Academic Communication Skills
This information is for the 2016/17 session.
Mr Simon Roberts TW22.214.171.124j
For students from the departments of Geography & Environment, International Development and Philosophy, Logic & Scientific Method who speak English as a foreign language and require support when giving presentations, taking part in seminars, reading academic texts or understanding academic lectures.
The course aims to develop the ability to speak, read and listen more effectively for academic purposes. By the end of the course, students will: (a) be familiar with academic expectations and conventions (b) have improved the accuracy, clarity and coherence of their spoken English (c) have practised giving presentations and taking part in seminars (d) have extended their range of lexical expression (e) be able to read academic texts and follow academic lectures more fluently and confidently.
9 hours of classes in the MT. 9 hours of classes in the LT.
Department: Language Studies
Total students 2015/16: 93
Average class size 2015/16: 13