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Practical English

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Kod przedmiotu: 2510-p2ENG2W-PE Kod Erasmus / ISCED: (brak danych) / (0231) Języki obce
Nazwa przedmiotu: Practical English
Jednostka: Wydział Humanistyczny
Grupy: Przedmioty dla 2 roku w semestrze zimowym filologia angielska studia niestacjonarne
Punkty ECTS i inne: 8.00
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Język prowadzenia: angielski
Całkowity nakład pracy studenta:

ACADEMIC WRITING (winter and summer semesters)


Contact hours with the teacher:

- participation in classes - 10 hrs


Self-study hours:

- preparation for the class – 10 hrs

- on-line assignments and homework completion – 20 hrs

- preparation for the end-of-term writing test/exam – 10 hrs


Total: 50 hrs (2 ECTS)


GRAMMAR (winter and summer semesters)


Contact hours with the teacher:

- participation in classes - 10 hrs


Self-study hours:

- preparation for the class – 20 hrs

- preparation for tests and end-of-term grammar test/exam – 20 hrs


Total: 50 hrs (2 ECTS)


READING AND VOCABULARY (winter and summer semesters)

Contact hours with the teacher:

- participation in classes - 10 hrs


Self-study hours:

- reading assigned texts - 10 hrs

- home assignments and preparation for tests - 20 hrs

- extending domain knowledge (topic-related research) - 10 hrs


Total: 50 hrs (2 ECTS)


SPEAKING/LAB (winter and summer semesters)

Contact hours with the teacher:

- participation in classes - 10 hrs


Self-study hours: 40 hrs


Total: 50 hrs (2 ECTS)


Altogether: 200 hrs (8 ECTS)

Efekty uczenia się - wiedza:

ACADEMIC WRITING

W1: The student knows the structure of an MA thesis, its main components, style and register. (K_W04)


GRAMMAR

The student

W2: knows English grammar and lexis at C1 level (K_W02, K_W04)

W3: defines theoretical concepts concerning the grammar issues discussed in class (K_W02)


READING AND VOCABULARY

The student

W4: knows the vocabulary of English at an advanced level (K_W02)


SPEAKING/LAB

W5: The student has advanced knowledge of English vocabulary (including idiomatic and fixed expressions), grammar and style. (K_W02)


Efekty uczenia się - umiejętności:

ACADEMIC WRITING

The student

U1: creates a bibliography and in-text references in accordance with the MA stylesheet. (K_U01, K_U14)

U2: paraphrases academic LSP texts, respecting the copyright and using available dictionaries. (K_U11, K_U18, K_U20)

U3: uses a text editor and a stylesheet when writing. (K_U14)

U4: paraphrases texts of different registers and styles, respecting the copyright and using a monolingual dictionary during a test. (K_U11, K_U18, K_U20)

U5: uses correct punctuation in texts of different registers and styles. (K_U11)


GRAMMAR

The student

U6: is able to select information concerning the grammar issues discussed and apply it during individual and group work. (K_U01)

U7: reads course books comprehensively. (K_U02)

U8: is capable of discussing the material with the teacher and other students. (K_U05)

U9: applies their knowledge of English grammar to communicate and solve tests at C1 (+) level. (K_U15)


READING AND VOCABULARY

The student

U10: (K_U02) is able to read and comprehend advanced texts in English. (K_U02)

U11: is able to use a variety of registers and varieties of the English. (K_U18)


SPEAKING/LAB

U12: The student understands and is capable of summarising semi-specialised content from a variety of thematic domains (K_U05)

U13: The student is capable of efficiently delivering oral presentations, as well as preparing them based on the sources available online. (K_U12)

U14: The student can engage in a casual conversation, demonstrating advanced (C1) spoken English skills. (K_U15)

U15: The student can use the vocabulary and grammar characteristic of the language register appropriate in a particular context. (K_U19)



Efekty uczenia się - kompetencje społeczne:

ACADEMIC WRITING

The student

K1: works and assumes various roles in a team, presents results of his/her work and provides feedback to other students. (K_K02)

K2: is aware of the threat connected with failure to comply with rules of creating texts according to the applicable copyright and good practices. (K_K04)


GRAMMAR:

The student

K3: participates in groupwork, negotiating solutions to grammar problems discuused in class. (K_K02)

K4: is able to define short-term and long-term study goals and organize their individual preparation for tests. (K_K03)


READING AND VOCABULARY

K5: The student, owing to his/her English competence, is prepared to function effectively in a given cultural area. (K_K08)


SPEAKING/LAB

K6: The student is capable of efficient collaborative work and of assuming a variety of functions in a team (K_K02)


Metody dydaktyczne:

ACADEMIC WRITING

Expository teaching methods:

-) description

-) discussion

-) participatory lecture

Exploratory teaching methods:

-) practical

-) brainstorming

-) problem-solving


GRAMMAR:

Expository teaching methods:

-) description

-) participatory lecture

Exploratory teaching methods:

-) brainstorimng

-) classic problem-solving


READING AND VOCABULARY

Expository teaching methods:

-) discussion

Exploratory teaching methods:

-) brainstorming

-) practical

-) seminar


SPEAKING/LAB

-) practical

-) laboratory

-) brainstorming

-) project


Skrócony opis:

Practical English course is a block of classes consisting of 4 courses: Academic Writing, Grammar, Reading and Vocabulary and Speaking/Laboratory. The general aim of the course is is to master students' competence at C1 (+) level.

Pełny opis:

ACADEMIC WRITING

The classes aim at:

- practising academic writing skills and text-editing according to the MA stylesheet

- practising paraphrasing skills (at C1+ level) with due care as to the copyright and ethical standards

- practising correct usage of punctuation in academic texts

Content distribution (winter semester):

- An overview of rules and regulations, teaching and learning outcomes, content, methods and assessment criteria of the course; a diagnostic element

- An analysis of the MA structure (main components of an MA thesis and their characteristics) and the MA stylesheet

- Paraphrasing and quoting, referencing; avoiding plagiarism

- Writing definition and summary sections

- End-of-semester writing test

GRAMMAR

During classes students will become acquainted will selected grammar issues and master their linguistic competence at C1 (+) level.

Content distribution (winter semester):

- Introduction - an overview of rules and regulations, teaching and learning outcomes, content, methods and assessment criteria

- Inversion and emphasis (2 hrs)

- Subordinate clauses (3 hrs)

- Reported speech (3 hrs)

Evaluation of progress:

-Tests and individual feedback (2 hrs)

Content distribution (summer semester):

- Gerund and infinitive (2 hrs)

- Verb patterns (3 hrs)

- Miscellaneous grammar tests at C1(+) level (2 hrs)

Evaluation of progress:

- Tests and individual feedback (3 hrs)

READING AND VOCABULARY

The aim of this course is to expand the attendee's glossary within the selected domains. The desired outcome is also an ability to extract information from texts more efficiently and be able to apply new lexical and phrasal units in legitimate context.

Content distribution (Winter semester)

- Introduction (presentation of learning outcomes, content of the course, evaluation methods and criteria, code of conduct) + selected article (current affairs)

- Science and Research

- History

- Resolving conflicts

- Academic register – using synonyms; comparing and contrasting

- Tests and individual feedback

SPEAKING/LAB

Content distribution (winter semester):

Work in this module of practical English skills is aimed at improving the students’ skills at spoken interaction with fluent English speakers in a naturalistic setting. Consequently, the focus of the classes is on:

- fine-tuning of pronunciation skills

- casual conversation

- listening comprehension (of fast causal speech, non-model varieties of English)

In terms of content, the speaking/listening material will cover politics and International relations, education, health and the environment.

Students will be asked to discuss a list of questions on each topic area and use listenings from a variety of sources to assist them further in answering the set questions. During the listenings they will be asked to make Cornell notes and use these notes in class. Presentations will also be practised in Politics and International relations with students being asked to work with their groupings to come up political manifestos and then present them to the rest of the class for an argumentative discussion.

Literatura:

ACADEMIC WRITING

Required reading:

The MA stylesheet available on the Department of English website.

Resources available on Moodle course page.

Macpherson, R. English for Writers and Translators.

Adams-Tukiendorf, M. & D. Rydzak. Developing Writing Skills: A Manual for EFL Students.

de Chazal, E. English for Academic Purposes.

Additional reading:

Macpherson, R. University English.

Macpherson, R. Advanced Written English.

McCarthy, M., O'Dell, F. Academic Vocabulary in Use.

GRAMMAR:

Required reading (selected chapters):

M. Foley, D. Hall, My grammar lab advanced C1/C2, Longman 2012.

M. Hewings, Advanced grammar in use, Cambridge 2005.

R. Side, G. Wellman, Grammar for Advanced and Proficiency, Longman 2002.

M. Swan, D. Baker, Grammar scan: diagnostic tests for practical English usage, Oxford 2008.

M. Vince, Advanced language practice: English grammar and vocabulary, Oxford 2010.

Schrampfer Azar, B. 2002. Understanding And Using English Grammar. Advanced. 3rd Edition. White Plains: Pearson Education.

Additional reading:

S. Greenbaum, R. Quirk, A student’s grammar of the English language, London 1990.

M. Swan, Practical English usage, Oxford 2005

Other resources made available on Moodle course page

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READING AND VOCABULARY

Required reading (selected chapters):

Dellar, H., and A. Walkley. 2012. Outcomes. Advanced. Student’s Book. Cengage Learning.

Gairns, R., and S. Redman. 2009. Oxford Wordskills: Advanced. Oxford.

Capel, A., and W. Sharp. 2013. Objective Proficiency. Cambridge University Press.

O’Dell F., and M. McCarthy. 2008. English Collocations in Use: Advanced. Cambridge University Press.

Porter, D. 2007. Check your Vocabulary for Academic English. A&C Black Publishers.

Stephens, M. 2002. New Proficiency Reading. Longman.

Vince, M., and A. French. 2011. IELTS Language Practice. Macmillan.

Additional reading:

Other resources made available on Moodle course page

SPEAKING/LAB

Specific texts and other materials will be selected in cooperation with the students. The sources of material include:

News items (written / spoken / video material) from sites such as the BBC

Podcasts (e.g. TED Talks, Carta)

Episodes of TV series (e.g. the Family Guy)

Performance of stand-up comedians

Metody i kryteria oceniania:

Assessment methods:

ACADEMIC WRITING (winter semester)

1) tests / tasks completed during classes (50%) W1, U1, K2

2) homework (25%) U1, U2, K1

3) end-of-term writing test (25%) U2, U3, U4, W1

GRAMMAR

- feedback on the student's active participation in classes recorded in an assessment log and Moodle home assignment (20%) - U6, U7, U8, K3

- in-class tests (winter semester) (30%)

- end-of-term test (winter semester) (50%) - W2, W3, K4

READING AND VOCABULARY

- Moodle home assignment and in-class participation (20%) K5, U9, U11

- in-class tests (winter semester) (30%) W4

- end-of-semester written test (winter semester) (50%) W4

SPEAKING/LAB

(Winter semester)

1) an oral presentation of one of the questions discussed during the semester and then answering follow-up questions related to the presentation. (50%) U14, U15

2) participation in class: continuous assessment (50%) W5, U14

Assessment criteria:

fail - 0-59%

satisfactory- 60 - 69 %

satisfactory plus- 70 - 75 %

good - 76 - 85 %

good plus- 86 - 90%

very good- 91 - 100%

Methods of assessment (winter and summer semesters):

The final PNJA grade is the average of the results of all four components of the module.

The final test/presentation in every Practical English module is administered to determine the extent to which students have met the assumed learning outcomes and it values 50% of the final grade.

The students are evaluated in accordance with the university regulations, and they must attend all course meetings.Each class absence has to be excused in the first week after the lesson missed. The final grade percentage will be reduced by 10% for every unexcused absence.

Praktyki zawodowe:

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Zajęcia w cyklu "Semestr zimowy 2017/18" (zakończony)

Okres: 2017-10-01 - 2018-02-25
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Typ zajęć: Ćwiczenia, 40 godzin więcej informacji
Koordynatorzy: Dorota Guttfeld, Katarzyna Piątkowska
Prowadzący grup: John Conniffe, Katarzyna Piątkowska, Agnieszka Sowińska
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Zaliczenie: Przedmiot - Zaliczenie na ocenę
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Zajęcia w cyklu "Semestr zimowy 2018/19" (zakończony)

Okres: 2018-10-01 - 2019-02-24
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Typ zajęć: Ćwiczenia, 40 godzin więcej informacji
Koordynatorzy: Dorota Guttfeld, Katarzyna Piątkowska
Prowadzący grup: Richard Bolt, John Conniffe, Katarzyna Piątkowska
Lista studentów: (nie masz dostępu)
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Zajęcia w cyklu "Semestr zimowy 2019/20" (zakończony)

Okres: 2019-10-01 - 2020-02-28
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Typ zajęć: Ćwiczenia, 40 godzin więcej informacji
Koordynatorzy: Dorota Guttfeld, Katarzyna Piątkowska, Krzysztof Strzemeski
Prowadzący grup: Thomas Anderson, Richard Bolt, Beata Luc, Katarzyna Piątkowska
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Zaliczenie: Przedmiot - Zaliczenie na ocenę
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Zajęcia w cyklu "Semestr zimowy 2020/21" (w trakcie)

Okres: 2020-10-01 - 2021-02-28
Wybrany podział planu:


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Typ zajęć: Ćwiczenia, 40 godzin więcej informacji
Koordynatorzy: Dorota Guttfeld, Krzysztof Strzemeski
Prowadzący grup: Thomas Anderson, Richard Bolt, Katarzyna Piotrowska
Lista studentów: (nie masz dostępu)
Zaliczenie: Przedmiot - Zaliczenie na ocenę
Ćwiczenia - Zaliczenie na ocenę
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