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Wed 21 Jan, Wed 28 Jan, ... Wed 4 Mar 2015
11:15 - 13:15

Venue: Department of Engineering, CLIC 1

Provided by: Engineering Centre for Languages & Inter-Communication


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English Speaking Skills: Pronunciation Skills

Wed 21 Jan, Wed 28 Jan, ... Wed 4 Mar 2015

Description

This course is intended for non-native speaker graduate students and Post Docs in the Engineering Department who wish to improve their Pronunciation skills. Each week 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

Target audience
  • Non-native MPhil by Research and PhD students plus Postdocs from the Department of Engineering ONLY
  • Further details regarding Engineering Language Unit's eligibility criteria are available
Prerequisites
  • Non-native MPhil by Research and PhD students plus Postdocs from the Department of Engineering ONLY
Sessions

Number of sessions: 7

# Date Time Venue Trainer
1 Wed 21 Jan 2015   11:15 - 13:15 11:15 - 13:15 Department of Engineering, CLIC 1 map Sheila Dodds
2 Wed 28 Jan 2015   11:15 - 13:15 11:15 - 13:15 Department of Engineering, CLIC 1 map Sheila Dodds
3 Wed 4 Feb 2015   11:15 - 13:15 11:15 - 13:15 Department of Engineering, CLIC 1 map Sheila Dodds
4 Wed 11 Feb 2015   11:15 - 13:15 11:15 - 13:15 Department of Engineering, CLIC 1 map Sheila Dodds
5 Wed 18 Feb 2015   11:15 - 13:15 11:15 - 13:15 Department of Engineering, CLIC 1 map Sheila Dodds
6 Wed 25 Feb 2015   11:15 - 13:15 11:15 - 13:15 Department of Engineering, CLIC 1 map Sheila Dodds
7 Wed 4 Mar 2015   11:15 - 13:15 11:15 - 13:15 Department of Engineering, CLIC 1 map Sheila Dodds
Topics covered
  • Pronunciation of sound combinations
  • Pronunciation of sound combinations
  • Patterns of stress in words, phrases and sentences
  • Intonation at the discourse level, e.g. in spoken dialogues
Aims
  • To improve pronunciation skills and the use of stress, rhythm and intonation patterns
  • To develop clarity and fluency in a variety of situations
  • To develop your awareness of your pronunciation strengths and weaknesses
Format

Class work and individual study

Duration

Seven sessions of two hours

Frequency

Yearly

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Theme
English

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