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Tue 24 Jan, Tue 31 Jan, ... Tue 6 Mar 2012
11:15 - 13:15

Venue: Department of Engineering, CLIC 1

Provided by: Engineering Centre for Languages & Inter-Communication


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Engineering: English Pronunciation Skills
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Tue 24 Jan, Tue 31 Jan, ... Tue 6 Mar 2012

Description

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

Target audience
  • Graduate students, Post-Docs and Research Fellows of Department of Engineering
  • Further details regarding Engineering Language Unit's eligibility criteria are available
Prerequisites
  • Participants must be a Non-native speaker
Sessions

Number of sessions: 7

# Date Time Venue Trainer
1 Tue 24 Jan 2012   11:15 - 13:15 11:15 - 13:15 Department of Engineering, CLIC 1 map Sheila Dodds
2 Tue 31 Jan 2012   11:15 - 13:15 11:15 - 13:15 Department of Engineering, CLIC 1 map Sheila Dodds
3 Tue 7 Feb 2012   11:15 - 13:15 11:15 - 13:15 Department of Engineering, CLIC 1 map Sheila Dodds
4 Tue 14 Feb 2012   11:15 - 13:15 11:15 - 13:15 Department of Engineering, CLIC 1 map Sheila Dodds
5 Tue 21 Feb 2012   11:15 - 13:15 11:15 - 13:15 Department of Engineering, CLIC 1 map Sheila Dodds
6 Tue 28 Feb 2012   11:15 - 13:15 11:15 - 13:15 Department of Engineering, CLIC 1 map Sheila Dodds
7 Tue 6 Mar 2012   11:15 - 13:15 11:15 - 13:15 Department of Engineering, CLIC 1 map Sheila Dodds
Topics covered
  • Intonation and stress patterns
  • The consonants of English
  • Consonant sequences
  • Problems in pronunciation
  • English vowels
  • Vowel sequences
  • Words in company
Aims
  • To improve pronunciation skills and the use of stress, rhythm and intonation patterns
  • To develop clarity and fluency in communicating with a range of interactants
  • 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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