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2018/2019

English language 2

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Code Completion Credits Range Language
XP04A2 NIC 4s Czech
Lecturer:
Tutor:
Markéta Havlíčková, Dana Saláková (guarantor), Michal Lucki, Michael Ynsua
Supervisor:
Department of Languages
Synopsis:

The art of composing written documents (papers, reports, articles, dissertations, official letters ); oral presentations, reading skills (getting both general and detailed information); the art of understanding speech in a foreign language ; selected parts of difficult grammar; selected items focused on practical skills (reading mathematical symbols and expressions, writing CV). Oral presentations.

Requirements:

Very good competence in English language.

Syllabus of lectures:
Syllabus of tutorials:

PGS A2 Syllabus 2013-14

Literature: Academic Vocabulary in Use, Michael McCarthy; Felicity O´Dell; CUP

Additional materials: Cambridge Academic English,

Teacher´s own materials

W1 A Introduction into Academic Skills

L1 What is special about academic English (AE)?

L2 Key nouns + L3 Key verbs

B L4 Key adjectives + L5 Key adjectives + L6 Phrasal verbs in AE

W2 A Graphs - introduction

(Cambridge Acad.English L2+additional materials)

L27 Graphs and Diagrams + L7 Key quantifying expressions

B L25 Numbers + L24 Facts, evidence and data + L26 Statistics

W3 A Collocations L8, L10, L11

B Collocations L12, L13

W4 A Prepositions L14, L15

B Fixed expressions L16 + Reading 3

W5 A Writing applications L7

B Business letter writing

W6 A Organizing the text L45, L46

B Introduction and Motivation L31, L35

W7 A Body:

a) Definitions and Descriptions - introduction

B b) L47, L48

W8 A c) Analysis L29, L33

B d) Classify L42

e) Compare and Contrast L44

W 9 A f) Cause and Effect L30

g) Evaluation and Emphasis L49

B h) Degrees of certainty L37

i) Reporting, Statements and their support (Writing Skills -additional mat.)

W10 A j) Presenting an argument L38

k) Describing research methods L 41

W11 A Summary and Conclusion L 50

Reading 5

B CV+Cover letter (Resumé)

How to make an oral presentation I - introduction (additional materials)

W12 A How to make an oral presentation II - structure and language

B Oral presentations: Visuals, Psychology of the speech: behaviour, body language

W13 A Students´ Presentations

B Students´ Presentations

W14 A Students´ Presentations

B Students´ Presentations

Study Objective:
Study materials:

S.Mc.Kay,L.Rosenthal:Writing for a Specific Purpose

De Deviti,L.Mariani,K.O.´Malley:English Grammar for Communication and Exercises

A.Atkins,I.McKean:Text to Note

E.H.Glendinning:English in Electrical Engineering and Electronic

A.Fitzpatrick:English for International Conferences

Note:
Further information:
Course may be repeated
https://moodle.fel.cvut.cz/courses/XP04A2
Time-table for winter semester 2018/2019:
Time-table is not available yet
Time-table for summer 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
roomT2:B3-714
Lucki M.
14:30–16:00
(parallel nr.101)
Dejvice
Laboratoř K132
Fri
Thu
roomT2:B3-714
Lucki M.
16:15–17:45
(parallel nr.101)
Dejvice
Laboratoř K132
Fri
The course is a part of the following study plans:
Data valid to 2019-03-24
For updated information see http://bilakniha.cvut.cz/en/predmet11509304.html