English: Academic and Professional Skills I 3 op
KIEN8904, Kieli- ja viestintäopintojen keskus/englanti, Ei tiedekuntaa
- reading authentic academic texts taken from journals, textbooks, and online sources - developing strategies to enable effective reading of authentic texts - developing academic vocabulary based on the Academic Word List (AWL) - listening to lectures on complex academic topics and taking notes - practising strategies for active listening - practising using English academic writing conventions, leading to short written assignments - participating in small study group discussions, and giving short presentations The course is compliant with the degree requirements of language teaching in the University of Turku Faculties of Humanities, Education Sciences, Faculty of Science and Engineering and Social Sciences. The course can be included in the mandatory approval of language and communication studies. Common European Framework of Reference for Languages: B2
This integrated skills course supports students in their academic studies. Students develop their abilities in reading, writing, listening and speaking in addition to the special discourse and terminology of their fields, and create a portfolio of work to showcase these skills. Emphasis is placed on active student participation. By the end of the course students should: - be able to analyse an English academic text and summarise the main ideas orally and in writing; - recognize and use appropriate style in academic writing; - be able to take notes from books and lectures; and - be able to take an active part in discussions.
For credit, students must participate in lectures and tutorials at least 80% of the contact lessons, participate actively, and complete course tasks for the final portfolio.
On-line Lectures, tutorials 40 h and independent work. On-line lectures on Thursdays 14.1.- 18.3 at 17:15-20:15. For the network teaching (Zoom) there should be a camera and a microphone available during the course in the computer or in another device. The students are sent before the beginning of the course the information letter in which are instructions for the beginning of the studying.
Active participation, attendance and final portfolio. Grading scale pass / fail
- Oppiaineen esittely
- Kevät 2021
Turun yliopisto, Turku
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