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English for PhD Students I

Tutor: PhDr. Jana Novotná

Course description

This course is designed for students at good intermediate/upper intermediate level (B2+/C1). It is focused mainly on the key vocabulary used in the academic world but also includes general English reading, listening and speaking tasks.

Course contents

I. Academic vocabulary

Working with academic vocabulary (key nouns, verbs, adjectives and adverbs, phrasal verbs in academic English, words with several meanings)

Word combinations (typical nouns, verbs and adjectives and the words they combine with, fixed expressions)

Talking about sources, facts, evidence, data, statistics , graphs and diagrams.

II. General English

Grammar review (tenses; expressing ability, possibility and obligation; modifying comparison, gerund and infinitive)

Ad hoc speaking, reading and listening activities

Study materials

Academic Vocabulary in Use, Michael McCarthy, Felicity O´Dell, Cambridge University Press 2008

Recycling Advanced English, Clare West, Georgian Press 2005

Tutor: Mgr. Martin Tomeš

Intermediate/Upper Intermediate level

Course description

general English, academic vocabulary and grammar structures used in scientific language

Course contents

Grammar review (tenses, modal verbs, verb patterns…)

Conversational and discussion drills

Listening and reading practice

Academic vocabulary extension

Contents and structure of scientific articles

Study materials/texbooks

International Express Intermediate and UpperIntermediate

Academic Vocabulary in Use

Supplementary materials

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