PřF:JAB01 English for Biology I - Course Information

JAB01 English for Biology I

Faculty of Science
Autumn 2013
Extent and Intensity
0/2. 2 credit(s). Type of Completion: z (credit).
Mgr. Hana Ševečková, M.A. (lecturer)
PhDr. Hana Němcová (lecturer)
Mgr. Eva Čoupková, Ph.D. (assistant)
Mgr. Daniela Dlabolová (assistant)
Mgr. Věra Hranáčová (assistant)
Mgr. Jana Kubrická, Ph.D. (assistant)
PhDr. Eva Složilová, M.A., PhD. (assistant)
Agnieszka Suchomelová-Polomska, M.A. (assistant)
Mgr. Hana Ševečková, M.A.
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
JAB01/01: Tue 14:00–15:50 A15/227, H. Němcová
JAB01/02: Tue 16:00–17:50 A15/227, H. Němcová
JAB01/03: Tue 8:00–9:50 A15/227, H. Ševečková
JAB01/04: Tue 10:00–11:50 A15/227, H. Ševečková
JAB01/05: Tue 12:00–13:50 A15/227, H. Ševečková
JAB01/06: Wed 8:00–9:50 A15/114, H. Ševečková
JAB01/07: Wed 10:00–11:50 A15/114, H. Ševečková
JAB01/08: Wed 12:00–13:50 A15/114, H. Ševečková
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.

The capacity limit for the course is 144 student(s).
Current registration and enrolment status: enrolled: 1/144, only registered: 0/144
Fields of study the course is directly associated with
there are 36 fields of study the course is directly associated with, display
Course objectives
After completing this course the student will be able to:
understand authentic biological texts/lectures
identify the main ideas
formulate the main ideas
interpret the information
discuss about general and biological topics
present simple biological topics using basic presentation techniques
summarize a simple biological text
compare and contrast
identify causes and effects
describe a process
apply acquired skills to new topics
  • JAB01/a Hana Němcová
  • Higher education, MU
  • GMO
  • Language functions (introduction)
  • Classification of species
  • Mammals
  • Cells
  • Bacteria+shapes
  • Plants
  • Using sea water for agriculture
  • Invasive species
  • JAB01/b Mgr.Hana Ševečková, M.A.
  • Information about the course, English conversation
  • Studying at university
  • Higher education
  • Accommodation
  • Wild animals
  • Navy Helicopters and Birds
  • Evergreens
  • Contaminated meat products
  • Plants
  • Cells
  • Anthropology: skin colour,drifting continents
  • Orientation in biological texts
  • online: New Scientist, Science Daily, Nature, National Geographic, BBC,How stuff works,
  • MCCARTHY, Michael and Felicity O'DELL. Academic vocabulary in use. First published. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2008. 176 stran. ISBN 9780521689397. info
  • Academic writing course :study skills in English. Edited by R.R Jordan. 1st ed. Essex: Longman, 1999. 160 s. ISBN 0-582-40019-8. info
Teaching methods
foreign language course; text analysis, listening comprehension, discussion (in pairs, groups, plenary) presentations using basic presentation technique; blended learning (interactive materials in IS MU, dril in IS MU)
Assessment methods
The course is concluded with a credit test - the passing grade is 60%. 80% attendance in the seminars is required.
Language of instruction
Follow-Up Courses
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
Study Materials
The course can also be completed outside the examination period.
The course is taught annually.
Listed among pre-requisites of other courses
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 2014, Autumn 2015, Autumn 2016, autumn 2017, Autumn 2018.
  • Enrolment Statistics (Autumn 2013, recent)
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