The course is intended to enhance students’ English language academic writing and presentation skills. The seminar will primarily revise the areas previously covered with the help of practical in-class activities and further academic readings. Based on an overview of the key areas, the course will focus on additional writing skills and genres in order to assist students in constructing complex essays and seminar papers as well as preparing for their thesis development work. Special focus will be put on writing literature reviews. The content will also involve insights into the ways students can make and deliver academic presentations.
Requirements: regular attendance with max. three absences, active participation in class, preparation for class, completion of home assignments, presentations. Assessment: on the basis of home and in-class assignments, presentations.