Course syllabus AJZ-D - English Language (FA - 2020/2021 - post-graduate studies)Help

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Course code:
Course title in Czech:
English Language
Course title in English:
English Language
Mode of completion and number of credits:
Ph.D. commissional exam (0 credits)
Mode of delivery and timetabled classes:
full-time, 0/0 (hours of lectures per week / hours of seminars per week)
part-time, 0/0 (lectures per period / seminars per period)
Level of course:
Course type:
Type of delivery: usual, consulting
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Language of instruction:
Czech, English
Course supervisor: Mgr. Pavel Reich, Ph.D.
Course supervising department:
Teachers: Mgr. Renata Hajslerová (examiner, instructor, lecturer)
Mgr. Lea Hasíková (examiner, instructor, lecturer)
RNDr. Mgr. Miroslav Horák, Ph.D. (examiner, instructor, lecturer)
Mgr. Pavel Reich, Ph.D. (examiner, instructor, lecturer, supervisor)
Mgr. Lenka Zouhar Ludvíková (examiner, instructor, lecturer)
Prerequisites: none
Timetable in this semester:
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Aim of the course and learning outcomes:
The aim of the course is to deepen students' knowledge in the field of professional and academic language. The course is focused on academic writing related to the topic of the student's dissertation and on practicing spoken language on topics related to the student's professional specialization.
Course content:
1.English Language (allowance 0/0)
Learning activities and teaching methods:
Type of teaching method
Daily attendanceCombined form
Total0 h0 h
Assessment methods:
In preparation for the exam, the student prepares his / her curriculum vitae in English, a description of the dissertation (one A4 page) and a review study (minimum 3 A4 pages) based on at least ten scientific articles related to the student's dissertation topic. Before the exam, there will be at least three consultations, during which the student will receive feedback from the consultant. The structure of the text, coherence, cohesion, grammatical and terminological correctness, correct use of citations and bibliography are evaluated.

The oral exam takes the form of a discussion based on the submitted materials. The evaluation also includes knowledge of technical terminology.
Assessment criteria ratio:
Requirement type
Daily attendanceCombined form
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Recomended reading and other learning resources:
ŠTĚPÁNEK, L. -- HAAFF, J D. et al. Akademická angličtina = Academic English : průvodce anglickým jazykem pro studenty, akademiky a vědce. 1st ed. Praha: Grada, 2011. 219 p. ISBN 978-80-247-3577-1.
MCCARTHY, M. -- O DELL, F. Academic Vocabulary in Use Edition with Answers 2nd Edition. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2016.

RAMSAY, S. -- BOYLE, J. Writing for Science Students (Macmillan Study Skills). London: Palgrave, 2017.
BAILEY, S. Academic writing: a handbook for international students. Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2018. 312 p. ISBN 978-1-138-04874-4.
HEARD, S. The Scientist's Guide to Writing: How to Write More Easily and Effectively throughout Your Scientific Career. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2016.

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