Doctoral Course FPA0003

Academic writing and speaking in English

4.5  Credits
Third Cycle

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Learning outcomes for the course

After completed course the doctoral student should be able to:

  • demonstrate familiarity with two selected main types of academic writing, the doctoral thesis and the research article
  • demonstrate knowledge of genre analysis with respect to the communicative functions and the organization of key elements of research writing in Educational Work and other neighboring areas of research
  • analyze the structure and rhetorical features of a spoken conference presentation, as well as to plan and give their own spoken presentation
  • critically evaluate the scholarly work of others by pointing out strengths as well as weaknesses in the form of constructive response
  • communicate ideas, develop arguments and discuss academic work, showing a high level of communicative competence in both written and spoken academic English.