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Engineering Centre for Languages & Inter-Communication course timetable

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Tue 30 Oct 2018 – Thu 17 Jan 2019

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October 2018

Tue 30
English: Writing for Engineers (PhD) new (4 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.

  • NB. Please read ATTENDANCE section below before signing up for this course.
English: Writing for Engineers (Postdoc) new (4 of 8) Finished 12:30 - 13:30 Department of Engineering, CLIC 1

Writing for Engineers: 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) 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.

  • 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) 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.

  • NB. Please read ATTENDANCE section below before signing up for this course.
Fri 2
English: Cultural Awareness: Living in Britain new Finished 16:00 - 18:00 Department of Engineering, James Dyson Building, Teaching 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.
Tue 6
English: Writing for Engineers (PhD) new (5 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.

  • NB. Please read ATTENDANCE section below before signing up for this course.
English: Writing for Engineers (Postdoc) new (5 of 8) Finished 12:30 - 13:30 Department of Engineering, CLIC 1

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

  • NB. Please read ATTENDANCE section below before signing up for this course.
Wed 7
English: Speaking Skills: Fluency and Appropriacy (Intermediate) (5 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.

  • NB. Please read ATTENDANCE section below before signing up for this course.
Thu 8
English: Speaking Skills: Fluency and Appropriacy (Advanced) (5 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.

  • NB. Please read ATTENDANCE section below before signing up for this course.
Fri 9
English: ESSENTIAL ENGLISH FOR ENGINEERS: Supervisor/Student Communication new Finished 10:30 - 11:30 Department of Engineering, CLIC 1

This seminar covers the language and characteristics of an effective academic CUED supervision from the perspective of both the teacher and student, using authentic recorded material within the Department. The seminar is useful to both postgraduates wishing to improve their language and interaction in academic supervisions and postdocs or postgraduates wishing to maximise their teaching performance when supervising students.

Tue 13
English: Writing for Engineers (PhD) new (6 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.

  • NB. Please read ATTENDANCE section below before signing up for this course.
English: Writing for Engineers (Postdoc) new (6 of 8) Finished 12:30 - 13:30 Department of Engineering, CLIC 1

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

  • NB. Please read ATTENDANCE section below before signing up for this course.
Wed 14
English: Speaking Skills: Fluency and Appropriacy (Intermediate) (6 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.

  • NB. Please read ATTENDANCE section below before signing up for this course.
Thu 15
English: Speaking Skills: Fluency and Appropriacy (Advanced) (6 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.

  • NB. Please read ATTENDANCE section below before signing up for this course.
Fri 16
  • NB. Please read ATTENDANCE section below before signing up for this course.

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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

January 2019

Tue 15
  • NB. Please read ATTENDANCE section below before signing up for this course.
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.

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

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