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
044032c TextLab!
Semester
Spring semester 2020
Type
Seminar/Übung
Maximum number of participants
20

Events

Day Time Recurrence Duration Room
Thu. 08:00 to 10:00 Single 06/18/2020 to 06/18/2020 -
Thu. 08:00 to 10:00 Weekly 03/12/2020 to 06/11/2020 -
Thu. 08:00 to 10:00 Single 06/25/2020 to 06/25/2020 -

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
044033c TextLab!
Semester
Spring semester 2020
Type
Seminar/Übung
Maximum number of participants
20

Events

Day Time Recurrence Duration Room
Fri. 08:00 to 10:00 Weekly 03/13/2020 to 05/15/2020 -

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
044037c TextLab!
Semester
Spring semester 2020
Type
Seminar/Übung
Maximum number of participants
20

Events

Day Time Recurrence Duration Room
Mon. 08:00 to 10:00 Weekly 03/09/2020 to 06/08/2020 -

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
044038c TextLab!
Semester
Spring semester 2020
Type
Seminar/Übung
Maximum number of participants
20

Events

Day Time Recurrence Duration Room
Wed. 08:00 to 10:00 Single 06/24/2020 to 06/24/2020 -
Wed. 08:00 to 10:00 Single 06/17/2020 to 06/17/2020 -
Wed. 08:00 to 10:00 Weekly 03/11/2020 to 06/10/2020 -

Lecturers

Description

     

  • This course is for exchange students only. 3 CPs are available on successful completion.
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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
044035c TextLab!
Semester
Spring semester 2020
Type
Schreibwerkstatt
Maximum number of participants
15

Events

Day Time Recurrence Duration Room
Thu. 12:00 to 14:00 Weekly 03/12/2020 to 06/11/2020 -
Thu. 12:00 to 14:00 Single 06/25/2020 to 06/25/2020 -
Thu. 12:00 to 14:00 Single 06/18/2020 to 06/18/2020 -

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
044036c TextLab!
Semester
Spring semester 2020
Type
Schreibwerkstatt
Maximum number of participants
15

Events

Day Time Recurrence Duration Room
Fri. 08:00 to 10:00 Weekly 05/22/2020 to 06/12/2020 -
Fri. 08:00 to 10:00 Single 06/19/2020 to 06/19/2020 -
Fri. 08:00 to 10:00 Single 06/26/2020 to 06/26/2020 -

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 B mini-course and take place in the second half of the semester.

Please note: The writing sessions can be attended even if you have not attended a writing course.

General English writing session

Lecture number
044039c TextLab!
Semester
Spring semester 2020
Type
Schreibwerkstatt
Maximum number of participants
15

Events

Day Time Recurrence Duration Room
Fri. 10:00 to 12:00 Single 06/26/2020 to 06/26/2020 -
Fri. 10:00 to 12:00 Weekly 03/13/2020 to 06/12/2020 -
Fri. 10:00 to 12:00 Single 06/19/2020 to 06/19/2020 -

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
044041c TextLab!
Semester
Spring semester 2020
Type
Schreibwerkstatt
Maximum number of participants
12

Events

Day Time Recurrence Duration Room
Mon. 10:00 to 12:00 Weekly 03/09/2020 to 06/08/2020 -
Mon. 10:00 to 12:00 Single 06/15/2020 to 06/15/2020 -
Mon. 10:00 to 12:00 Single 06/22/2020 to 06/22/2020 -

Lecturers

Description

     

  • Support for Master’s and PhD students with thesis and article writing
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The weekly sessions provide the space to work on your thesis, journal article (first submission or resubmission), proposal etc., and opportunity to obtain advice from an English native speaker on topics such as language/grammar, style and text structure. Support can be given throughout your writing process to enable self-correction of your entire text with the aim of achieving clarity and consistency within your text.

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

Bachelor's thesis writing session

Lecture number
044042c TextLab!
Semester
Spring semester 2020
Type
Schreibwerkstatt
Maximum number of participants
12

Events

Day Time Recurrence Duration Room
Wed. 12:00 to 14:00 Weekly 03/11/2020 to 06/10/2020 -
Wed. 12:00 to 14:00 Single 06/24/2020 to 06/24/2020 -
Wed. 12:00 to 14:00 Single 06/17/2020 to 06/17/2020 -

Lecturers

Description

     

  • Support for Bachelor’s students in the writing of their thesis
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The weekly sessions provide the space to work on your thesis and opportunity to obtain advice from an English native speaker on topics such as language/grammar, style and text structure. Support can be given throughout your writing process to enable self-correction of your entire text with the aim of achieving clarity and consistency within your text.

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

English for Academic Purposes (for academic staff members)

Lecture number
044043c TextLab!
Semester
Spring semester 2020
Type
Seminar/Übung
Maximum number of participants
8

Events

Day Time Recurrence Duration Room
Tue. 16:00 to 18:00 Weekly 03/17/2020 to 06/09/2020 -

Lecturers

Description

     

  • Conversation and exercises to practice and extend vocabulary and grammar knowledge for use in everyday and academic contexts
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