Frequently Asked Questions

What shall I do if I think I need more help or have a problem?

Go along to one of the office hours of the EAP teacher of the course you are registered for. Office hours are bookable through the LSE for You online office hour system.

Academic Clusters

Academic
Communication
Skills

Academic
Writing

Departmental Cluster

EAP Tutor

LN961

 LN991

Economic History; European Institute; Government; International Relations; International History

Gemma Stansfield

LN962

 LN992

Law

Michael McGarvey

LN963

 LN993

Accounting; Economics; Finance; Mathematics; Statistics

Christopher Sciberras

LN964

 LN994

Media and Communications; Social Psychology

Jim Pavitt

LN965

 LN995

Geography and Environment; International Development; Philosophy; Logic and Scientific Method

Simon Roberts

LN966

 LN996

Anthropology; Gender Institute; Social Policy; Sociology

Sarah Taylor

LN967

 LN997

Management (Employment Relations and Organisational Behaviour; Managerial Economics and Strategy)

Andrew Mitchell

LN969

 LN999

Management (Information Systems and Innovation; Management Science); Methodology

Andrew Mitchell

When do classes start?

All classes start in week 2 of the Michaelmas term. Classes run throughout the Michaelmas and Lent Terms.

New Academic Year Structure            

From 2015-16 LSE will be adopting a new academic year structure. This will include reading weeks in both the Michaelmas and Lent Terms.            

For all EAP In-sessional classes teaching carries on as normal during reading weeks.

What happens in the Summer Term?

We also offer Examination Preparation classes. For these you will need to register using the LSE Training System www.lse.ac.uk/training in the Summer Term.

Where do classes take place?

Classes take place on the LSE campus. It is important that you check your personal timetable or the Teaching Timetable on the LSE web site to confirm the classroom, some do change during the year.

What will be covered in classes?

Each course has it's own Moodle course so please check here for further information on the sort of things will be covered.

What if I have a clash with one of my ‘core’ LSE courses?

You can drop and register for another class via LSE for You. However, if you have any problems please come to the Language Centre Reception and we will try our best to resolve your timetable clash as speedily as possible.

What if I have a clash with something else?

Again, you can drop and register for another class via LSE for You. However, if you have any problems please come to the Language Centre Reception and we will try our best to resolve your timetable clash as speedily as possible. Those with clashes with ‘core’ LSE courses take priority.

What other information can you give me?

If you need an important piece of work proofread we can do this for you. Come to the Language Centre Enquiries and Study Area for details (or check on our website under Additional Services). There is a charge for this service, but only to cover costs.

What should I do if I have a problem not covered here?

For any problems of questions you many have come to the Language Centre Reception ground floor 20 Kingsway.

If you do not recommend I take EAP support classes what support is available to me?

We may recommend the Study Skills Programme. This is run by the Teaching and Learning Centre (TLC) & Careers Service. Everything will be listed on www.lse.ac.uk/training and you can register for events online. Please also don't forget the learning support available to you.

Language Centre Learning Support

  • Tandem Learning: Regular events to improve your spoken language skills. Find out about the programme and our Facebook Groups
  • Online Language Learning: Try our Moodle site “Language Gateway” as extra support for your language learning (includes links to podcasts, streaming television, free online courses)

 

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