Course: Foreign language I- English

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Course title Foreign language I- English
Course code KAJ/XCJA
Organizational form of instruction Lecture
Level of course Doctoral
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter and summer
Number of ECTS credits 10
Language of instruction English
Status of course Compulsory
Form of instruction unspecified
Work placements unspecified
Recommended optional programme components None
Lecturer(s)
  • Betáková Lucie, doc. PhDr. Ph.D.
Course content
Deepening of students' language competence in order to be able to communicate actively within the academic world.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Dialogic (discussion, interview, brainstorming), Work with text (with textbook, with book)
Learning outcomes
The aim of this course is to prepare students to communicate in English in both speaking and writing at an appropriate academic level.
The student will be able to communicate in English at an appropriate academic level
Prerequisites
none

Assessment methods and criteria
Oral examination

All examinations and consultations are held in English. CV in English, a written outline of the PhD. thesis, to read an English book in the academic field and be able to speak about it or translate or comment on a part of it.
Recommended literature
  • Academic Encounters, CUP.
  • Cambridge Academic Writing Collection, CUP.
  • Open Forum - Academic listening and speaking, OUP.
  • Harrison, R. et al:. New Headway Academic Skills 2,3, OUP.
  • Lecture Ready:. Strategies for academic listening, note-taking and discussion, OUP.
  • Savage, A. et al:. Effective Academic Writing, OUP.


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