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PřF:JAM03 English for Mathematicians III - Course Information

## JAM03 English for Mathematicians III

**Faculty of Science**

Autumn 2019

**Extent and Intensity**- 0/2/0. 2 credit(s). Type of Completion: z (credit).
**Teacher(s)**- Mgr. Eva Čoupková, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)

Mgr. Štěpánka Bilová, Ph.D. (assistant)

Mgr. Daniela Dlabolová (assistant)

Mgr. Monika Ševečková, Ph.D. (assistant) **Guaranteed by**- Mgr. Eva Čoupková, Ph.D.

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**- JAM03/01: Tue 14:00–15:50 J1,
*E. Čoupková*

JAM03/02: Wed 10:00–11:50 J1,*E. Čoupková* **Prerequisites**- The knowledge of English at the B2 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**- there are 58 fields of study the course is directly associated with, display
**Course objectives**- After completing this course the student will be able to:

understand authentic mathematical texts/lectures

identify the main ideas

formulate the main ideas

interpret the information

present mathematical topics using basic presentation techniques

summarize a mathematical text

compare and contrast

use arguments in a discussion on a mathematical topic (defend one´s opinion, opose, support arguments of a colleague)

create a CV, write a letter of application,

present oneself in a mock interview **Learning outcomes**- After completing this course the student will be able to:

understand authentic mathematical texts/lectures

identify the main ideas

formulate the main ideas

interpret the information

present mathematical topics using basic presentation techniques

summarize a mathematical text

compare and contrast

use arguments in a discussion on a mathematical topic (defend one´s opinion, opose, support arguments of a colleague)

create a CV, write a letter of application,

present oneself in a mock interview **Syllabus**- Syllabus of the course: Syllabus předmětu: Syllabus and important data for JAM03 Eva Čoupková, coupkova@sci.muni.cz Course materials and homework: https://is.muni.cz/auth/el/1431/podzim2010/JAM03/index.qwarp Topics ESP: 1) Fields of mathematics, Numbers, Notation and Rigor,Listening:Matrices. 2) Real numbers,Listening: Linear Algebra. 3) Structure, sets, Listening: Differential Equations 4) Space, Four color theorem, Listening: Polynominals 5) Trigonometry Listening: Multivariable Calculus 6) Trigonometric functions, Listening: Green Theorem 7) Topology, Homeomorphism, Listening: Algorithms 8) Differential Equation, Listening: Divide-and-Conquer 9) Abstract Algebra Listening: African fractals 10) Order Theory Listening: Symmetry 11) The Travelling Salesman Problem I. Listening: Shortest paths I. 12) The Travelling Salesman Problem II. Listening: Shortest paths II. 13) Credit test Topics EAP: CV Job Application Job Interview Summary and conclusion Quoting, sources Presentations ???

**Literature**- Přehled doporučené literatury - viz informace učitele.
- The recommended literature - see the information of the teacher

**Teaching methods**- Listening exercises from audio and video sources with accompanying questions and ensuing discussion, reading comprehension of written texts dealing with popular science themes as well as specific scientific texts, translations into Czech language, development of curricula, formal letter writing, exercises in basic grammar within scientific content and style, analysis of word structure, word derivation, expansion of casual as well as scientific vocabulary, working with dictionaries, casual and scientific conversation.
**Assessment methods**- Each course is concluded with a credit test - 60% of correct answers 80% active attendance in seminars is required.
**Language of instruction**- Czech
**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.

- Enrolment Statistics (Autumn 2019, recent)
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