The prerequisite(s) for this Teaching Unit (Unité d’enseignement – UE) for the programmes/courses that offer this Teaching Unit are specified at the end of this sheet.
Focus of attention will be on the language skills needed in the course of the academic curriculum in Dutch (linguistics and litterature):
(linguistique et littérature) :
-- analysis of varied types of discourse, including academic discourse
- oral and written argumentation ;
-- relevant reading strategies ;
-- discursive skills (conversational, discourse cohesion)
At the end of this learning unit, the student is able to :
To acquire advanced skills (B2 level - Common European Framework of Reference for Languages ).
At the end of the course, the student will be able to:
The contribution of this Teaching Unit to the development and command of the skills and learning outcomes of the programme(s) can be accessed at the end of this sheet, in the section entitled “Programmes/courses offering this Teaching Unit”.
Theory: (psycholinguistic) foundation of reading processes and vocabulary learning; aspects of language competence ("taalbeheersing"), text typology, language registers, reading strategies, writing strategies, language variation
Exercises: Applying reading techniques and reading strategies to various text types. Training in writing competence (summarization, factual re-writing), in class discussion of writing process MOOC.
Due to the COVID-19 crisis, the information in this section is particularly likely to change.Classes will alternate theory and exercises. Active participation from students is required, both for the exercises and the theoretical sessions (« flipped classroom»). Regular evaluation will monitor progress of the students-skills towards reaching level B2.
Due to the COVID-19 crisis, the information in this section is particularly likely to change.Flipped class evaluation : 30%, this part of the evaluation results from comprehension and production tasks performed throughout the teaching semesters. The grade cannot be improved during second pass exam.
Partial written exam in January: Vocabulary testing (book: van Loo et al. Thematische woordenschat). Part of the grade of the vocabulary exam (2 out of 20) is gained in the course of semester 1 (vocabulary testing). This partial exam accounts for 10% of the final grade. In case it is failed students will have to pass it again in June (specific exam).
- oral component: Critical presentation of a book read during the year and discussion of the "Tandem" portfolio. This part counts for 20%
- written component: reading (20%) and vocabulary and grammar tasks (20%).
Exercices en ligne
"Thematische woordenschat Nederlands voor anderstaligen" (Loo, van e.a., Intertaal, 2013)
- LGERM1337 Portfolio teksten en oefeningen