Course syllabus AAU-1 - English for Academic Purposes - Module 1 (ŠAVŠ - SS 2018/2019)
|Course title:||English for Academic Purposes - Module 1|
|Course supervisor:||Ioana Giurgiu, M.A.|
|Supervising department:||Department of Languages and Intercultural Competences (ŠAVŠ)|
|Prerequisites for registration:||not Bachelor state examination|
|Time allowance:||full-time, 0/4 (hours of lectures per week / hours of seminars per week)|
|Type of study:||consulting|
|Form of teaching:||seminar|
|Mode of completion and credits:||Classified fulfillment of requirements (4 credits)|
|The aim of the course is to develop the skills that students need for their academic study programmes in English. Not only will students be equipped with the specialist vocabulary and language they require but also key academic skills such as listening to lectures, speaking in seminars, note-taking, summarizing, and writing an argumentative essay.|
|Course methods:||The content of the course will be introduced and practiced during the lessons and additional self-study tasks will be assigned mainly as homework an clarified later in class.
The key skills and language are enhanced by real life practice situations in class. Writing skills are practiced mainly through home assignments.
|Learning outcomes and competences:|
|Teaching methods and workload (hours of workload):|
|The requirements for a successful completion of the course are:|
* active participation (meaning not simple attendance but actual involvement in class) - 5%
* progressive assessment (aimed at vocabulary and skills, evaluated through mini tasks throughout the semester) - 20%
* term paper (argumentative essay on a topic related to the units covered throughout the module) - 40%
* presentation (essay defense) - 25%
* mid term paper (focused mainly on assessing the grasp and use of the taught vocabulary and grammar) - 10%
The midterm test must be passed successfully (min 60%) to be able to submit the term paper!
|Support for combined/distance forms of study:|
|Materials will be made available soon in Moodle and on-line in AIS. For more information please contact your class teacher or the course supervisor.|
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|Run in the period of:||WS 2019/2020, WS 2018/2019, SS 2017/2018, WS 2017/2018, SS 2016/2017, WS 2016/2017 (and older)|
|Course tutor:||Ioana Giurgiu, M.A. (examiner, instructor, supervisor)|
|Room:||Mladá Boleslav, Praha|
Last modification made by Ing. Lucie Bydžovská on 03/21/2019.