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

This course starts in week seven of term (week commencing 14th November 2022)

Enrolment for the course begins on 31st October 2022.

Both in-person and online classes will be available. Class times and days will be advertised nearer the time.

If you have any questions email: Simon Cuddihy