Study programme 2020-2021Français
English for Scientific Communication B
Programme component of Bachelor's in Physics à la Faculty of Science

Students are asked to consult the ECTS course descriptions for each learning activity (AA) to know what special Covid-19 assessment methods are possibly planned for the end of Q3

CodeTypeHead of UE Department’s
contact details
US-BM-SCPHYS-007-MOptional UEDEVILEZ NicolasG600 - Service Enseignement
  • DEVILEZ Nicolas

of instruction
of assessment
HT(*) HTPE(*) HTPS(*) HR(*) HD(*) CreditsWeighting Term
  • Anglais
Anglais20000011.002nd term

AA CodeTeaching Activity (AA) HT(*) HTPE(*) HTPS(*) HR(*) HD(*) Term Weighting
V-LANG-654English for Scientific Communication, part 2200000Q2100.00%
Programme component

Objectives of Programme's Learning Outcomes

  • Grow personally and professionally
    • Have developed generic skills that are applicable in other contexts, especially a basic knowledge of chemistry, the use of the English language and understanding programming techniques

Learning Outcomes of UE

  At the term of this course, students will be capable to
- use in context English grammar notions; 
- extract information from science-oriented English texts;
- use this information to write scientific content;
- put into practice the rules of English pronunciation;
- master the theory of oral and written scientific English;
- be able to apply this theory to specific contexts;
- summarize a scientific article in English;
- to work autonomously on B2-C1 audio documents;
- deliver a scientific presentation in English.

Content of UE

- Oral and written communication;
- Self evaluation;
- Individual work;
- Introduction to pronunciation and oral communication (presentations);
- typical structures in oral and written scientific English (theory and exercises);
- Summaries;
- Scientific listening comprehensions;
- Questions/answers;
- Scientific presentations.

Prior Experience

English for Science

Type of Assessment for UE in Q2

  • Presentation and/or works

Q2 UE Assessment Comments

Scientific presentation + Questions/answers
Listening comprehension

Type of Assessment for UE in Q3

  • Presentation and/or works
  • Written examination

Q3 UE Assessment Comments

Article summary (work)
Written exam: theory on oral and written scientific English
Scientific presentation + Questions/answers
Listening comprehension

Type of Teaching Activity/Activities

AAType of Teaching Activity/Activities
  • Cours magistraux

Mode of delivery

AAMode of delivery
  • Mixed

Required Reading


Required Learning Resources/Tools

AARequired Learning Resources/Tools
V-LANG-654Not applicable

Recommended Reading


Recommended Learning Resources/Tools

AARecommended Learning Resources/Tools
V-LANG-654Not applicable

Other Recommended Reading

AAOther Recommended Reading
V-LANG-654Not applicable

Grade Deferrals of AAs from one year to the next

AAGrade Deferrals of AAs from one year to the next
(*) HT : Hours of theory - HTPE : Hours of in-class exercices - HTPS : hours of practical work - HD : HMiscellaneous time - HR : Hours of remedial classes. - Per. (Period), Y=Year, Q1=1st term et Q2=2nd term
Date de génération : 09/07/2021
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