Skillslab – 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.

 

 

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About the Skillslab - Academic Writing: Developing Vocabulary course

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.

 

Learning goals

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

 

Method

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

In this skillslab we’ll work with loose handouts.

Time Investment

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

 

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.