XEN0097 Basic Academic Writing for International Students (3 cr)
Centre for Multilingual Academic Communication
2020-2021, 2021-2022, 2022-2023, 2023-2024
The focus of the course is on the activation and development of basic academic writing skills. Course content includes, e.g. the ways to improve your writing independently and the online tools available for this, the structure and types of paragraphs and academic texts, the features of academic language, the steps of the writing process, and how to cite sources.
Contact teaching and independent study. Compulsory attendance in class tutorials.
At the end of the course, students are expected to have developed their:
- basic academic writing skills in English,
- independent learning skills,
- process writing skills,
- skills in giving and receiving peer feedback on writing.
TARGET GROUP: Primarily intended for incoming short-term exchange students
PROFICIENCY LEVEL: B1-B2 (intermediate - upper intermediate)
Compulsory and active participation. Successful completion of core assignments. Final grading is based on the applicable grading scale for the course.
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Teaching (3 cr)
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