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Academic Writing: Developing Vocabulary

Academic Writing: Developing Vocabulary

Academic Writing: Developing Vocabulary“To date, extensive research has been conducted in the field of vocabulary acquisition.” Do you notice the use of academic vocabulary in this sentence? In this course, you will learn what academic vocabulary is and gather some useful learning strategies to expand your own academic vocabulary. You will learn to mine academic texts for the words you need and, subsequently, organize them in your own, personalized vocabulary system. Do bring your own texts to these sessions, so that you can make them more academic on the spot.

Course aim

This course aims to give you the tools to acquire the academic vocabulary you need to write formal essays and articles in English.


There will be 2 sessions of 2,5 hours.

Self-study load

2 hours

Course materials

loose handouts


We’ll work with small group discussions, plenary discussions and mini lectures.

Course Fee

€ 100,00 (or one voucher)

To register for the course, click on one of the dates below.

6 October 2017, 09:00-11:30

- 2 sessions of 2.5 hrs.
- 6 October 2017 - 13 October 2017

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Course location:
» Nieuwegracht 94, Utrecht

Course fee:
€ 100,00

All course dates and times:
- Friday 6 October 2017, 09:00 - 11:30
- Friday 13 October 2017, 09:00 - 11:30

Starting 6 October 2017
€ 100,00
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