Course: Academic Writing II

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Course title Academic Writing II
Course code KAJ/PSP2
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Lesson
Level of course Master
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter and summer
Number of ECTS credits 3
Language of instruction English
Status of course Compulsory-optional
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
Course availability The course is available to visiting students
Lecturer(s)
  • Vránková Kamila, PhDr. Ph.D.
  • Koy Christopher Erwin, PhDr. M.A., Ph.D.
Course content
1. Introduction, deveoping the topic, conclusion 2. Narrative, desctiption, essay, argumentation, literary interpretation 3. Developing the theme 4. Basic composition structure, structuring the paragraph 5. Composition plan 6. Narrative 7. Description 8 - 9. Precision of thoughts expression 10-11. Developing the paragraph 12-13. Sentence structure, working with the word

Learning activities and teaching methods
Dialogic (discussion, interview, brainstorming)
Learning outcomes
The aim of the course is to develop the student's writing skills and stylistic competence namely in the sphere of essays and literary theoretical texts with respect to the issue of both form and content. The course is open specifically for advanced students, specializing in practical stylistics skills.
A practical skill in writing a cultivated free composition.
Prerequisites
Aiming at language level C2 according to CEFR.

Assessment methods and criteria
Essay, Student performance assessment, Analysis of student's language skills

All examinations and consultations are held in English. Active participation in the seminar, handing in given tasks
Recommended literature
  • Bailey, S.:. Academic Writing. A Handbook for International Students. London and New York: Routledge 2003.
  • Hamp-Lyons, L., Heasley, B.:. Study Writing. CUP 2006.
  • Hogue, A.:. First Steps in Academic Writing. Longman 2007.
  • Jordan, R. R.:. Academic Writing Course. Longman 2004.
  • Oshima, A.:. Writing Academic English. Longman 2006.
  • R. Harrison S. Philpot,:. NEW HEADWAY ACADEMIC SKILLS. READING & WRITING STUDENT´S BOOK. OUP ELT 2011.


Study plans that include the course
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Faculty: Faculty of Education Study plan (Version): Teacher training in English language (2) Category: Pedagogy, teacher training and social care - Recommended year of study:-, Recommended semester: -
Faculty: Faculty of Education Study plan (Version): Teacher training in English language (3) Category: Pedagogy, teacher training and social care - Recommended year of study:-, Recommended semester: -
Faculty: Faculty of Education Study plan (Version): Teacher training in English language (2) Category: Pedagogy, teacher training and social care - Recommended year of study:-, Recommended semester: -
Faculty: Faculty of Education Study plan (Version): Teacher training in English language (3) Category: Pedagogy, teacher training and social care - Recommended year of study:-, Recommended semester: -
Faculty: Faculty of Education Study plan (Version): Teacher training in English language (3) Category: Pedagogy, teacher training and social care - Recommended year of study:-, Recommended semester: -