Engineering Language Unit

English Focus on Writing 3 - Session 2 (Nonnative Postdoc, PhD and MPhil by Research Engineering ONLY)

Provided by: ELU

Wed 1 May 2013  –  Department of Engineering, Language Unit Meeting Room


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Description: Writing Stage- Structural Issues, Paragraph Organisation and Cohesion. We examine techniques for structuring and developing paragraphs and you will have an opportunity to refine your own paragraphs and obtain feedback from peers. We will draw widely on examples taken from research papers.

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

Duration: One session of two hours

Sessions:

Number of sessions: 1

Date Time Venue Trainer
Wed 1 May 11:00 - 13:00 Department of Engineering, Language Unit Meeting Room Dr D.M.A. Chappell

Format: Class work and individual study

Frequency: Termly

Prerequisites:

  • Participants must be Non-native speakers

Aims:
To:

  • Assist students with aspects of structure, vocabulary and cohesion of texts
  • help develop the ability to edit own texts
  • develop an understanding of academic style and techniques for scientific writing

Topics covered:

  • examine techniques for structuring and developing paragraphs

Syllabus: Course syllabus for all 7 sessions is available

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