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STUDY PLANS
2019/2020

English for PhD Students

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Code Completion Credits Range Language
W04J001 ZK 90 Czech
Lecturer:
Michaela Schusová, Zuzana Kalinová (guarantor), Eva Končelíková (guarantor), Eva Pavlincová (guarantor), Nina Procházková Ayyub (guarantor), Ilona Šimice (guarantor), Eliška Vítková, Hana Volejníková
Tutor:
Michaela Schusová, Zuzana Kalinová (guarantor), Eva Končelíková (guarantor), Eva Pavlincová (guarantor), Nina Procházková Ayyub (guarantor), Ilona Šimice (guarantor), Eliška Vítková, Hana Volejníková
Supervisor:
Department of Languages
Synopsis:

The aim: comprehension of spoken English as well as technical lectures given in English. Active participation in a discussion. Written and oral skills at advanced level. Reading and comprehension of popular-scientific and scientific articles or texts from student´s field of studies. Ability to write a summary, prepare a presentation. Grammar structures at advanced level.

Requirements:

Knowledge of advanced grammar. Ability to create professional CV, understand technical text, explain one´s specialization, interpret graphs, tables etc.

Syllabus of lectures:

PhD I

PhD II

PhD III

Syllabus of tutorials:

PhD I: Murphy, English Grammar in Use (U1 -40)

PhD II: Murphy, English Grammar in Use (U41 - final unit)

PhD III: studies, language exams, CV, abstract, presentation, terminology

Study Objective:

Comprehension of spoken English as well as technical lectures given in English. Active participation in a discussion. Written and oral skills at advanced level. Reading and comprehension of popular-scientific and scientific articles or texts from student´s field of studies. Ability to write a summary, prepare a presentation. Grammar structures at advanced level

Study materials:

R. Murphy: English Grammar in Use

Copies of internal technical texts

PhD students´ technical literature

Note:
Time-table for winter semester 2019/2020:
06:00–08:0008:00–10:0010:00–12:0012:00–14:0014:00–16:0016:00–18:0018:00–20:0020:00–22:0022:00–24:00
Mon
Tue
roomKN:B-203
Schusová M.
09:00–10:30
(parallel nr.1)
Karlovo nám.
Učebna KB203
Fri
Thu
Fri
Time-table for summer semester 2019/2020:
Time-table is not available yet
The course is a part of the following study plans:
Data valid to 2020-01-20
For updated information see http://bilakniha.cvut.cz/en/predmet10869202.html