Get the academic skills you need for university.
Improve your academic language and gain confidence in the skills you’ll need in an English-speaking academic environment. One of the biggest adjustments for new college students is the newfound freedom. College students have an increase in personal responsibility and a lot less external structure. There are no set study times, no required meal times, no one to tell them when to sleep or get them up, an increase in their academic workload, a greater need to multi-task and balance and a myriad of new social opportunities and challenges. The following are skills that will help you develop your own internal structure and be successful in college:
Who is this course for?
Students who want to learn and prepare for the academic language and culture of a university or college in the UK. This course can be booked separately or combined with any General English afternoon course.
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The course is designed to inspire and prepare you for higher education.
There is a clear focus on academic writing and the teachers will cover a wide range of topics to help you research, take notes and develop your academic English. You will also explore university culture and expectations in the UK and develop your critical thinking skills.
The course content will change depending on the needs of the group, but you can expect to: