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STUDY PLANS
2018/2019

English language 1

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Code Completion Credits Range Language
XP04A1 NIC 4s Czech
Lecturer:
Tutor:
Markéta Havlíčková, Dana Saláková (guarantor), Michal Lucki
Supervisor:
Department of Languages
Synopsis:

The course revises general English from previous studies, further develops speaking skills, listening and recalling spoken English as well as note-taking skills. Provides basic scientific terminology (cause-effect relationship, definitions, classification, basic information on composing written documents ).

Requirements:

B2 level

Syllabus of lectures:

1. Guidelines for scientific papers, using templates

2-3. Describing figures, tables and graphs, figure captions

4-5. English Tenses and Passive Voice in technical works

7. The use of articles in technical works (a, an, the)

8. Referencing guidelines and Reported Speech

9. Capitalisation and punctuation guidelines

10. Technical manuals and reports

11. How to rewrite your paper from British English to American English

12. Guidelines to preparing technical presentation

13. Giving presentations

Syllabus of tutorials:

1. Guidelines for scientific papers, using templates

2-3. Describing figures, tables and graphs, figure captions

4-5. English Tenses and Passive Voice in technical works

7. The use of articles in technical works (a, an, the)

8. Referencing guidelines and Reported Speech

9. Capitalisation and punctuation guidelines

10. Technical manuals and reports

11. How to rewrite your paper from British English to American English

12. Guidelines to preparing technical presentation

13. Giving presentations

Study Objective:

The subject is offered as part of PhD language preparation and is aimed at students who can use more practice of their English skills.

Study materials:

Lane, S.: Instant Academic Skills. A Resource Book of Advanced-Level Academic Skill Activities. Cambridge Univesrity Press.

Jordan, P.R: Academic Writing Course

De Haaff, J., Štěpánek, L. a kol.: Akademická angličtina. Grada Publishing, a.s., 2011.

Hewings. M.: Advanced Grammar in Use. Cambridge University Press.

P. Dunkel: Intermediate Listening Comprehension (Understanding and recalling spoken English) other materials

Note:
Further information:
Course may be repeated
https://moodle.fel.cvut.cz/courses/XP04A1
Time-table for winter semester 2018/2019:
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
Fri
roomT2:B3-710
Lucki M.
16:15–17:45
(parallel nr.101)
Dejvice
Laboratoř K132
Thu
roomT2:B3-812a
Lucki M.
16:15–17:45
(parallel nr.101)
Dejvice
Laboratoř K132
Fri
Time-table for summer semester 2018/2019:
Time-table is not available yet
The course is a part of the following study plans:
Data valid to 2019-05-23
For updated information see http://bilakniha.cvut.cz/en/predmet11509204.html