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  • Writing academic English: being cautious

    Date: 22 June 2021
    Venue: Online via Blackboard Collaborate (book via InfoHub)

    This workshop will help you to write better academic English by explaining how to be concise, cautious and impersonal in your writing. You will have the opportunity to identify and practice using these features of good academic writing.

  • Tenses in academic writing

    Date: 30 June 2021
    Venue: Online via Blackboard Collaborate (book via InfoHub)

    This workshop looks at the three most common verb tenses in written academic English, when they are used and provides an opportunity to practise using these.

  • Improving sentence structure

    Date: 12 July 2021
    Venue: Online via Blackboard Collaborate ( book via Infohub)

    This workshop helps students to recognise the four types of sentence structure in English and how to avoid the 3 common sentence structure errors in student writing. It also provides some useful tips which can be used.

  • Writing academic English: being formal

    Date: 13 July 2021
    Venue: Online via Blackboard Collaborate (book via Infohub)

    This session will explain when and why you need to be formal in your academic writing and how to do this. You will learn to identify the differences between formal and informal language and have the opportunity to practice looking for these difference and how to apply this in your writing.

  • Taking part in discussions

    Date: 19 July 2021
    Venue: Online via Blackboard Collaborate (book via InfoHub)

    Are group discussions part of your course? What are you expected to do and what type of language is required? This workshop will clarify the purpose of these discussions and help you to practise the language you need to participate effectively.

  • Pronunciation: understanding your lecturers

    Date: 28 July 2021
    Venue: Online via Blackboard Collaborate (book via InfoHub)

    This workshop will focus on understanding connected speech, one of the features of spoken English that can cause confusion for listeners.

  • Communicating with your lecturers

    Date: 05 August 2021
    Venue: Online via Blackboard Collaborate

    This workshop will give you tips and practice in how to communicate appropriately with your lecturers.

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