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Thu 27 Apr, Thu 4 May, ... Thu 8 Jun 2017
11:15 - 13:15

Venue: Department of Engineering, Language Unit Meeting Room

Provided by: Engineering Language Unit


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English: Speaking Skills: Presentation Skills

Thu 27 Apr, Thu 4 May, ... Thu 8 Jun 2017

Description

This course is intended for non-native speakers who wish to improve their skills in giving presentations in English.

  • 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
  • No other students, members of staff or visiting scholars are eligible for this course. If you are not eligible, please do not sign up, as your name will be deleted from the list without further notice. Instead, please email Nicola Cavaleri (nch23@cam.ac.uk) to enquire about possible special arrangements.
  • 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 27 Apr   11:15 - 13:15 11:15 - 13:15 Department of Engineering, Language Unit Meeting Room map Sheila Dodds
2 Thu 4 May   11:15 - 13:15 11:15 - 13:15 Department of Engineering, Language Unit Meeting Room map Sheila Dodds
3 Thu 11 May   11:15 - 13:15 11:15 - 13:15 Department of Engineering, Language Unit Meeting Room map Sheila Dodds
4 Thu 18 May   11:15 - 13:15 11:15 - 13:15 Department of Engineering, Language Unit Meeting Room map Sheila Dodds
5 Thu 25 May   11:15 - 13:15 11:15 - 13:15 Department of Engineering, Language Unit Meeting Room map Sheila Dodds
6 Thu 1 Jun   11:15 - 13:15 11:15 - 13:15 Department of Engineering, Language Unit Meeting Room map Sheila Dodds
7 Thu 8 Jun   11:15 - 13:15 11:15 - 13:15 Department of Engineering, Language Unit Meeting Room 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

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Theme
English

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