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Pronunciation Training for South-East Asian speakers of English - offline group course

THIS IS AN OFFLINE GROUP COURSE FOR SOUTH-EAST ASIAN SPEAKERS, INCLUDING CHINESE PHDS, PD-ENGS AND STAFF

cOURSE CONTENT AND GOALS

Are you a South-East Asian speaker of English who feels their English speaking skills and pronunciation are letting them down due to lack of practice or perhaps lack of confidence? Your (fellow) students and/or colleagues may at times be a little confused when you talk to them in English and may ask you to repeat yourself. This may make you feel somewhat embarrassed or uncomfortable, and very often, the less comfortable you are, the less clearly you tend to speak.
During the English Pronunciation Training course (PT) you will improve your speaking skills by applying basic pronunciation techniques using various hands-on tools. This PT course is a group course and comprises 6 offline weekly lessons of 2 hours each. It will give you the boost you need to express yourself more easily, speak more freely and fluently, communicate more efficiently and feel more relaxed when

Taking up PT lessons could be your next step towards becoming the confident, accurate and fluent speaker of English you have always wanted to be.

course commitment AND TIME INVESTMENT

You will follow the PELI approach and will be

Doing engaging, tailor-made self-study activities (approx. 2 hours per week) will bring you closer to achieving your own individual English pronunciation goals.

Course overview

  • Course code

    PT-

  • Programme is for

    South-East Asian (including Chinese) PhDs/PD-Engs and UT staff who wish to refresh and upgrade their English pronunciation skills in and outside academia

  • ECTS

    The study load for this course is roughly equivalent to 1 ECTS.

  • Date

    Check the available course dates on the page below. 

  • Time

    Check the available time slots on the page below. 

  • Location

    Vrijhof Building Skills Lab

  • Course fee

    UT-employees: €922,75
    Faculty departments pay an annual fee, so you do not pay yourself. You need permission from your head of department, and a project number.
    Service departments will be charged with the course price, so you do not pay yourself. You need permission from your head of department, and a project number. 
    Partners of UT-employees: €922,75
    Non-UT participants: €1200
    Partners and non-UT participants can use internet payment to pay the course fee

  • Maximum participants

    Minimum 4 and maximum 8 participants

  • Trainers

    Marieke van der Meer, The English Pronunciation Coach

  • Course materials

    Provided by the UT Language: Factsheets, worksheets, self-study tasks, audios & videos will be shared on Canvas
    Complementary Course Book: English for Academic Study – Pronunciation (Smith & Margolis, 2012)

  • Requirements

    South-East Asian (including Chinese) PhDs, PDEngs & UT staff


Further Information
Marieke van der Meer
The English Pronunciation Coach
+31626935161 * WeChat ID: pronunciationcoach
 m.i.vandermeer@utwente.nl
UT Language Centre
Support Office
053-489 2040
 utlc@utwente.nl
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