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Integrated Academic Language Skills I (BA only)

Lecturers

Details

Time and place

  • Mi 8:15-9:45, Room KH 2.018 (exclude vac) ICS

Only for BA students who took up their studies as of WS 2020/21:
Zwischenmodul Language III (BA).
Prerequisite: Basismodul Language.

Content

In this module, students produce a portfolio of academic writing in English, with a focus on essays, summaries and responses to academic source materials. Students analyse texts and practise critical reading strategies. The development of writing skills includes work on coherence, cohesion, register, linguistic range and accuracy. In addition, students participate in oral tasks on academic topics, such as panel discussions, debates and oral summaries of information from different spoken sources. Students also present and answer questions on information from written sources. Students reflect on their progress.

Additional information

Expected participants: 25

Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg