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Thu 13 Oct, Thu 20 Oct, ... Thu 24 Nov 2011
11:15 - 13:15

Venue: Department of Engineering, CLIC 1

Provided by: Engineering Language Unit


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Engineering: English Speaking Skills (Department of Engineering ONLY)
PrerequisitesSpecial

Thu 13 Oct, Thu 20 Oct, ... Thu 24 Nov 2011

Description

This course is intended for non-native speakers who wish to improve their skills in writing dissertations, research papers and reports.

Target audience
  • Graduate students, Post-Docs and Research Fellows of Department of Engineering
  • Further details regarding Engineering Language Unit's eligibility criteria are available
Prerequisites
  • Participants must be a Non-native speaker
Sessions

Number of sessions: 7

# Date Time Venue Trainer
1 Thu 13 Oct 2011   11:15 - 13:15 11:15 - 13:15 Department of Engineering, CLIC 1 map Sheila Dodds
2 Thu 20 Oct 2011   11:15 - 13:15 11:15 - 13:15 Department of Engineering, CLIC 1 map Sheila Dodds
3 Thu 27 Oct 2011   11:15 - 13:15 11:15 - 13:15 Department of Engineering, CLIC 1 map Sheila Dodds
4 Thu 3 Nov 2011   11:15 - 13:15 11:15 - 13:15 Department of Engineering, CLIC 1 map Sheila Dodds
5 Thu 10 Nov 2011   11:15 - 13:15 11:15 - 13:15 Department of Engineering, CLIC 1 map Sheila Dodds
6 Thu 17 Nov 2011   11:15 - 13:15 11:15 - 13:15 Department of Engineering, CLIC 1 map Sheila Dodds
7 Thu 24 Nov 2011   11:15 - 13:15 11:15 - 13:15 Department of Engineering, CLIC 1 map Sheila Dodds
Topics covered
  • Pronunciation
  • Idiomatic and social English
  • Formal and informal styles of speaking
  • Discussion skills
  • Presentation skills
  • Speaking skills for a variety of business and professional contexts
  • Vocabulary including collocations and synonyms
Aims

To develop fluency and build your confidence in speaking in different contexts, both formal and informal

Format

Class work and individual study

Duration

Eight sessions of two hours

Frequency

Yearly

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Theme
English

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