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340377 UE Text and written communication English (2021S)

4.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 34 - Translationswissenschaft
Continuous assessment of course work


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


max. 25 participants
Language: English


Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Es gibt noch freie Plätze - bei Interesse setzen Sie sich bitte mit der LV-Leiterin (antonina.lakner@univie.ac.at) in Verbindung

Friday 16.04. 18:00 - 20:30 Digital
Friday 07.05. 18:00 - 20:30 Digital
Friday 14.05. 18:00 - 20:30 Digital
Monday 28.06. 08:30 - 11:00 Digital
Tuesday 29.06. 08:30 - 11:00 Digital
Wednesday 30.06. 08:30 - 11:00 Digital
Thursday 01.07. 08:30 - 11:00 Digital
Friday 02.07. 08:30 - 11:00 Digital


Aims, contents and method of the course

Course objectives: developing reading comprehension strategies and reading-based writing skills. Students acquire text analysis methods that enable them to understand and discuss texts as communicative events. They improve the skills of reading comprehension and text-based writing, with a focus on exploring different types of meaning, organizing texts, and integrating sources.

Assessment and permitted materials

Assessment will be based on participation in class and classroom activities (15%), midterm test (25%), final test (35%), and writing assignments (25%). Students are allowed to use monolingual dictionaries during the tests.

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Students have to attain a passing score (60% or more) on at least one of the in-class tests to be able to pass the course.

Examination topics

Two tests*; Both tests will be based on the text types discussed and practiced in class and in the written assignments. *Since this is a condensed course, one of the tests will be substituted by a project

Reading list

will be made available on Moodle

Association in the course directory

Last modified: We 14.04.2021 08:29