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Faculty of Philology
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Grao en Inglés: Estudos Lingüísticos e Literarios
  Scientific and Technical English
Topic Sub-topic
1.ESP: Characteristics of technical discourse
2. Organization of paragraphs
3.Compositions: conjunctionns and descriptions.
4. Nominalization in technical English
5. Definitions of states, processes, materials and qualities
6. Compounds: prefixes, sufixes.
7. Grammar in technical English
8. Oral presentations. Letters.
9. Technical texts in medicine, law, commerce, computing and Internet, architecture and civil engineering
Definitions. Variations.
Cause and effect. Contrast.
Technical processes
Simple and complex noun phrases
Relative clauses /constructions with --ing
Common / technical / lay vocabulary
Passive voice. Conditional sentences. Simple Present.
Idioms. Phrasal verbs.
Practical excersises
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