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  • How to improve your critical writing

    Date: 17 May 2022
    Venue: Room 4D24, Frenchay Campus Library

    This interactive workshop is especially useful if you are undertaking level 3 or postgraduate study and want to improve your critical writing skills.

  • Pronunciation

    Date: 18 May 2022
    Venue: Room 4D24, Frenchay Campus Library

    This interactive workshop will offer you the chance to explore and practise some of the main features of spoken English in a supportive environment.

  • How to put your reading into your writing

    Date: 20 May 2022
    Venue: Online via Blackboard Collaborate (book via InfoHub)

    This workshop will help you learn how to incorporate themes and ideas from multiple sources into your own work.

  • How to make notes and read effectively

    Date: 24 May 2022
    Venue: Online via Blackboard Collaborate (book via InfoHub)

    This introductory workshop presents useful tips for selecting what to read and creating effective notes.

  • Improving sentence structure

    Date: 25 May 2022
    Venue: Room 4D24, Frenchay Campus Library

    This workshop helps students to recognise three common sentence structure errors in student writing and how to avoid them.

  • How to reference and avoid plagiarism

    Date: 26 May 2022
    Venue: Room 4D24, Frenchay Campus Library

    This workshop explores key concepts around academic integrity and offers practice in identifying effective paraphrasing, citing and referencing.

  • Understanding new vocabulary in your reading

    Date: 31 May 2022
    Venue: Online via Blackboard Collaborate (book via InfoHub)

    This workshop will help you to learn strategies to improve your understanding of the vocabulary used in reading materials, and will give you some practice writing new words in meaningful sentences.

  • Reading retreat

    Date: 01 June 2022
    Venue: Online via Blackboard Collaborate (book via InfoHub)

    Are you working on a dissertation or final year project? Do you feel like you have lots of reading to do? This reading retreat is a quiet space for you to focus on what you want to learn from your reading, make sense of it and consider how it fits in with what you already know.

  • Writing academic English: being formal

    Date: 06 June 2022
    Venue: Room 4D24, Frenchay Campus Library

    This session will explore 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 apply these features to academic work.

  • How to put your reading into your writing

    Date: 07 June 2022
    Venue: Room 4D24, Frenchay campus library

    This workshop will help you learn how to incorporate themes and ideas from multiple sources into your own work.

  • How to plan and structure your writing

    Date: 10 June 2022
    Venue: Online via Blackboard Collaborate (book via InfoHub)

    This workshop looks at what written assignments are asking you to do and how to go about planning and structuring an assignment.

  • Improving sentence structure

    Date: 13 June 2022
    Venue: Online via Blackboard Collaborate (book via InfoHub)

    This workshop helps students to recognise three common sentence structure errors in student writing and how to avoid them.

  • How to get started with critical writing

    Date: 15 June 2022
    Venue: Online via Blackboard Collaborate (book via InfoHub)

    This interactive workshop looks at what is meant by critical writing and provides an opportunity to review an example of student writing.

  • How to make notes and read effectively

    Date: 20 June 2022
    Venue: Room 4D24, Frenchay Campus Library

    This introductory workshop presents useful tips for selecting what to read and creating effective notes.

  • Tenses in academic writing

    Date: 21 June 2022
    Venue: On Blackbaud, please register via Infohub

    This workshop focuses on the three most common verb tenses in written academic English and when they are used. You will have the opportunity to practise using these tenses.

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