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Course, academic year 2019/2020
English for Mathematicians II - NJAZ096
Title: Anglický jazyk pro matematiky II
Guaranteed by: Department of Language Education (32-KJP)
Faculty: Faculty of Mathematics and Physics
Actual: from 2017
Semester: summer
E-Credits: 3
Hours per week, examination: summer s.:0/2 C [hours/week]
Capacity: unlimited
Min. number of students: unlimited
State of the course: taught
Language: English
Teaching methods: full-time
Note: course can be enrolled in outside the study plan
enabled for web enrollment
Guarantor: Mgr. Lucie Malá
Annotation -
Last update: PhDr. Zuzana Hlavičková (28.03.2019)
English for specific purposes (ESP) - grammar, vocabulary, style, specialized texts on mathematics. The course is a preparation course for an international examination in English for mathematicians and it is included in the credit system of the Faculty. The credit is a one of the requirements for the examination English for Mathematicians, UNIcert III. Enrollment in this subject is limited. The subject is open for students from the second year of their study.
Course completion requirements -
Last update: Mgr. Zuzana Hořká (08.04.2018)

To meet the requirements it is necessary to participate in class regularly, actively work in the classroom and fulfill all homework assignments. The nature of the subject's examination excludes the repetition of such examination.

Literature -
Last update: T_KJP (30.03.2017)

Ch. Clapham: The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Mathematics (OUP, 2009); M. McCarthy, F. O'Dell: Academic Vocabulary in Use. (CUP, 2008); V. Rejtharová, E. Skálová: Příručka anglického odborného stylu (Academia, 1981); J. Trzeciak: Writing Mathematical Papers in English (European Mathematical Society, 1995); J. Vedral: Anglicko-český matematický slovník (JTP, 2002) and other authentic materials from calculus, algebra, geometry, graph and set theory, numerical analysis and discrete mathematics.

Syllabus -
Last update: Mgr. Zuzana Hořká (08.04.2018)

The course focuses on the core vocabulary of selected mathematical disciplines. The topics correspond to those of the international exam Unicert III - English for Mathematicians. Students’ ability to use the vocabulary in academic-level discourse is developed by various communicative tasks. The course also aims at the development of presentation skills. Individual presentations are related to the discussed disciplines as well as to the students' own research.

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