Advanced Academic Abilities [42287]
Coral Escola, Jordi
Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. Facultat de Filosofia i Lletres

Fecha: 2014-15
Resumen: The aim of this module is to gain practice in the production of advanced oral and written academic English in view of the final Masters project at the end of the academic year. Students will work on complex textual structures, rhetorical and argumentative strategies, as well as issues concerning format and style in addition to learning about the main academic genres in the fields of literature or language. Students will learn basic skills necessary to carry out quality research both in terms of content and methods. Students will also have a chance to learn and practice the necessary steps in the research process from generating a research question, searching for up to date information, writing an updated review of a research topic, as well as the formal aspects of presentation and style. Practical hands-on experience with using the main databases and Internet sources for a field of research is provided in order to produce original and quality research.
Resumen: The aim of this module is to reach an advanced level of both oral and written competences in academic English. In this sense, students will work on complex textual structures, rhetorical and argumentative strategies and format and style issues besides from getting familiar with the most prototypical genres of academic and literary discourses. Our approach will be based on systemic-functional grammar (SFG). Students will be shown the basic skills to carry out quality research in terms of contents and methods. In this vein, an updated state of the arts as to current research fields within English Studies is concerned will be provided and sessions around information search and publishing techniques will be organized. Finally, students will be using technological tools to facilitate quality research. 1 Advanced Academic Abilities 2014 - 2015.
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Lengua: Català.
Titulación: Estudis Anglesos Avançats / Advanced English Studies [4313157]
Plan de estudios: Estudis Anglesos Avançats / Advanced English Studies [1099]

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