English Refresher: B1/B2

A workshop offered by the Bonn Graduate Center

Becoming more and more important in the academic environment, the English language can be particularly demanding for non-native speakers. This workshop aims to help you gain more confidence when interacting with other academics in the international university setting.

Online Workshop

Saturday, July 20, 2024
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Monday, July 22, 2024
7:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.

Tuesday, July 23, 2024
7:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.

Friday, July 26, 2024
7:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.

Saturday, July 27, 2024
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.


Esther Smialowski





Target Group

Doctoral students and postdocs


Research, Research Management


22 units are applicable within the Doctorate plus or Careers plus certificate

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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 use academic vocabulary effectively.

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

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.


  • From academic small talk to big talk: speaking fluently
  • Taking part in an international conference
  • Discussions
  • Giving presentations
  • Reading academic texts
  • Using academic vocabulary effectively


Bonn Graduate Center


+49 228 73-60141



Alte Sternwarte
Poppelsdorfer Allee 47
53115 Bonn

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