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Global English

Global English Online

Global English is a series of workshops designed to help you improve your spoken and written English, both in everyday terms and in your academic work.

Join Dr Paul Brewer in a series of 6 interactive workshops to practise and develop your speaking and writing skills for studying in the UK. 
These online sessions take place via Teams. To register to attend, please sign up by clicking the Begin Registration button
 

  1. Life in the UK (January 31)  - Introduction to English Language use in cross cultural situations.
     
  2. Formal and informal English (February 7). Formal and informal vocabulary and when to use these different types of English.
     
  3. Writing in English (February 14) - a closer look at written English in academic settings. Improve your writing for Essays and brush up your writing for professional purposes, including email and letter writing.
     
  4. Presentations (February 21) - increasingly presentations are becoming key to demonstrating your knowledge and skills in a particular subject. This session will focus on academic presentations, helping you to develop strategies for speaking in formal settings.
     
  5. Grammar Part 1 (February 28) - Exploring typical structures for academic writing - tense and aspect; voice (active/passive); Strategies for self-improvement and practice. 
     
  6. Grammar Part 2 (March 6) - Exploring typical structures for academic writing - articles, prepositions. Strategies for self-improvement and practice.


 

Dates & Times:
2:00pm - 3:00pm, Wednesday, January 31, 2024
2:00pm - 3:00pm, Wednesday, February 7, 2024
2:00pm - 3:00pm, Wednesday, February 14, 2024
2:00pm - 3:00pm, Wednesday, February 21, 2024
2:00pm - 3:00pm, Wednesday, February 28, 2024
2:00pm - 3:00pm, Wednesday, March 6, 2024
Time Zone:
UK, Ireland, Lisbon Time (change)
Location:
Online via Teams
Campus:
Online event
Online:
This is an online event. Event URL will be sent via registration email.
Audience:
  All students     International Students     New students-January  
Categories:
  Global English     Online  

Registration is required. There are 15 seats available.

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