English language Courses

Refresher Pronunciation Training for East Asian Speakers of English

INFORMATION

Course code

RPT-1810

Dates

For the different dates see the sign up form at the bottom of this page.

Course prices

UT-employees: €70

Faculty departments pay an annual fee, so you do not pay yourself. You need permission from your head of department, and an OFI 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 an OFI number. 

Partners of UT-employees: €70

Non-UT participants: €91
Partners and non-UT participants can use internet payment to pay the course fee.

Group size

Minimum 8 and maximum 12 participants

Trainer

Qualified teacher of English as a foreign Language

Course materials

Provided by the TCP Language Centre

FOR WHOM?

PhD candidates and UT staff with an East Asian language background (Mandarin (China), Cantonese (China, Hong Kong, Macau), Indonesian, Korean, Thai, Mongolian, Vietnamese or Japanese)  who want to improve their English fluency and pronunciation, including intonation.

RESULT

Participants have managed to brush up their English speaking skills to become the speakers that colleagues and students enjoy listening to. Sounding more intelligible will mean communicating more effectively in the workplace and with more autonomy.

CONTENT

The course will allow you to fine-tune your mastery of

  • sounds (vowels, consonants),
  • word stress (accented and reduced syllables)
  • sentence production (sentence stress, reduction, linking and blending sounds, intonation)
  • overall fluency when speaking EnglishSimultaneously, by working on your speaking skills you will also improve your English listening skills. the training approach will be very much hands-on using various tools and techniques to really improve your intelligibility, following the PELI principle:
  • Participate
  • Enjoy yourself
  • Learn and
  • Implement

DURATION AND TIME INVESTMENTT

The course consists of 1 session of 3 hours, effectively boosting your English speaking skills in an intensive setting. In preparation of this session, participants will be asked to do some preparatory activities, including self-assessment and watching some videos, to reactivate their learning process.

ADMISSION CRITERIA

Open entry to PhD candidates and UT staff who have participated in the Pronunciation Training for East Asian speakers of English.

Further Information
TCP Language Centre
Support Office
053-489 2040
 tcp@utwente.nl

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  • April 2019
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