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English pronunciation refresher for East Asian Speakers of English

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. DURATION AND TIME INVESTMENTThe 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.

Course overview

  • Course code

    RPT-1810

  • Programme is for

    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.

  • Date

    Check the available course dates on the page below  

  • Time

    Check the available time slots on the page below  

  • Location

    Vrijhof Building

  • Course fee

    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.

  • Maximum participants

    Minimum 8 and maximum 12 participants

  • Trainers

    Qualified teacher of English as a foreign Language

  • Course materials

    Provided by the UT Language Centre

  • Requirements

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

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

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