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English: Grammar Workshop - Verbs 2 new Tue 13 May 2014   11:15 Finished

Workshop to revise and improve some aspects of English grammar.

The writing workshops will cover a mixture of structure, accuracy and style in academic English writing.

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

The writing workshops will cover a mixture of structure, accuracy and style in academic English writing.

  • NB. Please read ATTENDANCE section below before signing up for this course.
English: Out-and-about in Cambridge new Tue 28 Jan 2020   13:00 [Places]

Discover a bit more of Cambridge each term. Meet a member of our English team in CLIC and then take a guided walk to learn about different aspects of the city.

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.
English: ?Punctuate properly! Tue 24 May 2016   11:15 Finished

The writing workshops will cover a mixture of structure, accuracy and style in academic English writing.

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

This course is intended for non-native speakers who wish to improve their skills in giving presentations in English.

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.

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.

This course is intended for non-native speakers who wish to practise giving presentations in English. There will be frequent opportunities throughout the course for participants to present their work individually.

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

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.

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Thu 16 Jan 2020 11:15 [Places]
English: Speaking - The Conference new Tue 6 May 2014   11:15 Finished

This workshop is intended for non-native speakers from the Department of Engineering who would like to improve their spoken English in a variety of contexts, both formal and informal. It is open to PhD and postdoc and MPhil by Research students from the Department of Engineering.

This workshop will cover a variety of speaking scenarios experienced at conferences and will equip you with the language required from small talk and everyday English to the language of presentations and questions.

English: Speaking - The Student House new Mon 19 May 2014   11:15 Finished

This workshop is intended for non-native speakers from the Department of Engineering who would like to improve their spoken English in a variety of contexts, both formal and informal. It is open to PhD and postdoc and MPhil by Research students from the Department of Engineering.

This workshop will cover a variety of speaking scenarios experienced while living and dining with English students. We will hone in on useful everyday language required to get to know each other, generate small talk, discuss topical events and negotiate or problem solve together.

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.
English: TV & Pizza new Fri 7 Feb 2020   16:15 [Places]

Come and watch a sitcom over pizza followed by discussion of the content.

English: Writing: Achieving Synthesis 1 Mon 19 Jan 2015   11:15 Finished

The writing workshops will cover a mixture of structure, accuracy and style in academic English writing.

The writing workshops will cover a mixture of structure, accuracy and style in academic English writing.

  • NB. Please read ATTENDANCE section below before signing up for this course.
English: Writing and Culture 2 new Mon 23 Jun 2014   11:15 Finished

This workshop will focus on how close your writing is to the expected English model in Engineering. Bring your papers/reports in progress and obtain feedback on your language and the structure of your work.

The writing workshops will cover a mixture of structure, accuracy and style in academic English writing.

  • NB. Please read ATTENDANCE section below before signing up for this course.
English: Writing blogs in English new Unscheduled Not bookable

A visiting expert will share tips and strategies on writing effective blogs and English for social media.

Session for Lent term tbc

This workshop will focus on vocabulary building at the academic level (i.e., appropriate word choice, the effective use of academic language, avoiding redundancy, simplifying overcomplicated language, language for clarity, etc.).

The writing workshops will cover a mixture of structure, accuracy and style in academic English writing.

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

The writing workshops will cover a mixture of structure, accuracy and style in academic English writing.

  • NB. Please read ATTENDANCE section below before signing up for this course.
English: Writing: Focus on sentence structure Tue 26 Jan 2016   11:15 Finished

The writing workshops will cover a mixture of structure, accuracy and style in academic English writing.

  • NB. Please read ATTENDANCE section below before signing up for this course.
English: Writing for Engineers (Research students) new Tue 14 Jan 2020   10:30 [Places]

This writing course supports research students in Engineering. The focus is on aspects of writing that help to meet Cambridge standards and reviewer expectations: structure, logical flow, the effective development of ideas, accuracy and critical analysis.

The course focuses on common errors and problem areas in writing up dissertations and publishing papers, plus an assessment of your personal areas for improvement

  • The course consists of 2 workshops plus an individual supervision at the end of the course.
  • NB. Please read ATTENDANCE section below before signing up for this course.
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