Academic Writing and Presentations for University Staff & Researchers

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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.

Here is a course description and sample programme

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.

Course Details

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.

Download our detailed Training programme here. Please contact us should you require more information.

Course Benefits

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

Dates 2022

12 – 16 Sep 2022 (FULL)

Dates 2023

27 Feb- 03 Mar 2023

28 Aug—01 Sep 2023

Course Fee: € 490.00

Registration Fee: € 60.00

Duration: 22.5 hours course + 2.5 hours individual writing = 25 hours per week

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Fast facts

  • Group Size Max: 8 Participants
  • Course Level Min. English Level - B1
  • Participants' Age Minimum 26 years
  • Course Length 25 hours per week
  • Price starting from Euro 490.00 per week