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Tue 21 May 2013
11:00 - 13:00

Venue: Department of Engineering, Language Unit Meeting Room

Provided by: Engineering Language Unit


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

Tue 21 May 2013

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
Prerequisites
  • Participants must be Non-native speakers
Sessions

Number of sessions: 1

# Date Time Venue Trainer
1 Tue 21 May 2013   11:00 - 13:00 11:00 - 13:00 Department of Engineering, Language Unit Meeting Room map Sheila Dodds
Topics covered
  • to improve awareness of some more complex uses of the definite, indefinite and zero articles.
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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