Course: English for Science 1

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Course title English for Science 1
Course code OJZ/525
Organizational form of instruction Lesson
Level of course not specified
Year of study not specified
Frequency of the course In each academic year, in the winter semester.
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 2
Language of instruction Czech
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
  • Pavlínová Klára, Mgr.
  • Steer Christopher, B.A.
  • Kovářová Zuzana, Mgr.
Course content
Content of practicals: English for Science develops the communication skills and specialist English language knowledge of science students enabling them to communicate more confidently and effectively in their work or study environment. This course focuses on both spoken and written communication. This course also develops the learners' language skills with practical reading and writing skills.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Monologic (reading, lecture, briefing), Dialogic (discussion, interview, brainstorming), Work with text (with textbook, with book)
  • Class attendance - 28 hours per semester
  • Preparation for classes - 28 hours per semester
Learning outcomes
Increasing language competencies and communication skills of students.

B1 B2

Assessment methods and criteria
Written examination, Interim evaluation

To gain the credit: Regular attendance (3 allowed absences) Active work during lessons Homework A minimum score of 70% in the final test The course requires a minimum of an hour's preparation work per week.
Recommended literature
  • Tamzen Armer : Cambridge English for Scientists, CUP.

Study plans that include the course
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