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KKEN67 Advanced English Course - Humanities 2 op
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Preceding studies
A minimum language competency level of B2 and acceptable performances in English written skills and communicative skills.


Common European Framework of Reference for Languages: C1

General description

This course is intended to be an advanced course for those students of Humanities, who wish to learn to work effectively in English in international academic seminars.

Learning outcomes

To introduce students to the practices of academic seminars and to improve their facilities for logical argumentations to be used for or against opinions and statements. After completing this study module, students
- are aware of the typical conventions of academic seminars and texts
- understand the differences between statements based on facts, opinions and feelings
- can participate in a seminar debate as a defender or an opponent, a chair and a representative from the audience
- can form a justified argumentation chain by expressing thoughts logically and by presenting relevant evidence from outside sources
- can hold a seminar presentation
- can write a presentation abstract


Under guidance students prepare material for a seminar of their own field.

Further information on prerequisites and recommendations

Primarily for students of Humanities

Teaching methods

Teaching method Contact Online
Tutorials 26 h 0 h
Independent work 28 h 0 h

Teaching language


Modes of study

Evaluation and evaluation criteria

Numeric 1-5.
Evaluation by active participation, preparation of seminar tasks, continuous assessment and presentation.

Recommended year of study

Third year of studies

Study materials

Materials distributed during the course.

Belongs to following study modules