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Thu 30 Apr, Thu 7 May, ... Thu 11 Jun 2020
11:15 - 13:15

Venue: Department of Engineering, CLIC 1

Provided by: Engineering Centre for Languages & Inter-Communication


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English: Speaking Skills: Practising your presentations in English

Thu 30 Apr, Thu 7 May, ... Thu 11 Jun 2020

Description

The face-to-face element of this course has been cancelled, but if you are a member of CUED interested in learning more about presentation skills or wish to practise your own presentations and obtain feedback, online individual supervisions are available. Please email Sheila Dodds to make appointments.

This course is intended for non-native speakers who wish to practise giving presentations in English. There will be frequent opportunities throughout the course for participants to present their work individually.

  • NB. Please read ATTENDANCE section below before signing up for this course.
Target audience
  • Non-native MPhil by Research and PhD students plus Postdocs from the Department of Engineering ONLY
  • Further details regarding Engineering Language Unit's eligibility criteria are available
Prerequisites
  • Non-native MPhil by Research and PhD students plus Postdocs from the Department of Engineering ONLY
Sessions

Number of sessions: 7

# Date Time Venue Trainer
1 Thu 30 Apr   11:15 - 13:15 11:15 - 13:15 Department of Engineering, CLIC 1 map Sheila Dodds
2 Thu 7 May   11:15 - 13:15 11:15 - 13:15 Department of Engineering, CLIC 1 map Sheila Dodds
3 Thu 14 May   11:15 - 13:15 11:15 - 13:15 Department of Engineering, CLIC 1 map Sheila Dodds
4 Thu 21 May   11:15 - 13:15 11:15 - 13:15 Department of Engineering, CLIC 1 map Sheila Dodds
5 Thu 28 May   11:15 - 13:15 11:15 - 13:15 Department of Engineering, CLIC 1 map Sheila Dodds
6 Thu 4 Jun   11:15 - 13:15 11:15 - 13:15 Department of Engineering, CLIC 1 map Sheila Dodds
7 Thu 11 Jun   11:15 - 13:15 11:15 - 13:15 Department of Engineering, CLIC 1 map Sheila Dodds
Topics covered
  • Common areas of difficulty for non-native speakers
  • Pronunciation, particularly focusing on field specific terms
  • Vocabulary for effective presentations
  • Cultural differences in presentation styles
  • The language of question and answer sessions and seminars
Aims

To provide opportunities for you to practise the language needed to give effective presentations in English. The course will help you to build your confidence by providing opportunities for you to give short presentations to the rest of the group.

Format

Class work and individual study

ATTENDANCE

Signing up for a course requires commitment for the full course. If you fail to attend the first workshop of the course and do not email your reason for not attending, your name will be removed from the attendance list without notice to make space for those on the waiting list.

Duration

Seven sessions of two hours

Frequency

Yearly

Theme
English

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