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Academic Writing and Conversational English in an Academic Environment

Das Büro International Cooperation in Education – ice des Deutschen Instituts für Internationale Pädagogische Forschung (DIPF) wird vom 19. bis 21. Februar 2019 zwei English Training Workshops zum Schreiben und Kommunizieren in englischer Sprache durchführen. Das Angebot richtet sich an Nachwuchswissenschaftler/-innen der Erziehungswissenschaft.

 Workshop I: English for Academic Purposes

Date: 19. February 2019
Time: 10:00h - 18:00h

The aim of this workshop is to improve spoken English in an academic context. This one day course, among other things, highlights some of the key skills and phrases for presentations as well as English needed when networking at conferences, contributing in informal meetings and sending emails.

Themes and Overview

  • Introductions, agenda and most important questions.
  • Understanding the role of culture on your communication style/Anticipate typical conversation topics and areas of small talk and prepare with relevant vocabulary
  • Explain your work to experts and non-experts with your elevator pitch
  • Presenting in English - key points and practice in small groups
  • Asking and answering questions: asking for clarification, interrupting, getting your point across. Asking for and giving opinions
  • Emailing in English
  • Using the phone
  • Review and Close

Workshop II: Academic Writing

Date: 20. - 21. February 2019
Time: 9:30h - 17:30h

This workshop is for researchers who wish to publish in English. The aim is to improve the style and structure of participants’ English academic papers. Participants are encouraged to bring along some of their own writing that will be the basis for peer review on day two of the course. Following the course, participants should send an abstract or other text to the instructor (by email) for individual feedback and coaching. The goal is that all participants have a well written abstract and/or introduction to a paper.

Themes and Overview

  • The writing process
  • Classic mistakes made in written academic English
  • English punctuation
  • The structure of an English paper, paragraph and sentence
  • Differences between papers in German and those in English
  • Specific vocabulary used in academic English
  • Internet tools
  • Writing abstracts and Titles
  • Journal analysis and what reviewers are looking for in a paper
  • Reviewing one’s own work
  • Learning from native speaker papers
  • Introducing story telling into your paper

Anmeldung

Teilnehmende können sich zu einem oder auch beiden Workshops anmelden. Bitte melden Sie sich hier an!

Anmeldeschluss ist der 14. Dezember 2018

Veranstaltungsort

Die Workshops finden am DIPF Frankfurt statt:

Rostocker Straße 6
60323 Frankfurt am Main
Raum: Erich Hylla I

Kosten

In den Veranstaltungskosten sind alle Materialien sowie das Catering während des Unterrichts enthalten.

Die Kosten betragen:

Workshop I: 150 Euro
Workshop II:  75 Euro

Teilnehmende, die sich für beide Workshops anmelden, zahlen einen reduzierten Beitrag von 200 Euro.

Kontakt

Bei Fragen wenden Sie sich bitte an Ellen McKenney: bWNrZW5uZXlAZGlwZi5kZQ==, Tel.: 069.24708-372

zuletzt verändert: 27.09.2018
Trainerin

Lesley-Anne Weiling: Trainerprofil