Writing is easy. All you have to do is cross out the wrong words. Mark Twain

Weekly courses and writing sessions

Academic English Writing A (Exchange students ONLY)

Lecture number
044032b TextLab!
Semester
Autumn semester 2019
Type
Seminar/Übung
Maximum number of participants
20

Events

Day Time Recurrence Duration Room
Thu. 08:00 to 10:00 Weekly 09/19/2019 to 12/12/2019 Gebäude Helsinki - HEL 163
Thu. 08:00 to 10:00 Single 12/19/2019 to 12/19/2019 Gebäude Helsinki - HEL 163
Thu. 08:00 to 10:00 Single 01/09/2020 to 01/09/2020 Gebäude Helsinki - HEL 163
Thu. 08:00 to 10:00 Single 01/16/2020 to 01/16/2020 Gebäude Helsinki - HEL 163

Lecturers

Description

     

  • This course is for exchange students only. 3 CPs are available on successful completion.
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The course provides information and tools to help you write an academic text in English during your time in Flensburg. During the first part of the course, we will work through exercises dealing with academic language use, grammar and text structure. In the second part of the course you will be writing short texts and developing your self-correction skills.

Academic English Writing B

Lecture number
044033b TextLab!
Semester
Autumn semester 2019
Type
Seminar/Übung
Maximum number of participants
20

Events

Day Time Recurrence Duration Room
Fri. 08:00 to 10:00 Weekly 09/20/2019 to 11/15/2019 Trondheim 1 - TRO 103

Lecturers

Description

     

  • Mini-course for those wishing to write well-structured, coherent and idiomatic academic texts
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Identical to Academic English Writing A, this short course provides information and tools to enable you to write effective academic texts in English. Exercises will make us of authentic academic texts and deal with topics such as academic style and register, cohesion & coherence, sentence & paragraph structure, punctuation, citing and referencing. Following on from this mini-course, writing sessions (Academic English  writing session C) will be provided to further practice the acquired skills.

English Vocabulary and Grammar for Academic Purposes A

Lecture number
044037b TextLab!
Semester
Autumn semester 2019
Type
Seminar/Übung
Maximum number of participants
20

Events

Day Time Recurrence Duration Room
Mon. 08:00 to 10:00 Weekly 09/16/2019 to 12/09/2019 Gebäude Riga 8 - RIG 808

Lecturers

Description

     

  • A course for those wishing to practice important aspects of English language use in an academic context
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The course provides information and exercises dealing with a range of grammar and vocabulary topics, such as: verb forms, word and information order, active and passive voice, formality, cohesion, redundancy, collocations and hedging. Reading, writing and spoken skills will be developed during the sessions.

English Vocabulary and Grammar for Academic Purposes B (Exchange students ONLY)

Lecture number
044038b TextLab!
Semester
Autumn semester 2019
Type
Seminar/Übung
Maximum number of participants
20

Events

Day Time Recurrence Duration Room
Wed. 08:00 to 10:00 Single 01/15/2020 to 01/15/2020 Trondheim 1 - TRO 103
Wed. 08:00 to 10:00 Single 12/18/2019 to 12/18/2019 Trondheim 1 - TRO 103
Wed. 08:00 to 10:00 Single 01/08/2020 to 01/08/2020 Trondheim 1 - TRO 103
Wed. 08:00 to 10:00 Weekly 09/18/2019 to 12/11/2019 Trondheim 1 - TRO 103

Lecturers

Description

     

  • This course is for exchange students only. 3 CPs are available on successful completion.
  •  

The aim of the course is to support your academic English language needs during your time in Flensburg. We will work through exercises dealing with a range of topics including: verb forms for present, past & future time, clauses (relative, conditional etc.), articles, adverbs & adjectives, prepositions, passive voice, sentence structure and linking, formality, collocations and hedging. Conversation will be encouraged during the sessions to improve fluency.

Academic English ‒ writing session A

Lecture number
044035b TextLab!
Semester
Autumn semester 2019
Type
Schreibwerkstatt
Maximum number of participants
15

Events

Day Time Recurrence Duration Room
Thu. 12:00 to 14:00 Weekly 09/19/2019 to 12/12/2019 Trondheim 1 - TRO 104
Thu. 12:00 to 14:00 Single 12/19/2019 to 12/19/2019 Trondheim 1 - TRO 104
Thu. 12:00 to 14:00 Single 01/09/2020 to 01/09/2020 Trondheim 1 - TRO 104
Thu. 12:00 to 14:00 Single 01/16/2020 to 01/16/2020 Trondheim 1 - TRO 104

Lecturers

Description

     

  • Writing sessions for those working on an existing writing project (presentation, essay, term paper, thesis etc.)
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The sessions provide the space to work on an existing writing project without distractions, the possibility to exchange ideas with others, and the opportunity to obtain a consultation with a native speaker about your written text or writing plans. Support will be provided for the self-correction of your text. The sessions run throughout the semester.

Please note: Entry into the writing sessions is possible throughout the semester

Academic English ‒ writing session B

Lecture number
044036b TextLab!
Semester
Autumn semester 2019
Type
Schreibwerkstatt
Maximum number of participants
15

Events

Day Time Recurrence Duration Room
Fri. 08:00 to 10:00 Single 12/20/2019 to 12/20/2019 Trondheim 1 - TRO 103
Fri. 08:00 to 10:00 Weekly 11/22/2019 to 12/13/2019 Trondheim 1 - TRO 103
Fri. 08:00 to 10:00 Single 01/10/2020 to 01/10/2020 Trondheim 1 - TRO 103
Fri. 08:00 to 10:00 Single 01/17/2020 to 01/17/2020 Trondheim 1 - TRO 103

Lecturers

Description

     

  • Writing sessions for those working on an existing writing project (presentation, essay, term paper, thesis etc.)
  •  

The sessions provide the space to work on an existing writing project without distractions, the possibility to exchange ideas with others, and the opportunity to obtain a consultation with a native speaker about your written text or writing plans. Support will be provided for the self-correction of your text. The writing sessions follow on from the Academic English Writing C mini-course and take place in the second half of the semester. The writing sessions can be attended even if you have not attended a writing course.

General English ‒ writing session

Lecture number
044039b TextLab!
Semester
Autumn semester 2019
Type
Schreibwerkstatt
Maximum number of participants
15

Events

Day Time Recurrence Duration Room
Fri. 10:00 to 12:00 Weekly 09/20/2019 to 12/13/2019 Trondheim 1 - TRO 103
Fri. 10:00 to 12:00 Single 12/20/2019 to 12/20/2019 Trondheim 1 - TRO 103
Fri. 10:00 to 12:00 Single 01/10/2020 to 01/10/2020 Trondheim 1 - TRO 103
Fri. 10:00 to 12:00 Single 01/17/2020 to 01/17/2020 Trondheim 1 - TRO 103

Lecturers

Description

     

  • Writing sessions for those wishing to write correct and unambiguous English who do not necessarily require the use of academic English
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The sessions aim to improve general writing skills through the writing of everyday texts. Individual help will be provided with texts of your choice. Previous participants have asked for help with application letters for jobs and internships, CVs, emails, preparation for language exams etc. Feedback will be provided on common issues such as grammar, word choice, sentence structure and linking, punctuation etc. Self-correction skills will be aided.

Please note: Entry into the sessions is possible at any time during the semester.

Postgraduate writing session

Lecture number
044041b TextLab!
Semester
Autumn semester 2019
Type
Schreibwerkstatt
Maximum number of participants
12

Events

Day Time Recurrence Duration Room
Mon. 10:00 to 12:00 Weekly 09/16/2019 to 12/09/2019 Gebäude Riga 8 - RIG 808
Mon. 10:00 to 12:00 Single 12/16/2019 to 12/16/2019 Gebäude Riga 8 - RIG 808
Mon. 10:00 to 12:00 Single 01/13/2020 to 01/13/2020 Gebäude Riga 8 - RIG 808

Lecturers