This workshop is an opportunity to practice using English in academic contexts. You will practice listening to lectures and making notes, making presentations, reading academic texts , writing and speaking English. This means that the course content will be presented using an integrated skills development methodology which highlights four main areas of language: listening, speaking, reading and writing.
The focus of academic English workshop will be on academic English and main communication expressions which are used in academic events.
The teaching methodology is based on a communicative approach, with participants doing pair work, group tasks and role-play activities. Within a supportive learning environment, participants are encouraged to ask and respond to questions, and participate in discussions.
It is expected that at the end of the course the participants :
§ Improve the confidence and skills to actively speak out and participate in spoken academic English
§ Improve the skills required to present ideas in a variety of written styles in their field of work
§ improve the skills to produce an effective presentation
Teaching and learning activities:
Assessment Methods:( formative assessment)
Assessing participants' lectures
Assessing participants writings
Portfolios assessment (self/peer/teacher assessment)