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English 2

Course Description

Study program: Geology (II semester -OAS), Geophysics (II semester -OAS), Geotechnics (II semester -OAS), Hidrogeology (II semester -OAS)

Name of subject: English 2

Instructors: Dr Lidija Beko

Status: Compulsory


Prerequisites: -

Course Objectives: The aim of the course is to further develop modern scientific terminology as well as developing English language comprehension skills, translation and formal writing.

Learning Outcomes: The outcome of the course is enabling students to use English independently and creatively in the translation of scientific papers and writing their own materials in the form of shorter texts.


Theory teaching
Introduction to basic morphological and syntactic structures and vocabulary which is most frequent in their area of expertise. This is done based on simple, selected, authentic texts as well as basic communicative functions in writing and speech.

Practical teaching
Practical lessons are interwoven with lectures and are focussed on the written and oral practice of individual thematic areas.

Suggested Reading List

  1. Стојадиновић, З., 2005: Енглески језик за рударе и геологе. Рударско-геолошки факултет, Београд.
  2. Oxford Dictionary of Earth Sciences, 2003, OUP, Oxford.
  3. Поповић, Љ., Мирић, В., 1990: Граматика енглеског језика. Завет, Београд.

Fund Hours:

Lectures Exercises Other forms of teaching Study research
2 1 0 0

Conduct of the Course: Classical lectures supported by examples. Attaining the required knowledge through practical lessons. Assessment is based on tests, seminar papers and midterm tests.

AssessmentОцена знања:

Final Exam ECTS
Oral Exam 30
Written Exam 10
Classwork Assessment ECTS
Class Participation 5
Practical Classes 5
Written Tests 20
Seminars 30

Additional Assessment Criteria -