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Syllabus 2019-20 - 12113033 - Writing Skills in Foreign Languages: english (Destrezas escritas en lengua extranjera: inglés)

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  • Level 1: Tutorial support sessions, materials and exams in this language
  • Level 2: Tutorial support sessions, materials, exams and seminars in this language
  • Level 3: Tutorial support sessions, materials, exams, seminars and regular lectures in this language
DEGREE: Grado en Educación primaria (12113033)
FACULTY: FACULTY OF HUMAN SCIENCES AND EDUCATION

DEGREE: Grado en Educación infantil (12013034)
FACULTY: FACULTY OF HUMAN SCIENCES AND EDUCATION

ACADEMIC YEAR: 2019-20
SYLLABUS
1. COURSE BASIC INFORMATION
NAME: Writing Skills in Foreign Languages: english
CODE: 12113033 (*) ACADEMIC YEAR: 2019-20
LANGUAGE: English LEVEL: 2
ECTS CREDITS: 6.0 YEAR: 3, 4 SEMESTER: SC
 
2. LECTURER BASIC INFORMATION
NAME: CABALLERO ACEITUNO, YOLANDA
DEPARTMENT: U115 - FILOLOGÍA INGLESA
FIELD OF STUDY: 345 - FILOLOGÍA INGLESA
OFFICE NO.: D2 - 232 E-MAIL: ycaballe@ujaen.es P: 953212608
WEBSITE: -
LANGUAGE: - LEVEL: 2
 
3. CONTENT DESCRIPTION

  1. The importance of writing skills in foreign languages (English) as a vehicle for intercultural communication.
  2. Comprehensive reading in English: techniques and work with texts.
  3. Written Expression in English (I): how to write an essay. Principles and recommendations.
  4. Written Expression in English (II): Argumentation: structure and resources.
  5. Written Expression in English (III): Coherence, cohesion and grammatical correctness.
  6. Written Expression in English (IV): Discourse markers.
  7. Reflection and writing about educational and current issues: some practical examples.
  8. The didactics of writing in a foreign language (English).

4. COURSE DESCRIPTION AND TEACHING METHODOLOGY

The subject is articulated around:

  1. Whole group lectures.
  2. Practical sessions in groups: seminars, debates and oral presentations.
  3. Individual and group tutorials, devoted to solving doubts and supervising assignments.

Students with special educational needs should contact the Student Attention Service (Servicio de Atención y Ayudas al Estudiante) in order to receive the appropriate academic support

5. ASSESSMENT METHODOLOGY

The final qualification on the subject will be based on the following aspects:

  • Classroom attendance and active participation and involvement  (15%).
  • Written Exam about the theoretical aspects of the subject and their practical application to both writing and teaching (60%)
  • Elaboration of written compositions (25%).

6. BOOKLIST
MAIN BOOKLIST:
  • The good grammar book: a grammar practice book for elementary to lower-Intermediate students of Engl. Edition: -. Author: Swan, Michael. Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press , 2001  (Library)
  • English Grammar in use : a self-study reference and practice book for intermediate students of Engli. Edition: 4th ed, 7th. repr.. Author: Murphy, Raymond, 1943-. Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2014  (Library)
  • Grammar and vocabulary for Cambridge advanced and proficiency [with key]. Edition: 11th imp.. Author: Side, Richard. Publisher: Harlow : Longman, 2011  (Library)
ADDITIONAL BOOKLIST:
  • About language: tasks for teachers of english. Edition: -. Author: Thornbury, Scott. Publisher: Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1997  (Library)
  • Assessing writing: principles and practice of marking written English. Edition: -. Author: Gannon, Peter. Publisher: London: Edward Arnold, 1985  (Library)