Engineering Language Unit

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

Provided by: ELU

Wed 8 May 2013  –  Department of Engineering, Lecture Room 3B


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Description: Writing Stage - Writing Stage-Grammar and Style. Here we establish ways to improve your command of grammar and to practice different aspects related to style. A wide variety of examples are used and you will have an opportunity to do proof-reading exercises and, if you would like, to have peer proof-reading of your own work. Bring it along with you to the session.

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 8 May 11:00 - 13:00 Department of Engineering, Lecture Room 3B 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:

  • establish ways to improve your command of grammar and to practice different aspects related to style.

Syllabus: Course syllabus for all 7 sessions is available

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