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Engineering Language Unit 2018.19

Programme of events provided by Engineering Centre for Languages & Inter-Communication
(Tue 9 Oct 2018 - Fri 26 Jul 2019)

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Tue 9 Oct 2018 – Tue 13 Nov 2018

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October 2018

Tue 9
English: Writing for Engineers (PhD) new (1 of 8) Finished 10:30 - 12:00 Department of Engineering, CLIC 1

Writing for Engineers (new students): 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.

  • NB. Please read ATTENDANCE section below before signing up for this course.
English: Writing for Engineers (Postdoc) new (1 of 8) Finished 12:30 - 13:30 Department of Engineering, CLIC 1

Writing for Engineers: Course for postdocs on refining papers for publishing.

  • NB. Please read ATTENDANCE section below before signing up for this course.
Wed 10
English: Speaking Skills: Fluency and Appropriacy (Intermediate) (1 of 7) Finished 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 11
English: Speaking Skills: Fluency and Appropriacy (Advanced) (1 of 7) Finished 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 12

We will focus on refining participants language for correspondence, focusing on native-speakers norms and choice of words as well as register for formal versus casual correspondence

  • NB. Please read ATTENDANCE section below before signing up for this course.
Tue 16
English: Writing for Engineers (PhD) new (2 of 8) Finished 10:30 - 12:00 Department of Engineering, CLIC 1

Writing for Engineers (new students): 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.

  • NB. Please read ATTENDANCE section below before signing up for this course.
English: Writing for Engineers (Postdoc) new (2 of 8) Finished 12:30 - 13:30 Department of Engineering, CLIC 1

Writing for Engineers: Course for postdocs on refining papers for publishing.

  • NB. Please read ATTENDANCE section below before signing up for this course.
Wed 17
English: Speaking Skills: Fluency and Appropriacy (Intermediate) (2 of 7) Finished 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 18
English: Speaking Skills: Fluency and Appropriacy (Advanced) (2 of 7) Finished 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 19

We will focus on how to overcome listening difficulties using authentic video and audio Engineering scenarios.

  • NB. Please read ATTENDANCE section below before signing up for this course.
Tue 23
English: Writing for Engineers (PhD) new (3 of 8) Finished 10:30 - 12:00 Department of Engineering, CLIC 1

Writing for Engineers (new students): 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.

  • NB. Please read ATTENDANCE section below before signing up for this course.
English: Writing for Engineers (Postdoc) new (3 of 8) Finished 12:30 - 13:30 Department of Engineering, CLIC 1

Writing for Engineers: Course for postdocs on refining papers for publishing.

  • NB. Please read ATTENDANCE section below before signing up for this course.
Wed 24
English: Speaking Skills: Fluency and Appropriacy (Intermediate) (3 of 7) Finished 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 25
English: Speaking Skills: Fluency and Appropriacy (Advanced) (3 of 7) Finished 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.
Tue 30
English: Writing for Engineers (PhD) new (4 of 8) Finished 10:30 - 12:00 Department of Engineering, CLIC 1

Writing for Engineers (new students): 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.

  • NB. Please read ATTENDANCE section below before signing up for this course.
English: Writing for Engineers (Postdoc) new (4 of 8) Finished 12:30 - 13:30 Department of Engineering, CLIC 1

Writing for Engineers: Course for postdocs on refining papers for publishing.

  • NB. Please read ATTENDANCE section below before signing up for this course.
Wed 31
English: Speaking Skills: Fluency and Appropriacy (Intermediate) (4 of 7) Finished 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.

November 2018

Thu 1
English: Speaking Skills: Fluency and Appropriacy (Advanced) (4 of 7) Finished 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 2
English: Cultural Awareness: Living in Britain new Finished 16:00 - 18:00 Department of Engineering, James Dyson Building, Teaching Room

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.
Tue 6
English: Writing for Engineers (PhD) new (5 of 8) Finished 10:30 - 12:00 Department of Engineering, CLIC 1

Writing for Engineers (new students): 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.

  • NB. Please read ATTENDANCE section below before signing up for this course.
English: Writing for Engineers (Postdoc) new (5 of 8) Finished 12:30 - 13:30 Department of Engineering, CLIC 1

Writing for Engineers: Course for postdocs on refining papers for publishing.

  • NB. Please read ATTENDANCE section below before signing up for this course.
Wed 7
English: Speaking Skills: Fluency and Appropriacy (Intermediate) (5 of 7) Finished 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 8
English: Speaking Skills: Fluency and Appropriacy (Advanced) (5 of 7) Finished 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 9
English: ESSENTIAL ENGLISH FOR ENGINEERS: Supervisor/Student Communication new Finished 10:30 - 11:30 Department of Engineering, CLIC 1

This seminar covers the language and characteristics of an effective academic CUED supervision from the perspective of both the teacher and student, using authentic recorded material within the Department. The seminar is useful to both postgraduates wishing to improve their language and interaction in academic supervisions and postdocs or postgraduates wishing to maximise their teaching performance when supervising students.

Tue 13
English: Writing for Engineers (PhD) new (6 of 8) Finished 10:30 - 12:00 Department of Engineering, CLIC 1

Writing for Engineers (new students): 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.

  • NB. Please read ATTENDANCE section below before signing up for this course.
English: Writing for Engineers (Postdoc) new (6 of 8) Finished 12:30 - 13:30 Department of Engineering, CLIC 1

Writing for Engineers: Course for postdocs on refining papers for publishing.

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