Inglês Aplicado C2.2 - Técnico-Científico - Línguas e Relações Empresariais - Sem Ramos - Especialidades

ECTS / Credit Units
Year: 3 / 2º Semestre
Plan: 2013/14
Scientific Area: LIE
Level: Avançado

Semestral Hour Load

Theorical-Pratical: 64.00
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Degree having this Course

Degree - Branch Degree Plan Year
Línguas e Relações Empresariais - Sem Ramos - Especialidades 2013/14

Teaching Staff

Vladimir Zegarac
Vladimir Zegarac

Responsável pelas Pautas
Ensino teórico-prático

Course Information

Course Objectivs

1 The course aims to (1) promote research, analysis and production of a corpus of specialized texts in English (spoken and written), for example texts for technical and scientific dissemination, brochures, pamphlets, scientific papers, scientific reports and instructional manuals;

2 (2) the acquisition of specific lexical and syntactic structures and technical jargon in English. The analysis of specialized corpora also contributes to the acquisition and development of communication (linguistic, discursive and pragmatic-strategic) and intercultural skills by students, proficient users, necessary for interpersonal communication and professional transaction in English by qualified professionals, in these areas, in the global world.

Evaluation Criteria

Classification Type: Quantitative (0-20)
Evaluation Methodology: Classes are of the expositive, theoret.-pract.l type. The presentation of the Syll. material is achieved through ongoing lecturer-student-lecturer interaction. During class-meetings students will develop their oral and written prod. in Eng., both through indiv., pair/peer and group work, as follows: i) theoret. approaches to subject matters with students? particip. (tutorials/pract. sessions); ii) different ways of addressing expert and lay audiences by taking part in debates, outlining and delivering oral pres., reporting scientific and techn. evidence; iii) the prod. of texts on an indiv. and group work basis ; iv) indiv. projects; v) filling in questionnaires; vi) peer-eval. and students? self-critiques. Assessment: Type A was chosen from the Ass. Reg. of UMa. Hence, students are assessed during the semester in 2 written partial exams (1: 40% + 2: 40%) and in an oral component (20%), in which their comm. (linguistic, discursive and strategic) competence will be tested at A-level.

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Main Bibliography

Seely, J (2005). Oxford Guide to Effective Writing and Speaking. O.U.P..
Bolitho, A. R Learn English for Science. Longman,.
Booth, V (1993). Communicating in Science, Writing a Scientific Paper and Speaking at Scientific Meetings,. CUP,.
Ewer, J. & M. Domingues (1990). A Course in Basic Scientific English. Longman,.
Griffiths, P (2007). Scientific Writing. Garnet Education.
Perelman, L (1998). The Mayfield Handbook of Technical and Scientific Writing. Mayfield,.
White, R. and D. McGovern (1994). Writing ? English for Academic Study Series. Prentice Hall.

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