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Thu 16 Jan, Thu 23 Jan, ... Thu 20 Feb 2014
11:15 - 13:15

Venue: Department of Engineering, Language Unit Meeting Room

Provided by: Engineering Language Unit


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English speaking skills: Pronunciation Skills

Thu 16 Jan, Thu 23 Jan, ... Thu 20 Feb 2014

Description

This course is intended for non-native speaker graduate students and Post Docs in the Engineering Department who wish to improve their Pronunciation skills. There will be an introduction to an aspect of English Pronunciation with an opportunity to practise, both on your own, in pairs, in groups and to work with the teacher

Target audience
  • Non-native PhD and Postdoc, MPhil by Research students from the Department of Engineering ONLY
  • Further details regarding Engineering Language Unit's eligibility criteria are available
Prerequisites
  • Participants must be a Non-native speaker
Sessions

Number of sessions: 6

# Date Time Venue Trainer
1 Thu 16 Jan 2014   11:15 - 13:15 11:15 - 13:15 Department of Engineering, Language Unit Meeting Room map Sheila Dodds
2 Thu 23 Jan 2014   11:15 - 13:15 11:15 - 13:15 Department of Engineering, Language Unit Meeting Room map Sheila Dodds
3 Thu 30 Jan 2014   11:15 - 13:15 11:15 - 13:15 Department of Engineering, Language Unit Meeting Room map Sheila Dodds
4 Thu 6 Feb 2014   11:15 - 13:15 11:15 - 13:15 Department of Engineering, Language Unit Meeting Room map Sheila Dodds
5 Thu 13 Feb 2014   11:15 - 13:15 11:15 - 13:15 Department of Engineering, Language Unit Meeting Room map Sheila Dodds
6 Thu 20 Feb 2014   11:15 - 13:15 11:15 - 13:15 Department of Engineering, Language Unit Meeting Room map Sheila Dodds
Topics covered
  • Pronunciation of sound combinations
  • Pronunciation of sound combinations
  • Patterns of stress in words, phrases and sentences
  • Intonation at the discourse level, e.g. in spoken dialogues
Aims
  • To improve pronunciation skills and the use of stress, rhythm and intonation patterns
  • To develop clarity and fluency in a variety of situations
  • To develop your awareness of your pronunciation strengths and weaknesses
Format

Class work and individual study

Syllabus

Course syllabus is available

Duration

Seven sessions of two hours

Frequency

Yearly

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Theme
English

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