【语言培训】南安普顿大学老师直授语言课,现中国学生也可报名,仅限20个名额

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南安大家都知道吧,University of Southampton,十大研究型学府之一,QS世界百大大学之一,南安普敦大学的理、工科实力雄厚,在计算机科学和电子方面表现优异,在2016年卫报排名中,分别名列第7和第1



现在便有一个好机会,可以近距离接触学术优势:

线上语言提升课程


该课程由南安普顿大学的现代语言学院的eLanguages研究与发展科室开发,许可英国的其他大学用于教授他们自己的国际学生【今年中国学生也可参加】。




课程涵盖了学术写作、阅读以及思辨能力方面的概念和准备,同时课程还包括了词汇和语法方面的提升,全面发展学生的学习认知能力。上过语言课程的学生以及老师评价道:这是提前了解学术技能的机会,在学术写作及阅读方面有很大的提升,包括文章结构与段落组织的逻辑。




所以不管是想留学,还是提升自己的英语,都可以加入进来。该课程学习时间5周,从6月28日开始,名额只有20个。同学们可根据自己的时间进行学习,不过要抓紧时间占位置~


课程大纲如下



Introduction

About Prepare for Presessional

Finding your way around the learning environment

Using the discussion forum


Week 1 (11 July – 17 July)

What is academic style?

Extended writing

Structure of a paragraph

Writing topic and supporting sentences

Managing the reading on your course

Looking for signposts in text

The paragraph and its elements

Talking about grammar reference terms

The sentence

Simple and complex sentences

Forms of instruction and learning at university

The challenges and benefits of independent learning

Grammar and Vocabulary Review 1

Assignment 1


Week 2 (18 July – 24 July)

Fact and opinion in writing

Ways of supporting an opinion

Signposting in your writing

Comparing and contrasting ideas in writing

Cause and effect in writing

Making claims with care

Writing an essay introduction

Reading skills

Skimming practice

Predicting when reading

Speed reading

Present tense review

Using the present perfect and past simple

Countable and uncountable nouns

Articles and nouns

Adjectives and adverbs

Formal and informal vocabulary

Hedging language

Language for comparing and contrasting

Building your academic vocabulary

Managing your study time

Developing your vocabulary

Using tutor feedback to improve

Organising your independent study time

Grammar and Vocabulary Review 2

Assignment 2


Week 3 (25 July – 31 July)

Representing data in academic written work

Describing graphs and tables

Creating a text that holds together

What is plagiarism?

Choosing your words carefully

Writing a conclusion

Understanding an essay title

Thinking critically about what you read

Understanding references in text

Scanning for specific information

Reading an introduction

Ensuring your notes are useful

Adding the cohesion in a text

Past tense review

Basic punctuation

Prepositions

Continuous forms

Word building

Note-taking when reading

Dictionary use and learning

Grammar and Vocabulary Review 3

Assignment 3


Week 4 (1 August – 7 August)

Structuring your writing

Supporting with sources

How to paraphrase

Plagiarism revisited

The reference list for an essay

Searching for good reading material

Writing summaries from reading materials

Identifying source references in texts

Expressing purpose

Gerunds and infinitives

Future forms

Modal verbs

Confusable words

Planning to write an essay

Identifying study priorities

Working with others

Ways of learning

Grammar and Vocabulary Review 4

Assignment 4


Week 5 (8 August – 14 August)

Revising what you have written

Proofreading

Presenting your written work

The assessment of your coursework

Completing and submitting written assignments

Developing your ability to evaluate

Different kinds of academic assignment

Passive and active forms

Conditional forms

The past perfect

Common mistakes

A day on a university course in the UK

Developing new skills on your course

Avoiding stress during your studies

Contact with university staff

Grammar and Vocabulary Review 5

Assignment 5


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