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Магистратура 2020/2021

Английский язык, социологическая терминология и основы перевода и написания научных текстов

Лучший по критерию «Полезность курса для Вашей будущей карьеры»
Лучший по критерию «Полезность курса для расширения кругозора и разностороннего развития»
Лучший по критерию «Новизна полученных знаний»
Статус: Курс адаптационный (Современный социальный анализ)
Направление: 39.04.01. Социология
Когда читается: 1-й курс, 1, 2 модуль
Формат изучения: без онлайн-курса
Охват аудитории: для своего кампуса
Прогр. обучения: Современный социальный анализ
Язык: английский
Кредиты: 4

Course Syllabus

Abstract

This course aims to teach students key principles of reading, writing, and translating research papers in English, as well as to improve their overall level of academic English, so that they can successfully communicate in academic and professional settings internationally.
Learning Objectives

Learning Objectives

  • At the end of the course a successful student will be able to identify and describe key patterns, text structures, and vocabulary resources used in academic writing and presentation, to asses various writing styles and read research papers critically, to implement this knowledge in reporting their own research findings and writing research papers, and to communicate effectively and efficiently in academic environment internationally.
Expected Learning Outcomes

Expected Learning Outcomes

  • The student can analyze, verify, and assess whether the information obtained is exhaustive and, if necessary, is ready to fill the gaps on their own The student can initiate and control multilateral communication The student can engage in professional activities, including academic and research-related, internationally
Course Contents

Course Contents

  • (1) Choice and Implications
    Understanding how essay types are organized Drafting the introduction to an essay Language for writing: common knowledge
  • (2) Risk and Hazards
    Using claims to plan essays Supporting claims with evidence
  • (3) Language and Communication
    Predicting content of a text Reading for detail Scanning for information Understanding implicit meanings Vocabulary building Thinking about ways of taking notes
  • (4) Difference and Diversity
    Thinking about what you already know Reading in detail Taking notes Vocabulary building Collecting information for an essay Taking notes for essay writing
  • (5) The World We Live In
    Recognizing plagiarism Getting Started Identifying the main ideas in a text Summarizing what you have read Vocabulary building
  • (6) Behaving the way we do
    Organizing information for an essay Taking notes Vocabulary building
  • (7) Bringing about change
    Reading critically Finding information and taking notes Vocabulary in context Retelling what you have read
  • (8) Work and equality
    Understanding figures and tables Understanding the significance of references Vocabulary in context
  • (9) Controversies
    Understanding the writer’s opinion Identifying main ideas and supporting information Recognizing general nouns Understanding hedges Vocabulary building
  • (10) Health
    Reading for evidence Preparing for essay writing Vocabulary in context Understanding connections in texts Developing hedging skills
Assessment Elements

Assessment Elements

  • non-blocking Homework
  • non-blocking Participation
  • non-blocking Exam
Interim Assessment

Interim Assessment

  • Interim assessment (2 module)
    0.4 * Exam + 0.3 * Homework + 0.3 * Participation
Bibliography

Bibliography

Recommended Core Bibliography

  • Cambridge academic English. An integrated skills course for EAP. Intermediate. Student's book., Thaine, C., 2012

Recommended Additional Bibliography

  • English for academic study: Extended writing & research skills. Course book, McCormack J., Slaght, J., 2009
  • Zhao, W. (2016). Academic English Teaching for Postgraduates Based on Self-Regulated Learning Environment: A Case Study of Academic Reading Course. English Language Teaching, 9(5), 214–224. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=eric&AN=EJ1099634