Course: English Language - Writing 2

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Course title English Language - Writing 2
Course code KAJ/A4133
Organizational form of instruction Seminary
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 4
Language of instruction English
Status of course unspecified
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
  • Head Joel Cameron, Mgr.
Course content
Program of Studies: Week 1 - Introduction: Your Art / Your History / Choose topic for research paper Week 2 - Inventio (finding arguments) / Want to save the world? Week 3 - Dispositio (organizing discourse) / Exercises in Style Week 4 - Elecutio (the way words are used) / Critical review Week 5 - Shaping Discourse / Describe an Object Week 6 - Paragraphs / 5 paragraph exercise Week 7 - Sentences / Sentence exchanges Week 8 - Words / Concrete-abstract exercise / Invent a country / I remember Week 9 - Making Arguments / Argue on Topic Week 10 - Responding to Arguments / Article on Latin-Greek Week 11 - Rhetoric / Interpret Advertisement Week 12 - The World Around Us Week 13 - The Use of Resources Week 14 - Final Research Paper Due Week 13: Revision ? how to look critically at what you have written Week 14: Portfolio due

Learning activities and teaching methods
unspecified, unspecified
  • unspecified - 42 hours per semester
Learning outcomes
This course is taught in two semesters and its goal is to acquire theoretical knowledge of stylistics. The course work with primary and secondary sources for the purpose of gaining practical skills necessary for the application of this knowledge in written form. The course is divided into two parts Writing in English 1 and 2 Students in hours of seminars practicing writing different genres and learn to use phrases from different stylistic layers of language in a variety of word formation processes.
Students are prepared to present ideas in the classroom as well as in writing. They should express their ideas and opinions in a rational manner. They should be able to orient themselves and express their reaction to critical literature in a well-reasoned way. They should obtain skills that will be of assistance to them in the writing of scholarly essays and in the planning, research, and writing of the Bachelor's thesis.
There are no prerequisites for this course.

Assessment methods and criteria
Regular readings, essay and composition writing, and journal keeping.
Recommended literature
  • Barzun, J. Simple & direct. New York: Quill, 2001.
  • Booth, W.C, Colomb, G. G. & Williams, J. M. The craft of research. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2008.
  • Elbow, P. Writing with power: techniques for mastering the writing process. New York: Oxford University Press, 1991.
  • Elbow, P. Writing without teachers. New York: Oxford University Press, 1998.
  • Graff, G. & Birkenstein, C. They say/ I say: the moves that matter in academic writing. New York: W. W. Norton & Co, 2010.
  • Turabian, K. L. A manual for writers of research papers, theses, and dissertations. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2007.

Study plans that include the course
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