Course: English Presentations

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Course title English Presentations
Course code VCJ/PREZ
Organizational form of instruction Seminar
Level of course Master
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter and summer
Number of ECTS credits 3
Language of instruction English
Status of course Compulsory-optional
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
  • Vaňková Lucie, Mgr. Ph.D.
Course content
1. Preparation of a presentation in English 2. Work with dictionaries, symbols in mathematics, Greek alphabet 3. Multiple intelligences: how to become a successful and persuasive presenter 4. Body language 5. Structure of a presentation: types of audience, register 6. Structure of a presentation: signposting 7. Visuals: purpose, types of visual aids 8. Visuals: describing graphs, charts 9. Dealing with questions 10. Delivering a presentation

Learning activities and teaching methods
Dialogic Lecture (Discussion, Dialog, Brainstorming), Demonstration, Training in job and motor Skils, Activating (Simulations, Games, Dramatization)
  • Attendace - 20 hours per semester
  • Homework for Teaching - 70 hours per semester
Learning outcomes
The course aims at gaining knowledge of the essential rules and procedures in presenting in the English language focusing especially on using the modern technologies. The students will prepare and present a presentation on a random topic from the area of sciences or economy. Their choice will be based on personal preferences and future professional needs. It will also contain peer review, feedback, self-analysis and evaluation.
Acquisition of presentation skills and their practical application.
Minimum B1 level of knowledge according to the Common European Framework of Reference.

Assessment methods and criteria
Student performance

The students will be awarded the ungraded exam after giving a presentation following the principles learnt in the lessons.
Recommended literature
  • Grussendorf, M. (2008). English for presentations: B2. Plzeň : Fraus.
  • Klarer, M. (2007). Působivá prezentace a přednáška v angličtině. Praha : Grada.

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