Course: Presentation skills in English

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Course title Presentation skills in English
Course code OJZ/410
Organizational form of instruction Lesson
Level of course Master
Year of study not specified
Frequency of the course In each academic year, in winter and summer semester.
Semester Winter and summer
Number of ECTS credits 2
Language of instruction English
Status of course unspecified
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
Course availability The course is available to visiting students
Lecturer(s)
  • Czaban Natalie, M.A.
  • Haug Laura Adriana, M.A.
  • Pavlínová Klára, Mgr.
  • Kovářová Zuzana, Mgr.
Course content
Content of practicals: In the course, students will learn vocabulary and functional language necessary for successful presenting both in academic and working environment. In addition to language skills, they will gain general presentation skills, which are an important area of soft skills. The course includes practical demonstrations, analysis of presentations, group and individual presentations, teacher and peer feedback.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Monologic (reading, lecture, briefing), Dialogic (discussion, interview, brainstorming), Work with text (with textbook, with book), Demonstration
  • Class attendance - 28 hours per semester
  • Preparation for classes - 28 hours per semester
Learning outcomes
Increasing language competencies and communication skills of students.
The course aims to expand learners' listening and oral skills, increase their vocabulary range, and improve their presentation and debating abilities.
Prerequisites
CEFR level: B2

Assessment methods and criteria
Analysis of student's language skills, Interim evaluation

Credit is awarded for Regular attendance (maximum three absences) Homework Poster design and presentation A minimum of one hour of homework is expected per week for students who are at the appropriate level for this class. Weaker students are expected to do more homework.
Recommended literature
  • Carmine Gallo. Talk like TED. Smp Trade Paper; Reprint edition (March 10, 2015), ISBN-10: 1250061539.
  • Garr Reynolds. Presentation Zen: Simple ideas on Presentation Design and Delivery. New Riders; 2 edition (December 15, 2013). ISBN-10: 0321934156.


Study plans that include the course
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