Academic Writing and Presentations for University Staff & Researchers
This one week course covers the language needed for presentations, talks and lectures, in the Tertiary education sector.
This course introduces language for Academic Writing, focusing on vocabulary, grammar, formality, register, and style. Areas of Academic Writing tackled are Abstracts and Articles/Papers, with critical analysis of model abstracts.
Participants work up to a presentation delivery by the end of the week, with feedback on both language and performance.
Participants own writing skills are developed through feedback on their own writing, and a Language Clinic to tackle errors and develop a wider range of vocabulary and structures.
Who is it for
This course is for tertiary sector educators and researchers who would like to improve their Presentation Skills, both for giving conference talks and lectures. It also aims to develop and enhance Academic Writing skills.
This course is taught interactively, with input sessions, and individual and collaborative work. Participants are actively involved in all sessions. Input sessions are in the form of hands-on workshops and could involve brainstorming, analysis and at times problem-solving.
Sessions help participants develop language in a scaffolded setting.
Participants are asked to reflect on their oral and written production, inviting discussion and feedback with regard to their own knowledge & skills.
The objectives of this course are to :
Enable the development of better presentations, with accompanying language frameworks
Introduce an awareness of ways of making presentations more effective in delivery
Help participants reflect on their own writing of abstracts, and analyse it with reference to models of good and bad abstracts
Help participants experience writing practice with regard to writing academic articles, with the aim of increasing vocabulary range, structures and register and style
Dates and Rates
26-30 Aug 2019
02-06 Sep 2019
17 -21 Feb 2020
02-06 March 2020
31 Aug.-04 Sep.2020
Course Fee: €450.00
Duration: 22.5 hours course + 2.5 hours individual writing = 25 hours per week
For closed groups, in-company training or more information please contact us
- Group Size Max: 6 Participants
- Course Level Min. English Level - B1
- Participants' Age Minimum 26 years
- Course Length 25 hours per week
- Price starting from Euro 450.00 per week