Engineering Language Unit

English Focus on Writing 3 - Session 1 (Nonnative Postdoc, PhD and MPhil by Research Engineering ONLY)

Provided by: ELU

Wed 24 Apr 2013  –  Department of Engineering, Lecture Room 3B

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Description: Pre-Writing Stage-Planning your Work- Chapter Organisation. This course will look at different ways of organizing reports/theses. You will be given an opportunity to work on your own reports and obtain feedback from peers. You are welcome to bring along your own plans for scrutiny.

Target audience:

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

Duration: One session of two hours


Number of sessions: 1

Date Time Venue Trainer
Wed 24 Apr 11:00 - 13:00 Department of Engineering, Lecture Room 3B Dr D.M.A. Chappell

Format: Class work and individual study

Frequency: Termly


  • Participants must be Non-native speakers


  • Assist students with aspects of structure, vocabulary and cohesion of texts
  • help develop the ability to edit own texts
  • develop an understanding of academic style and techniques for scientific writing

Topics covered:

  • Organising reports/theses

Syllabus: Course syllabus for all 7 sessions is available

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