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Academic Success Programme

Academic English workshops to help you with your studies

Whatever your first language is, our Academic English Success Programme aims to help you succeed in your studies.  Writing and speaking academic can be challenging, even for native speakers. Our team of experienced tutors are here to support you, and will help boost your confidence to work independently in English.

Welcome Week Taster Classes

Find out more about the Academic Success Programme – and have some fun! – at these interactive workshops. Each workshop at 14:00 is repeated at 16:00.

Date

Time

Place

Content

Monday 16 September

1400-1500

 

 

Simon 4.04

Academic Speaking

How to network, chat and get to know people in English.

1600-1700

Ellen Wilkinson B2.4

Tuesday 17 September

1400-1500

 

 

Ellen Wilkinson B2.4

Independent language learning

Tips on maximising your time in the UK by taking every chance to improve your English.

1600-1700

Ellen Wilkinson B2.4

Wednesday 18 September

1400-1500

 

 

Simon 4.04

Academic Writing

Academic style – or how NOT to write an email!

1600-1700

Simon 4.04

Thursday 19 September

1400-1500

 

 

Ellen Wilkinson B2.4

Academic Writing

Academic style – or how NOT to write an email!

[Repeat of Wednesday workshop]

1600-1700

Samuel Alexander A201