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Academic Writing (Foreign Language)

2019/2020
Учебный год
ENG
Обучение ведется на английском языке
3
Кредиты
Статус:
Курс обязательный
Когда читается:
2-й курс, 1, 2 модуль

Преподаватель

Программа дисциплины

Аннотация

This compulsory course is meant to enhance the English-language academic writing skills of the students that are key to their success in any academic and professional environment. Firstly, the course enables students to master the features and peculiarities of academic style of writing in English. Secondly, the course enables students to practice generating texts that represent three modes of discourse – description (writing a film review), narration (writing a blog) and argumentation (writing a critique of an academic article). Finally, the course enables students to expand their vocabulary and increase their range in order to enhance their general English language competence to the C1 level.
Цель освоения дисциплины

Цель освоения дисциплины

  • to familiarize students with the main linguistic features of the different modes of discourse and different styles in English;
  • to help students obtain the skills of generating written English-language texts based on their communicative purposes, structure, stylistic features and genre differences;
  • to help students master the main principles, conventions and linguistic features of academic communication;
Результаты освоения дисциплины

Результаты освоения дисциплины

  • to apply the knowledge of the peculiarities of academic style to creating academic texts, to detect and correct stylistic errors, inaccuracies and violations in academic text in English;
  • to apply the knowledge of the peculiarities of the narrative mode of discourse to creating narrative texts, to detect and correct stylistic errors, inaccuracies and violations of the informal style of writing in English
  • to compare the aims and objectives of academic and informal communication, syntactic and lexical peculiarities of academic and informal style, principles of structuring academic and narrative texts;
Содержание учебной дисциплины

Содержание учебной дисциплины

  • The notion of discourse. Features of academic discourse.
    Main modes of discourse: exposition, description, narration, argumentation. Features of academic discourse: style and genres of academic texts. Academic style: things to avoid in academic writing. Syntactic and lexical peculiarities of academic style. Writing conversationally: how to engage the audience, how to structure your writing
  • The genres of English-language writing (1): writing a review.
    Writing a review: communicative purpose, structure and layout, common grammar and vocabulary. Features of description and argumentation in a review. Film review. Book review.
  • The genres of English-language writing (2): writing a blog.
    Writing a blog (web forum entry): communicative purpose, structure and layout, typical grammar and vocabulary. The narrative mode of discourse: principles of organization, coherence, audience engagement.
  • The genres of English-language writing (3): writing a critique.
    Writing a critique: communicative purpose, structure and layout, typical grammatical structures and vocabulary. Types of secondary sources. Referencing conventions. Summarising. Avoiding plagiarism: parapharasing. Argumentation: supporting claims with evidence, avoiding assumptions.
Элементы контроля

Элементы контроля

  • Film review (неблокирующий)
  • Blog (web forum entry) (неблокирующий)
  • Attendance and participation (неблокирующий)
  • Critique (неблокирующий)
Промежуточная аттестация

Промежуточная аттестация

  • Промежуточная аттестация (2 модуль)
    0.15 * Attendance and participation + 0.25 * Blog (web forum entry) + 0.35 * Critique + 0.25 * Film review
Список литературы

Список литературы

Рекомендуемая основная литература

  • Cambridge Academic English : An integrated skills course for EAP : Advanced, Student's Book, Course consultant M. McCarthy, 176 p., Hewings, M., Thaine, C., ISBN: 978-0-521-16521-1, 2013
  • Complete Advanced : Student's Book with answers, for revised exam from 2015, 2nd ed., 9th printing, 253 p., Brook-Hart, G., Haines, S., ISBN: 978-1-107-67090-7, 2015

Рекомендуемая дополнительная литература

  • Complete Advanced : Student's Book with answers, 2nd ed., 256 p., Brook-Hart, G., Haines, S., ISBN: 978-1-107-67090-7, 2014
  • Dudley-Evans, T., & Hewings, M. (2001). Academic Writing in Context : Implications and Applications. Birmingham: Continuum. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsebk&AN=226902
  • Grammar for CAE and Proficiency with answers, self-stady grammar reference and practice, 296 p., Hewings, M., ISBN: 978-0-521-71375-7, 2009
  • Как написать дипломную работу. Гуманитарные науки, учебно-методическое пособие, пер. с итал. Е. Костюкович, 240 с., Эко, У., ISBN: 5-8013-0166-6, 2003