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Engineering Language Unit 2012-13

Programme of events provided by Engineering Centre for Languages & Inter-Communication
(Thu 11 Oct 2012 - Thu 18 Jul 2013)

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Wed 23 Jan 2013 – Tue 7 May 2013

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January 2013

Wed 23
English Focus on Writing 2 (Nonnative Postdoc, PhD and MPhil by RESEARCH Engineering ONLY) (1 of 7) Finished 11:00 - 13:00 Department of Engineering, Lecture Room 3B

YOU DO NOT NEED TO HAVE TAKEN FOCUS ON WRITING 1 TO ATTEND THIS COURSE. This course is intended for non-native speakers who wish to improve their skills in writing dissertations, research papers and reports.

Thu 24
English Pronunciation Skills (Nonnative Postdoc, PhD and MPhil by RESEARCH Engineering ONLY) (2 of 7) Finished 11:15 - 13:15 Department of Engineering, CLIC 1

This course is intended for non-native speaker graduate students and Post Docs in the Engineering Department who wish to improve their Pronunciation skills. There will be an introduction to an aspect of English Pronunciation with an opportunity to practise, both on your own, in pairs, in groups and to work with the teacher

Wed 30
English Focus on Writing 2 (Nonnative Postdoc, PhD and MPhil by RESEARCH Engineering ONLY) (2 of 7) Finished 11:00 - 13:00 Department of Engineering, Lecture Room 3B

YOU DO NOT NEED TO HAVE TAKEN FOCUS ON WRITING 1 TO ATTEND THIS COURSE. This course is intended for non-native speakers who wish to improve their skills in writing dissertations, research papers and reports.

Thu 31
English Pronunciation Skills (Nonnative Postdoc, PhD and MPhil by RESEARCH Engineering ONLY) (3 of 7) Finished 11:15 - 13:15 Department of Engineering, CLIC 1

This course is intended for non-native speaker graduate students and Post Docs in the Engineering Department who wish to improve their Pronunciation skills. There will be an introduction to an aspect of English Pronunciation with an opportunity to practise, both on your own, in pairs, in groups and to work with the teacher

February 2013

Wed 6
English Focus on Writing 2 (Nonnative Postdoc, PhD and MPhil by RESEARCH Engineering ONLY) (3 of 7) Finished 11:00 - 13:00 Department of Engineering, Lecture Room 3B

YOU DO NOT NEED TO HAVE TAKEN FOCUS ON WRITING 1 TO ATTEND THIS COURSE. This course is intended for non-native speakers who wish to improve their skills in writing dissertations, research papers and reports.

Thu 7
English Pronunciation Skills (Nonnative Postdoc, PhD and MPhil by RESEARCH Engineering ONLY) (4 of 7) Finished 11:15 - 13:15 Department of Engineering, CLIC 1

This course is intended for non-native speaker graduate students and Post Docs in the Engineering Department who wish to improve their Pronunciation skills. There will be an introduction to an aspect of English Pronunciation with an opportunity to practise, both on your own, in pairs, in groups and to work with the teacher

Wed 13
English Focus on Writing 2 (Nonnative Postdoc, PhD and MPhil by RESEARCH Engineering ONLY) (4 of 7) Finished 11:00 - 13:00 Department of Engineering, Lecture Room 3B

YOU DO NOT NEED TO HAVE TAKEN FOCUS ON WRITING 1 TO ATTEND THIS COURSE. This course is intended for non-native speakers who wish to improve their skills in writing dissertations, research papers and reports.

Thu 14
English Pronunciation Skills (Nonnative Postdoc, PhD and MPhil by RESEARCH Engineering ONLY) (5 of 7) Finished 11:15 - 13:15 Department of Engineering, CLIC 1

This course is intended for non-native speaker graduate students and Post Docs in the Engineering Department who wish to improve their Pronunciation skills. There will be an introduction to an aspect of English Pronunciation with an opportunity to practise, both on your own, in pairs, in groups and to work with the teacher

Fri 15

This is one in a series of five Scientific Writing Skills Workshops tailored to the needs of the PhD/PostDoc Engineering student.

  • Planning and Writing the Literature Review (see topics covered section for more details)

The following workshops are also available:

  • Presenting your results and findings
  • Working on the Discussions and Conclusions Sections
  • What makes a good abstract and title?
  • Preparing successful poster presentations
Wed 20
English Focus on Writing 2 (Nonnative Postdoc, PhD and MPhil by RESEARCH Engineering ONLY) (5 of 7) Finished 11:00 - 13:00 Department of Engineering, Lecture Room 3B

YOU DO NOT NEED TO HAVE TAKEN FOCUS ON WRITING 1 TO ATTEND THIS COURSE. This course is intended for non-native speakers who wish to improve their skills in writing dissertations, research papers and reports.

Thu 21
English Pronunciation Skills (Nonnative Postdoc, PhD and MPhil by RESEARCH Engineering ONLY) (6 of 7) Finished 11:15 - 13:15 Department of Engineering, CLIC 1

This course is intended for non-native speaker graduate students and Post Docs in the Engineering Department who wish to improve their Pronunciation skills. There will be an introduction to an aspect of English Pronunciation with an opportunity to practise, both on your own, in pairs, in groups and to work with the teacher

Wed 27
English Focus on Writing 2 (Nonnative Postdoc, PhD and MPhil by RESEARCH Engineering ONLY) (6 of 7) Finished 11:00 - 13:00 Department of Engineering, Lecture Room 3B

YOU DO NOT NEED TO HAVE TAKEN FOCUS ON WRITING 1 TO ATTEND THIS COURSE. This course is intended for non-native speakers who wish to improve their skills in writing dissertations, research papers and reports.

Thu 28
English Pronunciation Skills (Nonnative Postdoc, PhD and MPhil by RESEARCH Engineering ONLY) (7 of 7) Finished 11:15 - 13:15 Department of Engineering, CLIC 1

This course is intended for non-native speaker graduate students and Post Docs in the Engineering Department who wish to improve their Pronunciation skills. There will be an introduction to an aspect of English Pronunciation with an opportunity to practise, both on your own, in pairs, in groups and to work with the teacher

March 2013

Fri 1

This is one in a series of five Scientific Writing Skills Workshops tailored to the needs of the PhD/PostDoc Engineering student.

  • Working on the Discussions and Conclusions Sections (see topics covered section for more details)

The following workshops are also available:

  • Planning and Writing the Literature Review
  • Presenting your results and findings
  • What makes a good abstract and title?
  • Preparing successful poster presentations
Wed 6
English Focus on Writing 2 (Nonnative Postdoc, PhD and MPhil by RESEARCH Engineering ONLY) (7 of 7) Finished 11:00 - 13:00 Department of Engineering, Lecture Room 3B

YOU DO NOT NEED TO HAVE TAKEN FOCUS ON WRITING 1 TO ATTEND THIS COURSE. This course is intended for non-native speakers who wish to improve their skills in writing dissertations, research papers and reports.

Thu 7

This is one in a series of five Scientific Writing Skills Workshops tailored to the needs of the PhD/PostDoc Engineering student.

  • Presenting your results and findings (see topics covered section for more details)

The following workshops are also available:

  • Planning and Writing the Literature Review
  • Working on the Discussions and Conclusions Sections
  • What makes a good abstract and title?
  • Preparing successful poster presentations
Fri 8

This is one in a series of five Scientific Writing Skills Workshops tailored to the needs of the PhD/PostDoc Engineering student.

  • Preparing successful poster presentations (see topics covered section for more details)

The following workshops are also available:

  • Planning and Writing the Literature Review
  • Presenting your results and findings
  • Working on the Discussions and Conclusions Sections
  • What makes a good abstract and title?
Fri 15

This is one in a series of five Scientific Writing Skills Workshops tailored to the needs of the PhD/PostDoc Engineering student.

  • What makes a good abstract and title? (see topics covered section for more details)

The following workshops are also available:

  • Planning and Writing the Literature Review
  • Presenting your results and findings
  • Working on the Discussions and Conclusions Sections
  • Preparing successful poster presentations

April 2013

Wed 24
English Focus on Writing 3 - Session 1 (Nonnative Postdoc, PhD and MPhil by Research Engineering ONLY) Finished 11:00 - 13:00 Department of Engineering, Lecture Room 3B

Pre-Writing Stage-Planning your Work- Chapter Organisation. This course will look at different ways of organizing reports/theses. You will be given an opportunity to work on your own reports and obtain feedback from peers. You are welcome to bring along your own plans for scrutiny.

Thu 25

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

Tue 30

This is one in a series of five Scientific Writing Skills Workshops tailored to the needs of the PhD/PostDoc Engineering student.

  • Planning and Writing the Literature Review (see topics covered section for more details)

The following workshops are also available:

  • Presenting your results and findings
  • Working on the Discussions and Conclusions Sections
  • What makes a good abstract and title?
  • Preparing successful poster presentations

May 2013

Wed 1

Writing Stage- Structural Issues, Paragraph Organisation and Cohesion. We examine techniques for structuring and developing paragraphs and you will have an opportunity to refine your own paragraphs and obtain feedback from peers. We will draw widely on examples taken from research papers.

Thu 2

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

Tue 7

This is one in a series of five Scientific Writing Skills Workshops tailored to the needs of the PhD/PostDoc Engineering student.

  • Presenting your results and findings (see topics covered section for more details)

The following workshops are also available:

  • Planning and Writing the Literature Review
  • Working on the Discussions and Conclusions Sections
  • What makes a good abstract and title?
  • Preparing successful poster presentations
English: Cultural Awareness Workshop (1 of 2) Finished 17:00 - 18:30 Department of Engineering, CLIC 1

Two Cultural Awareness Workshops