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Wed 5 Jun 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 7 (Nonnative Postdoc, PhD and MPhil by Research Engineering ONLY)

Wed 5 Jun 2013

Description

Post-Writing Stage-Proofreading and Peer Review. This is the last step in the Post-Writing Stage so we look at aspects such as format, typography, spelling and punctuation. In addition you, as an author/peer-reviewer, may like to give/receive feedback to regarding content and organisation; grammatical accuracy and overall style. You are welcome to bring some of your own work along for this 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
Prerequisites
  • Participants must be Non-native speakers
Sessions

Number of sessions: 1

# Date Time Venue Trainer
1 Wed 5 Jun 2013   11:00 - 13:00 11:00 - 13:00 Department of Engineering, Lecture Room 3B map Dr D.M.A. Chappell
Topics covered
  • to look at aspects such as format, typography, spelling and punctuation.
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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