To review the basic structure and characteristics of academic writing; to become aware of common mistakes in writing English; to discover individual strengths and weaknesses in writing through personalized feedback from the instructor; to practice writing for publication, presentation, and formal academic communication.
This is a seminar course that will require writing inside and out of class time as well as some independent reading. In addition to completing exercises, students will present their academic writing to the class for assessment and feedback.
Specially prepared exercises and books to be borrowed directly from the teacher.
No prerequisite courses.
Active regular attendance and the submission of writing assignments are crucial. Students will be evaluated on their own progress during the term, not in comparison to other students.
This course will be tailored to meet individual needs in academic writing, such as preparing for upcoming international conferences, applications, or the submission of articles to academic journals.