Universität Wien FIND

121250 UE English in a Professional Context - Advanced (2019W)

World of Work II

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

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Details

max. 25 participants
Language: English

Lecturers

Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Tuesday 08.10. 10:00 - 11:30 Raum 4 Anglistik UniCampus Hof 8 3E-EG-19
Tuesday 15.10. 10:00 - 11:30 Raum 4 Anglistik UniCampus Hof 8 3E-EG-19
Tuesday 22.10. 10:00 - 11:30 Raum 4 Anglistik UniCampus Hof 8 3E-EG-19
Tuesday 29.10. 10:00 - 11:30 Raum 4 Anglistik UniCampus Hof 8 3E-EG-19
Tuesday 05.11. 10:00 - 11:30 Raum 4 Anglistik UniCampus Hof 8 3E-EG-19
Tuesday 12.11. 10:00 - 11:30 Raum 4 Anglistik UniCampus Hof 8 3E-EG-19
Tuesday 19.11. 10:00 - 11:30 Raum 4 Anglistik UniCampus Hof 8 3E-EG-19
Tuesday 26.11. 10:00 - 11:30 Raum 4 Anglistik UniCampus Hof 8 3E-EG-19
Tuesday 03.12. 10:00 - 11:30 Raum 4 Anglistik UniCampus Hof 8 3E-EG-19
Tuesday 17.12. 10:00 - 11:30 Raum 4 Anglistik UniCampus Hof 8 3E-EG-19
Tuesday 07.01. 10:00 - 11:30 Raum 4 Anglistik UniCampus Hof 8 3E-EG-19
Tuesday 14.01. 10:00 - 11:30 Raum 4 Anglistik UniCampus Hof 8 3E-EG-19
Tuesday 21.01. 10:00 - 11:30 Raum 4 Anglistik UniCampus Hof 8 3E-EG-19
Tuesday 28.01. 10:00 - 11:30 Raum 4 Anglistik UniCampus Hof 8 3E-EG-19

Information

Aims, contents and method of the course

Content:
This course equips students with the skills and knowledge necessary for coping with highly specialised texts from different professional domains. The focus is on independent genre analysis and adapting texts to make them suit different target audiences and purposes.

Aims:
- to develop the skills necessary to adapt to and acquire a wide range of new genres
- to make students aware of the parameters that shape professional genres and how these parameters affect linguistic encoding and text structure
- to cope productively and receptively with highly specialised text types
- ultimately, to communicate effectively in professional settings

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, independent student work, and a final test.

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Attendance (max. 2 absences)

The grade is made up as follows:
- Two written assignments and class participation: 30%
- Project presentation: 20%
- Written project report: 20%
- Final Exam: 30%

All parts must be completed and three out of the four 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 provided in class and on the Moodle platform.

Association in the course directory

Studium: MA 844; MA 812 (2)
Code/Modul: M02
Lehrinhalt: 12-1251

Last modified: Fr 27.09.2019 16:27