Being able to write a good opinion essay is a key skill to master if you want to succeed at university. This course aims to provide students with a variety of basic skills with regard to written expression and to develop the participants' awareness of essential features of composition. Students can choose a topic focusing either on the US or Canada. Working on selected language aspects and making effective use of monolingual dictionaries will help course members to avoid the pitfalls of mother-tongue interference, in turn helping to improve lexical and stylistic accuracy. In addition to writing papers and essays, students will also practice other aspects of writing such as summarizing, paraphrasing, quoting, comparing and contrasting.
Interested students should register using the MA Education Sprachpraxis registration form available on the departmental website. Deadline: Thursday 10th October 2019.