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Chinese: Beginner Intensive Mon 24 Jun 2019   12:00 Not bookable

Introductory course to Chinese. This course is for those with no previous knowledge of Chinese. Communicative context, with videos, audio, texts and conversation.

English: Cultural Awareness: Living in Britain new Fri 2 Nov 2018   16:00 Not bookable

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).

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Research has identified that the ability to verbally express ideas clearly and the capacity to work confidently in a group are the two key skills for employability. This series of workshops focuses on aspects of these skills most pertinent to Engineers at Cambridge.

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This workshop will cover best practice in presenting scientific results in English (charts, graphs, figures, diagrams, trends, etc.).

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Tue 5 Feb 2019 11:15 Not bookable

Research has identified that the ability to verbally express ideas clearly and the capacity to work confidently in a group are the two key skills for employability. This series of workshops focuses on aspects of these skills most pertinent to Engineers at Cambridge.

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

Research has identified that the ability to verbally express ideas clearly and the capacity to work confidently in a group are the two key skills for employability. This series of workshops focuses on aspects of these skills most pertinent to Engineers at Cambridge.

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

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

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Fri 19 Oct 2018 10:30 Not bookable
Fri 16 Nov 2018 10:30 Not bookable

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.

English: Grammar for Speaking & Writing: Articles Wed 28 Nov 2018   11:15 Not bookable

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

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This workshop is intended for non-native speakers from the Department of Engineering who would like to improve their use of conditional structures.

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To revise and improve participants understanding of basic conditional forms.

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English: Speaking Skills: Fluency and Appropriacy (Advanced) Thu 11 Oct 2018   11:15 Not bookable

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.

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.

This course is intended for non-native speakers who wish to practise giving presentations in English. There will be frequent opportunities throughout the course for participants to present their work individually.

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This course is intended for non-native speakers who wish to improve their pronunciation skills. Each week there will be an introduction to an aspect of English pronunciation with opportunities to practise, both individually and in groups, and also to work with the teacher.

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Thu 17 Jan 2019 11:15 Not bookable
English: Writing for Engineers new Mon 8 Oct 2018   11:15   [More dates...] Not bookable

Writing for Engineers (New PhD and MRES students): Workshop focus on expectatins, structure, audience an dcommon errors, plus personalised help in the form of individual supervisions at the end of the course. An assessed piece of work will provide the basis for your own future writing.

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Tue 9 Oct 2018 10:30 Not bookable
Tue 9 Oct 2018 12:30 Not bookable
Mon 21 Jan 2019 10:30 Not bookable
Mon 21 Jan 2019 12:30 Not bookable
English: Writing: Technology assisted writing workshop new Mon 28 Jan 2019   11:15 Not bookable

Learn from a CUP guest speaker how to use an effective online tool to improve and enrich your use of English words and expressions in scientific writing.

French: Beginner Intensive Mon 1 Jul 2019   12:00 [Places]

Introductory course to French. This course is for those with no previous knowledge of French. Communicative context, with videos, audio, texts and conversation.

French: Intermediate new Mon 24 Jun 2019   16:00 Not bookable

This course is for those with a GCSE or AS (or equivalent) level in French. Communicative context, with videos, audio, texts and conversation.

German: Beginner Intensive Tue 25 Jun 2019   09:30 Not bookable

Introductory course to German. This course is for those with no previous knowledge of German. Communicative context, with videos, audio, texts and conversation.

German: Intermediate Tue 25 Jun 2019   12:30 Not bookable

This course is suitable for those who have already studied German for at least a year, or for those who know basic German. Communicative context, with videos, audio, texts and conversation.

Japanese: Beginner Intensive Mon 24 Jun 2019   10:00 Not bookable

Introductory course to Japanese. This course is for those with no previous knowledge of Japanese. Communicative context, with videos, audio, texts and conversation.

Spanish: Beginner Intensive Mon 8 Jul 2019   13:00 [Places]

Fun introductory course to Spanish. This course is for those with little or no previous knowledge of Spanish. Communicative context, with videos, audio, texts and conversation.

Spanish: Intermediate new Mon 24 Jun 2019   13:00 Not bookable

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