CJV_D_F French for Doctoral Studies

Faculty of Arts
Spring 2024
Extent and Intensity
0/0/0. 5 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
Mgr. Ladislav Václavík, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Mgr. Dana Plíšková (assistant)
Mgr. Martina Šindelářová Skupeňová (assistant)
Guaranteed by
Mgr. Ladislav Václavík, Ph.D.
Language Centre Faculty of Arts Division – Language Centre
Contact Person: Mgr. Ladislav Václavík, Ph.D.
Supplier department: Language Centre Faculty of Arts Division – Language Centre
( FAKULTA ( FF ))&&( TYP_STUDIA ( D ))
You should have a C1 CEFR (Common European Framework) level of French language competence to pass this exam or obtain recognition.
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is offered to students of any study field.
Course objectives
The AIM of this course is to test that the student has at least a C1 level (CEF - Common European Framework) of French in ACADEMIC WRITING and SPEAKING.
Learning outcomes
- write an academic text (essay, summary) - analyse a text - identify key ideas in a text - discuss an academic topic - explain major problems/trends in a given scientific discipline
  • This is an EXAM COURSE ONLY, there is NO participation component.
  • LESCURE, Richard. Dalf C1/C2 : 250 activités. Paris: CLE International, 2007, 287 s. ISBN 9782090352320. info
  • BOULARES, Michèle and Jean-Louis FRÉROT. Grammaire progressive du français : avec 400 excercices. Paris: CLE International, 2001, 192 s. ISBN 2090338625. info
  • Oral écrit. Livret d' activités. Paris: Hachete, 1994, 127 s. ISBN 2-0102-0612-6. info
  • POISSON-QUINTON, Sylvie, Reine MIMRAN and Michèle MAHÉO-LE COADIC. Grammaire expliquée du français : niveau intermédiaire : exercices. [Paris]: Cle International, 2003, 224 s. ISBN 2090337044. info
  • LARGER, Nicole and Reine MIMRAN. Vocabulaire expliqué du français. Niveau intermédiaire. Paris: CLE International, 2004, 288 s. ISBN 2090337192. info
Teaching methods
This is an EXAM COURSE ONLY, there is NO participation component.
Assessment methods
The foreign language exam consists of a written and an oral part.

The written part of the exam can take one of the following forms (for which the student will submit):

A) an extended abstract whereby the original text should be 500-800 words long (not including citations) and respect the following structure: 1) theme related to specialization 2) current state (of the research) and statement of limitations 3) methodology 4) results 5) discussion 6) bibliography

B) the thesis of the dissertation or a related project (depending on the phase of study) in the length of 1000-1500 words and following this structure: 1) theme, defining the limits of the issue and key concepts 2) theoretical background 3) summary of the current state of knowledge/research 4) methodology 5) preliminary results 6) expected or final results 7) discussion 8) bibliography

C) an academic paper written by the student in the respective foreign language for publication in an academic journal

D) proof of Master's studies in the respective language The oral part of the exam is an interview which can take one of the following forms:

A) discussion with the examiner on a given topic (c. 30 min.)

B) submitting a certificate/proof of having given a presentation in the respective foreign language at an international conference

C) submitting a C1 (CEFR) level certificate (in general or specialized foreign language)

D) submitting proof of Master's studies in the respective language
Language of instruction
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
The course is taught each semester.
Note related to how often the course is taught: bez výuky.
General note: Výstupní úroveň C1 podle ERR.
Information on the extent and intensity of the course: bez výuky.
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2006, Spring 2007, Autumn 2007, Spring 2008, Autumn 2008, Spring 2009, Autumn 2009, Spring 2010, Autumn 2010, Spring 2011, Autumn 2011, Spring 2012, Autumn 2012, Spring 2013, Autumn 2013, Spring 2014, Autumn 2014, Spring 2015, Autumn 2015, Spring 2016, Autumn 2016, Spring 2017, Autumn 2017, Spring 2018, Autumn 2018, Spring 2019, Autumn 2019, Spring 2020, Autumn 2020, Spring 2021, Autumn 2021, Spring 2022, Autumn 2022, Spring 2023, Autumn 2023, Autumn 2024, Spring 2025.
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