EAP: Debate and Discussion

Faculteit Letteren
Jaar 2019/20
Vakcode LEV018B05
Vaknaam EAP: Debate and Discussion
Niveau(s) bachelor
Voertaal Engels
Periode semester I b
ECTS 5
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Uitgebreide vaknaam English for Academic Purposes: Debate and Discussion
Leerdoelen After successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
1. debate formally on a variety of topics: put forward an articulate and persuasive argument, formally present a formal position, highlight significant points and relevant supporting details, respond to comments and questions and answer complex lines of counter-argument fluently, spontaneously and appropriately (2.4, 3.2, 3.3, 4.1 5.2; CEFR p. 15).
2. present a complex topic confidently and articulately to an audience unfamiliar with it: structure and adapt the talk flexibly to meet the audience’s needs, handle difficult and even hostile questioning. (4.1, 5.2 CEFR p. 21—22).
3. follow and contribute to complex interactions between third parties in group discussions and meetings (4.3; CEFR p. 8).
4. appreciate and adapt to sociolinguistic aspects of other cultures (4.1, 4.3).
5. provide and process feedback in a culturally sensitive and constructive manner (4.3).

*N.B.: The numbers in brackets refer to degree level learning outcomes.
Omschrijving This course concentrates on the practical language skills needed in complex dynamic interactions. After successful completion of this module, students will be able to debate in formal contexts, write persuasive speeches and questions with sound argumentation, a clear focus and relevant supporting detail, and be able to recognize and adapt to cultural differences in communication styles.
Uren per week 4
Onderwijsvorm werkcollege
Toetsvorm continue toetsing, mondeling tentamen, presentatie
Vaksoort bachelor jr 2
Coördinator M.A.J. Reezigt, MA.
Docent(en) M.A.J. Reezigt, MA. , T.J. Wigham, MA.
Verplichte literatuur
Titel Auteur ISBN Prijs
The Culture Map Erin Meyer 9781610392761 €  10,69
Entreevoorwaarden 45 ECTS of the propedeutic phase of the Major English Language and Culture
Opmerkingen Alleen toegankelijk voor major studenten Engels.
80% Aanwezigheidsplicht bij werkcolleges.
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Opleiding Jaar Periode Type
Ba English Language and Culture 2 semester I b verplicht