AES: Speaking, Fluency and Pronunciation

This class aims to give you more confidence when you interact with other students and staff in the university context. Classes will help you improve your speaking skills by focusing on fluency and pronunciation. You will become more aware of your voice, pitch and tone and how this impacts on the listener.

Booking
There are six sessions in The Language of Academic Writing course. You must book these sessions individually. The next session will become available to book each week as the course progresses. Sessions can be booked independently of each other but it would be beneficial to attend as many as possible to get the most from the course.

Wednesdays 15.00 – 17.00 Room G.03 HH

Tuesdays 16.00 – 18.00 Room G.03 HH

Sessions:
There are six sessions in the Speaking, Fluency and Pronunciation course. You must book these sessions individually. The next session will become available to book each week as the course progresses. Sessions can be booked independently of each other but it would be beneficial to attend as many as possible to get the most from the course.

30 January or 5 February
Responding to and starting a conversation

06 February or 12 February
Supporting your argument

13 February or 19 February
Interrupting and being interrupted

20 February or 26 February
Introducing and leading a group discussion

27 February or 5 March
Agreeing and disagreeing

6 March or 12 March
Clarifying what you mean (reformulating)

 

How to book:
1) Go to: https://skillsforge.arts.ac.uk
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2) Log in with your UAL username and password
3) Go to the Language Development tab and then choose Academic English Skills Classes
4) Select the time you wish to book and note the location.
You will receive an email notification with details of the booking.

Cancellations:
If you cannot come to your class, please cancel your booking at least 48 hours before the session.  This will allow another student to book. Please log into Skills Forge to cancel your booking.  There is a cancellation link you can click at the bottom of the booking confirmation