Course: Academic Writing in English 1

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Course title Academic Writing in English 1
Course code KAJ/AK1A
Organizational form of instruction Seminar
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 2
Language of instruction English
Status of course unspecified
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
  • Kumar Alok, M.A.
Course content
Students will be introduced to the basic writing types. They will further be taught about developing main ideas, paraphasing, concluding and other aspects of academic writing.

Learning activities and teaching methods
  • Preparation for an examination (30-60) - 26 hours per semester
  • Contact hours - 26 hours per semester
professional knowledge
No prerequised subjects
learning outcomes
Students should be able to grasp the language at the intermediate level of difficulty. Some understanding of different writing types would help students a great deal. They should be capable of formulating essay on a given issue, considering the fact that a great deal of teaching is carried out this way.
teaching methods
assessment methods
Written exam
Recommended literature
  • Clouse, B.F. Process and Structure in Composition. NY, Macmillan, 1987.
  • Jordan, R. R. Academic writing course. London, 1989. ISBN 0-00-370004-6.
  • Oshima, Alice; Hogue, Ann. Writing academic English. 3rd ed. New York : Longman, 1999. ISBN 0-201-34054-2.

Study plans that include the course
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