MU18102 English for Mathematicians II

Mathematical Institute in Opava
Summer 2021
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
Mon 13:55–15:30 R2
  • Timetable of Seminar Groups:
MU18102/01: Mon 13:55–15:30 R2, R. Kron
Prerequisites (in Czech)
MU18101 English for Mathematicians I && TYP_STUDIA ( N )
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
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Course objectives
The aim of the course is to enhance students' skills in scholarly writing in English.
  • The focus is on autonomy in language training. Students write short essays on scholarly subjects of their own choice. Emphasis is laid on clarity and exactness.
    required literature
  • Trzeciak, J. Writing Mathematical Papers in English. European Mathematical Society, 2005. info
    recommended literature
  • Murphy, R. English Grammar in Use. Cambridge: CUP, 2004. info
  • Hornby, A.S. Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. info
  • Wells, J.C. Harlow. Longman Pronunciation Dictionary. Longman, 2000. info
  • Swan, M. Practical English Usage. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1998. info
  • Krantz, Steven G. A primer of mathematical writing. Providence, RI: AMS, 1997. info
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.
The course is also listed under the following terms Summer 2016, Summer 2017, Summer 2018, Summer 2019, Summer 2020.
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