Academic English Spring Sessions

Academic writing in English with Gjertrud Stenbrenden (ILOS). For PhD fellows at ILOS, ILN and Ibsen. Four seminars (20 Febr, 20 March, 10 Apr, 15 May) - different topic each time! No need to sign up in advance. For more information, contact: or

20 Febr:

  • introduction: general characteristics
  • style level/register
  • building vocabulary
  • solving tasks together


Each seminar stands on its own, so candidates are very welcome to attend even if they cannot attend all the four seminars. Participants may bring their own laptops if they wish to, but the course materials will be copied up and distributed in class.

Suggested reading:

Lysvåg, P. and G. F. Stenbrenden. 2014. Academic Writing in English. A practical handbook. Oslo: Cappelen Damm Akademisk.

Sealey, A. 2010. Researching English Language: A Resource Book for Students. London: Routledge.

Turabian, K. L. 2013. A Manual for Writers of Research Papers, Theses, and Dissertations: Chicago Style for Students and Researchers. 8th ed. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press.

Published June 9, 2018 8:00 PM - Last modified Mar. 17, 2020 11:40 PM