This highly interactive course provides teaching professionals with a solid background to the subject of English for Academic purposes. Along with key theory and methodology, it introduces a range of different approaches and practical ideas. Teachers will gain both an understanding of this branch of ELT, as well as ideas and tasks to explore and reflect on in the EAP classroom. They will also be able to polish their English language skills and add to their existing teaching skills.
After registration, participants on this course programme will receive:
At the end of the course, you will:
If you are from a country outside of the European Economic Area (EEA) or Switzerland, you will need a visa. Students from certain countries do not need to apply for a visa before arriving in the UK. You can check if you need to apply for a visa on the UK Visas and Immigration website.
In the unlikely event of a course not recruiting sufficient numbers you would be offered an alternative.
|TIME||Session One||Session Two||Session Three|
Introduction to the course: objectives and methodology
|Where to start: academic contexts||Essential English language and academic skills|
Lectures and presentations: main sections and key functional language
|Types of academic writing|
Features of an academic text
|Features of academic language:
Academic papers and dissertations; main sections and key functional language
|Professional skills practice||Working internationally: Hofstede’s Dimensions of Culture|
Meetings and discussions:
dealing with questions
|Professional skills practice |
Reviewing: giving and receiving feedback
|Guided self-study Studying English independently
Identifying and exploiting resources
Identifying language development needs and
Creating a PDP
|Professional skills practice ||Conclusion and