10 Credits SPRING

Pre-requisites: None

IELTS 6.0, FCE (B+) or equivalent. In lieu of a recognised English language level score, an English language placement test from the ELTC can be taken.

Aims/Description: English for Academic Purposes (Reading and Writing) is a module offered by the ELTC that explores the use of English in academic situations, with a particular focus on academic texts. You will be given the opportunity to develop your reading and writing skills by researching, reading for and drafting several pieces of writing during the course. This module will complement your current university study in the UK. The module is open to students with English as a foreign or second language.

Restrictions on availability: Available any 1st and 2nd year undergraduates and to ERASMUS and Study Abroad students with English a second or foreign language.

Staff Contact: PURO MARIA
Teaching Methods: Seminars, Independent Study
Assessment: Course work

Information on the department responsible for this unit (English Language Teaching Centre):

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Western Bank, Sheffield, S10 2TN, UK