CJVA402 Academic Presentations and Other Study Skills

Fakulta sociálních studií
podzim 2020
0/2/0. 2 kr. (plus 2 za zk). Doporučované ukončení: zk. Jiná možná ukončení: z.
Vyučováno online.
Mgr. et Mgr. Petra Trávníková, Ph.D. (přednášející)
Abigail Mokra, M.A. et M.A. (cvičící)
Mgr. Dana Plíšková (pomocník)
Mgr. et Mgr. Petra Trávníková, Ph.D.
Oddělení Centra jazykového vzdělávání na Fakultě sociálních studií - Centrum jazykového vzdělávání
Kontaktní osoba: Mgr. et Mgr. Petra Trávníková, Ph.D.
Dodavatelské pracoviště: Oddělení Centra jazykového vzdělávání na Fakultě sociálních studií - Centrum jazykového vzdělávání
Rozvrh seminárních/paralelních skupin
CJVA402/01: Po 8:00–9:40 U36, P. Trávníková
CJVA402/02: Út 8:00–9:40 U44, P. Trávníková
CJVA402/03: Čt 8:00–9:40 U44, P. Trávníková
CJVA402/04: Po 14:00–15:40 U44, A. Mokra
CJVA402/05: Čt 12:00–13:40 U36, P. Trávníková
CJVA402/06: Rozvrh nebyl do ISu vložen. D. Plíšková
(( FAKULTA ( FSS )&& TYP_STUDIA ( MN ))||( OBOR ( MUSFSS )))&&( ADAPT_B2 Adaptivní test B2 )&&(! NOWANY ( CJVA401 Academic Writing and Other Study Skills ))
As a prerequisite, students must get a "Z" from ADAPT_B2, a multiple-choice entrance test, held either in class or online if the former is not possible due to the epidemiological situation.
Omezení zápisu do předmětu
Předmět je otevřen studentům libovolného oboru.
Předmět si smí zapsat nejvýše 80 stud.
Momentální stav registrace a zápisu: zapsáno: 84/80, pouze zareg.: 11/80, pouze zareg. s předností (mateřské obory): 0/80
Cíle předmětu
This course, intended for master’s students of all disciplines, is a skills-based course at the B2+ level of the European Referential Framework of Languages. Its aim is practise students’ academic language and critical thinking skills. The focus will be on listening (watching TED talks and other presentations, practising note-taking, identifying the speaker’s point of view), speaking (delivering presentations, developing an argument, small talk), reading (how to understand academic articles, strategies helpful for efficient reading) and writing (writing a presentation abstract and position paper, paraphrasing and summarizing).

Special attention will be paid to presentations, which is a skill that is essential not only in the academic world but also in students' future careers. Students will be presented with a wealth of practice opportunities to enhance all the aforementioned skills.
Výstupy z učení
Students will be able to (at the C1 level of CEFR):
• give presentations on academic and non academic topics (pecha kucha, elevator pitch)
• recognise and employ various registers
• write various academic genres (abstract, position paper)
• be involved in academic debates (art of argumentation)
• use linking and transition words.
  • For the syllabus, see the appropriate folder in the study materials (designed by the teacher who teaches your seminar group, as there are differences between the individual syllabi).
  • 1. Introduction. Breaking the ice. Discussing study expectations, individual goals and study goals. Getting to know each other. Collecting information and presenting about one's partner.
  • 2. Language and communication. Reading articles on languages and presenting them in tandem presentations.
  • 3. One-to-one sessions. Five-minute individual meetings (discussing personal strengths and weaknesses in presenting).
  • 4. Visuals. Reporting verbs.How to start a presentation. Hooks.
  • 5. Minipresentations on topics related to students' fields of study. Video: 5 tips to a killer opener.
  • 6. Politeness. Elevator pitch presentation. Cultural differences in being polite. George Mikes: How to be rude. Reported speech and indirecteness.
  • 7. Red Thread. Referring backwards and forwards in your presentation. Signposting. Relative clauses.
  • 8.One-minute improvisations. Formal x informal style. Registers.
  • 9. Faith. Video: What Islam really says about women. Presentation structure-revision. Writing an abstract.
  • 10. Questions and answers. Discussion after the presentation: strategies and stages. Small talk: how to politely say no. 11. and 12. Pecha Kucha minipresentations on students' Bc.{Master's theses.
  • L. A. Ford Brown: Guide to Public speaking. Longman 2012. ISBN ISBN-13: 978-0-205-75011-5
Výukové metody
planning and giving different types of presentations, reading academic texts, class discussions, academic writing
Metody hodnocení
The course takes place online synchronously, regularly, every week, according to the valid timetable for the semester, using the MS Teams or ZOOM applications. Students must have basic equipment – a computer or a tablet, internet connection, a camera and a microphone. For more detailed information, see the Interactive Course Syllabus and Study Materials. Students will receive an email with instructions and an appropriate links before the start of the course. Students will be assessed via portfolio assessment desribed in detail in the study materials (they are expected to submit/do all the assignments listed there, both during the term and in the exam period).
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Studijní materiály
Předmět je vyučován každý semestr.
Nachází se v prerekvizitách jiných předmětů
Předmět je zařazen také v obdobích podzim 2016, jaro 2017, podzim 2017, jaro 2018, podzim 2018, jaro 2019, podzim 2019, jaro 2020, jaro 2021.
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