English for Academic Study (EAS)

University of Brighton
Brighton, England, United Kingdom
Qualification
Certificate
Study mode
Full-time
Duration
30 weeks
Intakes
October
Tuition fee (local)
Information not available
Tuition fee (foreign)
US$ 9,829

Entry Requirements

  • The minimum age of enrolment for this programme is 18.

Curriculum

Stage 1: intermediate

You will improve your level of general English and be introduced to English for academic purposes. You will also learn about British culture and go on organised visits to local places of interest.

  • Practice in reading, writing, listening and speaking
  • Introduction to English for academic purposes
  • Grammar review and vocabulary development
  • Pronunciation and intonation practice
  • Language learning strategies
  • Guided self-study
  • British culture
  • Visits to sites of cultural interest in the south-east of England.

Stage 2: higher intermediate

You will extend your English language knowledge and skills and further develop your ability to study effectively in a British academic environment.

General English

  • Intensive practice in reading, writing, listening and speaking
  • Grammar review and vocabulary development
  • Pronunciation and intonation practice
  • Language learning strategies.

Academic English

  • Preparation for studying in English
  • Listening and note-taking skills
  • Extensive reading
  • Writing academic essays and reports
  • Taking part in seminars and tutorials
  • Giving academic presentations
  • Introduction to British academic conventions.

Stage 3: lower advanced

Your written and spoken English will become more fluent and accurate and you will develop confidence in your English academic study skills.

General English

  • Strategies for effective reading, writing, listening and speaking
  • Grammar consolidation
  • Pronunciation and intonation practice.

Academic English

  • Research skills – productive use of learning resources
  • Efficient note-taking from lectures and reading
  • Extensive academic reading
  • Extension of academic vocabulary
  • Writing successful academic essays, reports and summaries
  • Taking part in seminars and tutorials
  • Giving confident academic presentations
  • British academic conventions.

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