The course is also offered to the students of the fields other than those the course is directly associated with.
The capacity limit for the course is 18 student(s).
Current registration and enrollment status: enrolled: 4/18, only registered: 0/18, only registered with preference (fields directly associated with the programme): 0/18
Fields of study the course is directly associated with
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The main objectives of the course of Academic Writing can be summarised as follows:
to familiarise students with the methodology of science;
to introduce them to the formal written style and its genres;
to enhance their ability to use English appropriately in writing for academic purposes;
to expand and practise the vocabulary and grammar of Academic English.
1. Introduction. Writing an academic essay - instructions and recommendations.
2. Methodology of science. Written vs. spoken medium. Formal vs. informal styles.
3. Genres of academic and scientific writing. Scientific prose style vs. popular scientific / didactic style. Linguistic appropriateness.
4. Cohesion and coherence. Lexical and grammatical cohesion. Connectors.
5. Punctuation in English.
6. Vocabulary of academic texts. Abbreviation.
7. Syntax of academic texts. Word order.
8. Quotations and paraphrases. Endnotes and footnotes. Bibliography/references.
HAMP-LYONS, Liz and Ben HEASLEY. Study writing :a course in writing skills for academic purposes. 2nd ed. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2006. 213 s. ISBN 0-521-53496-8. info