English - Academic Writing C2

Module SZ0427

This Module is offered by Language Center.

This module handbook serves to describe contents, learning outcome, methods and examination type as well as linking to current dates for courses and module examination in the respective sections.

Module version of SS 2013 (current)

There are historic module descriptions of this module. A module description is valid until replaced by a newer one.

available module versions
SS 2013WS 2012/3

Basic Information

SZ0427 is a module in language at which is offered irregularly.

This Module is included in the following catalogues within the study programs in physics.

  • Catalogue of language courses as soft-skill courses
Total workloadContact hoursCredits (ECTS)
90 h  h 3 CP

Content, Learning Outcome and Preconditions


The class will consist of in-class peer group sessions as well as written essays which will be subject to a series of revision. The students will be expected to critically evaluate model essays as well as their own writing in order to produce a polished finished product, which will reflect the kinds of academic writing they will be expected to do during their studies.

Learning Outcome

After completion of this module, students will be able to write demanding formal texts with a high level of fluency and accuracy. They will also learn to evaluate and interpret the written texts of others.


Ability to begin work at the C2 level as evidenced by the placement test.

Courses, Learning and Teaching Methods and Literature

Courses and Schedule

SE 2 English - Academic Writing C2 Termine in Gruppen

Learning and Teaching Methods

This module makes use of intensive revision of student texts to help students develop their academic writing skills.


Peer groups, handouts, textbook, online resources


Textbook: Oshima, Alice, and Hogue, Ann. (2006) Writing Academic English, Fourth Edition. Pearson Longman Academic Writing Series, Level 4. ISBN-13: 978-01315235593

Module Exam

Description of exams and course work

Regular attendance and active in-class participation are required. Additionally, four written assignments are each worth 20%.

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