Engineering Language Unit

English Focus on Writing 3 - Session 5 (Nonnative Postdoc, PhD and MPhil by Research Engineering ONLY)

Provided by: ELU

Tue 21 May 2013  –  Department of Engineering, Language Unit Meeting Room


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Description: Writing Stage - The Use of the Article in Academic Writing. Here we revise some common areas of confusion and difficulty, and aim to improve awareness of some more complex uses of the definite, indefinite and zero articles.

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
Tue 21 May 11:00 - 13:00 Department of Engineering, Language Unit Meeting Room Sheila Dodds

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:

  • to improve awareness of some more complex uses of the definite, indefinite and zero articles.

Syllabus: Course syllabus for all 7 sessions is available

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