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  • How to put your reading into your writing

    Date: 19 November 2018
    Venue: Room 2D09 (Library), Glenside Campus

    Workshop: Learn how to incorporate themes and ideas from multiple sources into your own work.

  • Talking with confidence

    Date: 19 November 2018
    Venue: Library level 2 meeting room; Frenchay Campus

    Come along for some English conversation in a friendly and relaxed environment. Learn some new words through informal chat and leave feeling more confident.

  • English Vocabulary for Architecture and the Built Environment

    Date: 19 November 2018
    Venue: Room 4Q08, Q block, Frenchay Campus

    This session covers techniques to help you better understand the style of writing and vocabulary related to architecture and the Built Environment. This will support your ability to read and write effectively. 

  • English Vocabulary for Business and Management

    Date: 19 November 2018
    Venue: Room 4D26 (Library), Frenchay Campus

    This workshop will help you to recognise English vocabulary in the context of business and management.

  • Library support drop-in session

    Date: 20 November 2018
    Venue: Room 2D90 (Library), Frenchay campus

    Drop in to Frenchay Library to chat with a member of the library support team. We can talk to you about a range of additional library services available to help you with your studies.

  • The definite and indefinite articles ('the' and 'a/an')

    Date: 20 November 2018
    Venue: Room 4D24 (Library), Frenchay Campus

    This workshop examines the use of the articles in academic writing. Examples and exercises will be used in this hands-on session.

  • Seminar skills

    Date: 20 November 2018
    Venue: Room 4D24 (Library), Frenchay Campus

    What is a seminar? What are you expected to do and what type of language is required? This session will clarify the purpose of a seminar and help you to practise the language you need to participate effectively.

  • Workshop: How to put your reading into your writing

    Date: 20 November 2018
    Venue: Room 4D24 (Library), Frenchay Campus

    Workshop: Learn how to incorporate themes and ideas from multiple sources into your own work.

  • How to get started with critical writing

    Date: 21 November 2018
    Venue: Room 2D09 (Library), Glenside Campus

    Workshop: Learn how to make your writing less descriptive and more critical. This workshop is suitable for Level 1 and 2 students.

  • Workshop: How to improve your critical writing

    Date: 21 November 2018
    Venue: Room 4D24 (Library), Frenchay Campus

    Learn how to build an argument and develop an appropriate 'voice'.

    This will be useful if you are undertaking postgraduate study or if you have been told that you need to be more critical in your writing. This workshop will be suitable for Level 3 and postgraduate students.

  • Punctuation matters

    Date: 21 November 2018
    Venue: Room 5X106, Frenchay Campus

    Should a dash be used in an academic essay? What is the difference between a dash and a hyphen? What is the Oxford comma? Misuse of punctuation marks can have serious consequences. Some humorous examples of these consequences are used in this revision of punctuation.

  • Understanding phrasal verbs

    Date: 21 November 2018
    Venue: Room 4D24, Library, Frenchay Campus

    Phrasal verbs are a big part of speaking English naturally. Come along to this interactive session to pick up tips for learning and using phrasal verbs like a pro.

  • Library support drop-in session

    Date: 22 November 2018
    Venue: Room 2D90 (Library), Frenchay campus

    Drop in to Frenchay Library to chat with a member of the library support team. We can talk to you about a range of additional library services available to help you with your studies.

  • Improve your pronunciation 1: Sounds

    Date: 22 November 2018
    Venue: Room 4D24 (Library), Frenchay campus

    What is the most common sound in English and why don't you understand what people are sometimes saying? Come along to this interactive, fun class to improve your communication skills.

  • Workshop: How to improve your critical writing

    Date: 22 November 2018
    Venue: Room 3AF013, City Campus at Arnolfini

    Workshop: Learn how to build an argument and develop an appropriate “voice”.

    This will be useful if you are undertaking postgraduate study or if you have been told that you need to be more critical in your writing. This workshop will be suitable for Level 3 and postgraduate students.

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