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120100 UE Language Competence I - (UF MA EN 01) (2020S)

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

Monday 09.03. 18:00 - 20:00 Raum 2 Anglistik UniCampus Hof 8 3E-EG-09
Monday 16.03. 18:00 - 20:00 Raum 2 Anglistik UniCampus Hof 8 3E-EG-09
Monday 23.03. 18:00 - 20:00 Raum 2 Anglistik UniCampus Hof 8 3E-EG-09
Monday 30.03. 18:00 - 20:00 Raum 2 Anglistik UniCampus Hof 8 3E-EG-09
Monday 20.04. 18:00 - 20:00 Raum 2 Anglistik UniCampus Hof 8 3E-EG-09
Monday 27.04. 18:00 - 20:00 Raum 2 Anglistik UniCampus Hof 8 3E-EG-09
Monday 04.05. 18:00 - 20:00 Raum 2 Anglistik UniCampus Hof 8 3E-EG-09
Monday 11.05. 18:00 - 20:00 Raum 2 Anglistik UniCampus Hof 8 3E-EG-09
Monday 18.05. 18:00 - 20:00 Raum 2 Anglistik UniCampus Hof 8 3E-EG-09
Monday 25.05. 18:00 - 20:00 Raum 2 Anglistik UniCampus Hof 8 3E-EG-09
Monday 08.06. 18:00 - 20:00 Raum 2 Anglistik UniCampus Hof 8 3E-EG-09
Monday 15.06. 18:00 - 20:00 Raum 2 Anglistik UniCampus Hof 8 3E-EG-09
Monday 22.06. 18:00 - 20:00 Raum 2 Anglistik UniCampus Hof 8 3E-EG-09
Monday 29.06. 18:00 - 20:00 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 reading & summarizing assignments, individual written assignments, a team student project and presentation.

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Attendance (max. 2 absences)

The grade is made up as follows:

Individual assignments:
- Written abstract - 20%
- Written paper - 35% (1000- 1,500 words + 3 sources)

Team project:
- Proposal - 10%
- Analysis and mediation project - 25%
- Academic presentation - 10%

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

Grading scale:

1 (sehr gut) 100-90%;
2 (gut) 89-80%;
3 (befriedigend) 79-70%;
4 (genügend) 69-60%;
5 (nicht genügend) 59-0%.

Your work may be subjected to the plagiarism detection software Turnitin.

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 046/507; UF 344;
Code/Modul: M 1A / 1B; UF 344 FWf;
Lehrinhalt: 12-4812

Last modified: We 17.02.2021 10:49