Talk like an Academic series (7 weeks) | Graduate & Postdoctoral Studies

Talk like an Academic series (7 weeks)

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What is the Talk like an Academic Series?

This seven-week program provides academic communication support for graduate-level students with English as an Additional Language (EAL). Participants are given an opportunity to learn and practice English language communication skills and strategies for interacting in typical graduate-student academic and professional scenarios. The scenarios include:

                Summarizing and discussing research in brief interactions with fellow academics

                Interacting with professors and/or advisors

                Interacting as TAs with students

                Participating in classroom and group work discussions

                Communicating in job interviews

                Conducting presentations and thesis defenses

This program is divided into seven 2-hour workshops that run over seven weeks.

Thursdays from 2:00pm - 4:00pm, from January 23rd to March 12th, 2020 (no class on February 20th).