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Tue 23 Jan, Tue 30 Jan, ... Tue 5 Mar 2024
10:30 - 11:30

Venue: Department of Engineering, CLIC 1

Provided by: Engineering Centre for Languages & Inter-Communication


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CLIC: Speaking skills: Pronunciation Skills

Tue 23 Jan, Tue 30 Jan, ... Tue 5 Mar 2024

Description

This course, which is for non-native speakers, will cover important aspects of English pronunciation for effective academic, professional and social interaction. We will meet together as a group for approximately one hour a week and will schedule individual supervisions for personalised input to accompany the course's group input.

  • NB. Please read the Attendance section below before signing up for this course.
Target audience

This course is designed for non-native English speakers from the Department of Engineering.

Eligibility

  • Staff and students from Cambridge University Engineering Department ONLY
  • Further details regarding CLIC's eligibility criteria are available here
Sessions

Number of sessions: 7

# Date Time Venue Trainer
1 Tue 23 Jan   10:30 - 11:30 10:30 - 11:30 Department of Engineering, CLIC 1 map Nicola Cavaleri
2 Tue 30 Jan   10:30 - 11:30 10:30 - 11:30 Department of Engineering, CLIC 1 map Nicola Cavaleri
3 Tue 6 Feb   10:30 - 11:30 10:30 - 11:30 Department of Engineering, CLIC 1 map Nicola Cavaleri
4 Tue 13 Feb   10:30 - 11:30 10:30 - 11:30 Department of Engineering, CLIC 1 map Nicola Cavaleri
5 Tue 20 Feb   10:30 - 11:30 10:30 - 11:30 Department of Engineering, CLIC 1 map Nicola Cavaleri
6 Tue 27 Feb   10:30 - 11:30 10:30 - 11:30 Department of Engineering, CLIC 1 map Nicola Cavaleri
7 Tue 5 Mar   10:30 - 11:30 10:30 - 11:30 Department of Engineering, CLIC 1 map Nicola Cavaleri
Topics covered
  • Pronunciation of sound combinations
  • Pronunciation of word combinations
  • Intonation at the discourse level, e.g. in spoken dialogues
Aims
  • To improve pronunciation skills and the use of stress, rhythm and intonation patterns
  • To develop clarity and fluency in a variety of situations
  • To develop your awareness of your pronunciation strengths and weaknesses
Format

Class work, Group practice and individual study

Attendance

Signing up for a course requires commitment for the full course. If you fail to attend the first workshop of the course and not email your reason for not attending, your name will be removed from the attendance list without notice to make space for those on the waiting list.

Duration

7 one-hour group sessions plus an individual 30-minute supervision per participant

Frequency

Yearly

Themes

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