“The aspects of things that are most important to us are hidden because of their simplicity and familiarity” (Wittgenstein)

Course content

This course aims to improve undergraduate students’ academic and scientific writing in English. It has been designed to meet the needs of students across various disciplines, providing them with the necessary skills to interpret and write different types of scientific and academic texts essential for their studies (argumentative essays, problem-solving texts, process descriptions, reports). This course is particularly suitable for those who are starting their university studies.

Syllabus and application

Special eligibility criteria: English B/6 or equivalent

Learning outcomes

Upon completion of the course, the student is expected to be able to:
• Produce coherent and structured texts;
• Present their arguments or point of view in writing;
• Recognise various genres and be aware of their aims;
• Compare different text styles and genres;
• Write texts in different scientific and academic genres, including reports;
• Produce a longer text in a genre from their field of study.

This course does not fulfill the requirements for admission to higher levels.

Information spring term 2018:

Please note that the schedule is subject to change, in case of unforeseen circumstances.

Attendance is obligatory.