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Tips, Tricks und Tools zum Schreiben englischer Texte

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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 tätig
  • 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 Affirmation (Bestätigung) 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 first 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 finished. (Use about 7 sentences similar to the intro)
  • 13. Academic Word List AWL-Prüfer http://www.nottingham.ac.uk/alzsh3/ acvocab/awlhighlighter.htm
  • 14. Häufigkeitsanalyse 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.internationaloffice.berkeley.edu/ english_resources
  • 17. Langform Keine Verkürzungen „do not“ statt „don‘t“ „will not“ statt „won‘t“ „let us“ statt „let‘s“ ...
  • 18. Genderneutral they, them statt he / she aktiv statt passiv ist im Englischen ok
  • 19. Abkürzungen Bedeutung der Abkürzung immer zeigen Abkürzung in Klammern Ostwestfalen-Lippe (OWL)
  • 20. Ende 5-Paragraph-Essay Text-Analyse-Tools Keine Sprachmixe