Course: Writing Workshop

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Course title Writing Workshop
Course code KAJ/PSP
Organizational form of instruction Seminary
Level of course Master
Year of study not specified
Semester -
Number of ECTS credits 3
Language of instruction English
Status of course Compulsory-optional
Form of instruction unspecified
Work placements unspecified
Recommended optional programme components None
Lecturer(s)
Course content
14 weeks 1 Finding a theme; methods of starting, continuity and paragraphing, methods of ending 2 Narrative, descriptive, reflective, argumentative, and literary essays 3 Getting an overview 4 Basic structures; building up a paragraph 5 Building up an essay 6 Narration 7 Description 8-9 Working for clarity 10-11 Developing the paragraph 12-13 Developing and varying the sentence 14 The use of words

Learning activities and teaching methods
Dialogic (discussion, interview, brainstorming)
Learning outcomes
A remedial course for advanced learners with linguistic erudition which aims at giving students an understanding of the forms and structures of written language. Therefore it is focused upon developing writing skills through practical exercises and advice.
A practical skill in writing a cultivated free composition.
Prerequisites
Minimum entry level of English: Advanced

Assessment methods and criteria
Test

All examinations and consultations are held in English. Active participation in the seminar, 2 interim tasks, final essay
Recommended literature
  • Alexander, L. G.:. Essay and Letter Writing. Longman, 1984.
  • Etherton, A. R. B.:. Mastering Modern English. Longman, 1975.
  • Gould - Di Yami - Smith:. the Act of Writing. Random House, 1989.
  • Chandler, A.:. the Rationale of Rhetoric, Hot, Rinehart & Wilson. 1970.


Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Category of Branch/Specialization 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 (2) Category: Pedagogy, teacher training and social care - Recommended year of study:-, Recommended semester: -