PGR Academic Writing Skills Course Level 2 (Arts&Science)

Tuesday , January 07, 2020+

Provider: LANGUAGE

Suitability: For international PGRs in the very early stages of their PhD study. You will only be recognised as having completed the course with a minimum participation of 80% in both the classes and individual consultations. Pre-requisites: • Please do not register for this course unless you can attend all six weeks AND you will be producing doctoral writing to share and discuss in the individual writing consultations. • It is usual to complete Level 1 before enrolling for Level 2. • For part of the year, there are separate courses for SCIENCE and ARTS, at other times there are only joint courses available Dates(s): JOINT SCIENCE/ARTS Courses Classes Mondays 2-3pm; consultations Mondays 3-4pm 4.11.19 -9.12.19 1.6.20 - 6.7.20 SCIENCE-ONLY Courses Classes Mondays 2-3pm; consultations Mondays 3-4pm 6.1.20 – 10.2. 20 24.2.20 – 30.3.20 20.4.20 -18.5.20 ( a five-week course because of the late May bank holiday) ARTS-ONLY COURSES Classes Tuesdays 2-3pm; Consultations Tuesdays 3-4pm 7.1.20 – 11.2.20 25.2.20 – 31.3.20 21.4.20 – 19.5.20 ( a five- week course because of the late May bank holiday) Further information...

PGR Core Language Skills: Working with Words Workshop

Tuesday , January 14, 2020

Provider: LANGUAGE

Suitability: For international PGRs in the early stages of their PhD Pre-requisites: Early-stage international PGRs who have had limited formal English instruction and would benefit from investing time in improving their use of (academic) English vocab to ensure more effective communication with readers. You should complete the Grammar A workshop (and preferably Grammar B, too) before participating in this workshop. Dates(s): 8.10.19 26.11.19 14.1.20 25.2.20 18.3.20 28.4.20 9.6.20 0 Further information...

PGR Core Language Skills: Writing Purposefully Workshop

Wednesday , January 15, 2020

Provider: LANGUAGE

Suitability: For international PGRs in the early stages of their PhD Pre-requisites: Early-stage international PGRs who have had limited formal English instruction and would benefit from investing time in considering some of the basic purposes and practices of academic writing. Dates(s): 9.10.19 13.11.19 15.1.20 11.2.20 11.3.20 29.4.20 16.6.20 Further information...

PGR Core Language Skills: Reading Critically to Write Critically Workshop

Tuesday , January 21, 2020

Provider: LANGUAGE

Suitability: Primarily designed to support international PGRs in the early stages of their PhD to transition into higher level study at a UK University. However, other PGRs who are finding ‘being critical’ challenging may find this workshop useful. Pre-requisites: Early-stage PGRs interested in exploring criticality Dates(s): 5.11.19 27.11.19 21.1.20 26.2.20 31.3.20 5.5.20 23.6.20 Further information...

PGR Core Language Skills: What is proofreading and how do I go about doing it? Workshop

Wednesday , January 22, 2020

Provider: LANGUAGE

Suitability: For PGRs in the early stages of their PhD Pre-requisites: Early-stage PGRs interested in clarifying the role of proofreading (vs. editing) Dates(s): 6.11.19 4.12.19 22.1.20 4.3.20 6.5.20 30.6.20 Further information...

PGR Core Language Skills: Speaking about your Research Workshop

Tuesday , January 28, 2020

Provider: LANGUAGE

Fully Booked

Suitability: For international PGRs in the early stages of their PhD Pre-requisites: Early-stage international PGRs interested in exploring ways to improve their speaking. Dates(s): 12.11.19 11.12.19 29.1.20 3.3.20 1.4.20 12.5.20 Further information...

PGR Core Language Skills: Grammar A Workshop

Wednesday , January 29, 2020

Provider: LANGUAGE

Fully Booked

Suitability: For international PGRs in the very early stages of their PhD Pre-requisites: Early-stage international PGRs who have had limited formal English instruction and would benefit from undertaking a review of basic English grammar. You must complete this workshop (and the Grammar B workshop) in order to enrol on the Core Language Skills 1: Academic Writing course. (NB Grammar A is also offered as an integral part of the intensive Core Language Skills 1: Academic Writing Course, run in Dec 2019 and July 2020) Dates(s): 2.10.19 15.10.19 3.12.19 29.1.20 24.3.20 13.5.20 Further information...

PGR Core Language Skills: Reading to Improve Writing Workshop

Tuesday , February 04, 2020

Provider: LANGUAGE

Suitability: Primarily designed to support international PGRs in the early stages of their PhD transition into higher level study at a UK University. However, other PGRs who find it challenging to identify and then re/produce appropriate language features for their writing may find this workshop useful. Pre-requisites: Early-stage PGRs interested in exploring the interplay between reading and writing. Dates(s): 23.10.19 19.11.19 8.1.20 4.2.20 12.3.20 22.4.20 2.6.20 Further information...

PGR Core Language Skills: Grammar B Workshop

Wednesday , February 05, 2020

Provider: LANGUAGE

Suitability: For international PGRs students in the very early stages of their PhD Pre-requisites: Early-stage international PGRs who have had limited formal English instruction and would benefit from undertaking a review of basic English grammar. You must complete this workshop (and the Grammar A workshop) in order to enrol on the Core Language Skills 1: Academic Writing Skills course. (NB Grammar B is also offered as an integral part of the intensive Core Language Skills 1: Academic Writing Skills Course, run in Dec 2018 and July 2019) Dates(s): 16.10.19 22.10.19 10.12.19 5.2.20 25.3.20 19.5.20 Further information...

PGR Core Language Skills: Writing Purposefully Workshop

Tuesday , February 11, 2020

Provider: LANGUAGE

Suitability: For international PGRs in the early stages of their PhD Pre-requisites: Early-stage international PGRs who have had limited formal English instruction and would benefit from investing time in considering some of the basic purposes and practices of academic writing. Dates(s): 9.10.19 13.11.19 15.1.20 11.2.20 11.3.20 29.4.20 16.6.20 Further information...

PGR Core Language Skills: Becoming a Doctoral Researcher workshop

Wednesday , February 12, 2020

Provider: LANGUAGE

Suitability: For international PGRs in the early stages of their PhD Pre-requisites: Early-stage international PGRs who would benefit from the opportunity to discuss the challenges of undertaking doctoral study in English (and England!) Dates(s): 1.10.19 20.11.19 7.1.20 12.2.20 17.3.20 21.4.20 20.5.20 Further information...

PGR Academic Writing Skills Course Level 1 (Standard)

Monday , February 24, 2020+

Provider: LANGUAGE

Suitability: For international PGRs in the very early stages of their PhD study have had very limited formal English instruction and would benefit from undertaking further study to improve their ability to use basic written English more accurately. You will only be recognised as having completed the course with a minimum participation of 80% in both the classes and individual consultations. Pre-requisites: • Please do not register for this course unless you can attend all six weeks AND you will be producing doctoral writing to share and discuss in the individual writing consultations • Please ensure that you have completed Grammar Review Workshops A & B before enrolling on this course Dates(s): w/c 4.11.19 – w/c 9.12.19 w/c 6.1.20 – w/c 10.2.20 w/c/ 24.2.20 – w/c 30.3.20 w/c 20.4.20 – w/c 18.5.20* w/c/ 1.6.20 – w/c 6.7.20 *Because of the late May bank holiday, this is a 5-week course • Classes run every week on Mondays 1-2pm • Individual writing consultations are offered every two weeks, with appointments usually available Wednesdays 10am -12pm Further information...

Academic Writing Skills course Level 2 (SCIENCE)

Monday , February 24, 2020+

Provider: LANGUAGE

Suitability: For international PGRs in the very early stages of their PhD study. You will only be recognised as having completed the course with a minimum participation of 80% in both the classes and individual consultations. Pre-requisites: • Please do not register for this course unless you can attend all six weeks AND you will be producing doctoral writing to share and discuss in the individual writing consultations. • It is usual to complete Level 1 before enrolling for Level 2. • For part of the year, there are separate courses for SCIENCE and ARTS, at other times there are only joint courses available Dates(s): JOINT SCIENCE/ARTS Courses Classes Mondays 2-3pm; consultations Mondays 3-4pm 4.11.19 -9.12.19 1.6.20 - 6.7.20 SCIENCE-ONLY Courses Classes Mondays 2-3pm; consultations Mondays 3-4pm 6.1.20 – 10.2. 20 24.2.20 – 30.3.20 20.4.20 -18.5.20 ( a five-week course because of the late May bank holiday) ARTS-ONLY COURSES Classes Tuesdays 2-3pm; Consultations Tuesdays 3-4pm 7.1.20 – 11.2.20 25.2.20 – 31.3.20 21.4.20 – 19.5.20 ( a five- week course because of the late May bank holiday) Further information...

PGR Core Language Skills: Working with Words Workshop

Tuesday , February 25, 2020

Provider: LANGUAGE

Suitability: For international PGRs in the early stages of their PhD Pre-requisites: Early-stage international PGRs who have had limited formal English instruction and would benefit from investing time in improving their use of (academic) English vocab to ensure more effective communication with readers. You should complete the Grammar A workshop (and preferably Grammar B, too) before participating in this workshop. Dates(s): 8.10.19 26.11.19 14.1.20 25.2.20 18.3.20 28.4.20 9.6.20 0 Further information...

PGR Academic Writing Skills Course Level 2 (ARTS)

Tuesday , February 25, 2020+

Provider: LANGUAGE

Suitability: For international PGRs in the early stages of their PhD study. Pre-requisites: • Please do not register for this course unless you can attend all six weeks. • It is usual to complete Level 1 before enrolling for Level 2. • For part of the year, there are separate courses for ARTs and SCIENCE. Towards the end of the academic year, when demand tends to be lower, there are two joint Arts/Science courses. Dates(s): ARTS –ONLY COURSES w/c 5.11.18 – w/c 10.12.18 w/c 7.01.19 – w/c 11.02.18 w/c 25.02.19 – w/c 01.04.19 JOINT ARTS/SCIENCE COURSES w/c 15.4.19 – w/c 20.5.19 w/c 03.6.19 – w/c 08.7.19 • Classes run every week on Tuesdays 2-3pm • Individual writing consultations are offered every two weeks, with appointments available on Tuesday afternoons, 3-4pm Further information...

PGR Core Language Skills: Reading Critically to Write Critically Workshop

Wednesday , February 26, 2020

Provider: LANGUAGE

Suitability: Primarily designed to support international PGRs in the early stages of their PhD to transition into higher level study at a UK University. However, other PGRs who are finding ‘being critical’ challenging may find this workshop useful. Pre-requisites: Early-stage PGRs interested in exploring criticality Dates(s): 5.11.19 27.11.19 21.1.20 26.2.20 31.3.20 5.5.20 23.6.20 Further information...

PGR Core Language Skills: Speaking about your Research Workshop

Tuesday , March 03, 2020

Provider: LANGUAGE

Fully Booked

Suitability: For international PGRs in the early stages of their PhD Pre-requisites: Early-stage international PGRs interested in exploring ways to improve their speaking. Dates(s): 12.11.19 11.12.19 29.1.20 3.3.20 1.4.20 12.5.20 Further information...

PGR Core Language Skills: What is proofreading and how do I go about doing it? Workshop

Wednesday , March 04, 2020

Provider: LANGUAGE

Suitability: For PGRs in the early stages of their PhD Pre-requisites: Early-stage PGRs interested in clarifying the role of proofreading (vs. editing) Dates(s): 6.11.19 4.12.19 22.1.20 4.3.20 6.5.20 30.6.20 Further information...

PGR Core Language Skills: Writing Purposefully Workshop

Wednesday , March 11, 2020

Provider: LANGUAGE

Suitability: For international PGRs in the early stages of their PhD Pre-requisites: Early-stage international PGRs who have had limited formal English instruction and would benefit from investing time in considering some of the basic purposes and practices of academic writing. Dates(s): 9.10.19 13.11.19 15.1.20 11.2.20 11.3.20 29.4.20 16.6.20 Further information...

PGR Core Language Skills: Reading to Improve Writing Workshop

Thursday , March 12, 2020

Provider: LANGUAGE

Suitability: Primarily designed to support international PGRs in the early stages of their PhD transition into higher level study at a UK University. However, other PGRs who find it challenging to identify and then re/produce appropriate language features for their writing may find this workshop useful. Pre-requisites: Early-stage PGRs interested in exploring the interplay between reading and writing. Dates(s): 23.10.19 19.11.19 8.1.20 4.2.20 12.3.20 22.4.20 2.6.20 Further information...

PGR Core Language Skills: Becoming a Doctoral Researcher workshop

Tuesday , March 17, 2020

Provider: LANGUAGE

Suitability: For international PGRs in the early stages of their PhD Pre-requisites: Early-stage international PGRs who would benefit from the opportunity to discuss the challenges of undertaking doctoral study in English (and England!) Dates(s): 1.10.19 20.11.19 7.1.20 12.2.20 17.3.20 21.4.20 20.5.20 Further information...

PGR Core Language Skills: Working with Words Workshop

Wednesday , March 18, 2020

Provider: LANGUAGE

Suitability: For international PGRs in the early stages of their PhD Pre-requisites: Early-stage international PGRs who have had limited formal English instruction and would benefit from investing time in improving their use of (academic) English vocab to ensure more effective communication with readers. You should complete the Grammar A workshop (and preferably Grammar B, too) before participating in this workshop. Dates(s): 8.10.19 26.11.19 14.1.20 25.2.20 18.3.20 28.4.20 9.6.20 0 Further information...

PGR Core Language Skills: Grammar A Workshop

Tuesday , March 24, 2020

Provider: LANGUAGE

Suitability: For international PGRs in the very early stages of their PhD Pre-requisites: Early-stage international PGRs who have had limited formal English instruction and would benefit from undertaking a review of basic English grammar. You must complete this workshop (and the Grammar B workshop) in order to enrol on the Core Language Skills 1: Academic Writing course. (NB Grammar A is also offered as an integral part of the intensive Core Language Skills 1: Academic Writing Course, run in Dec 2019 and July 2020) Dates(s): 2.10.19 15.10.19 3.12.19 29.1.20 24.3.20 13.5.20 Further information...

PGR Core Language Skills: Grammar B Workshop

Wednesday , March 25, 2020

Provider: LANGUAGE

Suitability: For international PGRs students in the very early stages of their PhD Pre-requisites: Early-stage international PGRs who have had limited formal English instruction and would benefit from undertaking a review of basic English grammar. You must complete this workshop (and the Grammar A workshop) in order to enrol on the Core Language Skills 1: Academic Writing Skills course. (NB Grammar B is also offered as an integral part of the intensive Core Language Skills 1: Academic Writing Skills Course, run in Dec 2018 and July 2019) Dates(s): 16.10.19 22.10.19 10.12.19 5.2.20 25.3.20 19.5.20 Further information...

PGR Core Language Skills: Reading Critically to Write Critically Workshop

Tuesday , March 31, 2020

Provider: LANGUAGE

Suitability: Primarily designed to support international PGRs in the early stages of their PhD to transition into higher level study at a UK University. However, other PGRs who are finding ‘being critical’ challenging may find this workshop useful. Pre-requisites: Early-stage PGRs interested in exploring criticality Dates(s): 5.11.19 27.11.19 21.1.20 26.2.20 31.3.20 5.5.20 23.6.20 Further information...

PGR Core Language Skills: Speaking about your Research Workshop

Wednesday , April 01, 2020

Provider: LANGUAGE

Suitability: For international PGRs in the early stages of their PhD Pre-requisites: Early-stage international PGRs interested in exploring ways to improve their speaking. Dates(s): 12.11.19 11.12.19 29.1.20 3.3.20 1.4.20 12.5.20 Further information...

PGR Academic Writing Skills Course Level 1 (Standard)

Monday , April 20, 2020+

Provider: LANGUAGE

Suitability: For international PGRs in the very early stages of their PhD study have had very limited formal English instruction and would benefit from undertaking further study to improve their ability to use basic written English more accurately. You will only be recognised as having completed the course with a minimum participation of 80% in both the classes and individual consultations. Pre-requisites: • Please do not register for this course unless you can attend all six weeks AND you will be producing doctoral writing to share and discuss in the individual writing consultations • Please ensure that you have completed Grammar Review Workshops A & B before enrolling on this course Dates(s): w/c 4.11.19 – w/c 9.12.19 w/c 6.1.20 – w/c 10.2.20 w/c/ 24.2.20 – w/c 30.3.20 w/c 20.4.20 – w/c 18.5.20* w/c/ 1.6.20 – w/c 6.7.20 *Because of the late May bank holiday, this is a 5-week course • Classes run every week on Mondays 1-2pm • Individual writing consultations are offered every two weeks, with appointments usually available Wednesdays 10am -12pm Further information...

Academic Writing Skills course Level 2 (SCIENCE)

Monday , April 20, 2020+

Provider: LANGUAGE

Suitability: For international PGRs in the very early stages of their PhD study. You will only be recognised as having completed the course with a minimum participation of 80% in both the classes and individual consultations. Pre-requisites: • Please do not register for this course unless you can attend all six weeks AND you will be producing doctoral writing to share and discuss in the individual writing consultations. • It is usual to complete Level 1 before enrolling for Level 2. • For part of the year, there are separate courses for SCIENCE and ARTS, at other times there are only joint courses available Dates(s): JOINT SCIENCE/ARTS Courses Classes Mondays 2-3pm; consultations Mondays 3-4pm 4.11.19 -9.12.19 1.6.20 - 6.7.20 SCIENCE-ONLY Courses Classes Mondays 2-3pm; consultations Mondays 3-4pm 6.1.20 – 10.2. 20 24.2.20 – 30.3.20 20.4.20 -18.5.20 ( a five-week course because of the late May bank holiday) ARTS-ONLY COURSES Classes Tuesdays 2-3pm; Consultations Tuesdays 3-4pm 7.1.20 – 11.2.20 25.2.20 – 31.3.20 21.4.20 – 19.5.20 ( a five- week course because of the late May bank holiday) Further information...

PGR Core Language Skills: Becoming a Doctoral Researcher workshop

Tuesday , April 21, 2020

Provider: LANGUAGE

Suitability: For international PGRs in the early stages of their PhD Pre-requisites: Early-stage international PGRs who would benefit from the opportunity to discuss the challenges of undertaking doctoral study in English (and England!) Dates(s): 1.10.19 20.11.19 7.1.20 12.2.20 17.3.20 21.4.20 20.5.20 Further information...

PGR Academic Writing Skills Course Level 2 (ARTS)

Tuesday , April 21, 2020+

Provider: LANGUAGE

Suitability: For international PGRs in the early stages of their PhD study. Pre-requisites: • Please do not register for this course unless you can attend all six weeks. • It is usual to complete Level 1 before enrolling for Level 2. • For part of the year, there are separate courses for ARTs and SCIENCE. Towards the end of the academic year, when demand tends to be lower, there are two joint Arts/Science courses. Dates(s): ARTS –ONLY COURSES w/c 5.11.18 – w/c 10.12.18 w/c 7.01.19 – w/c 11.02.18 w/c 25.02.19 – w/c 01.04.19 JOINT ARTS/SCIENCE COURSES w/c 15.4.19 – w/c 20.5.19 w/c 03.6.19 – w/c 08.7.19 • Classes run every week on Tuesdays 2-3pm • Individual writing consultations are offered every two weeks, with appointments available on Tuesday afternoons, 3-4pm Further information...

PGR Core Language Skills: Reading to Improve Writing Workshop

Wednesday , April 22, 2020

Provider: LANGUAGE

Suitability: Primarily designed to support international PGRs in the early stages of their PhD transition into higher level study at a UK University. However, other PGRs who find it challenging to identify and then re/produce appropriate language features for their writing may find this workshop useful. Pre-requisites: Early-stage PGRs interested in exploring the interplay between reading and writing. Dates(s): 23.10.19 19.11.19 8.1.20 4.2.20 12.3.20 22.4.20 2.6.20 Further information...

PGR Core Language Skills: Working with Words Workshop

Tuesday , April 28, 2020

Provider: LANGUAGE

Suitability: For international PGRs in the early stages of their PhD Pre-requisites: Early-stage international PGRs who have had limited formal English instruction and would benefit from investing time in improving their use of (academic) English vocab to ensure more effective communication with readers. You should complete the Grammar A workshop (and preferably Grammar B, too) before participating in this workshop. Dates(s): 8.10.19 26.11.19 14.1.20 25.2.20 18.3.20 28.4.20 9.6.20 0 Further information...

PGR Core Language Skills: Writing Purposefully Workshop

Wednesday , April 29, 2020

Provider: LANGUAGE

Suitability: For international PGRs in the early stages of their PhD Pre-requisites: Early-stage international PGRs who have had limited formal English instruction and would benefit from investing time in considering some of the basic purposes and practices of academic writing. Dates(s): 9.10.19 13.11.19 15.1.20 11.2.20 11.3.20 29.4.20 16.6.20 Further information...

PGR Core Language Skills: Reading Critically to Write Critically Workshop

Tuesday , May 05, 2020

Provider: LANGUAGE

Suitability: Primarily designed to support international PGRs in the early stages of their PhD to transition into higher level study at a UK University. However, other PGRs who are finding ‘being critical’ challenging may find this workshop useful. Pre-requisites: Early-stage PGRs interested in exploring criticality Dates(s): 5.11.19 27.11.19 21.1.20 26.2.20 31.3.20 5.5.20 23.6.20 Further information...

PGR Core Language Skills: What is proofreading and how do I go about doing it? Workshop

Wednesday , May 06, 2020

Provider: LANGUAGE

Suitability: For PGRs in the early stages of their PhD Pre-requisites: Early-stage PGRs interested in clarifying the role of proofreading (vs. editing) Dates(s): 6.11.19 4.12.19 22.1.20 4.3.20 6.5.20 30.6.20 Further information...

PGR Core Language Skills: Speaking about your Research Workshop

Tuesday , May 12, 2020

Provider: LANGUAGE

Suitability: For international PGRs in the early stages of their PhD Pre-requisites: Early-stage international PGRs interested in exploring ways to improve their speaking. Dates(s): 12.11.19 11.12.19 29.1.20 3.3.20 1.4.20 12.5.20 Further information...

PGR Core Language Skills: Grammar A Workshop

Wednesday , May 13, 2020

Provider: LANGUAGE

Suitability: For international PGRs in the very early stages of their PhD Pre-requisites: Early-stage international PGRs who have had limited formal English instruction and would benefit from undertaking a review of basic English grammar. You must complete this workshop (and the Grammar B workshop) in order to enrol on the Core Language Skills 1: Academic Writing course. (NB Grammar A is also offered as an integral part of the intensive Core Language Skills 1: Academic Writing Course, run in Dec 2019 and July 2020) Dates(s): 2.10.19 15.10.19 3.12.19 29.1.20 24.3.20 13.5.20 Further information...

PGR Core Language Skills: Grammar B Workshop

Tuesday , May 19, 2020

Provider: LANGUAGE

Suitability: For international PGRs students in the very early stages of their PhD Pre-requisites: Early-stage international PGRs who have had limited formal English instruction and would benefit from undertaking a review of basic English grammar. You must complete this workshop (and the Grammar A workshop) in order to enrol on the Core Language Skills 1: Academic Writing Skills course. (NB Grammar B is also offered as an integral part of the intensive Core Language Skills 1: Academic Writing Skills Course, run in Dec 2018 and July 2019) Dates(s): 16.10.19 22.10.19 10.12.19 5.2.20 25.3.20 19.5.20 Further information...

PGR Core Language Skills: Becoming a Doctoral Researcher workshop

Wednesday , May 20, 2020

Provider: LANGUAGE

Suitability: For international PGRs in the early stages of their PhD Pre-requisites: Early-stage international PGRs who would benefit from the opportunity to discuss the challenges of undertaking doctoral study in English (and England!) Dates(s): 1.10.19 20.11.19 7.1.20 12.2.20 17.3.20 21.4.20 20.5.20 Further information...

PGR Academic Writing Skills Course Level 1 (Standard)

Monday , June 01, 2020+

Provider: LANGUAGE

Suitability: For international PGRs in the very early stages of their PhD study have had very limited formal English instruction and would benefit from undertaking further study to improve their ability to use basic written English more accurately. You will only be recognised as having completed the course with a minimum participation of 80% in both the classes and individual consultations. Pre-requisites: • Please do not register for this course unless you can attend all six weeks AND you will be producing doctoral writing to share and discuss in the individual writing consultations • Please ensure that you have completed Grammar Review Workshops A & B before enrolling on this course Dates(s): w/c 4.11.19 – w/c 9.12.19 w/c 6.1.20 – w/c 10.2.20 w/c/ 24.2.20 – w/c 30.3.20 w/c 20.4.20 – w/c 18.5.20* w/c/ 1.6.20 – w/c 6.7.20 *Because of the late May bank holiday, this is a 5-week course • Classes run every week on Mondays 1-2pm • Individual writing consultations are offered every two weeks, with appointments usually available Wednesdays 10am -12pm Further information...

PGR Academic Writing Skills Course Level 2 (Arts&Science)

Monday , June 01, 2020+

Provider: LANGUAGE

Suitability: For international PGRs in the very early stages of their PhD study. You will only be recognised as having completed the course with a minimum participation of 80% in both the classes and individual consultations. Pre-requisites: • Please do not register for this course unless you can attend all six weeks AND you will be producing doctoral writing to share and discuss in the individual writing consultations. • It is usual to complete Level 1 before enrolling for Level 2. • For part of the year, there are separate courses for SCIENCE and ARTS, at other times there are only joint courses available Dates(s): JOINT SCIENCE/ARTS Courses Classes Mondays 2-3pm; consultations Mondays 3-4pm 4.11.19 -9.12.19 1.6.20 - 6.7.20 SCIENCE-ONLY Courses Classes Mondays 2-3pm; consultations Mondays 3-4pm 6.1.20 – 10.2. 20 24.2.20 – 30.3.20 20.4.20 -18.5.20 ( a five-week course because of the late May bank holiday) ARTS-ONLY COURSES Classes Tuesdays 2-3pm; Consultations Tuesdays 3-4pm 7.1.20 – 11.2.20 25.2.20 – 31.3.20 21.4.20 – 19.5.20 ( a five- week course because of the late May bank holiday) Further information...

PGR Core Language Skills: Reading to Improve Writing Workshop

Tuesday , June 02, 2020

Provider: LANGUAGE

Suitability: Primarily designed to support international PGRs in the early stages of their PhD transition into higher level study at a UK University. However, other PGRs who find it challenging to identify and then re/produce appropriate language features for their writing may find this workshop useful. Pre-requisites: Early-stage PGRs interested in exploring the interplay between reading and writing. Dates(s): 23.10.19 19.11.19 8.1.20 4.2.20 12.3.20 22.4.20 2.6.20 Further information...

PGR Core Language Skills: Working with Words Workshop

Tuesday , June 09, 2020

Provider: LANGUAGE

Suitability: For international PGRs in the early stages of their PhD Pre-requisites: Early-stage international PGRs who have had limited formal English instruction and would benefit from investing time in improving their use of (academic) English vocab to ensure more effective communication with readers. You should complete the Grammar A workshop (and preferably Grammar B, too) before participating in this workshop. Dates(s): 8.10.19 26.11.19 14.1.20 25.2.20 18.3.20 28.4.20 9.6.20 0 Further information...

PGR Core Language Skills: Writing Purposefully Workshop

Tuesday , June 16, 2020

Provider: LANGUAGE

Suitability: For international PGRs in the early stages of their PhD Pre-requisites: Early-stage international PGRs who have had limited formal English instruction and would benefit from investing time in considering some of the basic purposes and practices of academic writing. Dates(s): 9.10.19 13.11.19 15.1.20 11.2.20 11.3.20 29.4.20 16.6.20 Further information...

PGR Core Language Skills: Reading Critically to Write Critically Workshop

Tuesday , June 23, 2020

Provider: LANGUAGE

Suitability: Primarily designed to support international PGRs in the early stages of their PhD to transition into higher level study at a UK University. However, other PGRs who are finding ‘being critical’ challenging may find this workshop useful. Pre-requisites: Early-stage PGRs interested in exploring criticality Dates(s): 5.11.19 27.11.19 21.1.20 26.2.20 31.3.20 5.5.20 23.6.20 Further information...

PGR Core Language Skills: What is proofreading and how do I go about doing it? Workshop

Tuesday , June 30, 2020

Provider: LANGUAGE

Suitability: For PGRs in the early stages of their PhD Pre-requisites: Early-stage PGRs interested in clarifying the role of proofreading (vs. editing) Dates(s): 6.11.19 4.12.19 22.1.20 4.3.20 6.5.20 30.6.20 Further information...

PGR Academic Writing Skills Course Level 1 (INTENSIVE)

Monday , July 20, 2020+

Provider: LANGUAGE

Suitability: For international PGRs in the very early stages of their PhD study have had very limited formal English instruction and would benefit from undertaking further study to improve their ability to use basic written English more accurately. You will only be recognised as having completed the course with a minimum 80% participation in both classes and the writing consultation. Pre-requisites: • Please do not register for this course unless you can attend all 3 days, mornings and afternoons, AND you will be producing doctoral writing to share and discuss in the individual writing consultation • You must participate in the Grammar A and Grammar B workshops either before joining this course or on the Monday and Tuesday afternoons of the intensive course. Dates(s): Course 1: Mon. 16th, Tues. 17th + Wed. 18th December 2019 Course 2: Mon. 20th , Tues. 21st + Wed. 22nd July 2020 • Classes are 10am -12pm and 1-3pm for the 3 days. • You will also be offered one individual writing consultation to discuss a piece of your current doctoral writing, usually on the Wednesday afternoon. Further information...

Individual Writing Consultations for PGRs

Further Information

Provider: LANGUAGE

Suitability: All PGRs Dates: Bookable individual appointments throughout the academic year. Appointments are currently available from 1-3pm on Tuesdays – a specific time will be confirmed once your booking request has been accepted Further information...

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