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2022/2023

English for PhD students

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17DBAJ ZK 5 2C English
Lecturer:
Tutor:
Eva Motyčková (guarantor)
Supervisor:
Department of Biomedical Technology
Synopsis:

The aim of the subject is to acquaint the PhD students with the specifics of academic English from the point of view of semantics, lexicology and syntax along with practicing the skills and expansion of vocabulary. The emphasis is placed on the accuracy of communication skills, both written and oral. The course also focuses on the elaboration of presentations and articles.

Requirements:
Syllabus of lectures:

1. Introduction to academic English

2. Key nouns, key verbs

3.Key adjectives , adverbs

4. Key quantifiers

5. Nouns and words they combine with

6. Adjective and noun combinations

7. Verbs and words they combine

8.Verbs and prepositions

9. Nouns and prepositions

10.Facts, evidence, data

11.Time

12.Cause and effect

13.Reporting

14.Test

Syllabus of tutorials:
Study Objective:

The aim of the subject is to acquaint the PhD students with the specifics of academic English from the point of view of semantics, lexicology and syntax along with practicing the skills and expansion of vocabulary. The emphasis is placed on the accuracy of communication skills, both written and oral. The course also focuses on the elaboration of presentations and articles.

Study materials:

Obligatory:

[1] MC CARTHY Michael., ODELL Felicity. Academic Vocabulary in Use. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2008, ISBN 9780521689397

Recommended:

[2] PORTER David. Check your vocabulary for academic English. London: A&C Black,2007. ISBN-10: 0 7136 8285 X.

Note:
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