Předmět je nabízen i studentům mimo mateřské obory.
Předmět si smí zapsat nejvýše 15 stud.
Momentální stav registrace a zápisu: zapsáno: 10/15, pouze zareg.: 0/15, pouze zareg. s předností (mateřské obory): 0/15
Students should have minimum knowledge of English corresponding to the B2 level of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages.
Students must write a one-page motivation letter demonstrating their level of English knowledge and explaining their motives for attending the course.
After completing the course, students will be able to:
- write effective conference and MA thesis abstracts
- create quality posters in terms of language and design
- prepare and deliver engaging poster presentations
Students are going to learn how to use Sketchengine (Masaryk University text corpus query system) when preparing an academic text in English. They are also going to receive a detailed feedback on their written work by a professional editor (a native speaker of English).
Introduction to the course
Features of academic writing
Features of public speaking
Abstracts and the writing of abstracts
Introductions and how to write them
Posters (structure, language, design)
Effective poster presentations
Basics of argumentation
- delivering a welcoming speech
- introducing presenters
- chairing a section
- small talk
POWELL, Mark. Presenting in English : how to give successful presentations. Hove: Language Teaching Publications, 1996. 128 s. ISBN 1899396306. info
WALLWORK, Adrian. English for presentations at international conferences. 1st ed. New York: Springer, 2010. xv, 179. ISBN 9781441965905. info
SWALES, John. Aspects of article introductions. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2011. x, 94. ISBN 9780472034741. info
SWALES, John. Abstracts and the writing of abstracts. Edited by Christine B. Feak. [Ann Arbor]: University of Michigan Press, 2009. xv, 88. ISBN 9780472033355. info
SWALES, John. Genre analysis : English in academic and research settings. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1990. xi, 260. ISBN 0521338131. info
Student oral presentations
Discussions of relevant issues tackled in the lectures
Written reflections on course material
Final poster presentations
Attendance and active participation in seminars
Oral presentation of assigned chapter(s) from required reading
Poster (language and design)
Final poster presentation