Academic English for Africanists
7.5 credits (ECTS)
No fees are charged for EU and EEA citizens, Swedish residence permit holders and exchange students.
The course treats basic linguistic features of academic English in speech and writing. In particular the written components constitute an introduction to English academic prose. Examples of components that are included are linguistic awareness, linguistic correctness, stylistics, academic vocabulary, cohesion and argumentation structure. The course trains skills that are needed to write a Bachelor's thesis in African languages.
Prerequisites and selection
Selection is based upon the number of credits from previous university studies, maximum 165 credits.