English: Academic Writing Workshop - Advanced

This intensive Writing Workshop is ideally combined with the Conversation, Discussion and Presentation training as well as the Grammar and Vocabulary - Advanced course.

In this workshop participants develop and train formal writing for academic settings and familiarize themselves with the features of English academic style in different disciplines. The focus will be on degrees of formality in written texts, exactitude of expression, syntax, the structures of different text types, and coherence and cohesion within texts. Participants are encouraged to work on their own writing assignments that they will use in their academic courses elsewhere in the University.  

Possible texts and tasks might include:

• Abstracts and summaries
• Description and analyses of visual, verbal, and numerical data
• Introductions, discussions, and conclusions
• Making academic writing readable.

Should you be interested in this course, please contact info-sprachenzentrum@unibas.ch
Further information:
Course level:
C1 [more]
Carol Daubney [more]
Course period:
28.08.2017 - 14.09.2017 (Intensivkurse Herbst 2017)
Credit points:
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Certificate of attendance:
In order to receive a certificate of attendance (available on request) for this course, you are not allowed to be absent more than maximum two times.
± 240 minutes / week
Course materials:
Selected chapters from this book will be used:
Oxford EAP - A course in English for Academic Purposes, Advanced C1
, Edward de Chazal & Julie Moore, ISBN: 978-0-19-400179-3.
Further details will be found in the course confirmation. Please do not acquire the course materials before then.
Course fee:
CHF 192 plus CHF 3 materials costs (for students and PhD candidates)
CHF 384 plus CHF 3 materials costs (for University employees)
Registration deadline:
17.05.2017 - 15.09.2017
This course requires either an obligatory computer placement test or completion of a preceding course.
If you have not attended a preceding course, a computer placement test has to be taken prior to registration.
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