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.
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.
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