Talk like an Academic series (7 weeks)
Date and Time
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).