English

Master's degree in Prehistoric Archaeology and Rock Art, Publication in the Diário da República - Despacho nº 17071/2009 - 23/07/2009

3 ECTS; 1º Ano, Anual, 7,0 TP + 12,0 TC + 8,0 S

Lecturer
- Hermínia Maria Pimenta Ferreira Sol

Prerequisites
Intermediat elevel of English (B1).

Objectives
At the end of the module, students must be able to:
- recognize the verbal tenses that best fit specific communication contexts;
- possess a diverse and technical lexicon;
- produce oral and written statements of upper-intermediate level;
- understand oral and written statements of upper-intermediate level;
- distinguish formal register utterances from scientific register utterances;
-recognize different structures of academic texts.

Program
Theme contents:
- English as a language of science;
- Archaeology technical vocabulary;
- academic English;
Grammar contents:
- upper-intermediate level gramatical structures;
- sentence structures of academic English;
- verb tenses;
- conjunctions;
- the Conditional;
- the passive voice;
- Countable and uncountable nouns;
-relative pronouns;
- prepositions of place and time.

Evaluation Methodology
Continuous Assesssment.
Class participation (25%) + Written activities in class (25%) + Written test (50%)

Bibliography
- O'Dell, F. e McCarthy, M. (2016). Academic vocabulary in use: vocabulary reference and practice: self-study and classroom use. (Vol. --). (pp. -----). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press
- Bailey, S. (2018). Academic writing: a handbook for international students. (Vol. --). (pp. -----). London: Routeldge
- Powell, D. (2016). Grammar Practice for Upper Intermediate Students. (Vol. ---). (pp. ------). N.p.: Pearson Education Limited

Method of interaction
Practical and theoretical classes.
On-site classes will favour the production of several assignments (oral and written), with resource to specific apps and software, so as to better apprehend the specificities of the English language.

Software used in class
Microsoft Teams
Microsoft Forms
The Infinite Monkey Cage Podcast sessions
BBC World Service 6-Minute Vocabulary Podcast sessions