UIDI002 English for Computer Science

Faculty of Philosophy and Science in Opava
Summer 2022
Extent and Intensity
0/0/0. 0 credit(s). Type of Completion: dzk.
Guaranteed by
doc. Ing. Petr Sosík, Dr.
Institute of Computer Science - Faculty of Philosophy and Science in Opava
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is also offered to the students of the fields other than those the course is directly associated with.
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
The course is aimed at improving skills of the student in English so that he/she would be able to effectively use English research literature, to prepare his/her own research articles, conference presentations, very good ability of professional communication, written and oral, related to typical situations at scientific conferences and research stays.
  • 1. Study of research texts in English and their presentations.
    2. Written preparation of scientific texts describing research results, including abstracts and extended abstracts, a conference submission, a journal article preparation.
    3. Oral an visual (slides) presentation of one's theses, lectures etc.
    recommended literature
  • Rejtharová, V. Letter Writing. Academia, Praha, 1999. info
  • Miňovská, V. a kol. Angličtina pro pokročilé. Praha, 1994. ISBN 80-85901-01-3. info
  • Sparling, D. English or Czenglish? Praha, 1989. ISBN 80-04-25969-3. info
Teaching methods
Interactive lecture
Lecture with a video analysis
Assessment methods
Language of instruction
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
The course can also be completed outside the examination period.
Teacher's information
1. Student selects 60-100 pages in a suitable scientific monograph recommended by his PhD supervisor. He/she prepares reading of the text in English and its translation to Czech. The monograph will be available during the exam.
2. Student prepares a presentation about 15-minutes (in PowerPoint, PDF), introducing gis PhD thesis or a related scientific topic (as, e.g., a conference talk of the student). An English discussion with the examiner follows, oriented to research topics but also to other possible themes.
The course is also listed under the following terms Winter 2006, Summer 2007, Winter 2007, Summer 2008, Winter 2008, Summer 2009, Winter 2009, Summer 2010, Winter 2010, Summer 2011, Winter 2011, Summer 2012, Winter 2012, Summer 2013, Winter 2013, Summer 2014, Winter 2014, Summer 2015, Winter 2015, Summer 2016, Winter 2016, Summer 2017, Winter 2017, Summer 2018, Winter 2018, Summer 2019, Winter 2019, Summer 2020, Winter 2020, Summer 2021, Winter 2021.
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