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Engineering Language Unit course timetable

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October 2018

Mon 8
English: Writing for Engineers new (1 of 8) Not bookable 11:15 - 13:15 Department of Engineering, Language Unit Meeting Room

Writing for Engineers (New PhD and MRES students): Workshop focus on expectatins, structure, audience an dcommon errors, plus personalised help in the form of individual supervisions at the end of the course. An assessed piece of work will provide the basis for your own future writing.

  • NB. Please read ATTENDANCE section below before signing up for this course.
Tue 9
English: Writing for Engineers (PhD) new (1 of 8) Not bookable 10:30 - 12:00 Department of Engineering, Language Unit Meeting Room

Writing for Engineers (new students): Workshop focuses on common errors and problem areas for research students writing up dissertations and publishing papers, plus an assessment of your personal areas for improvement through individual supervisions at the end of the course.

  • NB. Please read ATTENDANCE section below before signing up for this course.
English: Writing for Engineers (Postdoc) new (1 of 8) Not bookable 12:30 - 13:30 Department of Engineering, Language Unit Meeting Room

Writing for Engineers (new students): Course for postdocs on refining papers for publishing.

  • NB. Please read ATTENDANCE section below before signing up for this course.
Wed 10
English: Speaking Skills: Fluency and Appropriacy (Intermediate) (1 of 7) Not bookable 11:15 - 13:15 Department of Engineering, Language Unit Meeting Room

This course is intended for non-native speakers from the Department of Engineering. It will cover a variety of spoken English, ranging from the more formal language needed for seminars, discussions and conferences, to the more informal everyday language used in the office and the student house.

  • NB. Please read ATTENDANCE section below before signing up for this course.
Thu 11
English: Speaking Skills: Fluency and Appropriacy (Advanced) (1 of 7) Not bookable 11:15 - 13:15 Department of Engineering, Language Unit Meeting Room

This course is intended for non-native speakers from the Department of Engineering. It will cover a variety of spoken English, ranging from the more formal language needed for seminars, discussions and conferences, to the more informal everyday language used in the office and the student house.

  • NB. Please read ATTENDANCE section below before signing up for this course.
Fri 12
English: ESSENTIAL ENGLISH FOR ENGINEERS: Writing effective emails and English Correspondence new Not bookable 10:30 - 11:30 Department of Engineering, Language Unit Meeting Room

We will focus on refining participants language for correspondence, focusing on native-speakers norms and choice of words as well as register for formal versus casual correspondence

  • NB. Please read ATTENDANCE section below before signing up for this course.
Mon 15
English: Writing for Engineers new (2 of 8) Not bookable 11:15 - 13:15 Department of Engineering, Language Unit Meeting Room

Writing for Engineers (New PhD and MRES students): Workshop focus on expectatins, structure, audience an dcommon errors, plus personalised help in the form of individual supervisions at the end of the course. An assessed piece of work will provide the basis for your own future writing.

  • NB. Please read ATTENDANCE section below before signing up for this course.
Tue 16
English: Writing for Engineers (PhD) new (2 of 8) Not bookable 10:30 - 12:00 Department of Engineering, Language Unit Meeting Room

Writing for Engineers (new students): Workshop focuses on common errors and problem areas for research students writing up dissertations and publishing papers, plus an assessment of your personal areas for improvement through individual supervisions at the end of the course.

  • NB. Please read ATTENDANCE section below before signing up for this course.
English: Writing for Engineers (Postdoc) new (2 of 8) Not bookable 12:30 - 13:30 Department of Engineering, Language Unit Meeting Room

Writing for Engineers (new students): Course for postdocs on refining papers for publishing.

  • NB. Please read ATTENDANCE section below before signing up for this course.
Wed 17
English: Speaking Skills: Fluency and Appropriacy (Intermediate) (2 of 7) Not bookable 11:15 - 13:15 Department of Engineering, Language Unit Meeting Room

This course is intended for non-native speakers from the Department of Engineering. It will cover a variety of spoken English, ranging from the more formal language needed for seminars, discussions and conferences, to the more informal everyday language used in the office and the student house.

  • NB. Please read ATTENDANCE section below before signing up for this course.
Thu 18
English: Speaking Skills: Fluency and Appropriacy (Advanced) (2 of 7) Not bookable 11:15 - 13:15 Department of Engineering, Language Unit Meeting Room

This course is intended for non-native speakers from the Department of Engineering. It will cover a variety of spoken English, ranging from the more formal language needed for seminars, discussions and conferences, to the more informal everyday language used in the office and the student house.

  • NB. Please read ATTENDANCE section below before signing up for this course.
Fri 19
English: ESSENTIAL ENGLISH FOR ENGINEERS: Listening effectively (prediction, gist, main points, details, instructions, etc.) new Not bookable 10:30 - 11:30 Department of Engineering, Language Unit Meeting Room

We will focus on how to overcome listening difficulties using authentic video and audio Engineering scenarios.

  • NB. Please read ATTENDANCE section below before signing up for this course.
Mon 22
English: Writing for Engineers new (3 of 8) Not bookable 11:15 - 13:15 Department of Engineering, Language Unit Meeting Room

Writing for Engineers (New PhD and MRES students): Workshop focus on expectatins, structure, audience an dcommon errors, plus personalised help in the form of individual supervisions at the end of the course. An assessed piece of work will provide the basis for your own future writing.

  • NB. Please read ATTENDANCE section below before signing up for this course.
Tue 23
English: Writing for Engineers (PhD) new (3 of 8) Not bookable 10:30 - 12:00 Department of Engineering, Language Unit Meeting Room

Writing for Engineers (new students): Workshop focuses on common errors and problem areas for research students writing up dissertations and publishing papers, plus an assessment of your personal areas for improvement through individual supervisions at the end of the course.

  • NB. Please read ATTENDANCE section below before signing up for this course.
English: Writing for Engineers (Postdoc) new (3 of 8) Not bookable 10:30 - 12:00 Department of Engineering, Language Unit Meeting Room

Writing for Engineers (new students): Course for postdocs on refining papers for publishing.

  • NB. Please read ATTENDANCE section below before signing up for this course.
Wed 24
English: Speaking Skills: Fluency and Appropriacy (Intermediate) (3 of 7) Not bookable 11:15 - 13:15 Department of Engineering, Language Unit Meeting Room

This course is intended for non-native speakers from the Department of Engineering. It will cover a variety of spoken English, ranging from the more formal language needed for seminars, discussions and conferences, to the more informal everyday language used in the office and the student house.

  • NB. Please read ATTENDANCE section below before signing up for this course.
Thu 25
English: Speaking Skills: Fluency and Appropriacy (Advanced) (3 of 7) Not bookable 11:15 - 13:15 Department of Engineering, Language Unit Meeting Room

This course is intended for non-native speakers from the Department of Engineering. It will cover a variety of spoken English, ranging from the more formal language needed for seminars, discussions and conferences, to the more informal everyday language used in the office and the student house.

  • NB. Please read ATTENDANCE section below before signing up for this course.
Mon 29
English: Writing for Engineers new (4 of 8) Not bookable 11:15 - 13:15 Department of Engineering, Language Unit Meeting Room

Writing for Engineers (New PhD and MRES students): Workshop focus on expectatins, structure, audience an dcommon errors, plus personalised help in the form of individual supervisions at the end of the course. An assessed piece of work will provide the basis for your own future writing.

  • NB. Please read ATTENDANCE section below before signing up for this course.
Tue 30
English: Writing for Engineers (PhD) new (4 of 8) Not bookable 10:30 - 12:00 Department of Engineering, Language Unit Meeting Room

Writing for Engineers (new students): Workshop focuses on common errors and problem areas for research students writing up dissertations and publishing papers, plus an assessment of your personal areas for improvement through individual supervisions at the end of the course.

  • NB. Please read ATTENDANCE section below before signing up for this course.
English: Writing for Engineers (Postdoc) new (4 of 8) Not bookable 12:30 - 13:30 Department of Engineering, Language Unit Meeting Room

Writing for Engineers (new students): Course for postdocs on refining papers for publishing.

  • NB. Please read ATTENDANCE section below before signing up for this course.
Wed 31
English: Speaking Skills: Fluency and Appropriacy (Intermediate) (4 of 7) Not bookable 11:15 - 13:15 Department of Engineering, Language Unit Meeting Room

This course is intended for non-native speakers from the Department of Engineering. It will cover a variety of spoken English, ranging from the more formal language needed for seminars, discussions and conferences, to the more informal everyday language used in the office and the student house.

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

November 2018

Thu 1
English: Speaking Skills: Fluency and Appropriacy (Advanced) (4 of 7) Not bookable 11:15 - 13:15 Department of Engineering, Language Unit Meeting Room

This course is intended for non-native speakers from the Department of Engineering. It will cover a variety of spoken English, ranging from the more formal language needed for seminars, discussions and conferences, to the more informal everyday language used in the office and the student house.

  • NB. Please read ATTENDANCE section below before signing up for this course.
Fri 2
English: Cultural Awareness: Living in Britain new Not bookable 16:00 - 18:00 Department of Engineering, Language Unit Meeting Room

Cultural Awareness and Living in Britain

This is a practical seminar, which will address two key aspects of living in Britain. It will focus on the intercultural understanding needed to study and work successfully within the University environment; it will also focus more widely on aspects of British life and culture, considering any topics that participants would like to discuss, and drawing where possible on their impressions and experiences. Participants are welcome to email any questions or particular areas of interest in advance to Sheila Dodds (smd48).

  • NB. Please read ATTENDANCE section below before signing up for this course.
Mon 5
English: Writing for Engineers new (5 of 8) Not bookable 11:15 - 13:15 Department of Engineering, Language Unit Meeting Room

Writing for Engineers (New PhD and MRES students): Workshop focus on expectatins, structure, audience an dcommon errors, plus personalised help in the form of individual supervisions at the end of the course. An assessed piece of work will provide the basis for your own future writing.

  • NB. Please read ATTENDANCE section below before signing up for this course.
Tue 6
English: Writing for Engineers (PhD) new (5 of 8) Not bookable 10:30 - 12:00 Department of Engineering, Language Unit Meeting Room

Writing for Engineers (new students): Workshop focuses on common errors and problem areas for research students writing up dissertations and publishing papers, plus an assessment of your personal areas for improvement through individual supervisions at the end of the course.

  • NB. Please read ATTENDANCE section below before signing up for this course.
English: Writing for Engineers (Postdoc) new (5 of 8) Not bookable 12:30 - 13:30 Department of Engineering, Language Unit Meeting Room

Writing for Engineers (new students): Course for postdocs on refining papers for publishing.

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