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Wed 15 May 2013
11:00 - 13:00

Venue: Department of Engineering, Lecture Room 3B

Provided by: Engineering Language Unit


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English Focus on Writing 3 - Session 4 (Nonnative Postdoc, PhD and MPhil by Research Engineering ONLY)

Wed 15 May 2013

Description

Writing Stage - Developing Essay Patterns. Each of your chapters/sections of work focuses on different topics. How do you signify these differences in your work? In this session we look at the variety of ways you can organise your work, specifically, comparison/contrast; specific to general; general to specific; problem and solution; and listing. We will be looking at a mixture of texts for illustrative and evaluative purposes.

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: 1

# Date Time Venue Trainer
1 Wed 15 May 2013   11:00 - 13:00 11:00 - 13:00 Department of Engineering, Lecture Room 3B map Dr D.M.A. Chappell
Topics covered
  • Looking at a variety of ways you can organise your work, specifically, comparison/contrast; specific to general; general to specific; problem and solution; and listing.
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
Format

Class work and individual study

Syllabus

Course syllabus for all 7 sessions is available

Duration

One session of two hours

Frequency

Termly

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