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E-mail: lidija.beko@rgf.bg.ac.rs

English 4

Course Description

Study program: Geophysics (IV semester -OAS)

Name of subject: English 4

Instructors: Dr Lidija Beko

Status: Compulsory


Prerequisites: -

Course Objectives: The aim of the course is to further adopt modern scientific and academic terminology as well as developing linguistic competences, comprehension, translation skills and formal writing skills.

Learning Outcomes: The principal outcome of the course is to foster students’ independent use of scientific sources in English, as well as developing the skills of professional, scientific and academic communication.


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 complex, lexically rich, authentic texts as well as advanced 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
1 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
Classwork Assessment ECTS
Class Participation 10
Practical Classes 10
Written Tests 40
Seminars 10

Additional Assessment Criteria -