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2023/2024
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English for PhD students

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Code Completion Credits Range Language
F7DCAJ1 ZK 2S English
Garant předmětu:
Eva Motyčková
Lecturer:
Tutor:
Eva Motyčková
Supervisor:
Department of Biomedical Technology
Synopsis:

This course aims to acquaint the PhD students with academic English from the point of view of semantics, lexicology, and syntax along with practicing the skills and expansion of vocabulary. The emphasis is put on the accuracy of communication skills, both written and oral.

Requirements:
Syllabus of lectures:
Syllabus of tutorials:

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.Repetition

14.Test

Study Objective:

The aim of this course is to acquaint the PhD students with academic English from the point of view of semantics, lexicology and syntax along with practicing the skills and expansion of vocabulary. The emphasis is put on the accuracy of communication skills, both written and oral.

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:
Time-table for winter semester 2023/2024:
Time-table is not available yet
Time-table for summer semester 2023/2024:
06:00–08:0008:00–10:0010:00–12:0012:00–14:0014:00–16:0016:00–18:0018:00–20:0020:00–22:0022:00–24:00
Mon
Tue
Wed
roomKL:B-137
Motyčková E.
10:00–11:50
(parallel nr.1)
Kladno FBMI
Učebna
Thu
Fri
The course is a part of the following study plans:
Data valid to 2024-04-16
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