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  • 1. Professional English Writing Susanne Ebrecht Hamburg 2013

2. Referentin Doktorandin Datenbankexpertin OpenSource Aktivistin Mehr als 25 Jahre Erfahrung in der Wirtschaft Seit vielen Jahren international ttig 3. Spielregeln Du :-) Twitter @miraceesusanne Zwischenfragen sind Willkommen Keine Individualberatung Folien haben keine alleinstehende Aussagekraft 4. Internationales Englisch Spellchecker der Zielgruppe EU => British Meide Worte verschiedener Bedeutung French fries oder crisps statt chips Kein USA / GB Mix entweder colour und analyse oder color und analyze 5. Mind the GAP Genre Audience Purpose 6. Dictionaries Deutsch English Leo ist nicht immer der Beste Oxford Dictionairy of English http://www2.let.vu.nl/resources/elw/ resource/roget.html 7. Dictionaries Thesaurus http://www.visualthesaurus.com Collocations http://www.ozdic.com 8. Unterschiedliche Kulturen Quelle: http://www.consumerpsychologist.com/cb_Culture.html 9. 5 Paragraph Essay Introduction Three Body Paragraphs Conclusion 10. 5 Paragraph Essay Introduction (Einleitung) a thematic overview of the topic, and introduction of the thesis Narration (Beschreibung) a review of the background literature to orient the reader to the topic; also a structural overview of the essay Afrmation (Besttigung) the evidence and arguments in favor of the thesis Negation (Gegenargumente) the evidence and arguments against the thesis; this also requires either refutation or concession Conclusion (Zusammenfassung) summary of the arguments, and association of the thesis and arguments with larger, connected issues Quelle: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Five_paragraph_essay (22. Sept. 2013) 11. 5 Paragraph Essay Introduction Introducing a topic Body Paragraph 1 Explaining the rst part of the three-pronged thesis Body Paragraph 2 Explaining the second part of the three-pronged thesis Body Paragraph 3 Explaining the third part of the three-pronged thesis Conclusion summing up points and restating thesis Quelle: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Five_paragraph_essay (22. Sept. 2013) 12. 5 Paragraph Essay Quelle: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Five_paragraph_essay (22. Sept. 2013) Intro: Hook (3 sentences), Connector (3 sentences), Thesis Body 1: Topic sentence, Evidence, Analysis (1), Analysis (2), Analysis (3), Transition, Evidence 2, Analysis (1), Analysis (2), Analysis (3), Concluding sentence Body 2: Topic sentence, Evidence, Analysis (1), Analysis (2), Analysis (3), Transition, Evidence 2, Analysis (1), Analysis (2), Analysis (3), Concluding sentence Body 3: Topic sentence, Evidence, Analysis (1), Analysis (2), Analysis (3), Transition, Evidence 2, Analysis (1), Analysis (2), Analysis (3), Concluding sentence Conclusion: Sum up all of your elements, and make your essay sound nished. (Use about 7 sentences similar to the intro) 13. Academic Word List AWL-Prfer http://www.nottingham.ac.uk/alzsh3/ acvocab/awlhighlighter.htm 14. Hugkeitsanalyse http://www.usingenglish.com/resources/ text-statistics.php 15. Lesbarkeitsindex Flesch Reading Ease Gunning Fog Index http://www.online-utility.org/english/ readability_test_and_improve.jsp 16. Online Writing Lab http:// www.internationalofce.berkeley.edu/ english_resources 17. Langform Keine Verkrzungen do not statt dont will not statt wont let us statt lets ... 18. Genderneutral they, them statt he / she aktiv statt passiv ist im Englischen ok 19. Abkrzungen Bedeutung der Abkrzung immer zeigen Abkrzung in Klammern Ostwestfalen-Lippe (OWL) 20. Ende 5-Paragraph-Essay Text-Analyse-Tools Keine Sprachmixe