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    English for Academic Writing

    The programme will teach you how to plan, organize, and write clear, well-structured, and accurate texts for publication. Realistic communicative activities will help you present your ideas with clarity and precision.

    There are 3 x 3-hour workshops in this series, which form a short English for Academics Writing Course, designed for Lecturers, Researchers and Postdocs at high Upper Intermediate and Advanced levels, who need to improve their written English skills in an academic context.

    The programme will be run as 3 closed workshops, online in the platform Zoom, as 3 x 3 hour sessions (2 x 90 minutes with 15 minutes break between).

    1. WORKSHOP - Mon 13th February

    We will look at what Academic English is and the structure of articles, focusing on abstract writing. We will explore the key points about abstracts, analyzing common errors and how to fix them. You will be asked to bring your own abstract - you will give and receive some feedback - and finally we will look at the first rule of the comma.

    2. WORKSHOP - Wed 15th February

    We will look at communicating with a non-expert and focus on introduction writing - looking at paragraph structuring and analyzing the language/sentence structuring. We will also explore signposting and linking between sentences and paragraphs., being concise - reducing prepositional phrases and avoiding wordiness. Finally, we will look at the second and third rules of the comma.

    3. WORKSHOP - Fri 17th February

    We will look at using plain English, how to write critically and use hedging. We will explore the conclusion section, thinking about titles and wrap up by looking at some further, helpful resources for writing.


    Jason Hwang, MA

    Jason holds an MA in Education (Applied Linguists- 2014), the Cambridge Delta (2010), and a TEFL certificate (2005). He also obtained degrees in Biochemistry/Cell Biology and Theatre from the University of California, San Diego. He has taught at the Universities of Sheffield, Bristol, Edinburgh, CLASS, SUCHDOL, the Technical University of Liberec, and the Universidad del Desarrollo in Chile, amongst others.


    Mon 13th February 2023

    Wed 15th February 2023

    Fri 17th February 2023

    Time: all sessions from 14:00 – 17:15 /2pm - 5:15pm

    Online: ZOOM (link will be sent)

    Registration: registration is closed; the program is running

    Participation in the program is free of charge.

    Začátek akce 13. února 2023 v 14:00
    Konec akce 17. února 2023 v 17:15
    Organizátor CCŽV
    Email na organizátora kristyna.odchazelova@ruk.cuni.cz
    Webové stránky https://cczv.cuni.cz/CCZV-399.html
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