Language & professional skills: Academic English writing and presentation skills
Full course description
This course assists participants in writing academic ‘country files’ in English and in presenting the findings of that research in an academic manner. Using context specific examples, it compels students to construct historical analyses and to convey ideas and arguments in precise, clear and coherent English. It allows students to understand the influence of language on the reader and the importance of accuracy in academic writing.
At the end of this course students will be able to: • Understand how academic introductions are constructed; • Understand how academic conclusions are constructed; • Understand how language choice affects style and tone in academic writing; • Present their academic work before their peers.
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