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Study Skills in English Summer School

The Study Skills in English Summer School is designed for pre-university and university students who need to improve their English language skills in order to meet their university language requirements.  The aim of the summer school is to develop basic academic and study skills in English to at least the level considered to be sufficient for university studies.  Specifically, the summer school focuses on developing abilities to read academic texts and use them in writing and speaking; critically listen to lectures while taking effective notes; speak in academic contexts and gain insight into basic principles of writing texts in an academic style. The sessions will also focus on English grammar, vocabulary and pronunciation as used in academic contexts.  The summer school is taught by highly qualified and experienced Masaryk University and international teaching staff who are dedicated to preparing students to operate successfully at an academic level. Each one week learning cycle integrates a specific academic and English language study focus, which enables students flexibly combine their study load.

Organizer: Masaryk University Language Centre

Language: English

Term: 25th July 2nd September 2016

  • Programme is divided into the six weeks with different focus: Introduction to Academic English, Reading skills, Listening skills, Speaking skills, Writing skills, Practical use of English in academic context.
  • The summer school programme is flexible and can be combined according to individual needs. Each participant can follow the whole summer school programme, which is highly recommended, or they can combine any number of weeks they find interesting.

Fee: 3 500,- CZK per week / 17 500,- CZK per six weeks

Registration: closed

Payment: 6 weeks here / 1 week here

Designed for: pre-university and university students who need to

  • improve their English language skills in order to meet their university language requirements
  • develop basic academic skills in English
  • improve their study skills in English

Topics:

  • reading academic texts and using them in writing and speaking
  • critical listening to lectures while taking effective notes
  • speaking in academic contexts with emphasis on oral presentations and discussions in seminars
  • writing with emphasis on English academic writing style and the diversity of genres in academic contexts
  • English grammar as used in academic contexts
  • English vocabulary as used in academic contexts
  • English pronunciation as used in academic contexts

Contact: Zuzana Janoušková (zuzana.janouskova@cjv.muni.cz)

 

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