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EAP Course Part 2: Grammar, vocabulary and punctuation

EAP Part 2: Grammar, Vocabulary and Punctuation

Tutor: Simon Cuddihy

This four-week English for Academic Purposes (EAP) course is for international students and for students whose first language is not English. The course is offered both face-to-face and online (Microsoft Teams). It is free and not assessed.

Course Aims

The focus of EAP Part 2 is to develop your written fluency for academic writing through language and writing practice. The examples are from academic writing, but the content should be useful for all types of written work.


Course Outline

Week 1 - Complex sentences

Avoiding errors when writing complex sentences

Week 2 - Connecting words

Using connecting words and phrases to make your writing cohesive

Week 3 - Strength of claim / Active and passive voice

Making your position clear and considering the strength of your claim; using active and passive voice appropriately

Week 4 - Collocation / Punctuation

Recognising academic collocations; avoiding punctuation errors


Class Times

In-person courses:

Course:

Day

Time

Week 1

Week 2

Week 3

Week 4

In-person Part 2 (#1)

Monday

10:00-12:00

13 March

20 March

27 March

3 April

In-person Part 2 (#2)

Monday

14:00-16:00

13 March

20 March

27 March

3 April

In-person Part 2 (#3)

Wednesday

10:00-12:00

15 March

22 March

29 March

5 April

In-person Part 2  (#4)

Wednesday

14:00-16:00

15 March

22 March

29 March

5 April


Online courses:

Course:

Day

Time

Week 1

Week 2

Week 3

Week 4

Online Part 2 (#1)

Tuesday

11:00-12:00

14 March

21 March

28 March

4 April

Online Part 2  (#2)

Thursday

11:00-12:00

16 March

23 March

30 March

6 April