Course: Academic Writing

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Course title Academic Writing
Course code KAN/A5AWR
Organizational form of instruction Tutorial
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter and summer
Number of ECTS credits 4
Language of instruction Czech, English
Status of course Compulsory
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
  • Klečková Gabriela, Mgr. Ph.D.
  • Tollet Andrew, Bc. et Mgr. M.Litt.
Course content
Parts of a paragraph Unity and coherence in writing a paragraph Types of paragraphs Organization of ideas Topic and thesis sentences Parts of an essay Types of essays

Learning activities and teaching methods
E-learning, Collaborative instruction, Cooperative instruction, Discussion, Task-based study method, Seminar classes, Individual study, Students' self-study, Self-study of literature, Textual studies, Seminar
  • Contact hours - 24 hours per semester
  • unspecified - 24 hours per semester
  • Individual project (40) - 20 hours per semester
  • Undergraduate study programme term essay (20-40) - 40 hours per semester
professional knowledge
learning outcomes
Students can - write a well organized paragraph including a topic sentence, supporting sentences and a concluding sentence - use linking words to improve unity and coherence of their writing - write a well organized essay with a clear thesis statement
teaching methods
Task-based study method
Textual studies
Collaborative instruction
Cooperative instruction
Students' self-study
Self-study of literature
Individual study
Seminar classes
assessment methods
Skills demonstration during seminar
Continuous assessment
Recommended literature
  • Oshima, A., & Hogue, A. Introduction to academic writing (3rd ed.). White Plains, NY, 2006.

Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Branch of study Category Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty of Education English Language in Education (1) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 1 Summer