- 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.
- 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.
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.