Social Sciences

Academic English Preparatory Course

8 - 10 September 2021

About this course

This three-day preparatory summer course helps you improve the Academic English skills you will need in the Bachelor Social-Economic Sciences. The course is a combination of live lessons and self-study activities focusing on useful strategies, tips and tricks and practice. The course will also be livestreamed for students who can't attend the course on campus.


The course is a combination of four Academic English modules:

  • Academic Reading: strategies to understand the main idea and the details of English formal and academic texts
  • Academic Listening: strategies to understand the main idea and the details of English lectures and videos
  • Academic Vocabulary: tips and tricks to help you understand and use English academic vocabulary
  • Grammar Revision: theory and exercises related to typical grammar pitfalls


The modules focus on

  • characteristics of Academic English
  • examples of good practice
  • tips and tricks to improve your skills and help you avoid pitfalls
  • English language revision
  • practice through online exercises and classroom activities

Register for this course

Registrations are closed. This course took place from 8 - 10 September 2021.

Contact

Faculty of Social Sciences