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Wed 23 Jan, Wed 30 Jan, ... Wed 6 Mar 2013
11:00 - 13:00

Venue: Department of Engineering, Lecture Room 3B

Provided by: Engineering Language Unit


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English Focus on Writing 2 (Nonnative Postdoc, PhD and MPhil by RESEARCH Engineering ONLY)

Wed 23 Jan, Wed 30 Jan, ... Wed 6 Mar 2013

Description

YOU DO NOT NEED TO HAVE TAKEN FOCUS ON WRITING 1 TO ATTEND THIS COURSE. This course is intended for non-native speakers who wish to improve their skills in writing dissertations, research papers and reports.

Target audience
  • Non-Native PhD and PostDocs from the Department of Engineering
  • Further details regarding Engineering Language Unit's eligibility criteria are available
Prerequisites
  • Participants must be a Non-native speaker
Sessions

Number of sessions: 7

# Date Time Venue Trainer
1 Wed 23 Jan 2013   11:00 - 13:00 11:00 - 13:00 Department of Engineering, Lecture Room 3B map Dr D.M.A. Chappell
2 Wed 30 Jan 2013   11:00 - 13:00 11:00 - 13:00 Department of Engineering, Lecture Room 3B map Dr D.M.A. Chappell
3 Wed 6 Feb 2013   11:00 - 13:00 11:00 - 13:00 Department of Engineering, Lecture Room 3B map Dr D.M.A. Chappell
4 Wed 13 Feb 2013   11:00 - 13:00 11:00 - 13:00 Department of Engineering, Lecture Room 3B map Dr D.M.A. Chappell
5 Wed 20 Feb 2013   11:00 - 13:00 11:00 - 13:00 Department of Engineering, Lecture Room 3B map Dr D.M.A. Chappell
6 Wed 27 Feb 2013   11:00 - 13:00 11:00 - 13:00 Department of Engineering, Lecture Room 3B map Dr D.M.A. Chappell
7 Wed 6 Mar 2013   11:00 - 13:00 11:00 - 13:00 Department of Engineering, Lecture Room 3B map
Topics covered
  • Discourse structure and formats of a research paper
  • Language work to support your academic writing
  • Editing and summarising texts including the avoidance of redundant vocabulary and phrases
  • Appropriate punctuation
  • Appropriacy of style and register (levels of formality)
  • Referencing, graphs and figures
Aims


To improve in written texts:

  • Clarity
  • Cohesion
  • Comprehensibility
Format

Class work and individual study

Syllabus

Course syllabus is available

Duration

Seven sessions of two hours

Frequency

Yearly

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