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TEACHERS


Mgr. Zuzana Motešická, PhD. (English, German)
Tel.: + 421-2-57276 316  
e-mail: motesicka@fa.stuba.sk

PhDr. Jana Záhorcová (German, Slovak)
Tel.: + 421-2-57276 315  
e-mail: zahorcova@fa.stuba.sk


EXTERNAL TEACHERS


PhDr. Danica Brečková (English)
Tel.: + 421-2-57276 316
e-mail: breckova@fa.stuba.sk

PaedDr. Dagmar Rusková, PhD. (English)
Tel.: + 421-2-57276 316
e-mail: dagmar.ruskova@stuba.sk

Ing.arch. Yakoub Meziani, PhD. (French)
Tel.: + 421-2-57276 318
e-mail: yakoub.meziani@stuba.sk


ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT

  • Providing courses of professional communication in English, German and French to the undergraduate and PhD students at the Faculty of Architecture.
  • Developing teaching materials for the courses in the areas of Architecture, Urban Design and Planning, Product Design, Garden and Landscape Architecture, and Spatial Planning and Management.
  • Cooperating on translations for the faculty’s purposes, participating in research projects and attending selection committees for international student exchange programmes.
TEACHING
  • The Department of Foreign Languages provides courses of professional communication in English, German and French to the undergraduate and PhD students at the Faculty of Architecture. Students are divided into groups according to their majors and with regard to their results in the placement test into three levels (A2, B1, B2-C1). 
  • The Bachelor degree students attend the language courses of professional communication for two semesters - in the summer term of the 2nd year and in the winter term of the 3rd year of their study. The instruction syllabus for the courses has been individually designed with respect to the language level and major. Each course provides a presentation training and is concluded by a written test.
  • Foreign language training for PhD students takes place in the first year of the PhD study. The course is focused on academic and professional communication and is concluded by a written assignment. 


PUBLISHED TEXTBOOKS 
  • ZÁHORCOVÁ, J.: ARCHITEKTUR und STÄDTEBAU auf Deutsch. FA-ROAD, Bratislava 2008. 260 s., ISBN 978-80-88999-36-2
  • ARCHLEBOVÁ, J., CARDINALI, S., CIHOVÁ, J., MISTRÍKOVÁ, T., PAŽITKOVÁ, O.: English for Students of Public Administration, Regional Development and European Integration., Geo-grafika, Bratislava 2006, ISBN 80-969338-2-5
  • BREČKOVÁ, D.: English for Designers. Professional Communication Basics. EPOS Bratislava 2005. 143 s., ISBN: 80-8057-653-X
  • ZÁHORCOVÁ, J. - MOTEŠICKÁ, Z. et al: Mit Deutsch in Europa studieren – arbeiten – leben. FRAUS Plzeň, Goethe Institut München 2004. 231-235 pp. 231 s., ISBN 80-7238-359-0
  • ZÁHORCOVÁ, J. - MOTEŠICKÁ, Z. et al: Rahmencurriculum des studienbegleitenden Deutschunterrichts an tschechischen und slowakischen Hochschulen und Universitäten. FRAUS Plzeň 2002. 81-85 pp., ISBN 80-7238-227-6
  • ZÁHORCOVÁ, J.: Deutsch für Architekten. FA–ROAD, Bratislava 2001. 233 s., ISBN 80-88999-14-6
  • ARCHLEBOVÁ, J., BREČKOVÁ, D., MOTEŠICKÁ, Z.: English in Spatial Planning. FA-ROAD Bratislava 1999. 175 s., ISBN 80-967511-8-2
  • ZÁHORCOVÁ, J.: Deutsch für Architekten, Stadt- und Raumplaner. FA– ROAD Bratislava 1999. 305 s. ISBN 80-967511-7-4
  • KEITH, T.A. - MOTEŠICKÁ, Z. - ARCHLEBOVÁ, J.: English for Architects. Professional Communication. STU Bratislava 1998.137 s., ISBN 80-227-1097-0


ARTICLES AND ANTHOLOGIES

  • BREČKOVÁ, D.: Academic Writing for PhD Students at FA STU in 2010/11. STU Bratislava 2011. 213s. ISBN 978-80-227-3536-0 
  • BREČKOVÁ, D.: Architecture, Urban Planning, Product and Interior Design in Studies by PhD Students at FA STU in 2009/10.  STU Bratislava 2010, 146 s. ISBN 978-80-227-3389-2
  • ZÁHORCOVÁ, J., MEZIANI, Y.:  Architektur-, Städtebau- und Designforschung in den Arbeiten der PhD-Studenten an der FA STU in Bratislava (2009-2010)Théorie de l´Architecture, de l´ Urbanisme et du Design dans les travaux de recherches des étudiants en PhD de la FA STU (2008-2010). STU Bratislava, 2010, 195 s. ISBN 978-80-227-3400-4
  • MOTEŠICKÁ, Z.: Die freie Rede als Bestandteil der Kommunikation im studienbegleitenden Fremdsprachenunterricht – Methoden des Einübens und Vorschläge zur Bewertung. In: Lévy Hillerich, D., Serena, S. (ed.): Studienbegleitender Deutschunterricht in Europa. Rückblick und Ausblick: Versuch einer Standortbestimmung, s. 351-359, Aracne, Rom 2009, ISBN 978-88-548-2608-3
  • VITKOVÁ, Ľ. - BREČKOVÁ, D.: Architecture, Urban and Product Design in Studies by PhD Students at FA STU in Bratislava (2008-2009). STU Bratislava 2009, 139s. ISBN 978-80-227-3140-9
  • VITKOVÁ, Ľ. - BREČKOVÁ, D.: Current Topics in Architecture, Urban Planning and Product Design by PhD Students at FA STU in Bratislava in 2007/08.  STU Bratislava, 2008, 163 s., ISBN 978-80-227-2953-6
  • VITKOVÁ, Ľ. - ZÁHORCOVÁ, J. - MEZIANI, Y.:  Architektur-, Städtebau- und Designforschung in den Arbeiten der PhD-Studenten an der FA STU in Bratislava (2004-2008)Théorie de l´Architecture, de l´ Urbanisme et du Design dans les travaux de recherches des étudiants en PhD de la FA STU (2004-2008). STU Bratislava 2008, 185 s. ISBN 978-80-227-2954-3
  • VITKOVÁ, Ľ. – BREČKOVÁ, D.: Theory and History of Architecture, Urban Planning and Product Design in Studies by PhD Students at FA STU in Bratislava (2006-2007). STU  Bratislava 2007, 170 s.  ISBN 978-80-227-2740-2