ESSENTIALS OF ACADEMIC WRITING

Datum/Zeit
Date(s) - 05/03/2020
13:00 - 16:00

Veranstaltungsort
Seminarraum S 101, Seminargebäude Hauptcampus

Kategorien


CONTENT
This workshop is designed to help you improve your academic writing in English. You will gain tools you can use to write texts that flow smoothly, sound idiomatic, and are in a register and style that is appropriate for academic English. to do this, we will focus on paragraphing, word order, and punctuation—as well as a few tricks. We will also examine several related stylistic features from using a consistent variant of English to choosing the right level of formality and knowing how to select the best word or collocation. Finally, we will look at other features of academic English such as negation, phrasal verbs, and adverb placement. By the end of this workshop, you will be better equipped to successfully complete academic writing tasks

TARGET GROUP
Bachelor’s and master’s students

COMPETENCY GOALS
Students will

  • learn techniques to more effectively organize information and improve flow;
  • understand punctuation rules and how punctuation helps guide the reader; and
  • gain an understanding of elements of academic English related to register and style.

INSTRUCTOR
Kerstin Gackle

Bookings

Die Angebote richten sich an Studierende der Universität Leipzig.

Bitte geben Sie Ihren vollständigen Namen und Ihre Studserv-E-Mailadresse an. Mitarbeiter*innen an der UL und Studierende anderer Unis, die an Kursen teilnehmen wollen, melden sich bitte per Mail bei uns. Bei "Kommentar" geben Sie bitte Ihren Studiengang und das Fachsemester an.
The workshops are intended for Leipzig University students.
Please enter your name (first and last) and Studserv email address. If you are a Leipzig University employee or student from another university, please contact us by email. In the comments section, please provide your degree program and subject semester.


Kontakt | Contact

Fachliche Leitung | Program director
Priv.-Doz. Dr. Olaf Bärenfänger | Sprachenzentrum (Language Center)

Goethestr. 2 | 04109 Leipzig
0341/9730270
academicenglish@uni-leipzig.de