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Engineering Language Unit course timetable

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Fri 24 Nov – Tue 20 Feb 2018

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November 2017

Mon 27
English: WORKING WITH COLLEAGUES - Casual and formal correspondence (emails, letters, phone English) new [Places] 11:15 - 13:15 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.
Wed 29
English: Grammar for Speaking & Writing: Articles [Places] 11:15 - 13:15 Department of Engineering, Language Unit Meeting Room

Workshop to revise and improve understanding of the definite and indefinite articles in English.

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

January 2018

Tue 16
English: Grammar for Speaking & Writing: Revision of conditional structures (Intermediate) Not bookable 11:15 - 13:15 Department of Engineering, Language Unit Meeting Room

This workshop is intended for non-native speakers from the Department of Engineering who would like to improve their use of conditional structures.

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

To revise and improve participants understanding of basic conditional forms.

Wed 17
English: Speaking Skills: Pronunciation Skills (1 of 7) Not bookable 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 18
English: Speaking Skills: Pronunciation Skills (1 of 7) Not bookable 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 22
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.

Tue 23
English: Boosting your employability: Working with scientific evidence new Not bookable 11:15 - 13:15 Department of Engineering, Language Unit Meeting Room

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 24
English: Speaking Skills: Pronunciation Skills (2 of 7) Not bookable 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 25
English: Speaking Skills: Pronunciation Skills (2 of 7) Not bookable 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 29
English: Writing for Engineers new (1 of 5) Not bookable 11:15 - 13:15 Department of Engineering, Language Unit Meeting Room

Writing for Engineers.

  • NB. Please read ATTENDANCE section below before signing up for this course.
Tue 30
English: Boosting your employability: Language for networking and conferences new Not bookable 11:15 - 13:15 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 31
English: Speaking Skills: Pronunciation Skills (3 of 7) Not bookable 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 2018

Thu 1
English: Speaking Skills: Pronunciation Skills (3 of 7) Not bookable 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 2
English: Cultural Awareness and Understanding 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 (2 of 5) Not bookable 11:15 - 13:15 Department of Engineering, Language Unit Meeting Room

Writing for Engineers.

  • NB. Please read ATTENDANCE section below before signing up for this course.
Tue 6
English: Boosting your employability: Language for meetings new Not bookable 11:15 - 13:15 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 7
English: Speaking Skills: Pronunciation Skills (4 of 7) Not bookable 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 8
English: Speaking Skills: Pronunciation Skills (4 of 7) Not bookable 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 12
English: Writing for Engineers new (3 of 5) Not bookable 11:15 - 13:15 Department of Engineering, Language Unit Meeting Room

Writing for Engineers.

  • NB. Please read ATTENDANCE section below before signing up for this course.
Tue 13
English: Boosting your employability: Elevator Pitches new Not bookable 11:15 - 13:15 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 14
English: Speaking Skills: Pronunciation Skills (5 of 7) Not bookable 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 15
English: Speaking Skills: Pronunciation Skills (5 of 7) Not bookable 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 16
English: Cultural Awareness- The global engineer, Communicating across countries and cultures new Not bookable 16:00 - 18:00 Department of Engineering, Language Unit Meeting Room

Communicate effectively across countries and cultures. The engineers of tomorrow need cross-cultural communication skills to work effectively across countries and cultures, in international teams and in leadership/managerial roles, in addition to technical and scientific competence. This workshop will help Engineers to be effective communicators across cultures.

  • NB. Please read ATTENDANCE section below before signing up for this course.
Mon 19
English: Writing for Engineers new (4 of 5) Not bookable 11:15 - 13:15 Department of Engineering, Language Unit Meeting Room

Writing for Engineers.

  • NB. Please read ATTENDANCE section below before signing up for this course.
Tue 20
English: Boosting your employability: Interviewing and being interviewed new Not bookable 11:15 - 13:15 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.