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, June 16, 2021
10:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Friday, June 18,2021
10:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Wednesday, June 23, 2021
10:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Friday, June 25,2021
10:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m


Dr. Patrick Labriola





Target Group

Doctoral candidates from all subject areas


Research, Research Management


32 units are applicable within the "Doctorate plus" certificate

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Course Content

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

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.


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

Language Level: C1/C2

If you do not know your level, please complete the following online placement test: (General English)2

Please note that the results of your placement test are essential for your participation!


Bonn Graduate Center


+49 228 73-60141


Alte Sternwarte
Poppelsdorfer Allee 47
53115 Bonn

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