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Engineering Language Unit course timetable

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January 2019

Tue 15
English: Grammar for Speaking & Writing: Trouble-shooting common errors with tenses and modal verbs (intermediate) [Places] 11:15 - 13:15 Department of Engineering, Language Unit Meeting Room
  • NB. Please read ATTENDANCE section below before signing up for this course.
Wed 16
English: Speaking Skills: Pronunciation Skills (Wednesdays) Please note, this course also runs on Thursdays (1 of 7) [Places] 11:15 - 13:15 Department of Engineering, Language Unit Meeting Room

This course is intended for non-native speakers who wish to improve their pronunciation skills. Each week there will be an introduction to an aspect of English pronunciation with opportunities to practise, both individually and in groups, and also to work with the teacher.

  • NB. Please read ATTENDANCE section below before signing up for this course.
Thu 17
English: Speaking Skills: Pronunciation Skills (Thursdays) Please note, this course also runs on Wednesdays (1 of 7) [Places] 11:15 - 13:15 Department of Engineering, Language Unit Meeting Room

This course is intended for non-native speakers who wish to improve their pronunciation skills. Each week there will be an introduction to an aspect of English pronunciation with opportunities to practise, both individually and in groups, and also to work with the teacher.

  • NB. Please read ATTENDANCE section below before signing up for this course.
Fri 18

Research has identified that the ability to verbally express ideas clearly and the capacity to work confidently in a group are the two key skills for employability. This series of workshops focuses on aspects of these skills most pertinent to Engineers at Cambridge.

  • NB. Please read ATTENDANCE section below before signing up for this course.
Mon 21
English: Writing for Engineers (Research students) new (1 of 3) [Places] 10:30 - 12:00 Department of Engineering, Language Unit Meeting Room

This writing course supports research students in Engineering. The focus is on aspects of writing that help to meet Cambridge standards and reviewer expectations: structure, logical flow, the effective development of ideas, accuracy and critical analysis.

The course focuses on common errors and problem areas in writing up dissertations and publishing papers, plus an assessment of your personal areas for improvement

  • The course consists of 3 workshops plus a schedule of individual supervisions at the end of the course.
  • NB. Please read ATTENDANCE section below before signing up for this course.
English: Writing for Engineers (Postdocs) new (1 of 3) [Places] 12:30 - 13:30 Department of Engineering, Language Unit Meeting Room

This writing course supports postdocs in Engineering. The focus is on aspects of writing that help to meet Cambridge standards and reviewer expectations: structure, logical flow, the effective development of ideas, accuracy and critical analysis.

The course focuses on common errors and problem areas in writing up papers, plus an assessment of your personal areas for improvement

  • The course consists of 3 workshops plus a schedule of individual supervisions at the end of the course.
  • NB. Please read ATTENDANCE section below before signing up for this course.
Tue 22
English: Presenting yourself successfully in English: personal profiles, CVs, etc. new [Places] 11:00 - 12:00 Department of Engineering, Language Unit Meeting Room

Research has identified that the ability to verbally express ideas clearly and the capacity to work confidently in a group are the two key skills for employability. This series of workshops focuses on aspects of these skills most pertinent to Engineers at Cambridge.

  • NB. Please read ATTENDANCE section below before signing up for this course.
English: Conducting successful research in English: interviews,questionnaires, etc. new [Places] 12:30 - 13:30 Department of Engineering, Language Unit Meeting Room

Research has identified that the ability to verbally express ideas clearly and the capacity to work confidently in a group are the two key skills for employability. This series of workshops focuses on aspects of these skills most pertinent to Engineers at Cambridge.

  • NB. Please read ATTENDANCE section below before signing up for this course.
Wed 23
English: Speaking Skills: Pronunciation Skills (Wednesdays) Please note, this course also runs on Thursdays (2 of 7) [Places] 11:15 - 13:15 Department of Engineering, Language Unit Meeting Room

This course is intended for non-native speakers who wish to improve their pronunciation skills. Each week there will be an introduction to an aspect of English pronunciation with opportunities to practise, both individually and in groups, and also to work with the teacher.

  • NB. Please read ATTENDANCE section below before signing up for this course.
Thu 24
English: Speaking Skills: Pronunciation Skills (Thursdays) Please note, this course also runs on Wednesdays (2 of 7) [Places] 11:15 - 13:15 Department of Engineering, Language Unit Meeting Room

This course is intended for non-native speakers who wish to improve their pronunciation skills. Each week there will be an introduction to an aspect of English pronunciation with opportunities to practise, both individually and in groups, and also to work with the teacher.

  • NB. Please read ATTENDANCE section below before signing up for this course.
Mon 28
English: Writing for Engineers (Research students) new (2 of 3) [Places] 10:30 - 12:00 Department of Engineering, Language Unit Meeting Room

This writing course supports research students in Engineering. The focus is on aspects of writing that help to meet Cambridge standards and reviewer expectations: structure, logical flow, the effective development of ideas, accuracy and critical analysis.

The course focuses on common errors and problem areas in writing up dissertations and publishing papers, plus an assessment of your personal areas for improvement

  • The course consists of 3 workshops plus a schedule of individual supervisions at the end of the course.
  • NB. Please read ATTENDANCE section below before signing up for this course.
English: Writing: Technology assisted writing workshop new Not bookable 11:15 - 13:15 Department of Engineering, Language Unit Meeting Room

Learn from a CUP guest speaker how to use an effective online tool to improve and enrich your use of English words and expressions in scientific writing.

English: Writing for Engineers (Postdocs) new (2 of 3) [Places] 12:30 - 13:30 Department of Engineering, Language Unit Meeting Room

This writing course supports postdocs in Engineering. The focus is on aspects of writing that help to meet Cambridge standards and reviewer expectations: structure, logical flow, the effective development of ideas, accuracy and critical analysis.

The course focuses on common errors and problem areas in writing up papers, plus an assessment of your personal areas for improvement

  • The course consists of 3 workshops plus a schedule of individual supervisions at the end of the course.
  • NB. Please read ATTENDANCE section below before signing up for this course.
Tue 29
English: Successfully pitching your work in English: elevator pitches, pecha kucha, proposals etc. new [Places] 11:00 - 12:00 Department of Engineering, Language Unit Meeting Room

Research has identified that the ability to verbally express ideas clearly and the capacity to work confidently in a group are the two key skills for employability. This series of workshops focuses on aspects of these skills most pertinent to Engineers at Cambridge.

  • NB. Please read ATTENDANCE section below before signing up for this course.

This workshop will cover best practice in presenting scientific results in English (charts, graphs, figures, diagrams, trends, etc.).

  • NB. Please read ATTENDANCE section below before signing up for this course.
Wed 30
English: Speaking Skills: Pronunciation Skills (Wednesdays) Please note, this course also runs on Thursdays (3 of 7) [Places] 11:15 - 13:15 Department of Engineering, Language Unit Meeting Room

This course is intended for non-native speakers who wish to improve their pronunciation skills. Each week there will be an introduction to an aspect of English pronunciation with opportunities to practise, both individually and in groups, and also to work with the teacher.

  • NB. Please read ATTENDANCE section below before signing up for this course.
Thu 31
English: Speaking Skills: Pronunciation Skills (Thursdays) Please note, this course also runs on Wednesdays (3 of 7) [Places] 11:15 - 13:15 Department of Engineering, Language Unit Meeting Room

This course is intended for non-native speakers who wish to improve their pronunciation skills. Each week there will be an introduction to an aspect of English pronunciation with opportunities to practise, both individually and in groups, and also to work with the teacher.

  • NB. Please read ATTENDANCE section below before signing up for this course.

February 2019

Mon 4
English: Writing for Engineers (Research students) new (3 of 3) [Places] 10:30 - 12:00 Department of Engineering, Language Unit Meeting Room

This writing course supports research students in Engineering. The focus is on aspects of writing that help to meet Cambridge standards and reviewer expectations: structure, logical flow, the effective development of ideas, accuracy and critical analysis.

The course focuses on common errors and problem areas in writing up dissertations and publishing papers, plus an assessment of your personal areas for improvement

  • The course consists of 3 workshops plus a schedule of individual supervisions at the end of the course.
  • NB. Please read ATTENDANCE section below before signing up for this course.
English: Writing for Engineers (Postdocs) new (3 of 3) [Places] 12:30 - 13:30 Department of Engineering, Language Unit Meeting Room

This writing course supports postdocs in Engineering. The focus is on aspects of writing that help to meet Cambridge standards and reviewer expectations: structure, logical flow, the effective development of ideas, accuracy and critical analysis.

The course focuses on common errors and problem areas in writing up papers, plus an assessment of your personal areas for improvement

  • The course consists of 3 workshops plus a schedule of individual supervisions at the end of the course.
  • NB. Please read ATTENDANCE section below before signing up for this course.
Wed 6
English: Speaking Skills: Pronunciation Skills (Wednesdays) Please note, this course also runs on Thursdays (4 of 7) [Places] 11:15 - 13:15 Department of Engineering, Language Unit Meeting Room

This course is intended for non-native speakers who wish to improve their pronunciation skills. Each week there will be an introduction to an aspect of English pronunciation with opportunities to practise, both individually and in groups, and also to work with the teacher.

  • NB. Please read ATTENDANCE section below before signing up for this course.
Thu 7
English: Speaking Skills: Pronunciation Skills (Thursdays) Please note, this course also runs on Wednesdays (4 of 7) [Places] 11:15 - 13:15 Department of Engineering, Language Unit Meeting Room

This course is intended for non-native speakers who wish to improve their pronunciation skills. Each week there will be an introduction to an aspect of English pronunciation with opportunities to practise, both individually and in groups, and also to work with the teacher.

  • NB. Please read ATTENDANCE section below before signing up for this course.
Wed 13
English: Speaking Skills: Pronunciation Skills (Wednesdays) Please note, this course also runs on Thursdays (5 of 7) [Places] 11:15 - 13:15 Department of Engineering, Language Unit Meeting Room

This course is intended for non-native speakers who wish to improve their pronunciation skills. Each week there will be an introduction to an aspect of English pronunciation with opportunities to practise, both individually and in groups, and also to work with the teacher.

  • NB. Please read ATTENDANCE section below before signing up for this course.
Thu 14
English: Speaking Skills: Pronunciation Skills (Thursdays) Please note, this course also runs on Wednesdays (5 of 7) [Places] 11:15 - 13:15 Department of Engineering, Language Unit Meeting Room

This course is intended for non-native speakers who wish to improve their pronunciation skills. Each week there will be an introduction to an aspect of English pronunciation with opportunities to practise, both individually and in groups, and also to work with the teacher.

  • NB. Please read ATTENDANCE section below before signing up for this course.
Wed 20
English: Speaking Skills: Pronunciation Skills (Wednesdays) Please note, this course also runs on Thursdays (6 of 7) [Places] 11:15 - 13:15 Department of Engineering, Language Unit Meeting Room

This course is intended for non-native speakers who wish to improve their pronunciation skills. Each week there will be an introduction to an aspect of English pronunciation with opportunities to practise, both individually and in groups, and also to work with the teacher.

  • NB. Please read ATTENDANCE section below before signing up for this course.
Thu 21
English: Speaking Skills: Pronunciation Skills (Thursdays) Please note, this course also runs on Wednesdays (6 of 7) [Places] 11:15 - 13:15 Department of Engineering, Language Unit Meeting Room

This course is intended for non-native speakers who wish to improve their pronunciation skills. Each week there will be an introduction to an aspect of English pronunciation with opportunities to practise, both individually and in groups, and also to work with the teacher.

  • NB. Please read ATTENDANCE section below before signing up for this course.