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120100 UE Language Competence I - (UF MA EN 01) (2017W)

3.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 12 - Anglistik
Continuous assessment of course work

Registration/Deregistration

Note: The time of your registration within the registration period has no effect on the allocation of places (no first come, first served).

Details

max. 25 participants
Language: English

Lecturers

Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Wednesday 11.10. 12:00 - 14:00 Raum 2 Anglistik UniCampus Hof 8 3E-EG-09
Wednesday 18.10. 12:00 - 14:00 Raum 2 Anglistik UniCampus Hof 8 3E-EG-09
Wednesday 25.10. 12:00 - 14:00 Raum 2 Anglistik UniCampus Hof 8 3E-EG-09
Wednesday 08.11. 12:00 - 14:00 Raum 2 Anglistik UniCampus Hof 8 3E-EG-09
Wednesday 15.11. 12:00 - 14:00 Raum 2 Anglistik UniCampus Hof 8 3E-EG-09
Wednesday 22.11. 12:00 - 14:00 Raum 2 Anglistik UniCampus Hof 8 3E-EG-09
Wednesday 29.11. 12:00 - 14:00 Raum 2 Anglistik UniCampus Hof 8 3E-EG-09
Wednesday 06.12. 12:00 - 14:00 Raum 2 Anglistik UniCampus Hof 8 3E-EG-09
Wednesday 13.12. 12:00 - 14:00 Raum 2 Anglistik UniCampus Hof 8 3E-EG-09
Wednesday 10.01. 12:00 - 14:00 Raum 2 Anglistik UniCampus Hof 8 3E-EG-09
Wednesday 17.01. 12:00 - 14:00 Raum 2 Anglistik UniCampus Hof 8 3E-EG-09
Wednesday 24.01. 12:00 - 14:00 Raum 2 Anglistik UniCampus Hof 8 3E-EG-09
Wednesday 31.01. 12:00 - 14:00 Raum 2 Anglistik UniCampus Hof 8 3E-EG-09

Information

Aims, contents and method of the course

Content:
This course equips students with the skills and knowledge necessary for coping with a wide range of texts relevant in the educational domain. The focus is on independent genre analysis and adapting texts to make them suit different (learner) audiences and purposes. The course is also designed to help students improve their academic writing skills for the MA thesis (if required).

Aims:

- to develop awareness of the parameters that shape various genres and how these parameters affect linguistic encoding and text structure

- to cope productively and receptively with specialized text types

- to develop the skills necessary to adapt texts for various (educational) purposes

Methods: Communicative language practice based on the discussion of concepts from genre analysis

Assessment and permitted materials

Assessment is based on regular assignments, class participation, a written assignment, a student project, and a final test.

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Attendance (max. 2 absences)

The grade is made up as follows:
- Class participation: 10%
- Written assignment: 30%
- Project proposal (ungraded)
- Project presentation: 30%
- Final test: 30%

All parts must be completed and three out of the four graded parts must be positive (including the final exam). The pass grade is 60%.

Examination topics

Continuous assessment based on what is covered in the course; details will be given in class and on moodle.

Reading list

Information about reading will be provided in class and on moodle.

Association in the course directory

Studium: UF MA EN 046; UF 344; MA 844; MA 812(2)
Code/Modul: M 1A / 1B; UF 344 FWf; MA7; M 03
Lehrinhalt: 12-4812

Last modified: Mo 07.09.2020 15:33