MU:MU18101 English for Mathematicians I - Course Information
MU18101 English for Mathematicians IMathematical Institute in Opava
- Extent and Intensity
- 0/2/0. 2 credit(s). Type of Completion: z (credit).
- PhDr. René Kron, Ph.D. (lecturer)
- Guaranteed by
- doc. RNDr. Michal Marvan, CSc.
Mathematical Institute in Opava
- Timetable of Seminar Groups
- MU18101/01: Mon 8:55–10:30 BF - BrainFitness, R. Kron
- TYP_STUDIA ( N )
The ability to communicate in English
- 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
- there are 6 fields of study the course is directly associated with, display
- Course objectives
- The course is focused on the systematic and comprehensive development of language competence and on the practical application of communicative skills for intermediate English speakers. Students will consolidate and deepen their knowledge of English grammar, expand their vocabulary and practice pronunciation. Emphasis will be placed on listening and speaking.
- Learning outcomes
- After completing the course, the student will be able to:
- expand his/her vocabulary;
- consolidate and deepen the knowledge of English grammar;
- improve his/her pronunciation;
- 1. Assessment of students 2. Present simple. 3. Present continuous. 4. Review of present tenses 5. English - Czech Mathematical dictionary 6. Past simple and Past Continuous 7. Mathematical aspects of corpus linguistics 8. Review - assignments 9. Present perfect simple 10. Present perfect continuous 11. Expressing future I 12. Expressing future 2 13. Revise and check
- required literature
- Trzeciak, J. Writing Mathematical Papers in English. European Mathematical Society, 2005. info
- recommended literature
- Wells, J.C. Harlow:. Longman Pronunciation Dictionary. Longman, 2000. info
- Murphy, R. English Grammar in Use. Cambridge: CUP, 2004. info
- Hornby, A.S. Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. info
- Swan, M. Practical English Usage. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1998. info
- Chang, L. A. Handbook of Spoken Mathematics (Larry's Speakeasy). Technical Information Dept., Lawrence Livermore, 1983. URL info
- Teaching methods
- lectures, class discussion, group projects, teacher prepared materials and presentations online
- Assessment methods
- continuous assessment of students' performance
- Language of instruction
- Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
- Study Materials
The course can also be completed outside the examination period.
- Teacher's information
- Active attendance, preparation of written assignments, oral presentation.
- Enrolment Statistics (recent)
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