English for Academic Purposes

9 - 13 September, 2017

Led by: Rachael Burnham/University of Sheffield and David Read/University of Sheffield.

Workshop Goals To develop participants use of academic language in relevant settings, and to develop self-study skills to enable them to learn English independently.

Course Objectives

  • Use appropriate language to describe and compare charts/diagrams in their discipline
  • Write a paragraph giving biodata about themselves
  • Make inquiries about hotel facilities using appropriate questions and responses
  • Express numbers/quantities relevant to presentation data
  • Create their own word lists electronically or on paper based on frequency and relevance for them
  • Describe and compare their work situation in the past and their current work situation
  • Give a presentation incorporating the skills and language above