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Course syllabus 3_SCJ1_D - Foreign language seminar I (FA - 2019/2020 - post-graduate studies)

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Slovak University of Technology in Bratislava
Faculty of Architecture
Course unit title:
Foreign language seminar I
Course unit code:
Mode of completion and Number of ECTS credits:
Fulfillment of requirements (2 credits)
Name of lecturer:
PhDr. Danica Brečková (examiner, instructor) - english
Ing. Pavol Gajdoš (person responsible for course)
Ing. arch. Yakoub Meziani, PhD. (examiner, instructor) - french
Mgr. Juraj Mihálik (examiner, instructor)
PhDr. Jana Záhorcová (examiner, instructor) - german
Learning outcomes of the course unit:
Students will broaden their professional terminology related to the topics of their dessertation theses within English, German or French languages.
Students will improve their skills in spoken and written akademic language and in their work with professional texts.
Prerequisites and co-requisites:
Course contents:
For English language classes:
Key nouns and key verbs, key adjectives and adverbs, phrasal verbs, words with several meanings and quantifying expressions, nouns and the words they combine with, adjectives and noun combinations in academic vocabulary, etc.

Resource: M.McCarthy,F.O'Dell: Academic Vocabulary in Use. Cambridge, 2008

For German language classes:
Typical constructions in professional german language: passive, participles, infinitive, typical professional style of word formation, relative clauses, subjunctiv mood in factual text, verbal-nominal phrases.
Academic and scientific writting:
Recherche, scientific paper, annotation, résumé, review, definitions of terms. Language analysis of the selected texts.
Recommended or required reading:
ZÁHORCOVÁ, J. Architektur und Städtebau auf Deutsch. Bratislava: FA-ROAD, 2008. 260 p. ISBN 978-80-88999-36-2.
JURÍKOVÁ, M. Nemecko-slovenský stavebný slovník. Bratislava: Mikula, 2011. 943 p. ISBN 978-80-88814-76-4.

Anglický jazyk: M.McCarthy,F.O´Dell: Academic Vocabulary in Use. Cambridge, 2008,
Writing in English: A Practical Handbook for Scientific and Technical Writers. Electronic version: Edited under Leonardo da Vinci Programme, European Commission 2000

Planned learning activities and teaching methods:
Seminars, concetraiting on exercises of the above stated language segments in professional context.
Assesment methods and criteria:
Check of the exercises assigned at seminars, concentrating on akademic vocabulary within the context of architecture, urban planning and product design.
Language of instruction:
Slovak, French, English, German
Work placement(s):
There is no compulsory work placement in the course unit.

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