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14.- 28.2. - English for Academic Purposes - Presentations

14.02.2020 bis 28.02.2020

Doris Scharinger

Target group

This course is designed for graduate students and researchers of all academic disciplines.

Course description

We are going to work on the main aspects of presentations such as structure, engaging your audience and how to tackle question and answer sessions. There will be an opportunity to give a 10-minute presentation and get feedback from your peers.


The sessions require an advanced command of the English language. - All interaction in English

Learning targets

Main goals of these sessions are:

  • to develop an awareness of the differences between speech and writing by comparing production and resources of these two different ways of using the English language.
  • to develop  an awareness of the aspects that make an academic presentation successful.
  • to build a repertoire of phrases and expressions useful for presentations
  • to apply these aspects in a “test run” in a relaxed context with feedback from  your peers.

 

Organisational details

  • Date: 14, 21 and 28 February 2020, each day 9 a. m. - 2 p.m.  
  • Place: We will announce the place in an e-mail about 10 days before the date
  • Speaker: Doris Scharinger
  • Number: F201002.
  • Fee: 300 €. Free for employees of CAU and PhD students who are registered in Graduiertenzentrum.

  • Registration deadline: 14 days before the course starts

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4.9. - English for Academic Purpose - Get ready for your next conference!

04.09.2020 von 09:00 bis 16:30

Doris Scharinger

Target group

Academic staff, PhD candidates, Postdocs

Course description

In this workshop we are going to practise language that is useful for conferences – small talk, argumentation skills, phrases and expressions that guide your listeners through your presentation and engage their interest.

This session requires an advanced command of the English language. - All interaction in English!

Learning targets

Main goals of this workshop are:

  • to build  a repertoire of expressions  that can be used in language situations typical of the context of international conferences.
  • to develop an awareness of the performance aspect of presentations.

 

Organisational details

  • Date: 04 September 2020, 9 a. m. - 2 p.m. 
  • Place: We will announce the place in an e-mail about 10 days before the date
  • Speaker: Doris Scharinger
  • Number: F202003
  • Fee: 250€. Free for employees of CAU and PhD students who are registered in Graduiertenzentrum.
  • Registration deadline: 14 days before the course starts

 

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2./9./16.10. - English for Academic Purpose - Written Language

02.10.2020 um 09:00 bis 16.10.2020 um 14:00

Doris Scharinger

Target group

Academic staff, Phd candidates, Postdocs

Course description

This course is designed for graduate students and researchers of all academic disciplines. We are going to explore the defining characteristics of written Academic English using sample texts and exercises. You will also have the opportunity to learn about strategies and resources that support you in your writing.   

We will address the following aspects:

  • Academic English
  • Linguistic characteristics
  • Genres
  • Communicative purpose and rhetorical structure
  • Presenting Facts – Presenting Opinion
  • Hedging – how to put it carefully
  • Citations
  • Flow – Make your Writing Easy to Read
  • Linking words and phrases
  • Information structure
  • Useful resources and strategies for improving your Academic English

 

These sessions require an advanced command of the English language. - All interaction in English.

Learning targets

The main goals of this course are:

  • to develop  an awareness of EAP as a functional variety of the English language by establishing its main characteristics.  
  • to be in a position to work on specific aspects of EAP skills independently by learning about strategies and resources suitable for self-study.
  • to exchange information and experiences.

 

Organisational details

  • Date: 2, 9, and 16 October 2020, each day 9 a. m. - 2 p.m.
  • Place: We will announce the place in an e-mail about 10 days before the date
  • Speaker: Doris Scharinger
  • Number: F201002.
  • Fee: 300 €. Free for employees of CAU and PhD students who are registered in Graduiertenzentrum.
  • Registration deadline: 14 days before the course starts

 

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