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Exercises: 3.02.400 Ü English for Educational Purposes: Error Correction - Details
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General information

Course name Exercises: 3.02.400 Ü English for Educational Purposes: Error Correction
Course number 3.02.400
Semester WiSe16/17
Current number of participants 6
expected number of participants 20
Home institute Institute of English and American Studies
Courses type Exercises in category Teaching
First date Mon., 17.10.2016 14:00 - 16:00, Room: A10 1-121a
Lehrsprache englisch

Course location / Course dates

A10 1-121a Mon.. 14:00 - 16:00 (14x)

Fields of study

Module assignments


This practical course has three distinct aims.

* To raise awareness of the different issues involved in error correction, including error types and criteria for judging linguistic accuracy.
* To introduce students to various strategies, techniques and resources for correcting both written and spoken English in a classroom situation
* To provide both practice at and feedback on practical error correction. Each student will evaluate and correct at least one written and one spoken language task, to be followed by a discussion of relevant didactic and linguistic issues

Ideally, students will also work on correcting errors in their own language use as well.

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This course is most suitable for students in MEd programmes who will go on to teach slightly older learners (the focus on writing is not really appropriate for primary schools), although all students are welcome. It is also possible to complete assignments with a more general language focus for those who do not intend become school teachers, although again, this is not the main focus of the course.

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