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Course syllabus 3_SCJ1_U - Foreign language seminar I (FA - 2018/2019 - post-graduate studies)


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University: Slovak University of Technology in Bratislava
Faculty: Faculty of Architecture
Course unit title: Foreign language seminar I
Course unit code: 3_SCJ1_U
Mode of completion and Number of ECTS credits: Fulfillment of requirements (2 credits)
 
Name of lecturer: PhDr. Danica Brečková (examiner, instructor) - english
Ing. arch. Yakoub Meziani, PhD. (examiner, instructor) - french
Mgr. Juraj Mihálik (examiner, instructor)
PhDr. Jana Záhorcová (examiner, instructor, person responsible for course) - 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: none
 
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:
Basic:
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.

Recommended:
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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