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Fri 16 Nov 2018
10:30 - 11:30

Venue: Department of Engineering, CLIC 1

Provided by: Engineering Centre for Languages & Inter-Communication


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English: ESSENTIAL ENGLISH FOR ENGINEERS: Giving and receiving instructions and feedback in English

Fri 16 Nov 2018

  • 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.

Target audience
  • Non-native MPhil by Research and PhD students plus Postdocs from the Department of Engineering ONLY
  • No other students, members of staff or visiting scholars are eligible for this course. If you are not eligible, please do not sign up, as your name will be deleted from the list without further notice. Instead, please email Nicola Cavaleri ( to enquire about possible special arrangements.
  • Further details regarding Engineering Language Unit's eligibility criteria are available

Number of sessions: 1

# Date Time Venue Trainer
1 Fri 16 Nov 2018   10:30 - 11:30 10:30 - 11:30 Department of Engineering, CLIC 1 map Nicola Cavaleri

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One hour


Once a year


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