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STUDY PLANS
2023/2024

Text Analysis and Comprehension 1

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Code Completion Credits Range Language
04ABO1 Z 2 0+2 Czech
Vztahy:
In order to register for the course 04ABO1, the student must have successfully completed the course 04ABUK in a previous semester.
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Department of Humanities and Languages
Synopsis:

The course is a sequel to the 04APU1 and 04APU2 courses and students will have passed the 04APUK examination. It focuses on further written functions specific to English for Specific Purposes (ESP). Increasing attention is given to extending subtechnical vocabulary, text grammar and text comprehension. Students are taught how to use formal language in written and oral communication.

Requirements:

Students will have passed the 04APUK examination.

Syllabus of lectures:

Specific features of academic English, words of Latin and Greek origin, abbreviations in academic language, linking ideas into sentences and paragraphs, prepositional phrases, conjunctions and other linking expressions, expressing instructions (formal and informal), definitions, classification and existence. Professional formal written communication (CV, polite request, letter of application).

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, namely: modal verbs and structures, prepositional phrases, conjunctions and other linking expressions, irregular plurals of words of Latin and Greek origin, extended more professional vocabulary.

Skills:

To search specific information in written texts or in listening, use various reading strategies depending on purpose, speak briefly on a topic from the student´s field using formal language. To write a CV and a letter of aplication.

Study materials:

Key references:

[1] materials prepared by the Department of Languages

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

Recommended references:

[1] M. Hewings, Cambridge Academic English (upper intermediate), Cambridge University Press, 2012

[2] K. Paterson, Oxford Grammar for EAP, 2017

[3] dictionaries

Teaching aids:

language classroom, audiovisuals, PC lab

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