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Wed 29 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 6 (Nonnative Postdoc, PhD and MPhil by Research Engineering ONLY)

Wed 29 May 2013

Description

Post-Writing Stage-Editing your work for Style. This is a very important stage in your writing and is often given less time than the Writing Stage. Here we examine ways to edit your work for style including redundant language (i.e. unnecessary words or sentences), appropriate vocabulary, lengthy sentences, etc. This is a good opportunity for you to practice the skills of editing by drawing on published examples of text. You are also welcome to bring along your own work for peer-editing.

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 29 May 2013   11:00 - 13:00 11:00 - 13:00 Department of Engineering, Lecture Room 3B map Dr D.M.A. Chappell
Topics covered
  • to examine ways to edit your work for style including redundant language (i.e. unnecessary words or sentences), appropriate vocabulary, lengthy sentences, etc..
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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