Netherlands, Utrecht

Writing for Publication - PhD (C1)

when 13 August 2018 - 24 August 2018
language English
duration 2 weeks
fee EUR 595

During your academic career publishing your work is of great importance. Following this writing for publication course will enable you to improve your written academic discourse by increasing your awareness of organization, cohesion and use of language. In this advanced course you will work on your own completed draft, improving it step by step. By the end of the course you will become aware of your language needs through analysis, practical tips, critical reading and discussion.

You will know exactly what your strengths and weaknesses are and how to overcome these. Your own texts will be used as a basis for the writing assignments and you will receive feedback on your work from both the language trainer and the other participants.

The course focuses on:
- expanding your academic vocabulary
- improving academic writing skills
- revising knowledge of grammar
- expressing ideas in an academic format
- tips for submitting your paper

The course is suitable for people who have reached CEFR level B2+. You are required to do a placement test developed by Babel. This test consists of two parts: multiple choice and writing. A teacher will assess your language skills. On the basis of your test result you will get an advice about which course is suitable for you. Please note that it can take up to 5 working days until your language level is assessed.

Course leader

Marc Gebuis, MSc

Course aim

To gain increased knowledge of academic writing skills for publishing an academic article. In addition, you will have improved your own written academic article and will be more confident about your own abilities in these areas.

Credits info

Certificate of Attendance

Fee info

EUR 595: Course + course materials
EUR 350: Housing

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