Teaching in higher education through the medium of English

Date: 2 July, 2012 - 6 July, 2012
Location: University of Southampton
Event type: Five Day residential course

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This is a five-day course designed for academics in universities across the world whose first language is not English and who are delivering degree programmes and presenting research through the medium of English.
Key areas to be covered during the course are :

  • Using English in the lecture theatre and the seminar room
  • Supporting the language needs of your international students
  • Giving papers and presentations at conferences
  • Raising your profile through English
  • Building your confidence to deliver through English

The course will be delivered by staff working in the field of English as a medium of instruction (EMI) and will consist of presentations, discussion, group work and individual support. Minimum entry requirements: good intermediate level of English (eg CEFR B2 or equivalent)

Participants will work on presentation skills, socialising skills, using e learning to improve your English and be given the exercises to improve their listening skills.  There will be opportunities for 1:1 tutorials and private study throughout the course. 

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  • There is a course fee of £950 to attend.
  • This fee includes hotel (bed and breakfast) accommodation for 4 nights (Arrive 2 July to depart 6 July 2012 inclusive)
  • Cancellation charges will apply: 
    1. 90% refund of registration fee where cancellation is received in writing one month or more before the commencement of the course.
    2. 50% refund of registration fee where cancellation received in writing by Friday 15 June 2012.
    3. No refund will be given if cancellation is given from Saturday 16 June 2012 onwards