ELI ACADEMIC ENGLISH COURSE For Visiting Scholars, Visiting Researchers, Visiting Staff, and Post-Docs
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VS 501: Introduction to Communications in Academia
MEETS: WEDNESDAYS, 4-6 PM - ELI CONFERENCE ROOM
555 S. FOREST AVE, 3RD FLOOR
10-WEEK COURSE: SEPTEMBER 17-NOVEMBER 19, 2014
ORIENTATION/INTRODUCTORY MEETING: WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 17
COURSE FEE: $900
This course focuses on the academic skills that scholars, researchers, and other academic professionals in all disciplines need to succeed in the academic community. Key course components include: 1. Specific genres in research writing; 2. Poster and conference presentations; and 3. Leading and participating in formal discussions and informal interactions in the extended academic community. Extensive individualized instructor feedback will help participants at all levels of English proficiency improve their accuracy, fluency, and delivery style in both professional and social settings.
All interested Visiting Scholars, Visiting Researchers, Visiting Staff, and Post-Docs are invited to come to the first session on September 17 for an overview of the course, a language and needs assessment, and advising. Light refreshments will be served.
For more information, please contact ELIfirstname.lastname@example.org