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Architecture, Building and Planning

Saturday 16 Sep

Spring Writing Festival

10:00 am - 04:30 pm

This all-day workshop will explore the academic writing process in order to help you approach your academic writing tasks more effectively. Topics to be covered include:

  • STARTING: analysing the task type and the question, planning and research
  • DRAFTING: paragraphing, building a clear argument, developing a strong writer’s voice and using sources
  • FINISHING: editing, polishing your structure with a focus on paragraphs and sentences, use of language, cohesion and style

You will have opportunities for targeted writing practice

This is a BYOD (Bring your own device) session, so you will need to bring along a laptop, tablet or smart device. (Prefeably laptop.)

**Participants are expected to attend for the whole day**

Date: 16 September 2017

Time: 10am - 4:30pm

Venue: Alan Gilbert, Theatre 2

Enrol here.

Arts

Saturday 16 Sep

Spring Writing Festival

10:00 am - 04:30 pm

This all-day workshop will explore the academic writing process in order to help you approach your academic writing tasks more effectively. Topics to be covered include:

  • STARTING: analysing the task type and the question, planning and research
  • DRAFTING: paragraphing, building a clear argument, developing a strong writer’s voice and using sources
  • FINISHING: editing, polishing your structure with a focus on paragraphs and sentences, use of language, cohesion and style

You will have opportunities for targeted writing practice

This is a BYOD (Bring your own device) session, so you will need to bring along a laptop, tablet or smart device. (Prefeably laptop.)

**Participants are expected to attend for the whole day**

Date: 16 September 2017

Time: 10am - 4:30pm

Venue: Alan Gilbert, Theatre 2

Enrol here.

Business and Economics

Saturday 16 Sep

Spring Writing Festival

10:00 am - 04:30 pm

This all-day workshop will explore the academic writing process in order to help you approach your academic writing tasks more effectively. Topics to be covered include:

  • STARTING: analysing the task type and the question, planning and research
  • DRAFTING: paragraphing, building a clear argument, developing a strong writer’s voice and using sources
  • FINISHING: editing, polishing your structure with a focus on paragraphs and sentences, use of language, cohesion and style

You will have opportunities for targeted writing practice

This is a BYOD (Bring your own device) session, so you will need to bring along a laptop, tablet or smart device. (Prefeably laptop.)

**Participants are expected to attend for the whole day**

Date: 16 September 2017

Time: 10am - 4:30pm

Venue: Alan Gilbert, Theatre 2

Enrol here.

Education

Saturday 16 Sep

Spring Writing Festival

10:00 am - 04:30 pm

This all-day workshop will explore the academic writing process in order to help you approach your academic writing tasks more effectively. Topics to be covered include:

  • STARTING: analysing the task type and the question, planning and research
  • DRAFTING: paragraphing, building a clear argument, developing a strong writer’s voice and using sources
  • FINISHING: editing, polishing your structure with a focus on paragraphs and sentences, use of language, cohesion and style

You will have opportunities for targeted writing practice

This is a BYOD (Bring your own device) session, so you will need to bring along a laptop, tablet or smart device. (Prefeably laptop.)

**Participants are expected to attend for the whole day**

Date: 16 September 2017

Time: 10am - 4:30pm

Venue: Alan Gilbert, Theatre 2

Enrol here.

Engineering

Saturday 16 Sep

Spring Writing Festival

10:00 am - 04:30 pm

This all-day workshop will explore the academic writing process in order to help you approach your academic writing tasks more effectively. Topics to be covered include:

  • STARTING: analysing the task type and the question, planning and research
  • DRAFTING: paragraphing, building a clear argument, developing a strong writer’s voice and using sources
  • FINISHING: editing, polishing your structure with a focus on paragraphs and sentences, use of language, cohesion and style

You will have opportunities for targeted writing practice

This is a BYOD (Bring your own device) session, so you will need to bring along a laptop, tablet or smart device. (Prefeably laptop.)

**Participants are expected to attend for the whole day**

Date: 16 September 2017

Time: 10am - 4:30pm

Venue: Alan Gilbert, Theatre 2

Enrol here.

English for Academic Purposes (EAP)

Wednesday 23 Aug

Speaking Clearly 1: Stress Patterns

12:00 pm - 01:00 pm

This workshop is for non-native speakers of English. Learn how to produce the right stress patterns in words like politics, politician and political. Discover patterns of stress placement to make learning stress patterns easier, then practice your new skills in the workshop.

Date: 23/08/2017

Time: 12pm - 1pm

Venue: Frank Tate 123 (Spatial Laboratory)

Enrol here (This will take you to the Stop 1 Booking page, where you will need to login and search for this workshop using the drop-down menus) 

Wednesday 30 Aug

Speaking Clearly 2: Stress & Intonation

12:00 pm - 01:00 pm

This workshop is for non-native speakers of English. The rhythm and melody of your speech at the sentence level convey a lot of information. Among other things, they tell your listeners important information like what you want to emphasise, and whose turn it is to talk; essential for presenting teaching and everyday communication. There will be lots of practice exercises in class.

Date: 30/08/2017

Time: 12pm - 1pm

Venue: Frank Tate 123 (Spatial Laboratory)

Enrol here (This will take you to the Stop 1 Booking page, where you will need to login and search for this workshop using the drop-menus.) 

Wednesday 6 Sep

Speaking Clearly 3: Word Endings

12:00 pm - 01:00 pm

This workshop is for non-native speakers of English. Do you find it hard to pronounce sounds at the ends of words? Is it hard for you to pronounce plurals and past tenses, or to make words like bat and bad sound different? Listeners can be confused if the sounds at the ends of words are missing or unclear. Learn how to hear and say word endings; lots of opportunities are provided for practice.

Date: 06/09/2017

Time: 12pm - 1pm

Venue: Frank Tate 123 (Spatial Laboratory)

Enrol here (This will take you to the Stop 1 Booking page, where you will need to login and search for this workshop using the drop-down menus.) 

Wednesday 13 Sep

Speaking Clearly 4: Difficult Consonants

12:00 pm - 01:00 pm

This workshop is for non-native speakers of English. English, like all languages, has a few consonant sounds that are difficult for learners and can make your speech unclear. Learn to make new sounds, and investigate strategies to use them in everyday speaking. Come and find out about those sounds that give you trouble, as well as a range of strategies to practice.

Date: 13/09/2017

Time: 12pm - 1pm

Venue: Frank Tate 123 (Spatial Laboratory) 

Enrol here (This will take you to the Stop 1 Booking page, where you will need to login and search for this workshop using the drop-down menus.) 

Wednesday 20 Sep

Speaking Clearly 5: Vowels

12:00 pm - 01:00 pm

This workshop is for non-native speakers of English. Do you confuse some vowels that sound similar, as in fit and feet or pull and pool? Come and learn to hear all the English vowel sounds, some helpful tools to write down vowels accurately, and some rules for vowel spelling. Practice producing accurate vowels in simple speaking activities.

Date: 20/09/2017

Time: 12pm - 1pm

Venue: Frank Tate 123 (Spatial Laboratory)

Enrol here (This will take you to the Stop 1 Booking page, where you will need to login and search for this workshop using the drop-down menus.) 

Monday 25 Sep

Know Your Tenses. Connect Your Ideas. Write Great Sentences.

12:30 pm - 02:30 pm

This workshop is for non-native speakers of English. Using the correct verb tense and showing connections between ideas are essential skills for all academic writers. Small errors can have a significant impact on your meaning. In this workshop, you will learn how to use compound and complex sentences, verb tense and punctuation to improve the accuracy of your writing.

Date: 25/09/2017

Time: 12:30pm - 2:30pm

Venue: 757 Swanston Street, Room 109

Enrol here (This will take you to a Stop 1 Booking page, where you will need to login and search for this workshop using the drop-menus.) 

Monday 25 Sep

Improve Your English in 10 Minutes a Day - Session 1

03:00 pm - 04:30 pm

This workshop is for non-native speakers of English. Everyone can find 10 minutes in their day to do something special. Why not use it to improve your English? Across 2 sessions (Monday, 25 September and Wednesday, 27 September) we will provide you with reading, writing, listening and speaking activities you can complete in around 10 minutes per day. Make these activities a daily habit to improve your English over an extended period. 

***This is a BYOD (Bring your own device - laptop or tablet) workshop. You will be doing lots of language learning activities with your device.

Date: 25/09/2017
Time: 3:00pm – 4:30pm
Venue: 757 Swanston Street, Room 109

Enrol here (This will take you to the Stop 1 Booking page, where you will need to login and search for this workshop using the drop-down menus.)

Wednesday 27 Sep

From Sentence to Paragraph

11:30 am - 01:30 pm

This workshop is for non-native speakers of English. Academic writing is much more than writing grammatically correct sentences and paragraphs of the same length. This session will focus on the different roles sentences play in academic paragraphs such as topic sentences, and sentences providing evidence and analysis. It will also highlight the different types of paragraphing commonly found in academic texts. Be prepared for a mix of input and writing practice in this interactive workshop.

Date: 27/09/2017
Time: 11:30am – 1:30pm
Venue: 757 Swanston Street, Room 109

Enrol here (This will take you to the Stop 1 Booking page, where you will need to login and search for this workshop using the drop-down menus.)

Wednesday 27 Sep

Improve Your English in 10 Minutes a Day - Session 2

03:00 pm - 04:30 pm

This workshop is for non-native speakers of English. Everyone can find 10 minutes in their day to do something special. Why not use it to improve your English? Across 2 sessions (Monday, 25 September and Wednesday, 27 September) we will provide you with reading, writing, listening and speaking activities you can complete in around 10 minutes per day. Make these activities a daily habit to improve your English over an extended period. 

***This is a BYOD (Bring your own device - laptop or tablet) workshop. You will be doing lots of language learning activities with your device.

Date: 27/09/2017
Time: 3:00pm – 4:30pm
Venue: 757 Swanston Street, Room 110

Enrol here (This will take you to the Stop 1 Booking page, where you need to login and search for this workshop using the drop-down menus.)

Graduate research

Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences

Saturday 16 Sep

Spring Writing Festival

10:00 am - 04:30 pm

This all-day workshop will explore the academic writing process in order to help you approach your academic writing tasks more effectively. Topics to be covered include:

  • STARTING: analysing the task type and the question, planning and research
  • DRAFTING: paragraphing, building a clear argument, developing a strong writer’s voice and using sources
  • FINISHING: editing, polishing your structure with a focus on paragraphs and sentences, use of language, cohesion and style

You will have opportunities for targeted writing practice

This is a BYOD (Bring your own device) session, so you will need to bring along a laptop, tablet or smart device. (Prefeably laptop.)

**Participants are expected to attend for the whole day**

Date: 16 September 2017

Time: 10am - 4:30pm

Venue: Alan Gilbert, Theatre 2

Enrol here.

Science

Saturday 16 Sep

Spring Writing Festival

10:00 am - 04:30 pm

This all-day workshop will explore the academic writing process in order to help you approach your academic writing tasks more effectively. Topics to be covered include:

  • STARTING: analysing the task type and the question, planning and research
  • DRAFTING: paragraphing, building a clear argument, developing a strong writer’s voice and using sources
  • FINISHING: editing, polishing your structure with a focus on paragraphs and sentences, use of language, cohesion and style

You will have opportunities for targeted writing practice

This is a BYOD (Bring your own device) session, so you will need to bring along a laptop, tablet or smart device. (Prefeably laptop.)

**Participants are expected to attend for the whole day**

Date: 16 September 2017

Time: 10am - 4:30pm

Venue: Alan Gilbert, Theatre 2

Enrol here.

VCA & MCM

Wednesday 6 Sep

Reflecting on Practice II

12:00 pm - 01:00 pm

Venue: CFI Tutorial Room

Saturday 16 Sep

Spring Writing Festival

10:00 am - 04:30 pm

This all-day workshop will explore the academic writing process in order to help you approach your academic writing tasks more effectively. Topics to be covered include:

  • STARTING: analysing the task type and the question, planning and research
  • DRAFTING: paragraphing, building a clear argument, developing a strong writer’s voice and using sources
  • FINISHING: editing, polishing your structure with a focus on paragraphs and sentences, use of language, cohesion and style

You will have opportunities for targeted writing practice

This is a BYOD (Bring your own device) session, so you will need to bring along a laptop, tablet or smart device. (Prefeably laptop.)

**Participants are expected to attend for the whole day**

Date: 16 September 2017

Time: 10am - 4:30pm

Venue: Alan Gilbert, Theatre 2

Enrol here.

Tuesday 19 Sep

Writing Proposals

12:00 pm - 01:00 pm

Venue: EMB Tutorial Room 3

Veterinary and Agricultural Sciences

Saturday 16 Sep

Spring Writing Festival

10:00 am - 04:30 pm

This all-day workshop will explore the academic writing process in order to help you approach your academic writing tasks more effectively. Topics to be covered include:

  • STARTING: analysing the task type and the question, planning and research
  • DRAFTING: paragraphing, building a clear argument, developing a strong writer’s voice and using sources
  • FINISHING: editing, polishing your structure with a focus on paragraphs and sentences, use of language, cohesion and style

You will have opportunities for targeted writing practice

This is a BYOD (Bring your own device) session, so you will need to bring along a laptop, tablet or smart device. (Prefeably laptop.)

**Participants are expected to attend for the whole day**

Date: 16 September 2017

Time: 10am - 4:30pm

Venue: Alan Gilbert, Theatre 2

Enrol here.