Engineering Language Unit

English Cultural Awareness Workshop 2 (Department of Engineering only)

Provided by: ELU

Tue 12 Nov 2013  –  Department of Engineering, Language Unit Meeting Room

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Description: English Cultural Awareness Workshop

Target audience:

  • Non-native PhD and Postdoc, MPhil by Research students from the Department of Engineering
  • Further details regarding Engineering Language Unit's eligibility criteria are available

Duration: Two sessions of one and a half hours

  • It is recommended that both sessions are attended, although signing up for just one of the two is possible.


Number of sessions: 1

Date Time Venue Trainer
Tue 12 Nov 16:30 - 18:00 Department of Engineering, Language Unit Meeting Room Sheila Dodds

Format: Class work and participation

Frequency: Three times a year (Michaelmas, Lent and Easter terms)


  • To demonstrate the importance of intercultural awareness in a multicultural environment such as the University
  • To focus on the British lifestyle, considering aspects of behaviour, manners, social conventions and traditions

Topics covered:

  • Cultural awareness within the University environment
  • Aspects of the British lifestyle, British culture and contemporary social issues

Syllabus: Course syllabus is available

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