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Syllabus Academic writting in German - 32204
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Last update 21-09-2016
HU Credits: 4

Degree/Cycle: 1st degree (Bachelor)

Responsible Department: german, russian & east european studies

Semester: Yearly

Teaching Languages: German

Campus: Mt. Scopus

Course/Module Coordinator: Dr . Kristina Reiss

Coordinator Email:

Coordinator Office Hours: Tuesday 10-12
Room 4702

Teaching Staff:
Dr. Kristina Reiss

Course/Module description:
Participants will study writing
styles of academic textwork.
They will learn to differentiate between everyday language and academic-scientific language forms in German.

Course/Module aims:
This course will provide ressources of different styles of German academic language in order to extend their academic language and writing competence.

Learning outcomes - On successful completion of this module, students should be able to:
We will develop and use German language skills on various levels to analyse and produce academic written textwork. Participants will enlarge their knowledge and widen of academic
Thex will understand, reflect and analyze different styles and forms of academic writing.

Attendance requirements(%):

Teaching arrangement and method of instruction: The students of this course will meet for one two-hour (academic) frontal session per week. There will be regular small group discussions within classes.

Course/Module Content:
writing and stylistic analysis of academic articles in humanities
Several examples and periods of Young German Literature

Required Reading:
We will work on our academic writing skills.
Academic textsexamples will be distributed within the course

Additional Reading Material:
will given/presented by lecturer within courses

Course/Module evaluation:
End of year written/oral examination 50 %
Presentation 0 %
Participation in Tutorials 30 %
Project work 10 %
Assignments 0 %
Reports 10 %
Research project 0 %
Quizzes 0 %
Other 0 %

Additional information:
B1/B2 Level of German and active participation as well as regularly attendance are necessary.
Students needing academic accommodations based on a disability should contact the Center for Diagnosis and Support of Students with Learning Disabilities, or the Office for Students with Disabilities, as early as possible, to discuss and coordinate accommodations, based on relevant documentation.
For further information, please visit the site of the Dean of Students Office.