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Wed 28 Apr, Thu 29 Apr, ... Thu 10 Jun 2021
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Venue: CLIC online teaching

Provided by: Engineering Centre for Languages & Inter-Communication


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CLIC: Speaking skills: Practising your presentations

Wed 28 Apr, Thu 29 Apr, ... Thu 10 Jun 2021

Description

This online course is geared towards non-native speakers who feel that they would benefit from the opportunity to have frequent practice in giving presentations in English. It will consist of a mix of teacher input, individual presentations and regular feedback. We will meet together for the first class (11.15am on Wednesday 28 April), and thereafter we will meet mainly in small groups of 4-6 students, at 11.15 am on either Wednesday or Thursday mornings. Depending on exact numbers, each group session will be between 1 hour and 1.5 hours long. Groups and precise times will be decided in the first class.

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

This course is designed for non-native English speakers from the Department of Engineering.

Eligibility

  • All staff and students from Cambridge University Engineering Department ONLY
  • Further details regarding CLIC's eligibility criteria are available here
Sessions

Number of sessions: 14

# Date Time Venue Trainer
1 Wed 28 Apr   11:15 - 13:15 11:15 - 13:15 CLIC online teaching Sheila Dodds
2 Thu 29 Apr   11:15 - 12:45 11:15 - 12:45 CLIC online teaching Sheila Dodds
3 Wed 5 May   11:15 - 12:45 11:15 - 12:45 CLIC online teaching Sheila Dodds
4 Thu 6 May   11:15 - 12:45 11:15 - 12:45 CLIC online teaching Sheila Dodds
5 Wed 12 May   11:15 - 12:45 11:15 - 12:45 CLIC online teaching Sheila Dodds
6 Thu 13 May   11:15 - 12:45 11:15 - 12:45 CLIC online teaching Sheila Dodds
7 Wed 19 May   11:15 - 12:45 11:15 - 12:45 CLIC online teaching Sheila Dodds
8 Thu 20 May   11:15 - 12:45 11:15 - 12:45 CLIC online teaching Sheila Dodds
9 Wed 26 May   11:15 - 12:45 11:15 - 12:45 CLIC online teaching Sheila Dodds
10 Thu 27 May   11:15 - 12:45 11:15 - 12:45 CLIC online teaching Sheila Dodds
11 Wed 2 Jun   11:15 - 12:45 11:15 - 12:45 CLIC online teaching Sheila Dodds
12 Thu 3 Jun   11:15 - 12:45 11:15 - 12:45 CLIC online teaching Sheila Dodds
13 Wed 9 Jun   11:15 - 12:45 11:15 - 12:45 CLIC online teaching Sheila Dodds
14 Thu 10 Jun   11:15 - 12:45 11:15 - 12:45 CLIC online teaching 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

Themes

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