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English for Lectures

RESULT

  • In this course you will be provided with opportunities to develop and increase your teaching skills in English.
  • You will learn how to deal flexibly and confidently with interactive situations in English. English for Lectures focuses primarily on the language skills necessary for delivering a lecture in English with confidence.

CONTENT

  • Improving current competency and fluency in English;
  • structuring lectures;
  • signposting and language signals;
  • handling questions;
  • leading discussions;
  • making use of visuals.

Duration and Time Investment

English for Lectures consists of six classes. The lessons include a variety of practical language learning activities, such as exercises, discussions, mini-lectures, and role plays. Homework each week consists of preparing the activities mentioned above. You will be expected to present a short lecture each week.

Attendance at every lesson is essential. The course is held over six consecutive weeks, with one session per week, each session lasting two and a half hours. Homework is expected to take approximately two hours each week.   

Admission Criteria

It is intended for lecturers, for PhDs and postdocs who are teaching in English or who will be doing so in the future. Target group is non-native speakers.

Course Overview

  • Course code

    EL

  • Programme is for

    It is intended for lecturers, for PhDs and postdocs who are teaching in English or who will be doing so in the future. 
    Target group is non-native speakers.

  • ECTS

    Study load is equivalent to approximately 1,0 ECTS

  • Date

    Check the available course dates on the page below

  • Time

    English for Lectures consists of six classes. The lessons include a variety of practical language learning activities, such as exercises, discussions, mini-lectures, and role plays. Homework each week consists of preparing the activities mentioned above. 
    Attendance at every lesson is essential. The course is held over six consecutive weeks, with one session per week, each session lasting two and a half hours. Homework is expected to take approximately two hours each week. 

  • Location

    Vrijhof building

  • Course fee

    This training will be paid from central funds. However, you do need permission from your head of department. 

  • Maximum participants

    Maximum 8 participants

  • Trainers

    A qualified English language teacher from the UT Language Centre

  • Course materials

    Academic Vocabulary in Use, McCarthy, Cambridge University Press, ISBN 9780521689397
    Provided by the UT Language Centre

Further information
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October 2019
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