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English Academic Writing

CANCELLED: 28-29 May 2018

Trainer: Anne Wegner
Language: English

for doctoral candidates via BayDoc: https://baydoc.uni-bayreuth.de
for Postdocs and Habilitierende via https://baydoc.uni-bayreuth.de/ubt/de/intern/postdoc/

This workshop looks at ways of improving written academic English.  The participants will investigate the writing process, classic mistakes made in written academic English, style and structure of papers, punctuation in English texts, academic vocabulary, learning from native speaker papers, writing abstracts and titles and getting a paper published. Emphasis is placed on making academic texts easier to understand. Participants are given the opportunity to have a short text corrected by the facilitator.

Qualification objective
By the end of the workshop the participants will have
  • understood what is expected in an English academic text
  • learnt how to review and possibly re-write academic texts
  • reflected on writing and publishing in English
  • discovered tools and tricks to improve their written English
  • grasped basic English punctuation rules
  • studied language aspects of papers from their specific scientific area
  • received feedback on their own text (if desired)

Verantwortlich für die Redaktion: Eva Querengässer

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