Subject description - XP04A2

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XP04A2 English language 2
Roles:S Extent of teaching:4C
Department:13104 Language of teaching:CS
Guarantors:Jennings P. Completion:NIC
Lecturers:  Credits:0
Tutors:Jennings P., Lucki M., Ynsua M. Semester:Z,L

Web page:

https://moodle.fel.cvut.cz/courses/XP04A2

Anotation:

The art of composing written documents (papers, reports, articles, dissertations, official letters ); oral presentations, reading skills (getting both general and detailed information); the art of understanding speech in a foreign language ; selected parts of difficult grammar; selected items focused on practical skills (reading mathematical symbols and expressions, writing CV). Oral presentations.

Study targets:

To further develop English skills for academic purposes

Content:

The art of composing written documents (papers, reports, articles, dissertations, official letters ); oral presentations, reading skills (getting both general and detailed information); the art of understanding speech in a foreign language ; selected parts of difficult grammar; selected items focused on practical skills (reading mathematical symbols and expressions, writing CV). Oral presentations.

Course outlines:

PGS A2 Syllabus 2013-14 Literature: Academic Vocabulary in Use, Michael McCarthy; Felicity O´Dell; CUP Additional materials: Cambridge Academic English, Teacher´s own materials W1 A Introduction into Academic Skills L1 What is special about academic English (AE)? L2 Key nouns + L3 Key verbs B L4 Key adjectives + L5 Key adjectives + L6 Phrasal verbs in AE W2 A Graphs - introduction (Cambridge Acad.English L2+additional materials) L27 Graphs and Diagrams + L7 Key quantifying expressions B L25 Numbers + L24 Facts, evidence and data + L26 Statistics W3 A Collocations L8, L10, L11 B Collocations L12, L13 W4 A Prepositions L14, L15 B Fixed expressions L16 + Reading 3 W5 A Writing applications L7 B Business letter writing W6 A Organizing the text L45, L46 B Introduction and Motivation L31, L35 W7 A Body:
a) Definitions and Descriptions - introduction
B b) L47, L48 W8 A c) Analysis L29, L33 B d) Classify L42
e) Compare and Contrast L44
W 9 A f) Cause and Effect L30
g) Evaluation and Emphasis L49
B h) Degrees of certainty L37
i) Reporting, Statements and their support (Writing Skills -additional mat.)
W10 A j) Presenting an argument L38
k) Describing research methods L 41
W11 A Summary and Conclusion L 50 Reading 5 B CV+Cover letter (Resumé) How to make an oral presentation I - introduction (additional materials) W12 A How to make an oral presentation II - structure and language B Oral presentations: Visuals, Psychology of the speech: behaviour, body language W13 A Students´ Presentations B Students´ Presentations W14 A Students´ Presentations

Exercises outline:

PGS A2 Syllabus 2013-14 Literature: Academic Vocabulary in Use, Michael McCarthy; Felicity O´Dell; CUP Additional materials: Cambridge Academic English, Teacher´s own materials W1 A Introduction into Academic Skills L1 What is special about academic English (AE)? L2 Key nouns + L3 Key verbs B L4 Key adjectives + L5 Key adjectives + L6 Phrasal verbs in AE W2 A Graphs - introduction (Cambridge Acad.English L2+additional materials) L27 Graphs and Diagrams + L7 Key quantifying expressions B L25 Numbers + L24 Facts, evidence and data + L26 Statistics W3 A Collocations L8, L10, L11 B Collocations L12, L13 W4 A Prepositions L14, L15 B Fixed expressions L16 + Reading 3 W5 A Writing applications L7 B Business letter writing W6 A Organizing the text L45, L46 B Introduction and Motivation L31, L35 W7 A Body:
a) Definitions and Descriptions - introduction
B b) L47, L48 W8 A c) Analysis L29, L33 B d) Classify L42
e) Compare and Contrast L44
W 9 A f) Cause and Effect L30
g) Evaluation and Emphasis L49
B h) Degrees of certainty L37
i) Reporting, Statements and their support (Writing Skills -additional mat.)
W10 A j) Presenting an argument L38
k) Describing research methods L 41
W11 A Summary and Conclusion L 50 Reading 5 B CV+Cover letter (Resumé) How to make an oral presentation I - introduction (additional materials) W12 A How to make an oral presentation II - structure and language B Oral presentations: Visuals, Psychology of the speech: behaviour, body language W13 A Students´ Presentations B Students´ Presentations W14 A Students´ Presentations B Students´ Presentations

Literature:

S. Mc.Kay,L.Rosenthal:Writing for a Specific Purpose
De Deviti,L.Mariani,K.O.´Malley:English Grammar for Communication and Exercises
A. Atkins,I.McKean:Text to Note
E. H.Glendinning:English in Electrical Engineering and Electronic
A. Fitzpatrick:English for International Conferences

Requirements:

Very good competence in English language.

Subject is included into these academic programs:

Program Branch Role Recommended semester
DOKP Common courses S
DOKK Common courses S


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