Professional English Language A (B834001)
Students need to pass a credit test and submit a written summary of a scientific text as specified by a respective tutor.
To obtain the credit, students need a minimum of 50 points (out of 75 points):
The points are obtainable as follows:
Credit test (50 points maximum)
The 1st official test term shall take place during the final week of the semester (for this term, students do not need to register via the SIS system).
As the test is mandatory, it is necessary for the students to register for any other test terms in the Student system.
Summary (7 points maximum)
Students select a relevant scientific text, and send it to their tutor for approval - till 3rd semester week.
After approval, students make a short summary of the text (in rtf or docx formats) and send it to their tutor.
The summary being mandatory needs to be submitted in the 10th week at the latest. Later submission is penalised by minus points. The summary has to be submitted before writing a test. Otherwise, the credit will not be granted.
Required extent of the original text: 1000-1200 words
Required extent of the summary: 300-350 words
Total amount of points awarded for the summary depends on its quality
Follow the set time schedule. Submission of required work per week = 1 point
Active participation in lessons (10 points maximum)
Students actively participate in the lessons and fulfill the tasks required.
Self-preparation (8 points maximum)
Students complete assignments given to them as homework.
This subject is not taught during the winter term. Provided a student has re-entered this subject in the winter term, the point score received in the summer term is counted. The total point score may be improved in case the students submit a new summary and complete extra work as set by their teacher.