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Course, academic year 2019/2020
Academic English I - NJAZ115
Title: Akademická angličtina I
Guaranteed by: Department of Language Education (32-KJP)
Faculty: Faculty of Mathematics and Physics
Actual: from 2019
Semester: winter
E-Credits: 3
Hours per week, examination: winter 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: PhDr. Miluša Bubeníková, Ph.D.
Annotation -
Last update: PhDr. Miluša Bubeníková, Ph.D. (20.05.2020)
The course will include presentations, discussions and academic writing. Enrollment in this subject is limited. The course is recommended primarily for postgraduate (i.e., master and PhD) students.
Course completion requirements -
Last update: PhDr. Zuzana Hlavičková (11.04.2018)

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: PhDr. Zuzana Hlavičková (04.04.2018)

K. Paterson with Roberta Wedge, Oxford Grammar for EAP. O.U.P., 2013;

D. Bell, Passport to Academic Presentations. Student’s Book. Garnet Publishing Ltd., 2014;

M. McCarthy, F. O´Dell, Academic Vocabulary in Use. CUP, 2015

Syllabus -
Last update: PhDr. Zuzana Hlavičková (04.04.2018)

Topics: language registers - formal, neutral and informal English (spelling, vocabulary, grammar, and style); introduction to academic English; discussion (agreeing, disagreeing, avoiding answering, being critical and polemic); writing (genres of specialized style; structure of academic paper); presentation.

Grammar: grammatical aspects of academic English.

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