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Engineering Centre for Languages & Inter-Communication course timetable

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Fri 16 Nov 2018 – Thu 14 Feb 2019

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November 2018

Fri 16
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Engineers engage in giving or following complex instructions on a frequent basis. Feedback also forms an essential part of teamwork and task delivery. Therefore, this seminar explores the language and skills required to understand, analyse and evaluate instructions and feedback as well as how to effectively adapt written and spoken instructions and feedback to the audience and situation in terms of language, register and technical complexity.

Tue 20
English: Writing for Engineers (PhD) new (7 of 8) Finished 10:30 - 12:00 Department of Engineering, CLIC 1

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.

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English: Writing for Engineers (Postdoc) new (7 of 8) Finished 12:30 - 13:30 Department of Engineering, CLIC 1

Writing for Engineers: Course for postdocs on refining papers for publishing.

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Wed 21
English: Speaking Skills: Fluency and Appropriacy (Intermediate) (7 of 7) Finished 11:15 - 13:15 Department of Engineering, CLIC 1

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.

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Thu 22
English: Speaking Skills: Fluency and Appropriacy (Advanced) (7 of 7) Finished 11:15 - 13:15 Department of Engineering, CLIC 1

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.

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Tue 27
English: Writing for Engineers (PhD) new (8 of 8) Finished 10:30 - 12:00 Department of Engineering, CLIC 1

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.

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English: Writing for Engineers (Postdoc) new (8 of 8) Finished 12:30 - 13:30 Department of Engineering, CLIC 1

Writing for Engineers: Course for postdocs on refining papers for publishing.

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Wed 28
English: Grammar for Speaking & Writing: Articles Finished 11:15 - 13:15 Department of Engineering, CLIC 1

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

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January 2019

Tue 15
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Wed 16

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.

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Thu 17

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.

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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.

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Tue 22
English: Presenting yourself successfully in English: personal profiles, CVs, etc. new Finished 11:00 - 12:00 Department of Engineering, CLIC 1

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.

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English: Conducting successful research in English: interviews,questionnaires, etc. new Finished 12:30 - 13:30 Department of Engineering, CLIC 1

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.

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Wed 23

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.

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Thu 24

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.

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Mon 28
English: Writing: Technology assisted writing workshop new Finished 11:15 - 13:15 Department of Engineering, CLIC 1

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 29

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.

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

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Wed 30

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.

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Thu 31

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.

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February 2019

Wed 6

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.

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Thu 7

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.

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Wed 13

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.

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Thu 14

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.