Academic English Refresher: B1/B2

A workshop offered by the Bonn Graduate Center

This course aims to help you gain more confidence when interacting with other academics in the international university setting. Learning by doing, we will brush up your foreign language fluency to take part in international conferences, participate in project work, give presentations, read academic texts and write a first abstract in English.

Online Workshop

Tuesday, May 10, 2022
9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Wednesday, May 11, 2022
9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Thursday, May 12, 2022
9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Friday, May 13, 2022
9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Trainer

Esther Smialowski

Language

English

Location

Online

Target Group

Doctoral students

Track(s)

Research, Research Management

Certificate

32 units are applicable within the Doctorate plus certificate

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Course Content

  • From academic small talk to big talk: Speaking fluently
  • Taking part in an international conference
  • Discussions
  • Giving presentations
  • Reading academic texts
  • Writing an abstract
  • Using academic vocabulary effectively
  • Brushing up important grammar skills

Course Description

Becoming more and more important in the academic environment, the English language can be particularly demanding for non-native speakers. This course aims to help you gain more confidence when interacting with other academics in the international university setting. Learning by doing, we will brush up your foreign language fluency to take part in international conferences, participate in project work, give presentations, read academic texts and write a first abstract in English.

This workshop is intended for doctoral students who wish to improve their English language competence through an intensive course.

Language Level B1/B2
Please test here if the workshop is appropriate for your language level before registering:
www.cambridgeenglish.org/test-your-english (General English)

You can only participate in the workshop if your level is B1 or B2.

Contact

Bonn Graduate Center

Contact

+49 228 73-60141

graduiertenzentrum@uni-bonn.de

Address

Alte Sternwarte
Poppelsdorfer Allee 47
53115 Bonn

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