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Course syllabus AJD307_6DE - English for PhD Students III (MTF - 2020/2021 - post-graduate studies)

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Slovak University of Technology in Bratislava
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Course unit title:
English for PhD Students III
Mode of delivery, planned learning activities and teaching methods:
tutorial1 hour weekly / 13 hours per semester of study (on-site method)
project/semestral paper
2 hours weekly / 26 hours per semester of study (on-site method)

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The PhD candidate will study specific language means and train specific speaking skills essential for the development of communication, cultural and social skills within the preparation of an international scientific event.
Learning outcomes of the course unit:
PhD candidates profile comprise their language competence. They are required to communicate professionally in their scientific field as well as appropriately communicate in General English as the PhD graduate will operate in a multicultural environment, cooperate with international research institutions and present own research results at domestic and international conferences.
Course contents:
1. Introduction to intercultural communication in English. Intercultural specifications.
2. Culture of working environment. Political correctness.
3. Professional ethics and (n)ethiquette in multicultural environment.
4. Essential office documentation - reports, minutes, invitations, memos.
5. Organization and chairing a formal meeting. Office agenda.
6. Negotiations. Small talk. Suggestions. Agreement/disagreement. Chairing a guided discussion.
7. Preparation of contributions (paper, poster, presentation) for an international event. Training the language of the scientific style.
8. Chairing a section at an international conference.
9. Case studies according to supervisors´ requirements.
10. Case studies according to supervisors´ requirements.
11. Preparation of a scientific event (seminar, workshop)- by students.
12. Simulation of a scientific event (seminar, workshop) - by students.
13. Evaluation.
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Language of instruction: english
Courses evaluation:
Assessed students in total: 0

Name of lecturer(s):
Mgr. Gabriela Chmelíková, PhD. (person responsible for course) - english
Last modification:
11. 9. 2019
Mgr. Gabriela Chmelíková, PhD. and programme supervisor

Last modification made by Ing. Erika Kuracinová on 09/11/2019.

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