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October 2019

Mon 21
English: Writing for Engineers (PhD) new (2 of 4) In progress 10:30 - 12:00 Department of Engineering, CLIC 1

Writing for Engineers: Workshop focuses on common errors and problem areas for research students writing up dissertations and publishing papers, plus an assessment of your personal areas for improvement through individual supervisions at the end of the course. The course consists of 4 workshops followed by 1 individual supervision.

  • NB. Please read ATTENDANCE section below before signing up for this course.
English: Writing for Engineers (Postdoc) new (2 of 4) In progress 12:30 - 14:00 Department of Engineering, CLIC 1

Writing for Engineers: Course for postdocs on refining papers for publishing. The course consists of 4 workshops followed by 1 individual supervision.

  • NB. Please read ATTENDANCE section below before signing up for this course.
Tue 22
English: Writing for Engineers (New PhD and MRES students) new (2 of 2) In progress 11:15 - 13:15 Department of Engineering, CLIC 1

The focus is on structure, logical flow, the effective development of ideas, accuracy and critical analysis.

  • NB. Please read ATTENDANCE section below before signing up for this course.
Wed 23
English: Speaking Skills: Fluency and Appropriacy (Intermediate) (2 of 7) In progress 11:15 - 13:15 Department of Engineering, CLIC 1

This course is intended for non-native speakers from the Department of Engineering. It will cover a variety of spoken English, ranging from the more formal language needed for seminars, discussions and conferences, to the more informal everyday language used in the office and the student house.

  • NB. Please read ATTENDANCE section below before signing up for this course.
Thu 24
English: Speaking Skills: Fluency and Appropriacy (Advanced) (2 of 7) In progress 11:15 - 13:15 Department of Engineering, CLIC 1

This course is intended for non-native speakers from the Department of Engineering. It will cover a variety of spoken English, ranging from the more formal language needed for seminars, discussions and conferences, to the more informal everyday language used in the office and the student house.

  • NB. Please read ATTENDANCE section below before signing up for this course.
Fri 25
English: TV & Pizza new [Places] 16:15 - 18:15 Department of Engineering, CLIC 1

Come and watch a sitcom over pizza followed by discussion of the content.

Mon 28
English: Writing for Engineers (PhD) new (3 of 4) In progress 10:30 - 12:00 Department of Engineering, CLIC 1

Writing for Engineers: Workshop focuses on common errors and problem areas for research students writing up dissertations and publishing papers, plus an assessment of your personal areas for improvement through individual supervisions at the end of the course. The course consists of 4 workshops followed by 1 individual supervision.

  • NB. Please read ATTENDANCE section below before signing up for this course.
English: Writing for Engineers (Postdoc) new (3 of 4) In progress 12:30 - 14:00 Department of Engineering, CLIC 1

Writing for Engineers: Course for postdocs on refining papers for publishing. The course consists of 4 workshops followed by 1 individual supervision.

  • NB. Please read ATTENDANCE section below before signing up for this course.
Tue 29
English: Out-and-about in Cambridge new [Places] 13:00 - 15:00

Discover a bit more of Cambridge each term. Meet a member of our English team in CLIC and then take a guided walk to learn about different aspects of the city.

Wed 30
English: Speaking Skills: Fluency and Appropriacy (Intermediate) (3 of 7) In progress 11:15 - 13:15 Department of Engineering, CLIC 1

This course is intended for non-native speakers from the Department of Engineering. It will cover a variety of spoken English, ranging from the more formal language needed for seminars, discussions and conferences, to the more informal everyday language used in the office and the student house.

  • NB. Please read ATTENDANCE section below before signing up for this course.
Thu 31
English: Speaking Skills: Fluency and Appropriacy (Advanced) (3 of 7) In progress 11:15 - 13:15 Department of Engineering, CLIC 1

This course is intended for non-native speakers from the Department of Engineering. It will cover a variety of spoken English, ranging from the more formal language needed for seminars, discussions and conferences, to the more informal everyday language used in the office and the student house.

  • NB. Please read ATTENDANCE section below before signing up for this course.
Chinese: Get the name right! new [Places] 12:30 - 13:30 Department of Engineering, CLIC 2

“Pronouncing someone’s name correctly can make people feel valued, honoured and respected — and mispronouncing their name creates real problems.” Gerardo Ochoa

This lunch and learn session will explore Chinese names. How to pronounce them. What it says about the person. The stories behind names. The focus will be on pronunciation but you will also be welcome to share your own experience and tell your stories.

November 2019

Mon 4
English: Writing for Engineers (PhD) new (4 of 4) In progress 10:30 - 12:00 Department of Engineering, CLIC 1

Writing for Engineers: Workshop focuses on common errors and problem areas for research students writing up dissertations and publishing papers, plus an assessment of your personal areas for improvement through individual supervisions at the end of the course. The course consists of 4 workshops followed by 1 individual supervision.

  • NB. Please read ATTENDANCE section below before signing up for this course.
English: Writing for Engineers (Postdoc) new (4 of 4) In progress 12:30 - 14:00 Department of Engineering, CLIC 1

Writing for Engineers: Course for postdocs on refining papers for publishing. The course consists of 4 workshops followed by 1 individual supervision.

  • NB. Please read ATTENDANCE section below before signing up for this course.
Wed 6
English: Speaking Skills: Fluency and Appropriacy (Intermediate) (4 of 7) In progress 11:15 - 13:15 Department of Engineering, CLIC 1

This course is intended for non-native speakers from the Department of Engineering. It will cover a variety of spoken English, ranging from the more formal language needed for seminars, discussions and conferences, to the more informal everyday language used in the office and the student house.

  • NB. Please read ATTENDANCE section below before signing up for this course.
Thu 7
English: Speaking Skills: Fluency and Appropriacy (Advanced) (4 of 7) In progress 11:15 - 13:15 Department of Engineering, CLIC 1

This course is intended for non-native speakers from the Department of Engineering. It will cover a variety of spoken English, ranging from the more formal language needed for seminars, discussions and conferences, to the more informal everyday language used in the office and the student house.

  • NB. Please read ATTENDANCE section below before signing up for this course.
Wed 13
English: Speaking Skills: Fluency and Appropriacy (Intermediate) (5 of 7) In progress 11:15 - 13:15 Department of Engineering, CLIC 1

This course is intended for non-native speakers from the Department of Engineering. It will cover a variety of spoken English, ranging from the more formal language needed for seminars, discussions and conferences, to the more informal everyday language used in the office and the student house.

  • NB. Please read ATTENDANCE section below before signing up for this course.
Thu 14
English: Speaking Skills: Fluency and Appropriacy (Advanced) (5 of 7) In progress 11:15 - 13:15 Department of Engineering, CLIC 1

This course is intended for non-native speakers from the Department of Engineering. It will cover a variety of spoken English, ranging from the more formal language needed for seminars, discussions and conferences, to the more informal everyday language used in the office and the student house.

  • NB. Please read ATTENDANCE section below before signing up for this course.
Wed 20
English: Speaking Skills: Fluency and Appropriacy (Intermediate) (6 of 7) In progress 11:15 - 13:15 Department of Engineering, CLIC 1

This course is intended for non-native speakers from the Department of Engineering. It will cover a variety of spoken English, ranging from the more formal language needed for seminars, discussions and conferences, to the more informal everyday language used in the office and the student house.

  • NB. Please read ATTENDANCE section below before signing up for this course.
Thu 21
English: Speaking Skills: Fluency and Appropriacy (Advanced) (6 of 7) In progress 11:15 - 13:15 Department of Engineering, CLIC 1

This course is intended for non-native speakers from the Department of Engineering. It will cover a variety of spoken English, ranging from the more formal language needed for seminars, discussions and conferences, to the more informal everyday language used in the office and the student house.

  • NB. Please read ATTENDANCE section below before signing up for this course.
Fri 22
English: Cultural Awareness: Living in Britain new [Places] 16:00 - 18:00 Department of Engineering, CLIC 2

Cultural Awareness and Living in Britain

This is a practical seminar, which will address two key aspects of living in Britain. It will focus on the intercultural understanding needed to study and work successfully within the University environment; it will also focus more widely on aspects of British life and culture, considering any topics that participants would like to discuss, and drawing where possible on their impressions and experiences. Participants are welcome to email any questions or particular areas of interest in advance to Sheila Dodds (smd48).

  • NB. Please read ATTENDANCE section below before signing up for this course.
Wed 27
English: Speaking Skills: Fluency and Appropriacy (Intermediate) (7 of 7) In progress 11:15 - 13:15 Department of Engineering, CLIC 1

This course is intended for non-native speakers from the Department of Engineering. It will cover a variety of spoken English, ranging from the more formal language needed for seminars, discussions and conferences, to the more informal everyday language used in the office and the student house.

  • NB. Please read ATTENDANCE section below before signing up for this course.
Thu 28
English: Speaking Skills: Fluency and Appropriacy (Advanced) (7 of 7) In progress 11:15 - 13:15 Department of Engineering, CLIC 1

This course is intended for non-native speakers from the Department of Engineering. It will cover a variety of spoken English, ranging from the more formal language needed for seminars, discussions and conferences, to the more informal everyday language used in the office and the student house.

  • NB. Please read ATTENDANCE section below before signing up for this course.

December 2019

Thu 5
English: Grammar for Speaking & Writing: Articles [Places] 11:15 - 13:15 Department of Engineering, CLIC 1

Workshop to revise and improve understanding of the definite and indefinite articles in English.

  • NB. Please read ATTENDANCE section below before signing up for this course.

January 2020

Fri 24
English: Cultural Awareness: Living in Britain new [Places] 16:00 - 18:00 Department of Engineering, CLIC 2

Cultural Awareness and Living in Britain

This practical seminar provides a further opportunity for participants to learn more about key aspects of living in Britain. As in the previous seminar (Michaelmas Term 2019), it will focus on the intercultural understanding needed to study and work successfully within the University environment; it will also focus more widely on aspects of British life and culture, considering any topics (e.g. tourism, history, politics, class, customs) that participants would like to discuss, and drawing where possible on their impressions and experiences. Those who attended the previous seminar are welcome, and all participants are encouraged to email any questions or particular areas of interest in advance to Sheila Dodds (smd48).

  • NB. Please read ATTENDANCE section below before signing up for this course.