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									City Campus – Moorgate                                                 ACADEMIC AND
Tuesday                                                                ENGLISH
 11-12 pm reading, speaking and listening for                          SUPPORT
 University study                                                      CLASSES
8th Feb: improving confidence in seminars - agreeing and disagreeing
15th Feb: listening to lectures and understanding main ideas
22nd Feb: critical thinking                                            Semester 2: Spring 2010/11
1st Mar: presentations – useful language and skills
8th Mar: reading with a purpose – speed and efficiency
                                                                       Free classes providing extra help in English
                                                                       language and academic skills for students whose
                                                                       first language is not English.
 12 - 1 pm writing for University study
8th Feb:    structure of a discursive essay
15th Feb:   understanding the question and planning an essay
22nd Feb:   paragraphs – topic sentences and supporting evidence
1st Mar:    academic writing style – avoiding generalisation                     No need to register – simply turn up and
8th Mar:    common academic vocabulary and word building                          attend. The maximum class size is 20
                                                                                 Come to as many or as few as you wish
                                                                                 Many classes are repeated (R) so you can
                                                                                  choose from different times
                                                                                 Most classes are suitable for students
                                                                                  studying any subject, undergraduate or
                                                                                  postgraduate.
To find rooms for classes, go to:                                                Specialised post-graduate only classes for
http://www.londonmet.ac.uk/els/english-support-classes/                           help with longer writing
                                                                                 No examination, assessment or certificate
For more learning support, contact the Learning Development Unit at
www.londonmet.ac.uk/ldu/




                                                                       To find rooms for classes, go to:
                                                                       http://www.londonmet.ac.uk/els/english-support-classes
North Campus
Tuesday                                                     Thursday
 2 - 3 pm language for University study                      2 – 3 pm reading, listening and speaking
8th Feb: grammar workshop – tense review                    10th Feb:    reading with a purpose – speed and efficiency
15th Feb: grammar workshop 2 – common errors                17th Feb:    listening and note taking
22nd Feb: being impersonal and formal - nominalisation      24th Feb:   presentations – better delivery
1st Mar: cohesion – linking phrases                         3rd Mar:    pronunciation – better fluency
8th Mar: common academic language and word building ®       10th Mar:   critical thinking ®

 3 - 4 pm reading, listening and speaking at University      3 – 4 pm writing at University
8th Feb: improving confidence in seminars                   10th Feb:    understanding the question and planning an essay
15th Feb: critical thinking                                 17th Feb:   paragraphs – topic sentences and supporting evidence
22nd Feb: presentations – useful language                   24th Feb:   paraphrasing and using synonyms
1st Mar: pronunciation – sounding interested                3rd Mar:    writing effective conclusions
8th Mar: reading with a purpose – speed and efficiency ®    10th Mar:   referencing and avoiding plagiarism ®

Wednesday                                                   Friday
 2 – 3 pm     writing at University                          2 – 3 pm post-graduate study
9th Feb: structure of a discursive essay                    11th Feb:    structure of a researched essay ®
16th Feb: referencing and avoiding plagiarism               18th Feb:   finding your niche – writing the introduction ®
23rd Feb: combining sources with your own ideas             25th Feb:   establishing method and conducting research ®
2nd Mar: summarising main ideas from a longer text          4th Mar:    discussing results ®
9th Mar: paraphrasing and using synonyms                    11th Mar:   drawing conclusions ®

 3 – 4 pm      post-graduate study                           3 – 4 pm language for University study
9th Feb: structure of a researched essay ®                  11th Feb: academic writing style – avoiding generalisation
16th Feb: finding your niche – writing the introduction ®   18th Feb: common academic language and word building
23rd Feb: establishing method and conducting research ®     25th Feb: being indirect – modals and reporting verbs
2nd Mar: discussing results ®                               4th Mar: cohesion 2 – articles and determiners
9th Mar: drawing conclusions ®                              11th Mar: grammar workshop – tense review ®

								
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