Course: Work with English geographical text

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Course title Work with English geographical text
Course code KGE/PAT
Organizational form of instruction Seminary
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Summer
Number of ECTS credits 5
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory-optional
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements Course does not contain work placement
Recommended optional programme components None
Course availability The course is available to visiting students
  • Vávra Jaroslav, RNDr. Ph.D.
Course content
Creation and use of geographic names and technical terms in English, German (Germany, respectively. German-speaking countries) and Polish (Poland), or in other languages and other countries of the European Area (the EU). Most all of the geographic names and dates, and their correct / suitable equivalents in English, German, Polish, or in other languages (countries). Abbreviations and acronyms commonly used in professional geographical texts. Keywords and abstracts in foreign languages. Reading and interpretation of texts in foreign languages. Reading Comprehension and legends on maps and atlases. Working with specialized texts and their correct / appropriate translations. Min / basic professional stint geographic terms and rules for their proper use.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Written assignment presentation and defence
  • Class attendance - 28 hours per semester
Learning outcomes
Creating a using of geographical terms in English or German, their correct using. Students learn geographical notions in original scientific texts and present them. They understand English or German geographical texts and maps.
students understand and evaluate themes examined in subject
encopassment of grammar school geography

Assessment methods and criteria
Practical demonstration of acquired skills

Credit: Active participation in practice, elaboration of semestral work, successful graduation in test. Details on the first practice. Exam: Isn't asked.
Recommended literature
  • Jakákoliv odborná geografická kniha z univerzitní nebo katedrové knihovny.
  • FELLMANN, J. D., GETIS, A., GETIS, J., MALINOWSKI, J. C. Human Geography. Landscapes of Human.
  • Fellmann, J.D., Getis, A., Getis, J., Malinowski, J.E. Human Geography. landscapes of Human Activities. . New York, 2005. ISBN O-07-302548-8.
  • RUBENSTEIN, J. M. The Cultural Landscape: An Introduction to Human Geography.

Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Branch of study Category Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty of Science, Humanities and Education Applied Geography (17) Geography courses 1 Summer