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Thu 11 Oct, Thu 18 Oct, ... Thu 22 Nov 2012
11:15 - 13:15

Venue: Department of Engineering, Language Unit Meeting Room

Provided by: Engineering Language Unit


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English Speaking Skills 1 (Nonnative PhD Engineering Students and Postdocs ONLY)

Thu 11 Oct, Thu 18 Oct, ... Thu 22 Nov 2012

Description

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 Thu 11 Oct 2012   11:15 - 13:15 11:15 - 13:15 Department of Engineering, Language Unit Meeting Room map Sheila Dodds
2 Thu 18 Oct 2012   11:15 - 13:15 11:15 - 13:15 Department of Engineering, Language Unit Meeting Room map Sheila Dodds
3 Thu 25 Oct 2012   11:15 - 13:15 11:15 - 13:15 Department of Engineering, Language Unit Meeting Room map Sheila Dodds
4 Thu 1 Nov 2012   11:15 - 13:15 11:15 - 13:15 Department of Engineering, Language Unit Meeting Room map Sheila Dodds
5 Thu 8 Nov 2012   11:15 - 13:15 11:15 - 13:15 Department of Engineering, Language Unit Meeting Room map Sheila Dodds
6 Thu 15 Nov 2012   11:15 - 13:15 11:15 - 13:15 Department of Engineering, Language Unit Meeting Room map Sheila Dodds
7 Thu 22 Nov 2012   11:15 - 13:15 11:15 - 13:15 Department of Engineering, Language Unit Meeting Room map Sheila Dodds
Topics covered
  • Pronunciation
  • Idiomatic and social English
  • Formal and informal styles of speaking
  • Discussion skills
  • Presentation skills
  • Speaking skills for a variety of business and professional contexts
  • Vocabulary including collocations and synonyms
Aims

To develop fluency and build your confidence in speaking in different contexts, both formal and informal

Format

Class work and individual study

Syllabus

Course syllabus is available

Duration

Seven sessions of two hours

Frequency

Yearly

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Theme
English

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