Academic English Refresher: C1/C2

A workshop offered by the Bonn Graduate Center.

Do you speak English but sometimes make mistakes or find yourself missing the right
expression or idiom? Would you like to take your language skills to the next level and feel more at ease when conversing in English? Then this course is just right for you.


Wednesday, April 13, 2022
10:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Thursday, April 28, 2022
10:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Thursday, April 14, 2022
10:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Friday, April 29, 2022
10:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Please register your interest in this workshop with your BIGS coordinator by March 6, 2022


Dr. Patrick Labriola





Target Group

Doctoral students of all subject areas


Research,  Research Management


32 units are applicable within the "Doctorate plus" certificate

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Course Content

  • Giving presentations
  • Grammar
  • Writing emails
  • Cultural awareness
  • Essay writing

Course Description

English is becoming more and more important in everyday life but especially in the academic environment. This course aims to help you gain more confidence when giving a presentation in English or networking at an international conference. It is specifically designed as a refresher course for young academics and future research managers that need English in their professional life. This workshop is intended for doctoral students who wish to improve their English language skills through an intensive course.

The topics will include the following:

  • Speaking and conversation
  • Giving presentations
  • Grammar review
  • Vocabulary exercises
  • Letter and email writing
  • Articles and discussions

Language Level C1/C2
Please test here if the workshop is appropriate for your language level before registering: (General English)

You can only participate in the workshop if your level is C1 or higher.


Bonn Graduate Center


+49 228 73-60141


Alte Sternwarte
Poppelsdorfer Allee 47
53115 Bonn

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