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ayKENG9212 Writing Academic English, 5 op 
Tunniste ayKENG9212  Voimassaolo 01.01.2017 -
Nimi Writing Academic English  Lyhenne Writing Academi 
Laajuus5 op  Vanhenemisaika  
TyyppiKieliopinnot OppiaineENG Englannin kieli 
LajiOpintojakso  Tuntimäärä  
Opinto-oikeus   Arvostelu1 - 5 
Suositeltu suoritusaika  Jatko-opintokelpoinenei
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Vastuuyksikkö VY Avoin yliopisto, Vaasa 

Kuvaus:
Edellytykset 

Prior studies: Reading and writing skills and Oral Skills or equivalent studies in English



 
Tavoitteet 

Aim: B2-C1

Learning outcomes:

After the course the students will be able to:

  • apply the characteristics of academic writing when constructing their own texts
  • write a short academic paper in their own subject field in English
  • paraphrase and summarize for academic purposes
  • quote academic sources in appropriate referencing style
  • apply academic ethical principles

 



 
Sisältö 

Content: The concepts of audience, purpose, style and register from an academic perspective. During the course the structure of academic texts, e.g. summaries, definitions, critiques, research plans and research articles is discussed. Students practice analytical and critical reading and learn to identify rhetorical techniques in academic writing. During the course students also learn note-taking techniques and learn to quote their sources. Attention is also given to typical challenges of EFL writers.

 

 
Oppimateriaalit 

Literature: The Harbrace College Handbook, other material as instructed by the teacher

 

 
Toteutustavat 

Teaching: 28 hours or online

 

 
Suoritustavat 

Completion: Attendance, active participation, short written assignments and one research paper

Evaluation: 1-5 / failed

 

 
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