Academic English II: Reading, Writing and Research BUSMA A Group I (ILV)


Course lecturer:

 Nursen Gömceli
Course numberB4.06360.50.591
Course codeAcEnglII
Semester of degree program Semester 5
Mode of delivery Presencecourse
ECTS credits2,0
Language of instruction German

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to:

summarize academic texts appropriately.
write a micro-paper meeting current academic standards.
understand how to cite following the citation guidelines of the School of Management and refer to relevant research in their writing.
develop reading strategies.
expand their knowledge of the lexis of academic texts and transfer this knowledge to their writing.
lead a discussion, share and express opinion, incorporating supporting arguments on topics of interest and relevant to their field of study.

Specific language instruction, such as vocabulary, grammar, reading and writing skills will be provided based on specific needs of students.

Academic English I: Academic Presentation

Writing an academic paper (purpose, structure, citation guidelines, style and language, paraphrasing);
Exploring the question of what is (good) management within the context of students' field of specialization;
Leading and participating in international meetings;
Expanding grammar and vocabulary in context.

Allison, J, Appleby R., de Chazal E. (2009): The Business - Advanced, Macmillan.
Bailey, S. (2011) Academic Writing: A Handbook for International Students (3rd ed). New York: Routledge.
Cox, K. & Hill, D. (2011). EAP Now! English for Academic Purposes. Harlow: Longman.
De Chazal, E. & McCarter, S. (2012). Oxford EAP: A Course in English for Academic Purposes. Upper-Intermediate/B2. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
Dew, S. E. (2013) Learn English Paragraph Writing Skills: ESL for International Students. CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Duckworth, M. & Turner, R. (2012) Business Result DVD Edition: Upper-Intermediate: Skills for Business Studies Pack: A Reading and Writing Skills Book for Business Students. OUP
Emmerson, P. (2010) Business Grammar Builder: Intermediate to Upper-Intermediate. (2nd edition). Macmillan
McCarthy, M. & O'Dell, F. (2008). Academic vocabulary in Use. CUP.
Page, P. S. (2015) IELTS: Reading Comprehension Activity. ebook

Additional materials will be provided by lecturer.

Presentation, discussion, individual and group work, Blended Learning;
Group size: maximum 15;

Coursework 50%
Written exam 30%
Class participation 20%