JAG01 English for Geologists I

Faculty of Science
autumn 2021
Extent and Intensity
0/2/0. 2 credit(s). Type of Completion: z (credit).
Taught in person.
Teacher(s)
Mgr. Monika Ševečková, Ph.D. (assistant)
Mgr. Jana Kubrická, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Mgr. Eva Čoupková, Ph.D. (assistant)
Mgr. Daniela Dlabolová (assistant)
Guaranteed by
Mgr. Jana Kubrická, Ph.D.
Language Centre, Faculty of Science Division - Language Centre
Contact Person: Lenka Pavlíková
Supplier department: Language Centre, Faculty of Science Division - Language Centre
Timetable of Seminar Groups
JAG01/01: Mon 14:00–15:50 J2, J. Kubrická
JAG01/02: Thu 14:00–15:50 J2, J. Kubrická
Prerequisites
The knowledge of English - B1 level CEFR
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is only offered to the students of the study fields the course is directly associated with.
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Course objectives
After completing this course the student will be able to:
understand authentic texts/lectures on Earth Science
identify the main ideas
formulate the main ideas
summarize a simple scientific/geologic text
interpret the information from the text/lecture
identify causes and effects
use terminology of the course topics;
define the terms of the course topics;
classify minerals and rocks
describe scientific methods, minerals, rocks, processes/cycles, sources of energy
compare and contrast using the proper terminology and academic vocabulary
discuss general and scientific topics
apply acquired skills in academic English to new topics
Learning outcomes
After completing this course the student will be able to:
understand authentic texts/lectures on Earth Science
identify the main ideas
formulate the main ideas
summarize a simple scientific/geologic text
interpret the information from the text/lecture
identify causes and effects
use terminology of the course topics;
define the terms of the course topics;
classify minerals and rocks
describe scientific methods, minerals, rocks, processes/cycles, sources of energy
compare and contrast using the proper terminology and academic vocabulary
discuss general and scientific topics
apply acquired skills in academic English to new topics
Syllabus
  • Scientific disciplines (infinitive and gerund)
  • The Earth - structure, age (making predictions, conditionals)
  • Minerals - classification (passive voice)
  • Minerals and human use (tenses)
  • Defining, relative clauses
  • Geological forces (micropresentation)
  • Predicting earthquakes (modals)
  • Paleontology (numbers)
  • Revision of vocabulary and grammar
Literature
  • MURPHY, Raymond. English grammar in use : a self-study reference and practice book for intermediate learners of English : with answers. Fourth edition. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2012. x, 380. ISBN 9780521189064. info
  • MCCARTHY, Michael and Felicity O'DELL. Academic vocabulary in use. First published. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2008. 176 stran. ISBN 9780521689397. info
  • PETERS, Sarah and Tomáš GRÁF. Nová cvičebnice anglické gramatiky : 8500 příkladů s řešením na protější straně. 1. vyd. Praha: Polyglot, 1998. 437 s. ISBN 8086195007. info
Teaching methods
foreign language course: text analysis reading/listening comprehension exercises pronunciation and grammar exercises specialised and academic vocabulary exercises presentations and discussions terminology
Assessment methods
active participation in class, completed assignments, formal email, a short presentation on a specialised topic, glossary of technical terms
Language of instruction
Czech
Follow-Up Courses
Further Comments
Study Materials
The course can also be completed outside the examination period.
The course is taught annually.
Listed among pre-requisites of other courses

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The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2010 - only for the accreditation, Autumn 2002, Autumn 2003, Autumn 2004, Autumn 2005, Autumn 2008, Autumn 2009, Autumn 2010, Autumn 2011, Autumn 2011 - acreditation, Autumn 2012, Autumn 2013, Autumn 2014, Autumn 2015, Autumn 2016, autumn 2017, Autumn 2018, Autumn 2019, Autumn 2020.
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