Skillslab – Academic Writing: Common Pitfalls

If you know what mistakes are commonly made in academic writing, you can avoid them yourself. In this short, highly practical course, we will discuss the most common errors in grammar, vocabulary and style.

€100,00

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Starting from 12 December 2017

About the Skillslab - Academic Writing: Common Pitfalls

After these two sessions, you will be able to recognize many of the most common pitfalls in your own academic writing! We will, for example, look at often confused words like affect/effect, compliment/complement or moreover/besides.

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Learning goals

The skillslab will help you to become aware of the most frequent errors in formal writing.

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Method

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

In this skillslab we’ll work with loose handouts.

 

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Time Investment

This Skillslab – Academic Writing: Common Pitfalls consists of 2 sessions of 2,5 hours at Babel in Utrecht. The advised self-study load is 2 hours.

 

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Practical

The language of instruction is English.

In this skillslab we’ll work with loose handouts.

Active participation is preferred during the course meetings and ample time for self-study, preferably spread out evenly over the week. You will receive a certificate of participation if you attend at least 80% of the meetings.

If you work or study at Utrecht University you will receive a 25% discount.

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