JAG02 English for Geologists II

Faculty of Science
Spring 2022
Extent and Intensity
0/2/0. 2 credit(s). Type of Completion: z (credit).
Taught in person.
Teacher(s)
Mgr. Daniela Dlabolová (seminar tutor)
Mgr. Jana Kubrická, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Bc. Anna Bízková Doleželová (assistant)
Mgr. Eva Čoupková, Ph.D. (assistant)
Mgr. Markéta Dudová, Ph.D. (assistant)
Mgr. Monika Ševečková, Ph.D. (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
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.
fields of study / plans 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 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
describe processes
explain the theory of plate tectonics
compare and contrast using the proper terminology and academic vocabulary
present the topics of the course using basic presentation techniques
discuss one´s study plans
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 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
describe processes
characterize land shapes
explain the theory of plate tectonics
compare and contrast using the proper terminology and academic vocabulary
present the topics of the course using basic presentation techniques
discuss one´s study plans
apply acquired skills in academic English to new topics
Syllabus
  • Language for studying; Scientific disciplines; The environment; Plate tectonics; The Solar system; Life in space; Describing a process; Comparing and contrasting; Writing a formal email; Writing an abstract; Presentation of a poster; B1 grammar and academic vocabulary
Literature
  • 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
  • PLUMMER, Charles C. and David MCGEARY. Physical geology :with interactive plate tectonics CD-ROM. 7th ed. Dubuque: Wm. C. Brown Communications, 1996. 539 s. +. ISBN 0-697-26676-1. info
Teaching methods
Seminars - discussions, presentations, group work
Assessment methods
Continuous assessment - attendance, completed assignments, poster presentation, abstract
Language of instruction
English
Follow-Up Courses
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
The course can also be completed outside the examination period.
The course is taught annually.
The course is taught: every week.
Listed among pre-requisites of other courses

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The course is also listed under the following terms Spring 2011 - only for the accreditation, Spring 2003, Spring 2004, Spring 2005, Spring 2006, Spring 2009, Spring 2010, Spring 2011, Spring 2012, spring 2012 - acreditation, Spring 2013, Spring 2014, Spring 2015, Spring 2016, Spring 2017, spring 2018, Spring 2019, Spring 2020, Spring 2021.
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