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English for Academic Studies

Special Courses for Academic Visitors, Spouses and Partners

Academic & Social Communication Skills (Academic Visitors) / English for Spouses and Partners of University Members / English for Academic Visitors and Post-doctoral Researchers

Academic & Social Communication Skills (Academic Visitors)

This course follows the same syllabus as the other Advanced Communication Skills courses, but participants are likely to change each term.

Thursdays 14:00 - 16:00
Tutor: Deborah Mason
Registration fee (per term): £125
Click here to see the syllabus
Coursebook: There will be no coursebook. The tutor will provide photocopied materials.

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English for Spouses and Partners of University Members

This course is intended for any spouses or partners (male or female) whose level is at intermediate level or above. In order to benefit from the course, you should be able to express opinions on a variety of topics and understand standard spoken English reasonably well, although every encouragement will be given to those who are not accustomed to participating in discussions in English. The class concentrates on improving fluency through discussion of social issues. Participants are welcome to use the library to supplement work in the class.

Group 1 (Intermediate): Thursdays 11:00 - 13:00
Click here to see the syllabus
Coursebook: No Coursebook - Tutor will provide materials
Tutor: Amanda Jeffries
Fee (per term): £125

Group 2 (Upper Intermediate/Advanced): Fridays 11:00 - 13:00
Click here to see the syllabus
Coursebook: No Coursebook - Tutor will provide materials
Tutor: Amanda Jeffries
Fee (per term): £125

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English for Academic Visitors and Post-doctoral Researchers

In July every year, the Language Centre offers a three-week course in English for Academic Visitors and Post-doctoral Researchers, with teaching on four mornings a week. Details for this course in 2015 will be available nearer the time.

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