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
044032d TextLab!
Semester
Autumn semester 2020
Type
Seminar/Übung
Maximum number of participants
20

Events

Day Time Recurrence Duration Room
Thu. 08:00 to 10:00 Weekly 10/22/2020 to 01/21/2021 -
Thu. 08:00 to 10:00 Single 01/28/2021 to 01/28/2021 -
Thu. 08:00 to 10:00 Single 02/04/2021 to 02/04/2021 -

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. We will work through exercises dealing with aspects of academic style, language use, grammar, punctuation and text structure. Assistance and feedback will be available for those of you who will be writing essays or term papers.

Academic English Writing B

Lecture number
044033d TextLab!
Semester
Autumn semester 2020
Type
Seminar/Übung
Maximum number of participants
20

Events

Day Time Recurrence Duration Room
Fri. 08:00 to 10:00 Weekly 10/23/2020 to 12/18/2020 -

Lecturers

Description

     

  • Mini-course for those wishing to write well-structured, coherent and idiomatic academic texts
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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.

English Vocabulary and Grammar for Academic Purposes A

Lecture number
044037d TextLab!
Semester
Autumn semester 2020
Type
Seminar/Übung
Maximum number of participants
20

Events

Day Time Recurrence Duration Room
Mon. 08:00 to 10:00 Weekly 10/19/2020 to 01/18/2021 -

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. Writing and speaking skills will be developed during the sessions.

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

Lecture number
044038d TextLab!
Semester
Autumn semester 2020
Type
Seminar/Übung
Maximum number of participants
20

Events

Day Time Recurrence Duration Room
Wed. 08:00 to 10:00 Single 02/03/2021 to 02/03/2021 -
Wed. 08:00 to 10:00 Weekly 10/21/2020 to 01/20/2021 -
Wed. 08:00 to 10:00 Single 01/27/2021 to 01/27/2021 -

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: finite verb forms for present, past & future time; non-finite verb forms and verb patterns; passive voice; sentence structure and linking; clauses (relative, participle etc.); collocations; articles and prepositions. Conversation will be encouraged during the sessions to improve fluency.

Academic English ‒ writing session A

Lecture number
044035d TextLab!
Semester
Autumn semester 2020
Type
Schreibwerkstatt
Maximum number of participants
15

Events

Day Time Recurrence Duration Room
Thu. 12:00 to 14:00 Weekly 10/22/2020 to 01/21/2021 -

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 a virtual 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
044036d TextLab!
Semester
Autumn semester 2020
Type
Schreibwerkstatt
Maximum number of participants
15

Events

Day Time Recurrence Duration Room
Fri. 08:00 to 10:00 Single 02/05/2021 to 02/05/2021 -
Fri. 08:00 to 10:00 Weekly 01/08/2021 to 01/22/2021 -
Fri. 08:00 to 10:00 Single 01/29/2021 to 01/29/2021 -

Lecturers

Description

     

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

The sessions provide a virtual 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.

General English writing session

Lecture number
044039d TextLab!
Semester
Autumn semester 2020
Type
Schreibwerkstatt
Maximum number of participants
15

Events

Day Time Recurrence Duration Room
Fri. 10:00 to 12:00 Weekly 10/23/2020 to 01/22/2021 -
Fri. 10:00 to 12:00 Single 01/29/2021 to 01/29/2021 -
Fri. 10:00 to 12:00 Single 02/05/2021 to 02/05/2021 -

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
044041d TextLab!
Semester
Autumn semester 2020
Type
Schreibwerkstatt
Maximum number of participants
12

Events

Day Time Recurrence Duration Room
Mon. 10:00 to 12:00 Single 01/25/2021 to 01/25/2021 -
Mon. 10:00 to 12:00 Single 02/01/2021 to 02/01/2021 -
Mon. 10:00 to 12:00 Weekly 10/19/2020 to 01/18/2021 -

Lecturers

Description

     

  • Writing sessions for postgraduates working on an existing writing project (journal article (including resubmission), thesis, proposal etc.)
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The sessions provide a virtual 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. Extensive feedback can be given to your texts as well as support in the correction of language issues and the improvement with issues relating to structure and clarity.

Please note: Attendance is based on your need and time constraints.