lecturer of 2023/2024 Spring semester
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To generate skills of precise and clear presentation of argumentation in Estonian academic text, analysing language for specific purposes; to develop skills of using specialised dictionaries and terminology lists. To present an overview of main concepts and tendencies in terminology science.
Brief description of the course
Estonian academic language as a tool of cognition and thinking, academic text as a text type. Features of academic texts. Structure of Estonian academic text. Definitions of concepts and use of exact termstock, incl. equivalents of foreign terms. Presenting research methods, analysis of material and results by means of syntactically appropriate, coherent and smoothly readable Estonian text.
Learning outcomes in the course
Upon completing the course the student:
- is able to produce smooth Estonian academic texts in his/her discipline and can critically handle sources of the terminology
- knows main principles of functional academic Estonian and is able to systematically use purposeful terms in academic texts within his/her discipline
- can describe main tendencies of terminological development and analyse meaningful use of the termstock; s/he is able to find answers in appropriate linguistic and terminological sources and can provide argumentation of his/her views