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Tue 27 Nov, Tue 4 Dec 2012
16:00, ...

Venue: Department of Engineering, Language Unit Meeting Room

Provided by: Engineering Language Unit


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English: Grammar Workshops (Nonnative PhD Engineering Students and Postdocs ONLY)

Tue 27 Nov, Tue 4 Dec 2012

Description

Workshops to revise and improve some aspects of English grammar.

Target audience
  • Non-Native PhD and PostDocs from the Department of Engineering
Prerequisites
  • Participants must be Non-native speakers
Sessions

Number of sessions: 2

# Date Time Venue Trainer
1 Tue 27 Nov 2012   16:00 - 18:00 16:00 - 18:00 Department of Engineering, Language Unit Meeting Room map Sheila Dodds
2 Tue 4 Dec 2012   15:00 - 17:00 15:00 - 17:00 Department of Engineering, Language Unit Meeting Room map Sheila Dodds
Topics covered
  • Use of the definite, indefinite and zero articles
  • Relative clauses; punctuation; linking words; inversion;
Aims
  • To revise some common areas of grammatical difficulty
  • To improve awareness and understanding of some advanced grammatical structures which are of particular use in academic writing
Format

Class work and individual study

Syllabus

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Duration

Two sessions of two hours

Frequency

Yearly

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