Writing Workshop on 12 November 2021

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Do you have any questions about academic writing? Are you new to writing texts in German or English at university? Would you like to work on improving your texts? Have you perhaps just been given a topic for a written assignment or thesis?

If the answer to any of the above questions is yes, then the Writing Workshop at the Schreibzentrum / Writing Centre is the right place for you.

On 12 November, starting at 13:00, you can…

  • attend workshops for all international FAU members who write in German,
  • use an online writing room and/or
  • book individual writing consultations – in English and in German for those whose native language is not German.

Simply click on the link provided if you would like to take part. For writing consultations, please see the notes below.

Programme

Introduction

When? What?
13:00 Brief introduction

We will talk about how you can use the writing workshop. You will also have the opportunity to ask questions about the event.

Access at:

https://fau.zoom.us/j/61519374779?pwd=YiswLzBQUWRoUVBNVVIvbEpPSUx2Zz09

 

Workshops for international students writing in German

When? What?
13:15-14:00 Writing, writing, writing

In this workshop you will learn about different writing exercises. We will try them out together and you will learn how to use them in your writing projects at university.

Access at:

https://fau.zoom.us/j/61519374779?pwd=YiswLzBQUWRoUVBNVVIvbEpPSUx2Zz09

14:15-15:00 E-mails in everyday university life

How do I write an appropriate email in German to my lecturer? What is the correct form of address? How can I formulate my request? You can get answers to these questions in the workshop “E-mails in everyday university life”.

Access at:

https://fau.zoom.us/j/66133294169?pwd=S2g0REtEVUlIRDIxaDMxQUlDaWVnUT09

15:15-16:00 Final touch – revising texts

You have finished your text. And now? In this workshop we will look at how to revise texts, with a focus on language.

Access at:

https://fau.zoom.us/j/63749652012?pwd=c2J4a3JqV0ttUTZCQzNJWXR4M2gyQT09

 

More offers

When? What?
16:00-17:30 Online writing room

Do you sometimes sit in front of the computer and find it hard to get into writing? In the online writing room we will start with a short warm-up exercise to get into writing. Working together, even in front of the screen, can increase your motivation to write. Come along and join us in the online writing room if you would like some company while writing your own texts, researching or reading for your writing project.

Access at:

https://fau.zoom.us/j/64991207780?pwd=SUtSNEZEbG40b3J1RnJRbVNhcjdHZz09

from 15:00 Writing consultations

In individual 30-minute writing consultations, we can help you improve your writing process and your texts. We are happy to discuss your questions about academic writing, offer methods to organise your thoughts for writing, or give feedback on a text excerpt.

You will receive a zoom link before the consultation.

Appointment bookings

15:00-17:00, for those writing in English: please email deirdre.rieker@fau.de .

16:00-17.30, for international FAU members writing in German: Please write an email to jasmin.haderlein@fau .

Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg