Engineering Language Unit

English Speaking: Giving presentations in English (Repeat) extra run 

Provided by: ELU

Tue 20 May, Tue 27 May, ... Mon 9 Jun 2014  –  Department of Engineering, Language Unit Meeting Room


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Description: This course is intended for non-native speakers who wish to improve their skills in giving presentations in English.

Target audience:

  • Non-Native Postdocs, PhD and MPhil by Research students from the Department of Engineering ONLY
  • Further details regarding Engineering Language Unit's eligibility criteria are available

Duration: Four sessions of two hours

Sessions:

Number of sessions: 4

Date Time Venue Trainer
Tue 20 May 11:15 - 13:15 Department of Engineering, Language Unit Meeting Room Sheila Dodds
Tue 27 May 11:15 - 13:15 Department of Engineering, Language Unit Meeting Room Sheila Dodds
Tue 3 Jun 11:15 - 13:15 Department of Engineering, Language Unit Meeting Room Sheila Dodds
Mon 9 Jun 14:30 - 16:30 Department of Engineering, Language Unit Meeting Room Sheila Dodds

Format: Class work and individual study

Frequency: Yearly

Prerequisites:

  • Participants must be Non-native speakers

Aims: To provide opportunities for you to practise the language needed to give effective presentations in English. The course will help you to build your confidence by providing opportunities for you to give short presentations to the rest of the group.

Topics covered:

  • Common areas of difficulty for non-native speakers
  • Pronunciation, particularly focusing on field specific terms
  • Vocabulary for effective presentations
  • Cultural differences in presentation styles
  • The language of question and answer sessions and seminars

Related courses:

Theme: English