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Course code: ValoP918
Structural unit:
Faculty of Education, Psychology and Art
Credit pointsECTS creditsTotal contact hoursNumber of hours for seminars and practical assignmentsIndependent study hours
23323248
Course abstract:
The aim of the course is to promote correct development of students’ spoken and written language. It gives students a possibility to develop skills to understand the essence of English grammar forms and to compare them with the corresponding constructions in the mother tongue paying special attention to word order in the sentence and the English verb system.
Course code: ValoP804
Structural unit:
Faculty of Education, Psychology and Art
Credit pointsECTS creditsTotal contact hoursNumber of hours for seminars and practical assignmentsIndependent study hours
23323248
Course abstract:
The aim of the course is to facilitate students’ understanding of teachers’ culture of speech and the importance of teacher's voice, and to provide knowledge about the sounds and phonetic aspects of the English language. Course objectives: 1) to improve language competence and pronunciation through language sound pronunciation exercises and learning the aspects influencing pronunciation in English; 2) to promote students’ understanding of the importance of pronunciation, differences between various dialects, and the difference between spelling and pronunciation in English.
Course code: ValoT216
Structural unit:
Faculty of Humanities
Credit pointsECTS creditsTotal contact hoursNumber of hours for seminars and practical assignmentsIndependent study hours
23323248
Course abstract:
This tailored discipline-targeted English language training course seen as part of continuing professional development is intended for researchers and academic staff of different fields and is aimed at equipping them with the English language support sufficient for improving their scientific capacity to communicate effectively in accurate and fluent English in multimodal situations for different purposes, including presenting reports at international conferences, writing scientific articles and lecturing. The content of the course is carefully derived from the analysis of course participant’s scientific and academic English language needs. The interactive contact modes, in which the participants’ linguistic competence and scientific and academic spoken and written communication skills are developed explicitly, are integrated with the distant individual learning modes of providing feedback on the written assignments set during the course. At the beginning and end of the course, the participants are offered an opportunity to assess their individual English language communication skills, using the English language test in Moodle.
Course code: PedaT037
Structural unit:
Faculty of Education, Psychology and Art
Credit pointsECTS creditsTotal contact hoursNumber of hours for lecturesNumber of hours for seminars and practical assignmentsIndependent study hours
69963066144
Course abstract:
Teachers with second level higher education and preschool teacher qualification are admitted in the course. During the course participants will have theoretical and practical skills to teach English language in preschools.
Course code: ValoT003
Structural unit:
Faculty of Modern Languages
Total contact hoursNumber of hours for seminars and practical assignmentsIndependent study hours
3232-32
Course abstract:
The course has been designed for the needs of the administrative personnel who need to perform job-related tasks in English. Speaking and writing skill upgrading in the English language is aimed at the learners’ fluency and accuracy development in social and job-related communicative situations with international students, academic staff, administrative personnel and visitors. During the course, the learners receive the necessary support for the development of their telephoning, written communication (e.g. letters, e-mails), reading and listening skills. They consolidate their functional grammar knowledge and expand vocabulary. Learning materials and topics are tailored to the English language level of a particular group.
Course code: Valo2328
Structural unit:
Credit pointsECTS creditsTotal contact hoursNumber of hours for seminars and practical assignmentsIndependent study hours
23323248
Course abstract:
The course "English for Business Communication II" aims to develop writing, as well as speaking and listening English language skills to use in business environment, e.g. an office or a company. Successful completion of the course enables students to learn how to write different business letters, emails, memos, reports, which can be used both for studies and work. Problem-solving tasks give students an opportunity to practice oral and writing skills. The course is designed for students of various faculties with different English language knowledge.
Course code: Valo2377
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Credit pointsECTS creditsTotal contact hoursNumber of hours for seminars and practical assignmentsIndependent study hours
46646496
Course abstract:
The course is designed to develop students oral and written English skills in the field of business management. The course covers such topics as legal forms of organization, raising finance and financial stability,basic laws of marketing. Students discuss problems of international marketing and commerce as well as intercultural communication issues. Skills and terminology acquired during the lessons are complemented by individual reading and writing academic annotations about professional literature topics. Students knowledge and skills are assessed by tests(2) as well as by a presentation about international commerce.
Course code: Valo2340
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Credit pointsECTS creditsTotal contact hoursNumber of hours for seminars and practical assignmentsIndependent study hours
23323248
Course abstract:
The course “ English for Modern Communication” is designed for all students who aim at developing and practising communicative skills application in their professional field or in future working conditions. During the course students are supposed to improve their skills for communicative purposes and also acquire the essential habits of giving talks on graphical information, delivering presentations and professional discussion using correct modern English.
Course code: ValoT169
Structural unit:
Faculty of Humanities
Credit pointsECTS creditsTotal contact hoursNumber of hours for seminars and practical assignmentsIndependent study hours
23323248
Course abstract:
The aim of the course is to develop learners’ effective spoken and written communication skills needed in the financial field. The objectives of the course are 1) to develop skills of asking for and providing information on financial issues, making appointments, advising and suggesting, replying to complaints and apologizing; 2) to provide essential knowledge of various discussion techniques, such as expressing an opinion, agreeing, disagreeing, interrupting, clarifying and summarising 3) to improve business e-mail, letter and report writing skills; 4) to develop skills of presenting financial results and describing financial events, such as the future of banking, market price changes and the cause and effects of mergers; 5) to develop negotiation skills.
Course code: Valo1873
Structural unit:
Credit pointsECTS creditsTotal contact hoursNumber of hours for seminars and practical assignmentsIndependent study hours
23323248
Course abstract:
The course aims at developing English language and study skills , expanding word stock to be able to listen to lectures in English, to prepare for international seminars, to express ideas at international conferences, as well as to take different courses in English abroad. The course introduces to the requirements and helps prepare for international examinations in English: TOEFL, IELTS u.c. (listening, reading and some speaking aspects). Students deepen the knowledge of those grammar topics, which have not been acquired properly, to insure correct usage of the language.
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