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STUDY PLANS
2019/2020

Czech for Foreigners - Advanced

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Code Completion Credits Range Language
04CESP3 Z 1 0+2 Czech
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Department of Languages
Synopsis:

The course develops the student´s knowledge from CESP2. It includes working with authentic specialist materials, their interpretation and presentation, and, finally, presentation of the student´s project. Writing skills necessary for professional communication are trained.

Requirements:

competence at CESP2 level

Syllabus of lectures:

Based on the required and recommended sources, the course is focused on training syntax and style of formal scientific writings, scientific paper, writing a CV, letter of application, description of the faculty, preparing a presentation, basic principles of writing a bachelor´s degree 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 at the level appropriate to the course, particularly more complex compound sentences, terms and their usage, condensed writing.

Skills:

To use the acquired knowledge in everyday communication and in more professional contexts, namely to structure and write an article on a specialised topic including an abstract, correct citation referring to bibliography, use audiovisuals in presentations. To write a CV, letter of application, personal statement, use adequate language in an interview.

To qualify for CESP examination,

to reach CEFR B2-C1 level extended to technical language.

Study materials:

Key references:

[1] O. Martincová, Pravidla českého pravopisu, Pansofia 2015

[2] J. Melichar, V. Styblík, Český jazyk, Praha 2004

[3] V. Bělohlávková, 33 základních rad jak úspěšně prezentovat, Press 2004

Recommended references:

[4] I. Pavlíková, Čeština pro cizince 3, http://kmlinux.fjfi.cvut.cz/~pavliiva

Technical study materials, Pražská technika, Technický týdeník - texts

Teaching aids:

language classroom, audiovisuals, PC lab

Note:
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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 2019-10-14
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