Academic English For Researchers Training

Need some help with putting the results of your research into excellent Academic English? Join our new Academic English for Researchers Training! This 4-part training for PhD students and faculty members of Corvinus university will help you maximize the impact of your research by ensuring that your academic output has a high quality in terms of language, style and structure.

Outline of the training:

Lesson 1 (November 8th)
The basics of successful academic writing (relevant topic, clear claim, good structure, clarity, simplicity, audience assessment).
How to have an efficient structure (main claim, thesis and support, arguments and counterarguments, introduction, main discussion and conclusion, acknowledgements, further topics for research, limitations, methodology).

Lesson 2 (November 15th)
How to use an appropriate style (grammar, vocabulary, text organisation, spelling and punctuation, tone and approach).

Lesson 3 (November 29th)
The different genres of academic writing (peer-reviewed journal article, conference abstract, conference presentation, conference poster): similarities and differences in purpose, structure, style, length and content.

Lesson 4 (December 6th)
Technical and visual formatting: page layout and numbering, title hierarchy, font sizes and font type, paragraph formatting, spacing etc. The advantages and disadvantages of word processors (such as MS Word) and document preparation systems (such as LaTeX).

The sessions will be held in the lecture room of the Library, from 17:20 to 18:20.

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