Bi0077c English for Plant Biologists - practice

Faculty of Science
Autumn 2018
Extent and Intensity
0/1. 1 credit(s). Type of Completion: z (credit).
prof. Ing. Miloš Barták, CSc. (seminar tutor)
Guaranteed by
prof. Ing. Miloš Barták, CSc.
Department of Experimental Biology - Biology Section - Faculty of Science
Contact Person: Naděžda Bílá
Supplier department: Department of Experimental Biology - Biology Section - Faculty of Science
Timetable of Seminar Groups
Bi0077c/01: Mon 17. 9. to Fri 14. 12. Thu 17:00–17:50 C13/332, M. Barták
Bi0077c/02: Mon 17. 9. to Fri 14. 12. Mon 14:00–14:50 C13/332, M. Barták
Prerequisites (in Czech)
NOW ( Bi0077 English for Plant Biologists )
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is also offered to the students of the fields other than those the course is directly associated with.
The capacity limit for the course is 700 student(s).
Current registration and enrolment status: enrolled: 11/700, only registered: 0/700, only registered with preference (fields directly associated with the programme): 0/700
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
there are 24 fields of study the course is directly associated with, display
Course objectives
At the end of the course, a student should be able to: 1) hold conversation of each plant biology-related topic 2) explain in details his/her field of study 3) point out pecularities of recent and emerging techniques and methods used in plant biology
  • Vocabulary, terminology, principals of (1) General botany (2) Plant cell, tissue, organs, (3) Processes in plants (4) Plant ecology and ecophysiology (5) Plant biochemistry (6) Plant biophysics (7) Plant biotechnologies (8) Plants as food source (9) Plant genetics and molecular biology 10) Activities in a laboratory and in the field 11) Typical plants for continents, regions and countries 12) Plants in real life of a men
  • A dictionary of plant sciences. Edited by Michael Allaby. Rev. ed. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2006. 510 s. ISBN 0198608918. info
Teaching methods
The practical training consists of the following items: interactive tests, filling-in exercises, blind schemes, free and moderated conversitions, discussions on hot topics, short translations Cz-Engl, Engl-Cz), testing of proper pronounciation, and many others.
Assessment methods
short written test combined with oral examination
Language of instruction
Follow-Up Courses
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
The course is taught annually.
Listed among pre-requisites of other courses
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2007 - for the purpose of the accreditation, Autumn 2010 - only for the accreditation, Autumn 2003, Autumn 2004, Autumn 2005, Autumn 2006, Autumn 2007, Autumn 2008, Autumn 2009, Autumn 2010, Autumn 2011, Autumn 2011 - acreditation, Autumn 2012, Autumn 2013, Autumn 2014, Autumn 2015, Autumn 2016, autumn 2017, Autumn 2019, Autumn 2020.
  • Enrolment Statistics (Autumn 2018, recent)
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