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Language Exercises 2 (Writing Skills)

Code: 68015
ECTS: 2.0
Lecturers in charge: v. lekt. Siniša Ninčević
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Lecture typeTotal
Practical foreign language exercises 30
* Load is given in academic hour (1 academic hour = 45 minutes)

There is a two-pronged approach to writing skills development:

1 Writing activities test accuracy rather than fluency because the written word does not tolerate error as the spoken language does. Written arguments are usually reconstructed as students speak.
Correcting students before the written word is read out to the rest of the class encourages students to have a certain confidence that what they are saying is correct English.

2 Students are also encouraged to produce a neutral style of language, unmarked for formality and appropriate in most situations. Most language is unmarked in terms of style - butter, apple, go, take, the Past Perfect etc., have no stylistic value at all.
By contrast, it is when writing that students need to be on their best linguistic behaviour. For students who need to write letters (e.g. business letters, open letters, reports, essays, papers), there are many conventions and formulae that need to be learnt. This course aims to work on these areas.
Optional literature:
  1. - Cory, H. (1999). Advanced Writing with English in Use with Key, (2nd Edition, Oxford: OUP
    - Grellet, F. (1996). Writing for Advanced Learners of english, Cambridge: CUP
    -Autentični materijali iz različitih izvora koje studenti moraju proučavati i pohranjivati u obliku kopija kao obavezni sastavni dio kolegija.
    -Hancock, P. (2001). Is that What You mean? 100 Common Mistakes and How to Correct Them. Harlow: Penguin Longman Publishing.
    - Porter, D. (2001). Check your Vocabulary for Academic English. London: Peter Collin.
  2. - Oxford Collocations Dictionary for Students of English (2003). Oxford: OUP
    - Cowie, A.P., Mackin, R. and McCaig, I.R. (19939. Oxford Dictionary of English Idioms. Oxford: OUP.
    - Cowie, A.P., and Mackin, R., (1993). Oxford Dictionary of Phrasal Verbs. Oxford: OUP
Prerequisit for:
Enrollment :
Attended : Language Exercises 1
6. semester
MODUL 1: Rano učenje stranoga jezika (6. semestar) - Regular studij - Integrated Undergraduate and Graduate University Programme in Teacher Education
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