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STUDY PLANS
2023/2024

Course in Applied English Usage

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Code Completion Credits Range Language
04ABA Z 2 0+2 Czech
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Department of Humanities and Languages
Synopsis:

To sign in for the course, student will have passed final examination in Course in Language Structures (04APSK). The course concludes study of grammar structures and applies them to understanding everyday and ESP language situations, laying stress on choice of exact and adequate language and grammar structures in both English-Czech and Czech-English translations..

Requirements:

Student will have passed 04APSK examination.

Syllabus of lectures:

Specific language structures used in communication on specialised technical topics: prepositions and prepositional phrases, noun compounds, collocations, punctuation, mathematical expressions, graphs, translation techniques.

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:

Extending knowledge acquired in the grammar course when working with longer texts, distinguishing various kinds of registers in discourse, translation techniques, prepositions, prepositional phrases, nominal structures, collocations, punctuation, graphs, abbreviations.

Skills:

To make use of grammar structures acquired in the grammar course and use them when working with texts of various registers (differences in syntax and lexis, punctuation) both in written and oral communication to be able to translate semiprofessional and professional texts.

Study materials:

Key references:

[1] S.Tryml, Active English Grammar, Ekopress 2005

[2] materials worked out by tutor,

[3] monoligual and bilingual dictionaries

Recommended references:

[1] R.Carter, M.McCarthy, Cambridge Grammar of English, Cambridge University Press 2007

[2] M.Swan, Practical English Usage, Oxford University Press 2009

[3] M.McCarthy, F.O´Dell, Academic Vocabulary in Use, Cambridge University Press 2008

Teaching aids:

language classroom, audiovisuals, PC lab

Note:
Further information:
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Data valid to 2024-07-13
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