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120103 UE Language Competence I - (UF MA EN 01) (2020W)

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

UPDATE Nov 2: Course will now be DIGITAL
The course will be taught in a HYBRID format (= a mix of on-site and online sessions.
Currently, the following sessions are planned to be on-site (1/2 the class on each date):

Wednesday 07.10. 10:15 - 11:45 Raum 5 Anglistik UniCampus Hof 8 3E-O1-17
Wednesday 14.10. 10:15 - 11:45 Raum 5 Anglistik UniCampus Hof 8 3E-O1-17
Wednesday 21.10. 10:15 - 11:45 Raum 5 Anglistik UniCampus Hof 8 3E-O1-17
Wednesday 28.10. 10:15 - 11:45 Raum 5 Anglistik UniCampus Hof 8 3E-O1-17
Wednesday 04.11. 10:15 - 11:45 Raum 5 Anglistik UniCampus Hof 8 3E-O1-17
Wednesday 11.11. 10:15 - 11:45 Raum 5 Anglistik UniCampus Hof 8 3E-O1-17
Wednesday 18.11. 10:15 - 11:45 Raum 5 Anglistik UniCampus Hof 8 3E-O1-17
Wednesday 25.11. 10:15 - 11:45 Raum 5 Anglistik UniCampus Hof 8 3E-O1-17
Wednesday 02.12. 10:15 - 11:45 Raum 5 Anglistik UniCampus Hof 8 3E-O1-17
Wednesday 09.12. 10:15 - 11:45 Raum 5 Anglistik UniCampus Hof 8 3E-O1-17
Wednesday 16.12. 10:15 - 11:45 Raum 5 Anglistik UniCampus Hof 8 3E-O1-17
Wednesday 13.01. 10:15 - 11:45 Raum 5 Anglistik UniCampus Hof 8 3E-O1-17
Wednesday 20.01. 10:15 - 11:45 Raum 5 Anglistik UniCampus Hof 8 3E-O1-17
Wednesday 27.01. 10:15 - 11:45 Raum 5 Anglistik UniCampus Hof 8 3E-O1-17

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%
- Team Project (incl. a project proposal and a presentation): 30%
- Final test (timed online test): 30%

All parts must be completed and three out of the four graded parts must be positive (including the final test). 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; UF 344;
Code/Modul: M 1A / 1B; UF 344 FWf;
Lehrinhalt: 12-4812

Last modified: Mo 02.11.2020 15:48