124475 English: Academic Writing for MDs

winter semester 2017/2018 | Last update: 07.06.2017 Place course on memo list
124475
English: Academic Writing for MDs
UE 2
2
weekly
each semester
English

Prerequisites: B2

Goal: B2+

The aim of this course is to prepare students for academic writing in English. It will focus on punctuation, analysing texts and learning how to compose well-structured and varied sentences, as well as coherent and cohesive paragraphs. The course will also deal with paraphrasing, summarising and summary writing in order to equip students with the necessary skills to compose academic texts.

The following topics will be covered in this course:
Clause types and sentence types; Fixing sentence problems; Noun, adverb and adjective clauses; Participial phrases; Relative clauses; Punctuation; Paragraph structure; Unity and coherence; Supporting details; Paraphrasing and summarising; Structure of an essay; Summary writing; Academic vocabulary

interactive language course

written
assignment: paper
final test: text production in class (short summary, summary and a written comment)

Bailey, S. (2011). Academic writing: A handbook for international students (3rd ed.). London: Routledge. ISBN: 978-0-415-59581-0

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Date Time Location
Tue 2017-10-03
17.15 - 18.45 4DG12 4DG12
Tue 2017-10-10
17.15 - 18.45 4DG12 4DG12
Tue 2017-10-17
17.15 - 18.45 4DG12 4DG12
Tue 2017-10-24
17.15 - 18.45 4DG12 4DG12
Tue 2017-10-31
17.15 - 18.45 4DG12 4DG12
Tue 2017-11-07
17.15 - 18.45 4DG12 4DG12
Tue 2017-11-14
17.15 - 18.45 4DG12 4DG12
Tue 2017-11-21
17.15 - 18.45 4DG12 4DG12
Tue 2017-11-28
17.15 - 18.45 4DG12 4DG12
Tue 2017-12-05
17.15 - 18.45 4DG12 4DG12
Tue 2017-12-12
17.15 - 18.45 4DG12 4DG12
Tue 2018-01-09
17.15 - 18.45 4DG12 4DG12
Tue 2018-01-16
17.15 - 18.45 4DG12 4DG12
Tue 2018-01-23
17.15 - 18.45 4DG12 4DG12
Tue 2018-01-30
17.15 - 18.45 4DG12 4DG12