Course Details

English for PhD students

DY01 course is part of 22 study plans

Ph.D. full-t. program I > GAK compulsory Summer Semester 2nd year 8 credits

Ph.D. combi. program IK > GAK compulsory Summer Semester 2nd year 8 credits

Ph.D. full-t. program nD > VHS compulsory Summer Semester 2nd year 8 credits

Ph.D. full-t. program nD > PST compulsory Summer Semester 2nd year 8 credits

Ph.D. full-t. program nD > KDS compulsory Summer Semester 2nd year 8 credits

Ph.D. full-t. program nD > FMI compulsory Summer Semester 2nd year 8 credits

Ph.D. full-t. program nD > MGS compulsory Summer Semester 2nd year 8 credits

Ph.D. combi. program nDK > PST compulsory Summer Semester 2nd year 8 credits

Ph.D. combi. program nDK > KDS compulsory Summer Semester 2nd year 8 credits

Ph.D. combi. program nDK > VHS compulsory Summer Semester 2nd year 8 credits

Ph.D. combi. program nDK > FMI compulsory Summer Semester 2nd year 8 credits

Ph.D. combi. program nDK > MGS compulsory Summer Semester 2nd year 8 credits

Ph.D. full-t. program nDA > VHS compulsory Summer Semester 2nd year 8 credits

Ph.D. full-t. program nDA > PST compulsory Summer Semester 2nd year 8 credits

Ph.D. full-t. program nDA > KDS compulsory Summer Semester 2nd year 8 credits

Ph.D. full-t. program nDA > FMI compulsory Summer Semester 2nd year 8 credits

Ph.D. full-t. program nDA > MGS compulsory Summer Semester 2nd year 8 credits

Ph.D. combi. program nDKA > VHS compulsory Summer Semester 2nd year 8 credits

Ph.D. combi. program nDKA > PST compulsory Summer Semester 2nd year 8 credits

Ph.D. combi. program nDKA > KDS compulsory Summer Semester 2nd year 8 credits

Ph.D. combi. program nDKA > FMI compulsory Summer Semester 2nd year 8 credits

Ph.D. combi. program nDKA > MGS compulsory Summer Semester 2nd year 8 credits

Students will write an English summary of their research connected with their doctoral thesis and they will present it using PowerPoint or a similar device. A professional discussion will follow.

Course Guarantor

Mgr. Veronika Rodriguezová

Institute

Institute of Social Sciences

Learning outcomes

Students will learn to write a summary of a presentation or a lecture in English. Students will learn present heir research in English. Students will prove that they know the English terminology connected with the field of their research. Students will prove that they can find the English translation of technical terminology using reliable sources. Students will be able to conduct a professional dialogue in English about their research.

Prerequisites

A command of general English higher than the level of CEFR, the DY02 course completed.

Corequisites

Students can learn how to write academic papers in BYA11 (VYA002) Academic writing. They can learn technical English in the BYA9 (VYA012) and BYA10 (VYA001) courses.

Planned educational activities and teaching methods

Teaching methods depend on the type of course unit as specified in the article 7 of BUT Rules for Studies and Examinations. Detailed instructions can be found in LMS Moodle and the completed tasks are handed in there, too.

Forms and criteria of assessment

Students will elaborate a written summary of his/her research and they will be able to present their research using PowerPoint or a similar device. Students will be able to conduct a professional dialogue in English about their research.

Objective

An expert able to lecture and publish in English.

Specification of controlled instruction, the form of instruction, and the form of compensation of the absences

Vymezení kontrolované výuky a způsob jejího provádění stanoví každoročně aktualizovaná vyhláška garanta předmětu.

Syllabus of lectures

Students will register for the exam with their tutors of DY02. They will submit a written summary of their research. Doctoral students will arrange the date of the exam with their tutors individually. The exam is oral and consists of a presentation followed by a discussion.