Due to the limited number of course participants (max. 6), the course can be held as planned even if operations at the university are restricted. Should operations be shut down totally, the course will be held online (distance mode).
The course introduces participants to key features of English academic writing (see ToC below), such as:
- The macro-structure of journal articles
- How to write abstracts
- What makes sentences clear and persuasive?
Please note that THIS COURSE IS EXCLUSIVELY FOR PARTICIPANTS IN THE DIBT PROGRAMME
(Doctorate in International Business Taxation, http://www.wu.ac.at/programs/phd/dibt)
DIESER KURS IST AUSSCHLIESSLICH FÜR TEILNEHMER/INNEN IM DIBT-Programm.
After the course, participants should be be aware of the essential cornerstones of academic writing in English. In particular, they should know how to structure sentences and paragraphs, and how to deploy key linguistic devices to help readers follow the Argument.
Full attendance is mandatory
- Textual analysis
Please note that attendance of both sessions is mandatory.
(1) In-class discussion: 30%
(2) Language exercises: 50%
(3) Textual analysis: 20%
Autor/in: Mautner, Gerlinde
Verlag: Universitätsverlag Konstanz (utb 3444)
Empfehlung: Stark empfohlen (aber nicht absolute Kaufnotwendigkeit)