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Thu 17 Jan, Thu 24 Jan, ... Thu 28 Feb 2013
11:15 - 13:15

Venue: Department of Engineering, Language Unit Meeting Room

Provided by: Engineering Language Unit


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English Pronunciation Skills (Nonnative Postdoc, PhD and MPhil by RESEARCH Engineering ONLY)

Thu 17 Jan, Thu 24 Jan, ... Thu 28 Feb 2013

Description

This course is intended for non-native speaker graduate students and Post Docs in the Engineering Department who wish to improve their Pronunciation skills. There will be an introduction to an aspect of English Pronunciation with an opportunity to practise, both on your own, in pairs, in groups and to work with the teacher

Target audience
  • Non-Native PhD and Post Docs 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 17 Jan 2013   11:15 - 13:15 11:15 - 13:15 Department of Engineering, Language Unit Meeting Room map Sheila Dodds
2 Thu 24 Jan 2013   11:15 - 13:15 11:15 - 13:15 Department of Engineering, Language Unit Meeting Room map Sheila Dodds
3 Thu 31 Jan 2013   11:15 - 13:15 11:15 - 13:15 Department of Engineering, Language Unit Meeting Room map Sheila Dodds
4 Thu 7 Feb 2013   11:15 - 13:15 11:15 - 13:15 Department of Engineering, Language Unit Meeting Room map Sheila Dodds
5 Thu 14 Feb 2013   11:15 - 13:15 11:15 - 13:15 Department of Engineering, Language Unit Meeting Room map Sheila Dodds
6 Thu 21 Feb 2013   11:15 - 13:15 11:15 - 13:15 Department of Engineering, Language Unit Meeting Room map Sheila Dodds
7 Thu 28 Feb 2013   11:15 - 13:15 11:15 - 13:15 Department of Engineering, Language Unit Meeting Room map Sheila Dodds
Topics covered
  • Pronunciation of sound combinations
  • Pronunciation of sound combinations
  • Patterns of stress in words, phrases and sentences
  • Intonation at the discourse level, e.g. in spoken dialogues
Aims
  • To improve pronunciation skills and the use of stress, rhythm and intonation patterns
  • To develop clarity and fluency in a variety of situations
  • To develop your awareness of your pronunciation strengths and weaknesses
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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