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STUDY PLANS
2019/2020

Presentation Course

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Code Completion Credits Range Language
04ABI Z 3 0+2 Czech
Lecturer:
Tutor:
Hana Čápová
Supervisor:
Department of Languages
Synopsis:

The course will prepare students for presenting issues in their field by mastering the strategies and techniques of oral presentation. The course includes discussion (expressing views, comments, agreement, disagreement). Students will be able to respond to comments on their presentation and answer questions addressed to them after presentation, which is a skill required for defence of the Bachelor Project. Students will learn the basic structure of a Bachelor Project and rules for writing a paper.

Requirements:

Sound language foundation and skills acquired in all previous courses of the Applied Information Technology programme.

Syllabus of lectures:

Preparing a presentation, presentation strategy and techniques, choice of appropriate language structures, discussion techniques, expressing opinions, agreement, disagreement, assessment of presentations.

Summarizing, writing an abstract, citations, paraphrasing, plagiarism. Basic structure of a Bachelor Project.

Syllabus of tutorials:

The course is run as a series of seminars following the topics and scope of the syllabus mentioned above.

Study Objective:

Knowledge:

Morphology, syntax, and lexis used in professional communication in formal speaking, rules and principles of oral presentations, expressing agreement, disagreement, opinion.

Skills:

To make a presentation in the student´s field, using appropriate language structures, to discuss specific problems, search and paraphrase relevant information from a text, write a summary and abstract.

Study materials:

Key references:

[1] materials prepared by the Department of Languages

Recommended references:

[1] M.Powell, Presenting in English. LIP Business 1999

[2] S.Sweeney, English for Business Communication, Cambridge University Press 1990

[3] dictionaries

Teaching aids:

language classroom, audiovisuals, PC lab

Note:
Time-table for winter semester 2019/2020:
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Time-table for summer semester 2019/2020:
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The course is a part of the following study plans:
Data valid to 2019-10-16
For updated information see http://bilakniha.cvut.cz/en/predmet24537505.html