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Thu 25 Apr, Thu 2 May, ... Thu 6 Jun 2013
11:15 - 13:15

Venue: Department of Engineering, Language Unit Meeting Room

Provided by: Engineering Language Unit


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English Speaking Skills 2: Giving presentations in English (Nonnative Postdoc, PhD and MPhil by Research Engineering ONLY)

Thu 25 Apr, Thu 2 May, ... Thu 6 Jun 2013

Description

This course is intended for non-native speakers who wish to improve their skills in giving presentations in English.

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
Prerequisites
  • Participants must be Non-native speakers
Sessions

Number of sessions: 7

# Date Time Venue Trainer
1 Thu 25 Apr 2013   11:15 - 13:15 11:15 - 13:15 Department of Engineering, Language Unit Meeting Room map Sheila Dodds
2 Thu 2 May 2013   11:15 - 13:15 11:15 - 13:15 Department of Engineering, Language Unit Meeting Room map Sheila Dodds
3 Thu 9 May 2013   11:15 - 13:15 11:15 - 13:15 Department of Engineering, Language Unit Meeting Room map Sheila Dodds
4 Thu 16 May 2013   11:15 - 13:15 11:15 - 13:15 Department of Engineering, Language Unit Meeting Room map Sheila Dodds
5 Thu 23 May 2013   11:15 - 13:15 11:15 - 13:15 Department of Engineering, Language Unit Meeting Room map Sheila Dodds
6 Thu 30 May 2013   11:15 - 13:15 11:15 - 13:15 Department of Engineering, Language Unit Meeting Room map Sheila Dodds
7 Thu 6 Jun 2013   11:15 - 13:15 11:15 - 13:15 Department of Engineering, Language Unit Meeting Room map Sheila Dodds
Topics covered
  • Common areas of difficulty for non-native speakers
  • Pronunciation, particularly focusing on field specific terms
  • Vocabulary for effective presentations
  • Cultural differences in presentation styles
  • The language of question and answer sessions and seminars
Aims

To provide opportunities for you to practise the language needed to give effective presentations in English. The course will help you to build your confidence by providing opportunities for you to give short presentations to the rest of the group.

Format

Class work and individual study

Syallabus

Course syllabus is available

Duration

Seven sessions of two hours

Frequency

Yearly

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Theme
English

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