Engineering Language Unit

English Speaking Skills: fluency

Provided by: ELU

Thu 17 Oct, Thu 24 Oct, ... Thu 21 Nov 2013  –  Department of Engineering, Language Unit Meeting Room


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Description: This course is intended for non-native speakers from the Department of Engineering who would like to improve their spoken English in a variety of contexts, both formal and informal.

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

Duration: Six sessions of two hours

Sessions:

Number of sessions: 6

Date Time Venue Trainer
Thu 17 Oct 11:15 - 13:15 Department of Engineering, Language Unit Meeting Room Sheila Dodds
Thu 24 Oct 11:15 - 13:15 Department of Engineering, Language Unit Meeting Room Sheila Dodds
Thu 31 Oct 11:15 - 13:15 Department of Engineering, Language Unit Meeting Room Sheila Dodds
Thu 7 Nov 11:15 - 13:15 Department of Engineering, Language Unit Meeting Room Sheila Dodds
Thu 14 Nov 11:15 - 13:15 Department of Engineering, Language Unit Meeting Room Sheila Dodds
Thu 21 Nov 11:15 - 13:15 Department of Engineering, Language Unit Meeting Room Sheila Dodds

Format: Class work and individual study

Frequency: Yearly

Prerequisites:

  • Participants must be a Non-native speaker

Aims: To provide opportunities for you to practise a variety of oral communication skills. The course will help you to develop fluency and will build your confidence in speaking in different contexts.

Topics covered:

  • Pronunciation
  • Discussions and seminar skills
  • Presentation skills
  • Idiomatic and social English*
  • Formal and informal styles of speaking

Syllabus: Course syllabus is available

Related courses:

Theme: English