J.L. Global Issues: An Introduction. Oxford: Blackwell, 1995.
  • SNARR M. T., SNARR N. D. Introducing Global Issues. 2005.

Study plans that include the course
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