For best experience please turn on javascript and use a modern browser!
You are using a browser that is no longer supported by Microsoft. Please upgrade your browser. The site may not present itself correctly if you continue browsing.

Academic English is designed to improve the English speaking and writing skills of PhD researchers.

Event details of PhD Skills: Academic English
Date 8 October 2021
Time 10:00

Course description

The course focusses on formality and sensitivity to register in spoken and written discourse at both sentence and text level. Through analysis of students’ work and participating in group discussions, they will develop their summarizing skills concentrating on the role cohesion and coherence plays in delivering presentations. Argumentation and development of ideas will also be explored. Grammatical and vocabulary issues are addressed in relation to the needs of the participants.

Participants are reminded that this course focuses on developing practical language skills, and is therefore interactive. Students will be required to engage in group discussions and collaborative work throughout the course.

Course dates

Fridays 10:00 - 12:30
8 October, 15 October, 22 October, 29 October, 5 November, 12 November, 19 November, 26 November, 3 December, 10 December

Please sign up for the waiting list if the course is fully booked. We will contact you if a place opens up. Thanks.