English course for administrative staff at UiB
This course focuses on professional English standards, style and vocabulary for administrative staff. It will help participants to use English with confidence in meetings and when in contact with international staff and students.
The course will demonstrate many useful web-based and written resources. The entire course will be in English.
Programme day 1
Avoiding errors in English
Standards and formal English
Increasing your vocabulary
Presenting in English
Programme day 2
Effective emails and letters
Exercises on communication
Avoiding grammatical errors
The course compendium is included in the course package.
Senior administrative staff at UiB who want an intensive English updating course that is designed for university staff.
Participants will be helped to use English with confidence in meetings and when presenting. Standard academic English terminology from UHR is part of the relevant web-based resources designed to help university staff use English with confidence.
Class teaching with exercises with a workshop focus. There will be individual tuition based on texts submitted before the course and suggestions for self-study for follow-up work.
Stewart Clark, Adviser and Assistant Professor, NTNU
Time and place
4 March 2014: 09.15 – 15.45
5 March 2014: 08.15 – 14.45
Rica Hotel, Christies gate 5-7
Number of participants