OBJECTIVE

In "Writing Practice 1" you will improve your writing skills in German. You will learn to express yourself confidently and in appropriate style across a range of text genres.

TARGET GROUP

Advanced learners of German who wish to improve their writing skills at a high level.

Minimum linguistic requirements: Level B2 (in accordance with the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages)

Approximate number of participants: 15

CONTENT

Focus: Free Time and Daily Life

  • Good style: How to write more elegantly and engagingly
  • Language to increase your range of written expression
  • Revision of key aspects of grammar: tenses, prepositions, syntax
  • Exercise basic linguistic functions (e.g., narrating, reporting, describing)
  • Characteristics of text genres (e.g., short biography, tabular and detailed curriculum vitae / résumés, narrative, anecdote, report, picture story, picture description)
  • Creative use of language
  • Writing assignments in class and as homework
  • Detailed error analysis and error correction
  • Formulation exercises: How can I express this better?
  • Individual correction and discussion of your texts

DATES AND COST

Further information: Schreibtraining 1 (German version) 

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REGISTRATION

You can register online (online registration under "Special Courses") or in person during office hours.

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