Course: English seminar - professional conversation

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Course title English seminar - professional conversation
Course code KGZB/ESPC
Organizational form of instruction Lesson
Level of course Master
Year of study 2
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 2
Language of instruction English
Status of course Compulsory
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
  • Tonka Tomáš, Mgr. Ph.D.
Course content
Scientific terminology in genetics and molecular biology, - Scientific terminology in biotechnology, - Presentation of students results, - Broad discussion in auditorium.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Dialogic (discussion, interview, brainstorming)
  • Preparation for classes - 20 hours per semester
  • Semestral paper - 30 hours per semester
  • Class attendance - 10 hours per semester
Learning outcomes
The aim of the course is to improve the knowledge of professional English in the form of seminars and conversational exercises with a native speaker.
Students will strengthen their ability to present professional problematics in English language.
Knowledge of English at the conversational level is assumed.

Assessment methods and criteria

Knowledge of English at the conversational level is assumed.
Recommended literature
  • Alberts, B. Molecular Biology of the cell. Garland Science Taylor & Francis, 2008.
  • David P Clark; Nanette Jean Pazdernik. . Biotechnology: applying the genetic revolution. Academic Press/Elsevier, 2009..
  • Elliot W.E.; Elliott, D.C. Biochemistry and molecular biology. Oxford University Press, 2009.
  • Klug W. S. Concepts of Genetics. Pearson Education/Pearson Benjamin Cummings, 2009..
  • Rapley, R.; Whitehouse, D. . Molecular Biology and Biotechnology. Royal Society Of Chemistry, 2015..

Study plans that include the course
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