Academic English
Code: 45642
ECTS: 4.0
Lecturers in charge: v. pred. dr. sc. Lucia Miškulin Saletović
Lecturers: Iva Andraka - Seminar
Adrian Jadranko Beljo - Seminar
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All teaching activities will be held in Croatian. However, foreign students in mixed groups will have the opportunity to attend additional office hours with the lecturer and teaching assistants in English to help master the course materials. Additionally, the lecturer will refer foreign students to the corresponding literature in English, as well as give them the possibility of taking the associated exams in English.

1. komponenta

Lecture typeTotal
Seminar 60
* Load is given in academic hour (1 academic hour = 45 minutes)
The course is aimed at enabling students to independently use professional and academic texts in English. In addition, it is aimed at encouraging students to independently develop their language skills with the help of reference books and other available sources.

1. Dictionary work (types of dictionaries, dictionary entry, parts of speech)
2. Cohesion and connectives (cohesive devices and basic types of connectives)
3. Text and paragraph structure
4. Style and register (main features of the academic writing style)
5. Rephrasing and referencing
6. Collocations
7. Reading comprehension and reading strategies (surveying, skimming and scanning)
8. Word formation (prefixes, suffixes, compound nouns and compound adjectives)
9. Academic vocabulary (internationalisms, false pairs, synonyms, antonyms, words with multiple meanings)
10. Describing and comparing
11. Exemplifying and adding information
12. Defining and drawing conclusions
13. Expressing reason and result
14. Interpreting data, charts and graphs
15. Revision and evaluation

Active participation 10% / written assignments 10% / written exam 40% / independent reading and analysis of an academic text 20% / oral exam 20%
  1. Miškulin Saletović, L., Vojković Estatiev, V.; Beljo, A.; English Academic Vocabulary for Social Sciences and Humanities; Zagreb: Hrvatski studiji Sveučilišta u Zagrebu (2012)
  2. Philpot, S.; Curnick, L.; Academic Skills: Reading, Writing and Study Skills; Oxford: Oxford University Press (2007)
  3. Gramatika engleskoga jezika po izboru studenata akademski tekst po izboru studenata;
  4. Englesko-engleski rječnik po izboru studenata;
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