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Wed 25 Apr, Wed 2 May, ... Wed 6 Jun 2012
11:00 - 13:00

Venue: Department of Engineering, CLIC 1

Provided by: Engineering Centre for Languages & Inter-Communication


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Engineering: English Focus on Writing 3 (Department of Engineering ONLY)
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Wed 25 Apr, Wed 2 May, ... Wed 6 Jun 2012

Description

This course is intended for non-native speakers who wish to improve their skills in writing dissertations, research papers and reports.

Target audience
  • Graduate students, Post-Docs and Research Fellows of Department of Engineering
  • Further details regarding Engineering Language Unit's eligibility criteria are available
Prerequisites
  • Participants must be a Non-native speaker
Sessions

Number of sessions: 7

# Date Time Venue Trainer
1 Wed 25 Apr 2012   11:00 - 13:00 11:00 - 13:00 Department of Engineering, CLIC 1 map Dr D.M.A. Chappell
2 Wed 2 May 2012   11:00 - 13:00 11:00 - 13:00 Department of Engineering, CLIC 1 map Dr D.M.A. Chappell
3 Wed 9 May 2012   11:00 - 13:00 11:00 - 13:00 Department of Engineering, CLIC 1 map Dr D.M.A. Chappell
4 Wed 16 May 2012   11:00 - 13:00 11:00 - 13:00 Department of Engineering, CLIC 1 map Dr D.M.A. Chappell
5 Wed 23 May 2012   11:00 - 13:00 11:00 - 13:00 Department of Engineering, CLIC 1 map Dr D.M.A. Chappell
6 Wed 30 May 2012   11:00 - 13:00 11:00 - 13:00 Department of Engineering, CLIC 1 map Dr D.M.A. Chappell
7 Wed 6 Jun 2012   11:00 - 13:00 11:00 - 13:00 Department of Engineering, CLIC 1 map Dr D.M.A. Chappell
Topics covered
  • Organising Texts
  • Developing Essay Patterns
  • Transition Signals-Ensuring Cohesive Texts
  • Paragraph Patterns - Chronological Sequential Order
  • Comparison and Contrast
  • Problem and Solution
  • Incorporating Visual Aids - Referencing
Aims


To:

  • Assist students with aspects of structure, vocabulary and cohesion of texts
  • help develop the ability to edit own texts
  • develop an understandign of academic style and techniques for scientific writing
Format

Class work and individual study

Duration

Seven sessions of two hours

Frequency

Yearly

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