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English Composition - P - B2

Faculté de gestion: Faculté des lettres

Responsable(s): Agnieszka Soltysik Monnet
Intervenant(s): -

Période de validité: 2011 -> 2011

Pas d'horaire défini.

Travaux pratiques

Semestre de printemps
2 heures par semaine
14 heures par semestre

Langue(s) d'enseignement: anglais
Public: Oui
Crédits: 0

Objectif

English Composition (EC) is a compulsory course designed to teach you how to write a critical essay in English. Besides examining the theoretical aspect of academic writing, it is designed as a workshop where you will practice essay-writing using the techniques of literary analysis that you have learnt in ILA.

Contenu

In the fall semester the focus is on the structure (argument, paragraphs, introduction, conclusion) and style (language and conventions) of the critical essay. In the spring semester the focus is on research skills, the use of secondary sources, and bibliographical conventions.

Evaluation

The validation of this module (10 credits) is based on three essays (plus at least one rewrite), a bibliographical exercise, and class participation.

Bibliographie

EDGE: The English Department Guide to Essay-Writing. 8th ed. Lausanne: English Department/U of Lausanne, 2011.

Exigences du cursus d'études

Level B2 or above required in English (Common European framework of reference for languages).

Informations supplémentaires

http://moodle.unil.ch/course/view.php?name=EC_F2011

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