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340084 UE Text and written and oral communication English (2020W)

5.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 34 - Translationswissenschaft
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

Nach derzeitigem Informationsstand findet dieser Kurs ausschließlich im Homelearning-Modus statt! Nähere Informationen zum Ablauf werden rechtzeitig vor Semesterbeginn bekanntgegeben.

Thursday 15.10. 12:30 - 14:00 Hörsaal 2 ZfT Gymnasiumstraße 50 1.OG
Thursday 22.10. 12:30 - 14:00 Hörsaal 2 ZfT Gymnasiumstraße 50 1.OG
Thursday 29.10. 12:30 - 14:00 Hörsaal 2 ZfT Gymnasiumstraße 50 1.OG
Thursday 05.11. 12:30 - 14:00 Hörsaal 2 ZfT Gymnasiumstraße 50 1.OG
Thursday 12.11. 12:30 - 14:00 Hörsaal 2 ZfT Gymnasiumstraße 50 1.OG
Thursday 19.11. 12:30 - 14:00 Hörsaal 2 ZfT Gymnasiumstraße 50 1.OG
Thursday 03.12. 12:30 - 14:00 Hörsaal 2 ZfT Gymnasiumstraße 50 1.OG
Thursday 10.12. 12:30 - 14:00 Hörsaal 2 ZfT Gymnasiumstraße 50 1.OG
Thursday 17.12. 12:30 - 14:00 Hörsaal 2 ZfT Gymnasiumstraße 50 1.OG
Thursday 07.01. 12:30 - 14:00 Hörsaal 2 ZfT Gymnasiumstraße 50 1.OG
Thursday 14.01. 12:30 - 14:00 Hörsaal 2 ZfT Gymnasiumstraße 50 1.OG
Thursday 21.01. 12:30 - 14:00 Hörsaal 2 ZfT Gymnasiumstraße 50 1.OG
Thursday 28.01. 12:30 - 14:00 Hörsaal 2 ZfT Gymnasiumstraße 50 1.OG

Information

Aims, contents and method of the course

OBJECTIVE
To become aware of and understand the needs of target groups and the impact that these have on text design and text writing. Further, to develop a personal style in dealing with different types of texts and genres (oral and written).

CONTENT
The overarching theme for this course will be the archetypal Hero's Journey, as established by Joseph Campbell and presented in the film "Finding Joe" ( https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s8nFACrLxr0). We will look at different types of texts and speeches and their respective text patterns around this topic, with special attention to purpose, function and target groups. Please make sure you have watched this film and become acquainted with the topic before the course starts.

METHODS
Assignments will be prepared individually and in groups.

Assessment and permitted materials

Grading will be based on the following:
- 1 mid-term test (30%)
- 1 final test (30%)
- 1 group assignment (20%)
- Timely submission of ALL required assignments/active participation in class (20%)

60% of the above are required for a passing grade at the end of the semester.

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

- Excellent knowledge of working languages
- High quality text production and presentation

Examination topics

It is expected that students can apply the theoretical input, as well as methods and strategies discussed in class to new assignments, text types and genres.

Reading list

To be announced in class / course material available on Moodle

Association in the course directory

Last modified: We 16.12.2020 10:09