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Architecture, Building and Planning

Monday 18 Feb

Reading & notetaking

02:00 pm - 05:00 pm

Learn and practise skills for reading for the purpose of writing, and taking effective notes from a text.

Register here.

NOTE: Due to technical problems, the above date and time may be incorrect. The correct date and time is 18 February 2019, 02:00 PM - 05:00 PM.

Tuesday 19 Feb

Referencing and using academic style in writing

02:00 pm - 05:00 pm

Learn what good referencing is, and how to use academic sources without plagiarising. Learn about the features of a good academic student paper and practise writing in academic register.

Register here.

NOTE: Due to technical problems, the above date and time may be incorrect. The correct date and time is 19 February 2019, 02:00 PM - 05:00 PM.

Wednesday 20 Feb

Writing - paragraph structure and cohesion

02:00 pm - 05:00 pm

Learn about the features of a good paragraph and practise writing topic sentences and concluding sentences to help your reader follow your ideas. Learn how to add complexity to your academic writing while remaining clear to your reader.

Register here.

NOTE: Due to technical problems, the above date and time may be incorrect. The correct date and time is 20 February 2019, 02:00 PM - 05:00 PM.

Thursday 21 Feb

Speaking - participating in tutorials

02:00 pm - 03:00 pm

Learn and practise techniques for speaking in class and making your ideas understood.

Register here.

NOTE: Due to technical problems, the above date and time may be incorrect. The correct date and time is 21 February 2019, 02:00 PM - 03:00 PM.

Thursday 21 Feb

Writing – SPSER technique for organising your text

03:30 pm - 05:00 pm

Learn and practise the SPSER technique for writing texts (situation, problem, solution, evaluation, recommendation).

Register here.

NOTE: Due to technical problems, the above date and time may be incorrect. The correct date and time is 21 February 2019, 03:30 PM - 05:00 PM.

Monday 25 Feb

Summer 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.

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

Register here.

NOTE: Due to technical problems, the date and time above may be incorrect. The correct date and time is 25 February 2019, 10:00 AM - 04:30 PM.

Tuesday 12 Mar

Writing your assignment

12:00 pm - 01:00 pm

This workshop is for non-native speakers of English. This workshop provides you with a process for structuring your assignment: organising your time, determining the genre, analysing the task, researching, planning, writing and finalising your draft.

Register here.

NOTE: Due to technical problems, the above date and time may be incorrect. The correct date and time is 12th March 2019, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM.

Wednesday 13 Mar

Academic Listening Strategies

10:00 am - 11:30 am

This workshop is for non-native speakers of English. This workshop will provide you with listening strategies to help you improve your listening comprehension in a range of academic settings.

Register here.

NOTE: Due to technical problems, the above date and time may be incorrect. The correct date and time is 13th March 2019, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM.

Monday 18 Mar

Verb tense

10:00 am - 11:30 am

This workshop is for non-native speakers of English. Need to brush up on your verb tenses? What about verb use in Academic writing? The rules for tense use are different in speaking and formal writing in a number of ways. You will have opportunities for discussion and practice.

Register here.

NOTE: Due to technical problems, the above date and time may be incorrect. The correct date and time is 18th March 2019, 10:00 AM - 11.30 AM.

Tuesday 19 Mar

Vocabulary building strategies

01:45 pm - 02:45 pm

This workshop is for non-native speakers of English. A large English vocabulary is essential for success at university, but you need to know more than just a large number of words. This workshop will explore ways to enrich and apply your vocabulary as you study and in everyday life. Learn strategies for recognising, understanding and remembering new and difficult words so you can apply them to your academic speaking and writing.

Register here.

NOTE: Due to technical problems, the above date and time may be incorrect. The correct date and time is 19th March 2019, 01:45 PM - 02:45 PM.

Wednesday 20 Mar

Speaking Clearly 1: stress patterns in words and sentences

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.

Register here.

NOTE: Due to technical problems, the above date and time may be incorrect. The correct date and time is 20th March 2019, 12:00 PM - 01:00 PM.

Friday 22 Mar

Improve your English in 10 minutes a day (Listening and Speaking)

10:00 am - 11:30 am

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 (22 and 29 March),we will provide you with reading, writing, listening and speaking activities you can complete in around 10 mins per day. Make these activities a daily habit to improve your English over an extended period.

Register here.

NOTE: Due to technical problems, the above date and time may be incorrect. The correct date and time is 22 March 2019, 10:00 AM - 11.30 AM.

Monday 25 Mar

Compound Sentences

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

This workshop is for non-native speakers of English. Academic Writing often involves weaving together complex and difficult ideas. This can test your skills in sentence construction. Come and gain confidence with compound sentences through explanations, exercises and opportunities for questions.

Register here.

NOTE: Due to technical problems, the above date and time may be incorrect. The correct date and time is 25 March 2019, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM.

Tuesday 26 Mar

Academic Reading Strategies

02:30 pm - 04:00 pm

This workshop is for non-native speakers of English. Learn how to read efficiently by applying reading strategies, such as skimming, scanning, and active reading. Bring a sample course reading along to this session and practice these strategies.

Register here.

NOTE: Due to technical problems, the above date and time may be incorrect. The correct date and time is 26 March 2019, 02:30 PM - 04:00 PM.

Wednesday 27 Mar

Speaking Clearly 2: stress and 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.

Register here.

NOTE: Due to technical problems, the above date and time may be incorrect. The correct date and time is 27 March 2019, 12:00 PM - 01:00 PM.

Friday 29 Mar

Improve your English in 10 minutes a day (Reading and Writing)

10:00 am - 11:30 am

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 (22 and 29 March), we will provide you with reading, writing, listening and speaking activities you can complete in around 10 mins per day. Make these activities a daily habit to improve your English over an extended period.

Register here.

NOTE: Due to technical problems, the above date and time may be incorrect. The correct date and time is 29 March 2019, 10:00 AM - 11.30 AM.

Monday 1 Apr

Complex Sentences

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

This workshop is for non-native speakers of English. Academic Writing often involves weaving together complex and difficult ideas. This can test your skills of sentence construction. Come and gain confidence with complex sentences through explanations, exercises and opportunities for questions.

Register here.

NOTE: Due to technical problems, the above date and time may be incorrect. The correct date and time is 01 April 2019, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM.

Tuesday 2 Apr

Critical Thinking and Reading

02:00 pm - 03:30 pm

This workshop is for all students. Bring an example of a course reading. This workshop will help you to engage in a process of thinking deeply about the ideas you encounter in readings, lectures and other course material and questioning their validity or reasonableness.

Register here.

NOTE: Due to technical problems, the above date and time may be incorrect. The correct date and time is 02 April 2019, 02:00 PM - 03:30 PM.

Wednesday 3 Apr

Speaking Clearly 3: word endings and pronunciation

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.

Register here.

NOTE: Due to technical problems, the above date and time may be incorrect. The correct date and time is 03 April 2019, 12:00 PM - 01:00 PM.

Friday 5 Apr

Chit Chat: strategies for engaging in small talk

02:30 pm - 04:00 pm

This workshop is for non-native speakers of English. Making small talk is more than just getting to know someone new. It is an expected part of social behaviour, but making small talk isn’t always easy. Speakers must meet certain expectations and must talk about appropriate subjects which may vary from one culture to another. These activities will give you a chance to practice what to say when you’re face to face with someone new and want to get the conversation started.

Register here.

NOTE: Due to technical problems, the above date and time may be incorrect. The correct date and time is 05 April 2019, 02:30 PM - 04:00 PM.

Monday 8 Apr

Writing with Clarity and Focus

10:30 am - 12:00 pm

This workshop is for non-native speakers of English. Academic writing aims for clarity and precision. This workshop will provide you with strategies to structure your sentences and paragraphs to achieve direction and focus in your academic writing.

Register here.

NOTE: Due to technical problems, the above date and time may be incorrect. The correct date and time is 08 April 2019, 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM.

Wednesday 10 Apr

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.

Register here.

NOTE: Due to technical problems, the above date and time may be incorrect. The correct date and time is 10 April 2019, 12:00 PM - 01:00 PM.

Friday 12 Apr

Aussie English

02:30 pm - 03:30 pm

This workshop is for non-native speakers of English. It will introduce you to a range of Aussie English expressions, and some commonly used Australian informal language (idioms and slang) that you may typically hear in classes and social situations. It will also give you important background context to help better understand their use.

Register here.

NOTE: Due to technical problems, the above date and time may be incorrect. The correct date and time is 12 April 2019, 02:30 PM - 03:30 PM.

Wednesday 17 Apr

Speaking Clearly 5: vowels

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.

Register here.

NOTE: Due to technical problems, the above date and time may be incorrect. The correct date and time is 17 April 2019, 12:00 PM - 01:00 PM.

Arts

Monday 18 Feb

Reading & notetaking

02:00 pm - 05:00 pm

Learn and practise skills for reading for the purpose of writing, and taking effective notes from a text.

Register here.

NOTE: Due to technical problems, the above date and time may be incorrect. The correct date and time is 18 February 2019, 02:00 PM - 05:00 PM.

Tuesday 19 Feb

Referencing and using academic style in writing

02:00 pm - 05:00 pm

Learn what good referencing is, and how to use academic sources without plagiarising. Learn about the features of a good academic student paper and practise writing in academic register.

Register here.

NOTE: Due to technical problems, the above date and time may be incorrect. The correct date and time is 19 February 2019, 02:00 PM - 05:00 PM.

Wednesday 20 Feb

Writing - paragraph structure and cohesion

02:00 pm - 05:00 pm

Learn about the features of a good paragraph and practise writing topic sentences and concluding sentences to help your reader follow your ideas. Learn how to add complexity to your academic writing while remaining clear to your reader.

Register here.

NOTE: Due to technical problems, the above date and time may be incorrect. The correct date and time is 20 February 2019, 02:00 PM - 05:00 PM.

Thursday 21 Feb

Speaking - participating in tutorials

02:00 pm - 03:00 pm

Learn and practise techniques for speaking in class and making your ideas understood.

Register here.

NOTE: Due to technical problems, the above date and time may be incorrect. The correct date and time is 21 February 2019, 02:00 PM - 03:00 PM.

Thursday 21 Feb

Writing – SPSER technique for organising your text

03:30 pm - 05:00 pm

Learn and practise the SPSER technique for writing texts (situation, problem, solution, evaluation, recommendation).

Register here.

NOTE: Due to technical problems, the above date and time may be incorrect. The correct date and time is 21 February 2019, 03:30 PM - 05:00 PM.

Monday 25 Feb

Summer 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.

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

Register here.

NOTE: Due to technical problems, the date and time above may be incorrect. The correct date and time is 25 February 2019, 10:00 AM - 04:30 PM.

Tuesday 12 Mar

Writing your assignment

12:00 pm - 01:00 pm

This workshop is for non-native speakers of English. This workshop provides you with a process for structuring your assignment: organising your time, determining the genre, analysing the task, researching, planning, writing and finalising your draft.

Register here.

NOTE: Due to technical problems, the above date and time may be incorrect. The correct date and time is 12th March 2019, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM.

Wednesday 13 Mar

Academic Listening Strategies

10:00 am - 11:30 am

This workshop is for non-native speakers of English. This workshop will provide you with listening strategies to help you improve your listening comprehension in a range of academic settings.

Register here.

NOTE: Due to technical problems, the above date and time may be incorrect. The correct date and time is 13th March 2019, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM.

Monday 18 Mar

Verb tense

10:00 am - 11:30 am

This workshop is for non-native speakers of English. Need to brush up on your verb tenses? What about verb use in Academic writing? The rules for tense use are different in speaking and formal writing in a number of ways. You will have opportunities for discussion and practice.

Register here.

NOTE: Due to technical problems, the above date and time may be incorrect. The correct date and time is 18th March 2019, 10:00 AM - 11.30 AM.

Tuesday 19 Mar

Vocabulary building strategies

01:45 pm - 02:45 pm

This workshop is for non-native speakers of English. A large English vocabulary is essential for success at university, but you need to know more than just a large number of words. This workshop will explore ways to enrich and apply your vocabulary as you study and in everyday life. Learn strategies for recognising, understanding and remembering new and difficult words so you can apply them to your academic speaking and writing.

Register here.

NOTE: Due to technical problems, the above date and time may be incorrect. The correct date and time is 19th March 2019, 01:45 PM - 02:45 PM.

Wednesday 20 Mar

Speaking Clearly 1: stress patterns in words and sentences

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.

Register here.

NOTE: Due to technical problems, the above date and time may be incorrect. The correct date and time is 20th March 2019, 12:00 PM - 01:00 PM.

Friday 22 Mar

Improve your English in 10 minutes a day (Listening and Speaking)

10:00 am - 11:30 am

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 (22 and 29 March),we will provide you with reading, writing, listening and speaking activities you can complete in around 10 mins per day. Make these activities a daily habit to improve your English over an extended period.

Register here.

NOTE: Due to technical problems, the above date and time may be incorrect. The correct date and time is 22 March 2019, 10:00 AM - 11.30 AM.

Monday 25 Mar

Compound Sentences

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

This workshop is for non-native speakers of English. Academic Writing often involves weaving together complex and difficult ideas. This can test your skills in sentence construction. Come and gain confidence with compound sentences through explanations, exercises and opportunities for questions.

Register here.

NOTE: Due to technical problems, the above date and time may be incorrect. The correct date and time is 25 March 2019, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM.

Tuesday 26 Mar

Academic Reading Strategies

02:30 pm - 04:00 pm

This workshop is for non-native speakers of English. Learn how to read efficiently by applying reading strategies, such as skimming, scanning, and active reading. Bring a sample course reading along to this session and practice these strategies.

Register here.

NOTE: Due to technical problems, the above date and time may be incorrect. The correct date and time is 26 March 2019, 02:30 PM - 04:00 PM.

Wednesday 27 Mar

Speaking Clearly 2: stress and 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.

Register here.

NOTE: Due to technical problems, the above date and time may be incorrect. The correct date and time is 27 March 2019, 12:00 PM - 01:00 PM.

Friday 29 Mar

Improve your English in 10 minutes a day (Reading and Writing)

10:00 am - 11:30 am

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 (22 and 29 March), we will provide you with reading, writing, listening and speaking activities you can complete in around 10 mins per day. Make these activities a daily habit to improve your English over an extended period.

Register here.

NOTE: Due to technical problems, the above date and time may be incorrect. The correct date and time is 29 March 2019, 10:00 AM - 11.30 AM.

Monday 1 Apr

Complex Sentences

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

This workshop is for non-native speakers of English. Academic Writing often involves weaving together complex and difficult ideas. This can test your skills of sentence construction. Come and gain confidence with complex sentences through explanations, exercises and opportunities for questions.

Register here.

NOTE: Due to technical problems, the above date and time may be incorrect. The correct date and time is 01 April 2019, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM.

Tuesday 2 Apr

Critical Thinking and Reading

02:00 pm - 03:30 pm

This workshop is for all students. Bring an example of a course reading. This workshop will help you to engage in a process of thinking deeply about the ideas you encounter in readings, lectures and other course material and questioning their validity or reasonableness.

Register here.

NOTE: Due to technical problems, the above date and time may be incorrect. The correct date and time is 02 April 2019, 02:00 PM - 03:30 PM.

Wednesday 3 Apr

Speaking Clearly 3: word endings and pronunciation

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.

Register here.

NOTE: Due to technical problems, the above date and time may be incorrect. The correct date and time is 03 April 2019, 12:00 PM - 01:00 PM.

Friday 5 Apr

Chit Chat: strategies for engaging in small talk

02:30 pm - 04:00 pm

This workshop is for non-native speakers of English. Making small talk is more than just getting to know someone new. It is an expected part of social behaviour, but making small talk isn’t always easy. Speakers must meet certain expectations and must talk about appropriate subjects which may vary from one culture to another. These activities will give you a chance to practice what to say when you’re face to face with someone new and want to get the conversation started.

Register here.

NOTE: Due to technical problems, the above date and time may be incorrect. The correct date and time is 05 April 2019, 02:30 PM - 04:00 PM.

Monday 8 Apr

Writing with Clarity and Focus

10:30 am - 12:00 pm

This workshop is for non-native speakers of English. Academic writing aims for clarity and precision. This workshop will provide you with strategies to structure your sentences and paragraphs to achieve direction and focus in your academic writing.

Register here.

NOTE: Due to technical problems, the above date and time may be incorrect. The correct date and time is 08 April 2019, 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM.

Wednesday 10 Apr

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.

Register here.

NOTE: Due to technical problems, the above date and time may be incorrect. The correct date and time is 10 April 2019, 12:00 PM - 01:00 PM.

Friday 12 Apr

Aussie English

02:30 pm - 03:30 pm

This workshop is for non-native speakers of English. It will introduce you to a range of Aussie English expressions, and some commonly used Australian informal language (idioms and slang) that you may typically hear in classes and social situations. It will also give you important background context to help better understand their use.

Register here.

NOTE: Due to technical problems, the above date and time may be incorrect. The correct date and time is 12 April 2019, 02:30 PM - 03:30 PM.

Wednesday 17 Apr

Speaking Clearly 5: vowels

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.

Register here.

NOTE: Due to technical problems, the above date and time may be incorrect. The correct date and time is 17 April 2019, 12:00 PM - 01:00 PM.

Business and Economics

Monday 18 Feb

Reading & notetaking

02:00 pm - 05:00 pm

Learn and practise skills for reading for the purpose of writing, and taking effective notes from a text.

Register here.

NOTE: Due to technical problems, the above date and time may be incorrect. The correct date and time is 18 February 2019, 02:00 PM - 05:00 PM.

Tuesday 19 Feb

Referencing and using academic style in writing

02:00 pm - 05:00 pm

Learn what good referencing is, and how to use academic sources without plagiarising. Learn about the features of a good academic student paper and practise writing in academic register.

Register here.

NOTE: Due to technical problems, the above date and time may be incorrect. The correct date and time is 19 February 2019, 02:00 PM - 05:00 PM.

Wednesday 20 Feb

Writing - paragraph structure and cohesion

02:00 pm - 05:00 pm

Learn about the features of a good paragraph and practise writing topic sentences and concluding sentences to help your reader follow your ideas. Learn how to add complexity to your academic writing while remaining clear to your reader.

Register here.

NOTE: Due to technical problems, the above date and time may be incorrect. The correct date and time is 20 February 2019, 02:00 PM - 05:00 PM.

Thursday 21 Feb

Speaking - participating in tutorials

02:00 pm - 03:00 pm

Learn and practise techniques for speaking in class and making your ideas understood.

Register here.

NOTE: Due to technical problems, the above date and time may be incorrect. The correct date and time is 21 February 2019, 02:00 PM - 03:00 PM.

Thursday 21 Feb

Writing – SPSER technique for organising your text

03:30 pm - 05:00 pm

Learn and practise the SPSER technique for writing texts (situation, problem, solution, evaluation, recommendation).

Register here.

NOTE: Due to technical problems, the above date and time may be incorrect. The correct date and time is 21 February 2019, 03:30 PM - 05:00 PM.

Monday 25 Feb

Summer 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.

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

Register here.

NOTE: Due to technical problems, the date and time above may be incorrect. The correct date and time is 25 February 2019, 10:00 AM - 04:30 PM.

Tuesday 12 Mar

Writing your assignment

12:00 pm - 01:00 pm

This workshop is for non-native speakers of English. This workshop provides you with a process for structuring your assignment: organising your time, determining the genre, analysing the task, researching, planning, writing and finalising your draft.

Register here.

NOTE: Due to technical problems, the above date and time may be incorrect. The correct date and time is 12th March 2019, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM.

Wednesday 13 Mar

Academic Listening Strategies

10:00 am - 11:30 am

This workshop is for non-native speakers of English. This workshop will provide you with listening strategies to help you improve your listening comprehension in a range of academic settings.

Register here.

NOTE: Due to technical problems, the above date and time may be incorrect. The correct date and time is 13th March 2019, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM.

Monday 18 Mar

Verb tense

10:00 am - 11:30 am

This workshop is for non-native speakers of English. Need to brush up on your verb tenses? What about verb use in Academic writing? The rules for tense use are different in speaking and formal writing in a number of ways. You will have opportunities for discussion and practice.

Register here.

NOTE: Due to technical problems, the above date and time may be incorrect. The correct date and time is 18th March 2019, 10:00 AM - 11.30 AM.

Tuesday 19 Mar

Vocabulary building strategies

01:45 pm - 02:45 pm

This workshop is for non-native speakers of English. A large English vocabulary is essential for success at university, but you need to know more than just a large number of words. This workshop will explore ways to enrich and apply your vocabulary as you study and in everyday life. Learn strategies for recognising, understanding and remembering new and difficult words so you can apply them to your academic speaking and writing.

Register here.

NOTE: Due to technical problems, the above date and time may be incorrect. The correct date and time is 19th March 2019, 01:45 PM - 02:45 PM.

Wednesday 20 Mar

Speaking Clearly 1: stress patterns in words and sentences

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.

Register here.

NOTE: Due to technical problems, the above date and time may be incorrect. The correct date and time is 20th March 2019, 12:00 PM - 01:00 PM.

Friday 22 Mar

Improve your English in 10 minutes a day (Listening and Speaking)

10:00 am - 11:30 am

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 (22 and 29 March),we will provide you with reading, writing, listening and speaking activities you can complete in around 10 mins per day. Make these activities a daily habit to improve your English over an extended period.

Register here.

NOTE: Due to technical problems, the above date and time may be incorrect. The correct date and time is 22 March 2019, 10:00 AM - 11.30 AM.

Monday 25 Mar

Compound Sentences

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

This workshop is for non-native speakers of English. Academic Writing often involves weaving together complex and difficult ideas. This can test your skills in sentence construction. Come and gain confidence with compound sentences through explanations, exercises and opportunities for questions.

Register here.

NOTE: Due to technical problems, the above date and time may be incorrect. The correct date and time is 25 March 2019, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM.

Tuesday 26 Mar

Academic Reading Strategies

02:30 pm - 04:00 pm

This workshop is for non-native speakers of English. Learn how to read efficiently by applying reading strategies, such as skimming, scanning, and active reading. Bring a sample course reading along to this session and practice these strategies.

Register here.

NOTE: Due to technical problems, the above date and time may be incorrect. The correct date and time is 26 March 2019, 02:30 PM - 04:00 PM.

Wednesday 27 Mar

Speaking Clearly 2: stress and 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.

Register here.

NOTE: Due to technical problems, the above date and time may be incorrect. The correct date and time is 27 March 2019, 12:00 PM - 01:00 PM.

Friday 29 Mar

Improve your English in 10 minutes a day (Reading and Writing)

10:00 am - 11:30 am

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 (22 and 29 March), we will provide you with reading, writing, listening and speaking activities you can complete in around 10 mins per day. Make these activities a daily habit to improve your English over an extended period.

Register here.

NOTE: Due to technical problems, the above date and time may be incorrect. The correct date and time is 29 March 2019, 10:00 AM - 11.30 AM.

Monday 1 Apr

Complex Sentences

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

This workshop is for non-native speakers of English. Academic Writing often involves weaving together complex and difficult ideas. This can test your skills of sentence construction. Come and gain confidence with complex sentences through explanations, exercises and opportunities for questions.

Register here.

NOTE: Due to technical problems, the above date and time may be incorrect. The correct date and time is 01 April 2019, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM.

Tuesday 2 Apr

Critical Thinking and Reading

02:00 pm - 03:30 pm

This workshop is for all students. Bring an example of a course reading. This workshop will help you to engage in a process of thinking deeply about the ideas you encounter in readings, lectures and other course material and questioning their validity or reasonableness.

Register here.

NOTE: Due to technical problems, the above date and time may be incorrect. The correct date and time is 02 April 2019, 02:00 PM - 03:30 PM.

Wednesday 3 Apr

Speaking Clearly 3: word endings and pronunciation

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.

Register here.

NOTE: Due to technical problems, the above date and time may be incorrect. The correct date and time is 03 April 2019, 12:00 PM - 01:00 PM.

Friday 5 Apr

Chit Chat: strategies for engaging in small talk

02:30 pm - 04:00 pm

This workshop is for non-native speakers of English. Making small talk is more than just getting to know someone new. It is an expected part of social behaviour, but making small talk isn’t always easy. Speakers must meet certain expectations and must talk about appropriate subjects which may vary from one culture to another. These activities will give you a chance to practice what to say when you’re face to face with someone new and want to get the conversation started.

Register here.

NOTE: Due to technical problems, the above date and time may be incorrect. The correct date and time is 05 April 2019, 02:30 PM - 04:00 PM.

Monday 8 Apr

Writing with Clarity and Focus

10:30 am - 12:00 pm

This workshop is for non-native speakers of English. Academic writing aims for clarity and precision. This workshop will provide you with strategies to structure your sentences and paragraphs to achieve direction and focus in your academic writing.

Register here.

NOTE: Due to technical problems, the above date and time may be incorrect. The correct date and time is 08 April 2019, 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM.

Wednesday 10 Apr

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.

Register here.

NOTE: Due to technical problems, the above date and time may be incorrect. The correct date and time is 10 April 2019, 12:00 PM - 01:00 PM.

Friday 12 Apr

Aussie English

02:30 pm - 03:30 pm

This workshop is for non-native speakers of English. It will introduce you to a range of Aussie English expressions, and some commonly used Australian informal language (idioms and slang) that you may typically hear in classes and social situations. It will also give you important background context to help better understand their use.

Register here.

NOTE: Due to technical problems, the above date and time may be incorrect. The correct date and time is 12 April 2019, 02:30 PM - 03:30 PM.

Wednesday 17 Apr

Speaking Clearly 5: vowels

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.

Register here.

NOTE: Due to technical problems, the above date and time may be incorrect. The correct date and time is 17 April 2019, 12:00 PM - 01:00 PM.

Education

Monday 18 Feb

Reading & notetaking

02:00 pm - 05:00 pm

Learn and practise skills for reading for the purpose of writing, and taking effective notes from a text.

Register here.

NOTE: Due to technical problems, the above date and time may be incorrect. The correct date and time is 18 February 2019, 02:00 PM - 05:00 PM.

Tuesday 19 Feb

Referencing and using academic style in writing

02:00 pm - 05:00 pm

Learn what good referencing is, and how to use academic sources without plagiarising. Learn about the features of a good academic student paper and practise writing in academic register.

Register here.

NOTE: Due to technical problems, the above date and time may be incorrect. The correct date and time is 19 February 2019, 02:00 PM - 05:00 PM.

Wednesday 20 Feb

Writing - paragraph structure and cohesion

02:00 pm - 05:00 pm

Learn about the features of a good paragraph and practise writing topic sentences and concluding sentences to help your reader follow your ideas. Learn how to add complexity to your academic writing while remaining clear to your reader.

Register here.

NOTE: Due to technical problems, the above date and time may be incorrect. The correct date and time is 20 February 2019, 02:00 PM - 05:00 PM.

Thursday 21 Feb

Speaking - participating in tutorials

02:00 pm - 03:00 pm

Learn and practise techniques for speaking in class and making your ideas understood.

Register here.

NOTE: Due to technical problems, the above date and time may be incorrect. The correct date and time is 21 February 2019, 02:00 PM - 03:00 PM.

Thursday 21 Feb

Writing – SPSER technique for organising your text

03:30 pm - 05:00 pm

Learn and practise the SPSER technique for writing texts (situation, problem, solution, evaluation, recommendation).

Register here.

NOTE: Due to technical problems, the above date and time may be incorrect. The correct date and time is 21 February 2019, 03:30 PM - 05:00 PM.

Monday 25 Feb

Summer 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.

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

Register here.

NOTE: Due to technical problems, the date and time above may be incorrect. The correct date and time is 25 February 2019, 10:00 AM - 04:30 PM.

Tuesday 12 Mar

Writing your assignment

12:00 pm - 01:00 pm

This workshop is for non-native speakers of English. This workshop provides you with a process for structuring your assignment: organising your time, determining the genre, analysing the task, researching, planning, writing and finalising your draft.

Register here.

NOTE: Due to technical problems, the above date and time may be incorrect. The correct date and time is 12th March 2019, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM.

Wednesday 13 Mar

Academic Listening Strategies

10:00 am - 11:30 am

This workshop is for non-native speakers of English. This workshop will provide you with listening strategies to help you improve your listening comprehension in a range of academic settings.

Register here.

NOTE: Due to technical problems, the above date and time may be incorrect. The correct date and time is 13th March 2019, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM.

Monday 18 Mar

Verb tense

10:00 am - 11:30 am

This workshop is for non-native speakers of English. Need to brush up on your verb tenses? What about verb use in Academic writing? The rules for tense use are different in speaking and formal writing in a number of ways. You will have opportunities for discussion and practice.

Register here.

NOTE: Due to technical problems, the above date and time may be incorrect. The correct date and time is 18th March 2019, 10:00 AM - 11.30 AM.

Tuesday 19 Mar

Vocabulary building strategies

01:45 pm - 02:45 pm

This workshop is for non-native speakers of English. A large English vocabulary is essential for success at university, but you need to know more than just a large number of words. This workshop will explore ways to enrich and apply your vocabulary as you study and in everyday life. Learn strategies for recognising, understanding and remembering new and difficult words so you can apply them to your academic speaking and writing.

Register here.

NOTE: Due to technical problems, the above date and time may be incorrect. The correct date and time is 19th March 2019, 01:45 PM - 02:45 PM.

Wednesday 20 Mar

Speaking Clearly 1: stress patterns in words and sentences

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.

Register here.

NOTE: Due to technical problems, the above date and time may be incorrect. The correct date and time is 20th March 2019, 12:00 PM - 01:00 PM.

Friday 22 Mar

Improve your English in 10 minutes a day (Listening and Speaking)

10:00 am - 11:30 am

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 (22 and 29 March),we will provide you with reading, writing, listening and speaking activities you can complete in around 10 mins per day. Make these activities a daily habit to improve your English over an extended period.

Register here.

NOTE: Due to technical problems, the above date and time may be incorrect. The correct date and time is 22 March 2019, 10:00 AM - 11.30 AM.

Monday 25 Mar

Compound Sentences

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

This workshop is for non-native speakers of English. Academic Writing often involves weaving together complex and difficult ideas. This can test your skills in sentence construction. Come and gain confidence with compound sentences through explanations, exercises and opportunities for questions.

Register here.

NOTE: Due to technical problems, the above date and time may be incorrect. The correct date and time is 25 March 2019, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM.

Tuesday 26 Mar

Academic Reading Strategies

02:30 pm - 04:00 pm

This workshop is for non-native speakers of English. Learn how to read efficiently by applying reading strategies, such as skimming, scanning, and active reading. Bring a sample course reading along to this session and practice these strategies.

Register here.

NOTE: Due to technical problems, the above date and time may be incorrect. The correct date and time is 26 March 2019, 02:30 PM - 04:00 PM.

Wednesday 27 Mar

Speaking Clearly 2: stress and 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.

Register here.

NOTE: Due to technical problems, the above date and time may be incorrect. The correct date and time is 27 March 2019, 12:00 PM - 01:00 PM.

Friday 29 Mar

Improve your English in 10 minutes a day (Reading and Writing)

10:00 am - 11:30 am

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 (22 and 29 March), we will provide you with reading, writing, listening and speaking activities you can complete in around 10 mins per day. Make these activities a daily habit to improve your English over an extended period.

Register here.

NOTE: Due to technical problems, the above date and time may be incorrect. The correct date and time is 29 March 2019, 10:00 AM - 11.30 AM.

Monday 1 Apr

Complex Sentences

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

This workshop is for non-native speakers of English. Academic Writing often involves weaving together complex and difficult ideas. This can test your skills of sentence construction. Come and gain confidence with complex sentences through explanations, exercises and opportunities for questions.

Register here.

NOTE: Due to technical problems, the above date and time may be incorrect. The correct date and time is 01 April 2019, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM.

Tuesday 2 Apr

Critical Thinking and Reading

02:00 pm - 03:30 pm

This workshop is for all students. Bring an example of a course reading. This workshop will help you to engage in a process of thinking deeply about the ideas you encounter in readings, lectures and other course material and questioning their validity or reasonableness.

Register here.

NOTE: Due to technical problems, the above date and time may be incorrect. The correct date and time is 02 April 2019, 02:00 PM - 03:30 PM.

Wednesday 3 Apr

Speaking Clearly 3: word endings and pronunciation

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.

Register here.

NOTE: Due to technical problems, the above date and time may be incorrect. The correct date and time is 03 April 2019, 12:00 PM - 01:00 PM.

Friday 5 Apr

Chit Chat: strategies for engaging in small talk

02:30 pm - 04:00 pm

This workshop is for non-native speakers of English. Making small talk is more than just getting to know someone new. It is an expected part of social behaviour, but making small talk isn’t always easy. Speakers must meet certain expectations and must talk about appropriate subjects which may vary from one culture to another. These activities will give you a chance to practice what to say when you’re face to face with someone new and want to get the conversation started.

Register here.

NOTE: Due to technical problems, the above date and time may be incorrect. The correct date and time is 05 April 2019, 02:30 PM - 04:00 PM.

Monday 8 Apr

Writing with Clarity and Focus

10:30 am - 12:00 pm

This workshop is for non-native speakers of English. Academic writing aims for clarity and precision. This workshop will provide you with strategies to structure your sentences and paragraphs to achieve direction and focus in your academic writing.

Register here.

NOTE: Due to technical problems, the above date and time may be incorrect. The correct date and time is 08 April 2019, 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM.

Wednesday 10 Apr

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.

Register here.

NOTE: Due to technical problems, the above date and time may be incorrect. The correct date and time is 10 April 2019, 12:00 PM - 01:00 PM.

Friday 12 Apr

Aussie English

02:30 pm - 03:30 pm

This workshop is for non-native speakers of English. It will introduce you to a range of Aussie English expressions, and some commonly used Australian informal language (idioms and slang) that you may typically hear in classes and social situations. It will also give you important background context to help better understand their use.

Register here.

NOTE: Due to technical problems, the above date and time may be incorrect. The correct date and time is 12 April 2019, 02:30 PM - 03:30 PM.

Wednesday 17 Apr

Speaking Clearly 5: vowels

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.

Register here.

NOTE: Due to technical problems, the above date and time may be incorrect. The correct date and time is 17 April 2019, 12:00 PM - 01:00 PM.

Engineering

Monday 18 Feb

Reading & notetaking

02:00 pm - 05:00 pm

Learn and practise skills for reading for the purpose of writing, and taking effective notes from a text.

Register here.

NOTE: Due to technical problems, the above date and time may be incorrect. The correct date and time is 18 February 2019, 02:00 PM - 05:00 PM.

Tuesday 19 Feb

Referencing and using academic style in writing

02:00 pm - 05:00 pm

Learn what good referencing is, and how to use academic sources without plagiarising. Learn about the features of a good academic student paper and practise writing in academic register.

Register here.

NOTE: Due to technical problems, the above date and time may be incorrect. The correct date and time is 19 February 2019, 02:00 PM - 05:00 PM.

Wednesday 20 Feb

Writing - paragraph structure and cohesion

02:00 pm - 05:00 pm

Learn about the features of a good paragraph and practise writing topic sentences and concluding sentences to help your reader follow your ideas. Learn how to add complexity to your academic writing while remaining clear to your reader.

Register here.

NOTE: Due to technical problems, the above date and time may be incorrect. The correct date and time is 20 February 2019, 02:00 PM - 05:00 PM.

Thursday 21 Feb

Speaking - participating in tutorials

02:00 pm - 03:00 pm

Learn and practise techniques for speaking in class and making your ideas understood.

Register here.

NOTE: Due to technical problems, the above date and time may be incorrect. The correct date and time is 21 February 2019, 02:00 PM - 03:00 PM.

Thursday 21 Feb

Writing – SPSER technique for organising your text

03:30 pm - 05:00 pm

Learn and practise the SPSER technique for writing texts (situation, problem, solution, evaluation, recommendation).

Register here.

NOTE: Due to technical problems, the above date and time may be incorrect. The correct date and time is 21 February 2019, 03:30 PM - 05:00 PM.

Monday 25 Feb

Summer 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.

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

Register here.

NOTE: Due to technical problems, the date and time above may be incorrect. The correct date and time is 25 February 2019, 10:00 AM - 04:30 PM.

Tuesday 12 Mar

Writing your assignment

12:00 pm - 01:00 pm

This workshop is for non-native speakers of English. This workshop provides you with a process for structuring your assignment: organising your time, determining the genre, analysing the task, researching, planning, writing and finalising your draft.

Register here.

NOTE: Due to technical problems, the above date and time may be incorrect. The correct date and time is 12th March 2019, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM.

Wednesday 13 Mar

Academic Listening Strategies

10:00 am - 11:30 am

This workshop is for non-native speakers of English. This workshop will provide you with listening strategies to help you improve your listening comprehension in a range of academic settings.

Register here.

NOTE: Due to technical problems, the above date and time may be incorrect. The correct date and time is 13th March 2019, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM.

Monday 18 Mar

Verb tense

10:00 am - 11:30 am

This workshop is for non-native speakers of English. Need to brush up on your verb tenses? What about verb use in Academic writing? The rules for tense use are different in speaking and formal writing in a number of ways. You will have opportunities for discussion and practice.

Register here.

NOTE: Due to technical problems, the above date and time may be incorrect. The correct date and time is 18th March 2019, 10:00 AM - 11.30 AM.

Tuesday 19 Mar

Vocabulary building strategies

01:45 pm - 02:45 pm

This workshop is for non-native speakers of English. A large English vocabulary is essential for success at university, but you need to know more than just a large number of words. This workshop will explore ways to enrich and apply your vocabulary as you study and in everyday life. Learn strategies for recognising, understanding and remembering new and difficult words so you can apply them to your academic speaking and writing.

Register here.

NOTE: Due to technical problems, the above date and time may be incorrect. The correct date and time is 19th March 2019, 01:45 PM - 02:45 PM.

Wednesday 20 Mar

Speaking Clearly 1: stress patterns in words and sentences

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.

Register here.

NOTE: Due to technical problems, the above date and time may be incorrect. The correct date and time is 20th March 2019, 12:00 PM - 01:00 PM.

Friday 22 Mar

Improve your English in 10 minutes a day (Listening and Speaking)

10:00 am - 11:30 am

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 (22 and 29 March),we will provide you with reading, writing, listening and speaking activities you can complete in around 10 mins per day. Make these activities a daily habit to improve your English over an extended period.

Register here.

NOTE: Due to technical problems, the above date and time may be incorrect. The correct date and time is 22 March 2019, 10:00 AM - 11.30 AM.

Monday 25 Mar

Compound Sentences

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

This workshop is for non-native speakers of English. Academic Writing often involves weaving together complex and difficult ideas. This can test your skills in sentence construction. Come and gain confidence with compound sentences through explanations, exercises and opportunities for questions.

Register here.

NOTE: Due to technical problems, the above date and time may be incorrect. The correct date and time is 25 March 2019, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM.

Tuesday 26 Mar

Academic Reading Strategies

02:30 pm - 04:00 pm

This workshop is for non-native speakers of English. Learn how to read efficiently by applying reading strategies, such as skimming, scanning, and active reading. Bring a sample course reading along to this session and practice these strategies.

Register here.

NOTE: Due to technical problems, the above date and time may be incorrect. The correct date and time is 26 March 2019, 02:30 PM - 04:00 PM.

Wednesday 27 Mar

Speaking Clearly 2: stress and 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.

Register here.

NOTE: Due to technical problems, the above date and time may be incorrect. The correct date and time is 27 March 2019, 12:00 PM - 01:00 PM.

Friday 29 Mar

Improve your English in 10 minutes a day (Reading and Writing)

10:00 am - 11:30 am

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 (22 and 29 March), we will provide you with reading, writing, listening and speaking activities you can complete in around 10 mins per day. Make these activities a daily habit to improve your English over an extended period.

Register here.

NOTE: Due to technical problems, the above date and time may be incorrect. The correct date and time is 29 March 2019, 10:00 AM - 11.30 AM.

Monday 1 Apr

Complex Sentences

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

This workshop is for non-native speakers of English. Academic Writing often involves weaving together complex and difficult ideas. This can test your skills of sentence construction. Come and gain confidence with complex sentences through explanations, exercises and opportunities for questions.

Register here.

NOTE: Due to technical problems, the above date and time may be incorrect. The correct date and time is 01 April 2019, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM.

Tuesday 2 Apr

Critical Thinking and Reading

02:00 pm - 03:30 pm

This workshop is for all students. Bring an example of a course reading. This workshop will help you to engage in a process of thinking deeply about the ideas you encounter in readings, lectures and other course material and questioning their validity or reasonableness.

Register here.

NOTE: Due to technical problems, the above date and time may be incorrect. The correct date and time is 02 April 2019, 02:00 PM - 03:30 PM.

Wednesday 3 Apr

Speaking Clearly 3: word endings and pronunciation

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.

Register here.

NOTE: Due to technical problems, the above date and time may be incorrect. The correct date and time is 03 April 2019, 12:00 PM - 01:00 PM.

Friday 5 Apr

Chit Chat: strategies for engaging in small talk

02:30 pm - 04:00 pm

This workshop is for non-native speakers of English. Making small talk is more than just getting to know someone new. It is an expected part of social behaviour, but making small talk isn’t always easy. Speakers must meet certain expectations and must talk about appropriate subjects which may vary from one culture to another. These activities will give you a chance to practice what to say when you’re face to face with someone new and want to get the conversation started.

Register here.

NOTE: Due to technical problems, the above date and time may be incorrect. The correct date and time is 05 April 2019, 02:30 PM - 04:00 PM.

Monday 8 Apr

Writing with Clarity and Focus

10:30 am - 12:00 pm

This workshop is for non-native speakers of English. Academic writing aims for clarity and precision. This workshop will provide you with strategies to structure your sentences and paragraphs to achieve direction and focus in your academic writing.

Register here.

NOTE: Due to technical problems, the above date and time may be incorrect. The correct date and time is 08 April 2019, 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM.

Wednesday 10 Apr

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.

Register here.

NOTE: Due to technical problems, the above date and time may be incorrect. The correct date and time is 10 April 2019, 12:00 PM - 01:00 PM.

Friday 12 Apr

Aussie English

02:30 pm - 03:30 pm

This workshop is for non-native speakers of English. It will introduce you to a range of Aussie English expressions, and some commonly used Australian informal language (idioms and slang) that you may typically hear in classes and social situations. It will also give you important background context to help better understand their use.

Register here.

NOTE: Due to technical problems, the above date and time may be incorrect. The correct date and time is 12 April 2019, 02:30 PM - 03:30 PM.

Wednesday 17 Apr

Speaking Clearly 5: vowels

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.

Register here.

NOTE: Due to technical problems, the above date and time may be incorrect. The correct date and time is 17 April 2019, 12:00 PM - 01:00 PM.

English for Academic Purposes (EAP)

Monday 18 Feb

Reading & notetaking

02:00 pm - 05:00 pm

Learn and practise skills for reading for the purpose of writing, and taking effective notes from a text.

Register here.

NOTE: Due to technical problems, the above date and time may be incorrect. The correct date and time is 18 February 2019, 02:00 PM - 05:00 PM.

Tuesday 19 Feb

Referencing and using academic style in writing

02:00 pm - 05:00 pm

Learn what good referencing is, and how to use academic sources without plagiarising. Learn about the features of a good academic student paper and practise writing in academic register.

Register here.

NOTE: Due to technical problems, the above date and time may be incorrect. The correct date and time is 19 February 2019, 02:00 PM - 05:00 PM.

Wednesday 20 Feb

Writing - paragraph structure and cohesion

02:00 pm - 05:00 pm

Learn about the features of a good paragraph and practise writing topic sentences and concluding sentences to help your reader follow your ideas. Learn how to add complexity to your academic writing while remaining clear to your reader.

Register here.

NOTE: Due to technical problems, the above date and time may be incorrect. The correct date and time is 20 February 2019, 02:00 PM - 05:00 PM.

Thursday 21 Feb

Speaking - participating in tutorials

02:00 pm - 03:00 pm

Learn and practise techniques for speaking in class and making your ideas understood.

Register here.

NOTE: Due to technical problems, the above date and time may be incorrect. The correct date and time is 21 February 2019, 02:00 PM - 03:00 PM.

Thursday 21 Feb

Writing – SPSER technique for organising your text

03:30 pm - 05:00 pm

Learn and practise the SPSER technique for writing texts (situation, problem, solution, evaluation, recommendation).

Register here.

NOTE: Due to technical problems, the above date and time may be incorrect. The correct date and time is 21 February 2019, 03:30 PM - 05:00 PM.

Monday 25 Feb

Summer 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.

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

Register here.

NOTE: Due to technical problems, the date and time above may be incorrect. The correct date and time is 25 February 2019, 10:00 AM - 04:30 PM.

Tuesday 12 Mar

Writing your assignment

12:00 pm - 01:00 pm

This workshop is for non-native speakers of English. This workshop provides you with a process for structuring your assignment: organising your time, determining the genre, analysing the task, researching, planning, writing and finalising your draft.

Register here.

NOTE: Due to technical problems, the above date and time may be incorrect. The correct date and time is 12th March 2019, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM.

Wednesday 13 Mar

Academic Listening Strategies

10:00 am - 11:30 am

This workshop is for non-native speakers of English. This workshop will provide you with listening strategies to help you improve your listening comprehension in a range of academic settings.

Register here.

NOTE: Due to technical problems, the above date and time may be incorrect. The correct date and time is 13th March 2019, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM.

Monday 18 Mar

Verb tense

10:00 am - 11:30 am

This workshop is for non-native speakers of English. Need to brush up on your verb tenses? What about verb use in Academic writing? The rules for tense use are different in speaking and formal writing in a number of ways. You will have opportunities for discussion and practice.

Register here.

NOTE: Due to technical problems, the above date and time may be incorrect. The correct date and time is 18th March 2019, 10:00 AM - 11.30 AM.

Tuesday 19 Mar

Vocabulary building strategies

01:45 pm - 02:45 pm

This workshop is for non-native speakers of English. A large English vocabulary is essential for success at university, but you need to know more than just a large number of words. This workshop will explore ways to enrich and apply your vocabulary as you study and in everyday life. Learn strategies for recognising, understanding and remembering new and difficult words so you can apply them to your academic speaking and writing.

Register here.

NOTE: Due to technical problems, the above date and time may be incorrect. The correct date and time is 19th March 2019, 01:45 PM - 02:45 PM.

Wednesday 20 Mar

Speaking Clearly 1: stress patterns in words and sentences

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.

Register here.

NOTE: Due to technical problems, the above date and time may be incorrect. The correct date and time is 20th March 2019, 12:00 PM - 01:00 PM.

Friday 22 Mar

Improve your English in 10 minutes a day (Listening and Speaking)

10:00 am - 11:30 am

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 (22 and 29 March),we will provide you with reading, writing, listening and speaking activities you can complete in around 10 mins per day. Make these activities a daily habit to improve your English over an extended period.

Register here.

NOTE: Due to technical problems, the above date and time may be incorrect. The correct date and time is 22 March 2019, 10:00 AM - 11.30 AM.

Monday 25 Mar

Compound Sentences

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

This workshop is for non-native speakers of English. Academic Writing often involves weaving together complex and difficult ideas. This can test your skills in sentence construction. Come and gain confidence with compound sentences through explanations, exercises and opportunities for questions.

Register here.

NOTE: Due to technical problems, the above date and time may be incorrect. The correct date and time is 25 March 2019, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM.

Tuesday 26 Mar

Academic Reading Strategies

02:30 pm - 04:00 pm

This workshop is for non-native speakers of English. Learn how to read efficiently by applying reading strategies, such as skimming, scanning, and active reading. Bring a sample course reading along to this session and practice these strategies.

Register here.

NOTE: Due to technical problems, the above date and time may be incorrect. The correct date and time is 26 March 2019, 02:30 PM - 04:00 PM.

Wednesday 27 Mar

Speaking Clearly 2: stress and 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.

Register here.

NOTE: Due to technical problems, the above date and time may be incorrect. The correct date and time is 27 March 2019, 12:00 PM - 01:00 PM.

Friday 29 Mar

Improve your English in 10 minutes a day (Reading and Writing)

10:00 am - 11:30 am

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 (22 and 29 March), we will provide you with reading, writing, listening and speaking activities you can complete in around 10 mins per day. Make these activities a daily habit to improve your English over an extended period.

Register here.

NOTE: Due to technical problems, the above date and time may be incorrect. The correct date and time is 29 March 2019, 10:00 AM - 11.30 AM.

Monday 1 Apr

Complex Sentences

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

This workshop is for non-native speakers of English. Academic Writing often involves weaving together complex and difficult ideas. This can test your skills of sentence construction. Come and gain confidence with complex sentences through explanations, exercises and opportunities for questions.

Register here.

NOTE: Due to technical problems, the above date and time may be incorrect. The correct date and time is 01 April 2019, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM.

Tuesday 2 Apr

Critical Thinking and Reading

02:00 pm - 03:30 pm

This workshop is for all students. Bring an example of a course reading. This workshop will help you to engage in a process of thinking deeply about the ideas you encounter in readings, lectures and other course material and questioning their validity or reasonableness.

Register here.

NOTE: Due to technical problems, the above date and time may be incorrect. The correct date and time is 02 April 2019, 02:00 PM - 03:30 PM.

Wednesday 3 Apr

Speaking Clearly 3: word endings and pronunciation

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.

Register here.

NOTE: Due to technical problems, the above date and time may be incorrect. The correct date and time is 03 April 2019, 12:00 PM - 01:00 PM.

Friday 5 Apr

Chit Chat: strategies for engaging in small talk

02:30 pm - 04:00 pm

This workshop is for non-native speakers of English. Making small talk is more than just getting to know someone new. It is an expected part of social behaviour, but making small talk isn’t always easy. Speakers must meet certain expectations and must talk about appropriate subjects which may vary from one culture to another. These activities will give you a chance to practice what to say when you’re face to face with someone new and want to get the conversation started.

Register here.

NOTE: Due to technical problems, the above date and time may be incorrect. The correct date and time is 05 April 2019, 02:30 PM - 04:00 PM.

Monday 8 Apr

Writing with Clarity and Focus

10:30 am - 12:00 pm

This workshop is for non-native speakers of English. Academic writing aims for clarity and precision. This workshop will provide you with strategies to structure your sentences and paragraphs to achieve direction and focus in your academic writing.

Register here.

NOTE: Due to technical problems, the above date and time may be incorrect. The correct date and time is 08 April 2019, 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM.

Wednesday 10 Apr

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.

Register here.

NOTE: Due to technical problems, the above date and time may be incorrect. The correct date and time is 10 April 2019, 12:00 PM - 01:00 PM.

Friday 12 Apr

Aussie English

02:30 pm - 03:30 pm

This workshop is for non-native speakers of English. It will introduce you to a range of Aussie English expressions, and some commonly used Australian informal language (idioms and slang) that you may typically hear in classes and social situations. It will also give you important background context to help better understand their use.

Register here.

NOTE: Due to technical problems, the above date and time may be incorrect. The correct date and time is 12 April 2019, 02:30 PM - 03:30 PM.

Wednesday 17 Apr

Speaking Clearly 5: vowels

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.

Register here.

NOTE: Due to technical problems, the above date and time may be incorrect. The correct date and time is 17 April 2019, 12:00 PM - 01:00 PM.

Graduate research

Monday 18 Feb

Reading & notetaking

02:00 pm - 05:00 pm

Learn and practise skills for reading for the purpose of writing, and taking effective notes from a text.

Register here.

NOTE: Due to technical problems, the above date and time may be incorrect. The correct date and time is 18 February 2019, 02:00 PM - 05:00 PM.

Tuesday 19 Feb

Referencing and using academic style in writing

02:00 pm - 05:00 pm

Learn what good referencing is, and how to use academic sources without plagiarising. Learn about the features of a good academic student paper and practise writing in academic register.

Register here.

NOTE: Due to technical problems, the above date and time may be incorrect. The correct date and time is 19 February 2019, 02:00 PM - 05:00 PM.

Wednesday 20 Feb

Writing - paragraph structure and cohesion

02:00 pm - 05:00 pm

Learn about the features of a good paragraph and practise writing topic sentences and concluding sentences to help your reader follow your ideas. Learn how to add complexity to your academic writing while remaining clear to your reader.

Register here.

NOTE: Due to technical problems, the above date and time may be incorrect. The correct date and time is 20 February 2019, 02:00 PM - 05:00 PM.

Thursday 21 Feb

Speaking - participating in tutorials

02:00 pm - 03:00 pm

Learn and practise techniques for speaking in class and making your ideas understood.

Register here.

NOTE: Due to technical problems, the above date and time may be incorrect. The correct date and time is 21 February 2019, 02:00 PM - 03:00 PM.

Thursday 21 Feb

Writing – SPSER technique for organising your text

03:30 pm - 05:00 pm

Learn and practise the SPSER technique for writing texts (situation, problem, solution, evaluation, recommendation).

Register here.

NOTE: Due to technical problems, the above date and time may be incorrect. The correct date and time is 21 February 2019, 03:30 PM - 05:00 PM.

Monday 25 Feb

Summer 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.

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

Register here.

NOTE: Due to technical problems, the date and time above may be incorrect. The correct date and time is 25 February 2019, 10:00 AM - 04:30 PM.

Tuesday 12 Mar

Writing your assignment

12:00 pm - 01:00 pm

This workshop is for non-native speakers of English. This workshop provides you with a process for structuring your assignment: organising your time, determining the genre, analysing the task, researching, planning, writing and finalising your draft.

Register here.

NOTE: Due to technical problems, the above date and time may be incorrect. The correct date and time is 12th March 2019, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM.

Wednesday 13 Mar

Academic Listening Strategies

10:00 am - 11:30 am

This workshop is for non-native speakers of English. This workshop will provide you with listening strategies to help you improve your listening comprehension in a range of academic settings.

Register here.

NOTE: Due to technical problems, the above date and time may be incorrect. The correct date and time is 13th March 2019, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM.

Monday 18 Mar

Verb tense

10:00 am - 11:30 am

This workshop is for non-native speakers of English. Need to brush up on your verb tenses? What about verb use in Academic writing? The rules for tense use are different in speaking and formal writing in a number of ways. You will have opportunities for discussion and practice.

Register here.

NOTE: Due to technical problems, the above date and time may be incorrect. The correct date and time is 18th March 2019, 10:00 AM - 11.30 AM.

Tuesday 19 Mar

Vocabulary building strategies

01:45 pm - 02:45 pm

This workshop is for non-native speakers of English. A large English vocabulary is essential for success at university, but you need to know more than just a large number of words. This workshop will explore ways to enrich and apply your vocabulary as you study and in everyday life. Learn strategies for recognising, understanding and remembering new and difficult words so you can apply them to your academic speaking and writing.

Register here.

NOTE: Due to technical problems, the above date and time may be incorrect. The correct date and time is 19th March 2019, 01:45 PM - 02:45 PM.

Wednesday 20 Mar

Speaking Clearly 1: stress patterns in words and sentences

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.

Register here.

NOTE: Due to technical problems, the above date and time may be incorrect. The correct date and time is 20th March 2019, 12:00 PM - 01:00 PM.

Friday 22 Mar

Improve your English in 10 minutes a day (Listening and Speaking)

10:00 am - 11:30 am

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 (22 and 29 March),we will provide you with reading, writing, listening and speaking activities you can complete in around 10 mins per day. Make these activities a daily habit to improve your English over an extended period.

Register here.

NOTE: Due to technical problems, the above date and time may be incorrect. The correct date and time is 22 March 2019, 10:00 AM - 11.30 AM.

Monday 25 Mar

Compound Sentences

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

This workshop is for non-native speakers of English. Academic Writing often involves weaving together complex and difficult ideas. This can test your skills in sentence construction. Come and gain confidence with compound sentences through explanations, exercises and opportunities for questions.

Register here.

NOTE: Due to technical problems, the above date and time may be incorrect. The correct date and time is 25 March 2019, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM.

Tuesday 26 Mar

Academic Reading Strategies

02:30 pm - 04:00 pm

This workshop is for non-native speakers of English. Learn how to read efficiently by applying reading strategies, such as skimming, scanning, and active reading. Bring a sample course reading along to this session and practice these strategies.

Register here.

NOTE: Due to technical problems, the above date and time may be incorrect. The correct date and time is 26 March 2019, 02:30 PM - 04:00 PM.

Wednesday 27 Mar

Speaking Clearly 2: stress and 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.

Register here.

NOTE: Due to technical problems, the above date and time may be incorrect. The correct date and time is 27 March 2019, 12:00 PM - 01:00 PM.

Friday 29 Mar

Improve your English in 10 minutes a day (Reading and Writing)

10:00 am - 11:30 am

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 (22 and 29 March), we will provide you with reading, writing, listening and speaking activities you can complete in around 10 mins per day. Make these activities a daily habit to improve your English over an extended period.

Register here.

NOTE: Due to technical problems, the above date and time may be incorrect. The correct date and time is 29 March 2019, 10:00 AM - 11.30 AM.

Monday 1 Apr

Complex Sentences

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

This workshop is for non-native speakers of English. Academic Writing often involves weaving together complex and difficult ideas. This can test your skills of sentence construction. Come and gain confidence with complex sentences through explanations, exercises and opportunities for questions.

Register here.

NOTE: Due to technical problems, the above date and time may be incorrect. The correct date and time is 01 April 2019, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM.

Tuesday 2 Apr

Critical Thinking and Reading

02:00 pm - 03:30 pm

This workshop is for all students. Bring an example of a course reading. This workshop will help you to engage in a process of thinking deeply about the ideas you encounter in readings, lectures and other course material and questioning their validity or reasonableness.

Register here.

NOTE: Due to technical problems, the above date and time may be incorrect. The correct date and time is 02 April 2019, 02:00 PM - 03:30 PM.

Wednesday 3 Apr

Speaking Clearly 3: word endings and pronunciation

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.

Register here.

NOTE: Due to technical problems, the above date and time may be incorrect. The correct date and time is 03 April 2019, 12:00 PM - 01:00 PM.

Friday 5 Apr

Chit Chat: strategies for engaging in small talk

02:30 pm - 04:00 pm

This workshop is for non-native speakers of English. Making small talk is more than just getting to know someone new. It is an expected part of social behaviour, but making small talk isn’t always easy. Speakers must meet certain expectations and must talk about appropriate subjects which may vary from one culture to another. These activities will give you a chance to practice what to say when you’re face to face with someone new and want to get the conversation started.

Register here.

NOTE: Due to technical problems, the above date and time may be incorrect. The correct date and time is 05 April 2019, 02:30 PM - 04:00 PM.

Monday 8 Apr

Writing with Clarity and Focus

10:30 am - 12:00 pm

This workshop is for non-native speakers of English. Academic writing aims for clarity and precision. This workshop will provide you with strategies to structure your sentences and paragraphs to achieve direction and focus in your academic writing.

Register here.

NOTE: Due to technical problems, the above date and time may be incorrect. The correct date and time is 08 April 2019, 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM.

Wednesday 10 Apr

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.

Register here.

NOTE: Due to technical problems, the above date and time may be incorrect. The correct date and time is 10 April 2019, 12:00 PM - 01:00 PM.

Friday 12 Apr

Aussie English

02:30 pm - 03:30 pm

This workshop is for non-native speakers of English. It will introduce you to a range of Aussie English expressions, and some commonly used Australian informal language (idioms and slang) that you may typically hear in classes and social situations. It will also give you important background context to help better understand their use.

Register here.

NOTE: Due to technical problems, the above date and time may be incorrect. The correct date and time is 12 April 2019, 02:30 PM - 03:30 PM.

Wednesday 17 Apr

Speaking Clearly 5: vowels

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.

Register here.

NOTE: Due to technical problems, the above date and time may be incorrect. The correct date and time is 17 April 2019, 12:00 PM - 01:00 PM.

Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences

Monday 18 Feb

Reading & notetaking

02:00 pm - 05:00 pm

Learn and practise skills for reading for the purpose of writing, and taking effective notes from a text.

Register here.

NOTE: Due to technical problems, the above date and time may be incorrect. The correct date and time is 18 February 2019, 02:00 PM - 05:00 PM.

Tuesday 19 Feb

Referencing and using academic style in writing

02:00 pm - 05:00 pm

Learn what good referencing is, and how to use academic sources without plagiarising. Learn about the features of a good academic student paper and practise writing in academic register.

Register here.

NOTE: Due to technical problems, the above date and time may be incorrect. The correct date and time is 19 February 2019, 02:00 PM - 05:00 PM.

Wednesday 20 Feb

Writing - paragraph structure and cohesion

02:00 pm - 05:00 pm

Learn about the features of a good paragraph and practise writing topic sentences and concluding sentences to help your reader follow your ideas. Learn how to add complexity to your academic writing while remaining clear to your reader.

Register here.

NOTE: Due to technical problems, the above date and time may be incorrect. The correct date and time is 20 February 2019, 02:00 PM - 05:00 PM.

Thursday 21 Feb

Speaking - participating in tutorials

02:00 pm - 03:00 pm

Learn and practise techniques for speaking in class and making your ideas understood.

Register here.

NOTE: Due to technical problems, the above date and time may be incorrect. The correct date and time is 21 February 2019, 02:00 PM - 03:00 PM.

Thursday 21 Feb

Writing – SPSER technique for organising your text

03:30 pm - 05:00 pm

Learn and practise the SPSER technique for writing texts (situation, problem, solution, evaluation, recommendation).

Register here.

NOTE: Due to technical problems, the above date and time may be incorrect. The correct date and time is 21 February 2019, 03:30 PM - 05:00 PM.

Monday 25 Feb

Summer 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.

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

Register here.

NOTE: Due to technical problems, the date and time above may be incorrect. The correct date and time is 25 February 2019, 10:00 AM - 04:30 PM.

Tuesday 12 Mar

Writing your assignment

12:00 pm - 01:00 pm

This workshop is for non-native speakers of English. This workshop provides you with a process for structuring your assignment: organising your time, determining the genre, analysing the task, researching, planning, writing and finalising your draft.

Register here.

NOTE: Due to technical problems, the above date and time may be incorrect. The correct date and time is 12th March 2019, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM.

Wednesday 13 Mar

Academic Listening Strategies

10:00 am - 11:30 am

This workshop is for non-native speakers of English. This workshop will provide you with listening strategies to help you improve your listening comprehension in a range of academic settings.

Register here.

NOTE: Due to technical problems, the above date and time may be incorrect. The correct date and time is 13th March 2019, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM.

Monday 18 Mar

Verb tense

10:00 am - 11:30 am

This workshop is for non-native speakers of English. Need to brush up on your verb tenses? What about verb use in Academic writing? The rules for tense use are different in speaking and formal writing in a number of ways. You will have opportunities for discussion and practice.

Register here.

NOTE: Due to technical problems, the above date and time may be incorrect. The correct date and time is 18th March 2019, 10:00 AM - 11.30 AM.

Tuesday 19 Mar

Vocabulary building strategies

01:45 pm - 02:45 pm

This workshop is for non-native speakers of English. A large English vocabulary is essential for success at university, but you need to know more than just a large number of words. This workshop will explore ways to enrich and apply your vocabulary as you study and in everyday life. Learn strategies for recognising, understanding and remembering new and difficult words so you can apply them to your academic speaking and writing.

Register here.

NOTE: Due to technical problems, the above date and time may be incorrect. The correct date and time is 19th March 2019, 01:45 PM - 02:45 PM.

Wednesday 20 Mar

Speaking Clearly 1: stress patterns in words and sentences

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.

Register here.

NOTE: Due to technical problems, the above date and time may be incorrect. The correct date and time is 20th March 2019, 12:00 PM - 01:00 PM.

Friday 22 Mar

Improve your English in 10 minutes a day (Listening and Speaking)

10:00 am - 11:30 am

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 (22 and 29 March),we will provide you with reading, writing, listening and speaking activities you can complete in around 10 mins per day. Make these activities a daily habit to improve your English over an extended period.

Register here.

NOTE: Due to technical problems, the above date and time may be incorrect. The correct date and time is 22 March 2019, 10:00 AM - 11.30 AM.

Monday 25 Mar

Compound Sentences

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

This workshop is for non-native speakers of English. Academic Writing often involves weaving together complex and difficult ideas. This can test your skills in sentence construction. Come and gain confidence with compound sentences through explanations, exercises and opportunities for questions.

Register here.

NOTE: Due to technical problems, the above date and time may be incorrect. The correct date and time is 25 March 2019, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM.

Tuesday 26 Mar

Academic Reading Strategies

02:30 pm - 04:00 pm

This workshop is for non-native speakers of English. Learn how to read efficiently by applying reading strategies, such as skimming, scanning, and active reading. Bring a sample course reading along to this session and practice these strategies.

Register here.

NOTE: Due to technical problems, the above date and time may be incorrect. The correct date and time is 26 March 2019, 02:30 PM - 04:00 PM.

Wednesday 27 Mar

Speaking Clearly 2: stress and 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.

Register here.

NOTE: Due to technical problems, the above date and time may be incorrect. The correct date and time is 27 March 2019, 12:00 PM - 01:00 PM.

Friday 29 Mar

Improve your English in 10 minutes a day (Reading and Writing)

10:00 am - 11:30 am

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 (22 and 29 March), we will provide you with reading, writing, listening and speaking activities you can complete in around 10 mins per day. Make these activities a daily habit to improve your English over an extended period.

Register here.

NOTE: Due to technical problems, the above date and time may be incorrect. The correct date and time is 29 March 2019, 10:00 AM - 11.30 AM.

Monday 1 Apr

Complex Sentences

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

This workshop is for non-native speakers of English. Academic Writing often involves weaving together complex and difficult ideas. This can test your skills of sentence construction. Come and gain confidence with complex sentences through explanations, exercises and opportunities for questions.

Register here.

NOTE: Due to technical problems, the above date and time may be incorrect. The correct date and time is 01 April 2019, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM.

Tuesday 2 Apr

Critical Thinking and Reading

02:00 pm - 03:30 pm

This workshop is for all students. Bring an example of a course reading. This workshop will help you to engage in a process of thinking deeply about the ideas you encounter in readings, lectures and other course material and questioning their validity or reasonableness.

Register here.

NOTE: Due to technical problems, the above date and time may be incorrect. The correct date and time is 02 April 2019, 02:00 PM - 03:30 PM.

Wednesday 3 Apr

Speaking Clearly 3: word endings and pronunciation

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.

Register here.

NOTE: Due to technical problems, the above date and time may be incorrect. The correct date and time is 03 April 2019, 12:00 PM - 01:00 PM.

Friday 5 Apr

Chit Chat: strategies for engaging in small talk

02:30 pm - 04:00 pm

This workshop is for non-native speakers of English. Making small talk is more than just getting to know someone new. It is an expected part of social behaviour, but making small talk isn’t always easy. Speakers must meet certain expectations and must talk about appropriate subjects which may vary from one culture to another. These activities will give you a chance to practice what to say when you’re face to face with someone new and want to get the conversation started.

Register here.

NOTE: Due to technical problems, the above date and time may be incorrect. The correct date and time is 05 April 2019, 02:30 PM - 04:00 PM.

Monday 8 Apr

Writing with Clarity and Focus

10:30 am - 12:00 pm

This workshop is for non-native speakers of English. Academic writing aims for clarity and precision. This workshop will provide you with strategies to structure your sentences and paragraphs to achieve direction and focus in your academic writing.

Register here.

NOTE: Due to technical problems, the above date and time may be incorrect. The correct date and time is 08 April 2019, 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM.

Wednesday 10 Apr

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.

Register here.

NOTE: Due to technical problems, the above date and time may be incorrect. The correct date and time is 10 April 2019, 12:00 PM - 01:00 PM.

Friday 12 Apr

Aussie English

02:30 pm - 03:30 pm

This workshop is for non-native speakers of English. It will introduce you to a range of Aussie English expressions, and some commonly used Australian informal language (idioms and slang) that you may typically hear in classes and social situations. It will also give you important background context to help better understand their use.

Register here.

NOTE: Due to technical problems, the above date and time may be incorrect. The correct date and time is 12 April 2019, 02:30 PM - 03:30 PM.

Wednesday 17 Apr

Speaking Clearly 5: vowels

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.

Register here.

NOTE: Due to technical problems, the above date and time may be incorrect. The correct date and time is 17 April 2019, 12:00 PM - 01:00 PM.

Science

Monday 18 Feb

Reading & notetaking

02:00 pm - 05:00 pm

Learn and practise skills for reading for the purpose of writing, and taking effective notes from a text.

Register here.

NOTE: Due to technical problems, the above date and time may be incorrect. The correct date and time is 18 February 2019, 02:00 PM - 05:00 PM.

Tuesday 19 Feb

Referencing and using academic style in writing

02:00 pm - 05:00 pm

Learn what good referencing is, and how to use academic sources without plagiarising. Learn about the features of a good academic student paper and practise writing in academic register.

Register here.

NOTE: Due to technical problems, the above date and time may be incorrect. The correct date and time is 19 February 2019, 02:00 PM - 05:00 PM.

Wednesday 20 Feb

Writing - paragraph structure and cohesion

02:00 pm - 05:00 pm

Learn about the features of a good paragraph and practise writing topic sentences and concluding sentences to help your reader follow your ideas. Learn how to add complexity to your academic writing while remaining clear to your reader.

Register here.

NOTE: Due to technical problems, the above date and time may be incorrect. The correct date and time is 20 February 2019, 02:00 PM - 05:00 PM.

Thursday 21 Feb

Speaking - participating in tutorials

02:00 pm - 03:00 pm

Learn and practise techniques for speaking in class and making your ideas understood.

Register here.

NOTE: Due to technical problems, the above date and time may be incorrect. The correct date and time is 21 February 2019, 02:00 PM - 03:00 PM.

Thursday 21 Feb

Writing – SPSER technique for organising your text

03:30 pm - 05:00 pm

Learn and practise the SPSER technique for writing texts (situation, problem, solution, evaluation, recommendation).

Register here.

NOTE: Due to technical problems, the above date and time may be incorrect. The correct date and time is 21 February 2019, 03:30 PM - 05:00 PM.

Monday 25 Feb

Summer 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.

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

Register here.

NOTE: Due to technical problems, the date and time above may be incorrect. The correct date and time is 25 February 2019, 10:00 AM - 04:30 PM.

Tuesday 12 Mar

Writing your assignment

12:00 pm - 01:00 pm

This workshop is for non-native speakers of English. This workshop provides you with a process for structuring your assignment: organising your time, determining the genre, analysing the task, researching, planning, writing and finalising your draft.

Register here.

NOTE: Due to technical problems, the above date and time may be incorrect. The correct date and time is 12th March 2019, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM.

Wednesday 13 Mar

Academic Listening Strategies

10:00 am - 11:30 am

This workshop is for non-native speakers of English. This workshop will provide you with listening strategies to help you improve your listening comprehension in a range of academic settings.

Register here.

NOTE: Due to technical problems, the above date and time may be incorrect. The correct date and time is 13th March 2019, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM.

Monday 18 Mar

Verb tense

10:00 am - 11:30 am

This workshop is for non-native speakers of English. Need to brush up on your verb tenses? What about verb use in Academic writing? The rules for tense use are different in speaking and formal writing in a number of ways. You will have opportunities for discussion and practice.

Register here.

NOTE: Due to technical problems, the above date and time may be incorrect. The correct date and time is 18th March 2019, 10:00 AM - 11.30 AM.

Tuesday 19 Mar

Vocabulary building strategies

01:45 pm - 02:45 pm

This workshop is for non-native speakers of English. A large English vocabulary is essential for success at university, but you need to know more than just a large number of words. This workshop will explore ways to enrich and apply your vocabulary as you study and in everyday life. Learn strategies for recognising, understanding and remembering new and difficult words so you can apply them to your academic speaking and writing.

Register here.

NOTE: Due to technical problems, the above date and time may be incorrect. The correct date and time is 19th March 2019, 01:45 PM - 02:45 PM.

Wednesday 20 Mar

Speaking Clearly 1: stress patterns in words and sentences

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.

Register here.

NOTE: Due to technical problems, the above date and time may be incorrect. The correct date and time is 20th March 2019, 12:00 PM - 01:00 PM.

Friday 22 Mar

Improve your English in 10 minutes a day (Listening and Speaking)

10:00 am - 11:30 am

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 (22 and 29 March),we will provide you with reading, writing, listening and speaking activities you can complete in around 10 mins per day. Make these activities a daily habit to improve your English over an extended period.

Register here.

NOTE: Due to technical problems, the above date and time may be incorrect. The correct date and time is 22 March 2019, 10:00 AM - 11.30 AM.

Monday 25 Mar

Compound Sentences

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

This workshop is for non-native speakers of English. Academic Writing often involves weaving together complex and difficult ideas. This can test your skills in sentence construction. Come and gain confidence with compound sentences through explanations, exercises and opportunities for questions.

Register here.

NOTE: Due to technical problems, the above date and time may be incorrect. The correct date and time is 25 March 2019, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM.

Tuesday 26 Mar

Academic Reading Strategies

02:30 pm - 04:00 pm

This workshop is for non-native speakers of English. Learn how to read efficiently by applying reading strategies, such as skimming, scanning, and active reading. Bring a sample course reading along to this session and practice these strategies.

Register here.

NOTE: Due to technical problems, the above date and time may be incorrect. The correct date and time is 26 March 2019, 02:30 PM - 04:00 PM.

Wednesday 27 Mar

Speaking Clearly 2: stress and 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.

Register here.

NOTE: Due to technical problems, the above date and time may be incorrect. The correct date and time is 27 March 2019, 12:00 PM - 01:00 PM.

Friday 29 Mar

Improve your English in 10 minutes a day (Reading and Writing)

10:00 am - 11:30 am

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 (22 and 29 March), we will provide you with reading, writing, listening and speaking activities you can complete in around 10 mins per day. Make these activities a daily habit to improve your English over an extended period.

Register here.

NOTE: Due to technical problems, the above date and time may be incorrect. The correct date and time is 29 March 2019, 10:00 AM - 11.30 AM.

Monday 1 Apr

Complex Sentences

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

This workshop is for non-native speakers of English. Academic Writing often involves weaving together complex and difficult ideas. This can test your skills of sentence construction. Come and gain confidence with complex sentences through explanations, exercises and opportunities for questions.

Register here.

NOTE: Due to technical problems, the above date and time may be incorrect. The correct date and time is 01 April 2019, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM.

Tuesday 2 Apr

Critical Thinking and Reading

02:00 pm - 03:30 pm

This workshop is for all students. Bring an example of a course reading. This workshop will help you to engage in a process of thinking deeply about the ideas you encounter in readings, lectures and other course material and questioning their validity or reasonableness.

Register here.

NOTE: Due to technical problems, the above date and time may be incorrect. The correct date and time is 02 April 2019, 02:00 PM - 03:30 PM.

Wednesday 3 Apr

Speaking Clearly 3: word endings and pronunciation

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.

Register here.

NOTE: Due to technical problems, the above date and time may be incorrect. The correct date and time is 03 April 2019, 12:00 PM - 01:00 PM.

Friday 5 Apr

Chit Chat: strategies for engaging in small talk

02:30 pm - 04:00 pm

This workshop is for non-native speakers of English. Making small talk is more than just getting to know someone new. It is an expected part of social behaviour, but making small talk isn’t always easy. Speakers must meet certain expectations and must talk about appropriate subjects which may vary from one culture to another. These activities will give you a chance to practice what to say when you’re face to face with someone new and want to get the conversation started.

Register here.

NOTE: Due to technical problems, the above date and time may be incorrect. The correct date and time is 05 April 2019, 02:30 PM - 04:00 PM.

Monday 8 Apr

Writing with Clarity and Focus

10:30 am - 12:00 pm

This workshop is for non-native speakers of English. Academic writing aims for clarity and precision. This workshop will provide you with strategies to structure your sentences and paragraphs to achieve direction and focus in your academic writing.

Register here.

NOTE: Due to technical problems, the above date and time may be incorrect. The correct date and time is 08 April 2019, 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM.

Wednesday 10 Apr

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.

Register here.

NOTE: Due to technical problems, the above date and time may be incorrect. The correct date and time is 10 April 2019, 12:00 PM - 01:00 PM.

Friday 12 Apr

Aussie English

02:30 pm - 03:30 pm

This workshop is for non-native speakers of English. It will introduce you to a range of Aussie English expressions, and some commonly used Australian informal language (idioms and slang) that you may typically hear in classes and social situations. It will also give you important background context to help better understand their use.

Register here.

NOTE: Due to technical problems, the above date and time may be incorrect. The correct date and time is 12 April 2019, 02:30 PM - 03:30 PM.

Wednesday 17 Apr

Speaking Clearly 5: vowels

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.

Register here.

NOTE: Due to technical problems, the above date and time may be incorrect. The correct date and time is 17 April 2019, 12:00 PM - 01:00 PM.

VCA & MCM

Monday 18 Feb

Reading & notetaking

02:00 pm - 05:00 pm

Learn and practise skills for reading for the purpose of writing, and taking effective notes from a text.

Register here.

NOTE: Due to technical problems, the above date and time may be incorrect. The correct date and time is 18 February 2019, 02:00 PM - 05:00 PM.

Tuesday 19 Feb

Referencing and using academic style in writing

02:00 pm - 05:00 pm

Learn what good referencing is, and how to use academic sources without plagiarising. Learn about the features of a good academic student paper and practise writing in academic register.

Register here.

NOTE: Due to technical problems, the above date and time may be incorrect. The correct date and time is 19 February 2019, 02:00 PM - 05:00 PM.

Wednesday 20 Feb

Writing - paragraph structure and cohesion

02:00 pm - 05:00 pm

Learn about the features of a good paragraph and practise writing topic sentences and concluding sentences to help your reader follow your ideas. Learn how to add complexity to your academic writing while remaining clear to your reader.

Register here.

NOTE: Due to technical problems, the above date and time may be incorrect. The correct date and time is 20 February 2019, 02:00 PM - 05:00 PM.

Thursday 21 Feb

Speaking - participating in tutorials

02:00 pm - 03:00 pm

Learn and practise techniques for speaking in class and making your ideas understood.

Register here.

NOTE: Due to technical problems, the above date and time may be incorrect. The correct date and time is 21 February 2019, 02:00 PM - 03:00 PM.

Thursday 21 Feb

Writing – SPSER technique for organising your text

03:30 pm - 05:00 pm

Learn and practise the SPSER technique for writing texts (situation, problem, solution, evaluation, recommendation).

Register here.

NOTE: Due to technical problems, the above date and time may be incorrect. The correct date and time is 21 February 2019, 03:30 PM - 05:00 PM.

Monday 25 Feb

Summer 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.

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

Register here.

NOTE: Due to technical problems, the date and time above may be incorrect. The correct date and time is 25 February 2019, 10:00 AM - 04:30 PM.

Tuesday 12 Mar

Writing your assignment

12:00 pm - 01:00 pm

This workshop is for non-native speakers of English. This workshop provides you with a process for structuring your assignment: organising your time, determining the genre, analysing the task, researching, planning, writing and finalising your draft.

Register here.

NOTE: Due to technical problems, the above date and time may be incorrect. The correct date and time is 12th March 2019, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM.

Wednesday 13 Mar

Academic Listening Strategies

10:00 am - 11:30 am

This workshop is for non-native speakers of English. This workshop will provide you with listening strategies to help you improve your listening comprehension in a range of academic settings.

Register here.

NOTE: Due to technical problems, the above date and time may be incorrect. The correct date and time is 13th March 2019, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM.

Monday 18 Mar

Verb tense

10:00 am - 11:30 am

This workshop is for non-native speakers of English. Need to brush up on your verb tenses? What about verb use in Academic writing? The rules for tense use are different in speaking and formal writing in a number of ways. You will have opportunities for discussion and practice.

Register here.

NOTE: Due to technical problems, the above date and time may be incorrect. The correct date and time is 18th March 2019, 10:00 AM - 11.30 AM.

Tuesday 19 Mar

Vocabulary building strategies

01:45 pm - 02:45 pm

This workshop is for non-native speakers of English. A large English vocabulary is essential for success at university, but you need to know more than just a large number of words. This workshop will explore ways to enrich and apply your vocabulary as you study and in everyday life. Learn strategies for recognising, understanding and remembering new and difficult words so you can apply them to your academic speaking and writing.

Register here.

NOTE: Due to technical problems, the above date and time may be incorrect. The correct date and time is 19th March 2019, 01:45 PM - 02:45 PM.

Wednesday 20 Mar

Speaking Clearly 1: stress patterns in words and sentences

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.

Register here.

NOTE: Due to technical problems, the above date and time may be incorrect. The correct date and time is 20th March 2019, 12:00 PM - 01:00 PM.

Friday 22 Mar

Improve your English in 10 minutes a day (Listening and Speaking)

10:00 am - 11:30 am

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 (22 and 29 March),we will provide you with reading, writing, listening and speaking activities you can complete in around 10 mins per day. Make these activities a daily habit to improve your English over an extended period.

Register here.

NOTE: Due to technical problems, the above date and time may be incorrect. The correct date and time is 22 March 2019, 10:00 AM - 11.30 AM.

Monday 25 Mar

Compound Sentences

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

This workshop is for non-native speakers of English. Academic Writing often involves weaving together complex and difficult ideas. This can test your skills in sentence construction. Come and gain confidence with compound sentences through explanations, exercises and opportunities for questions.

Register here.

NOTE: Due to technical problems, the above date and time may be incorrect. The correct date and time is 25 March 2019, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM.

Tuesday 26 Mar

Academic Reading Strategies

02:30 pm - 04:00 pm

This workshop is for non-native speakers of English. Learn how to read efficiently by applying reading strategies, such as skimming, scanning, and active reading. Bring a sample course reading along to this session and practice these strategies.

Register here.

NOTE: Due to technical problems, the above date and time may be incorrect. The correct date and time is 26 March 2019, 02:30 PM - 04:00 PM.

Wednesday 27 Mar

Speaking Clearly 2: stress and 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.

Register here.

NOTE: Due to technical problems, the above date and time may be incorrect. The correct date and time is 27 March 2019, 12:00 PM - 01:00 PM.

Friday 29 Mar

Improve your English in 10 minutes a day (Reading and Writing)

10:00 am - 11:30 am

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 (22 and 29 March), we will provide you with reading, writing, listening and speaking activities you can complete in around 10 mins per day. Make these activities a daily habit to improve your English over an extended period.

Register here.

NOTE: Due to technical problems, the above date and time may be incorrect. The correct date and time is 29 March 2019, 10:00 AM - 11.30 AM.

Monday 1 Apr

Complex Sentences

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

This workshop is for non-native speakers of English. Academic Writing often involves weaving together complex and difficult ideas. This can test your skills of sentence construction. Come and gain confidence with complex sentences through explanations, exercises and opportunities for questions.

Register here.

NOTE: Due to technical problems, the above date and time may be incorrect. The correct date and time is 01 April 2019, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM.

Tuesday 2 Apr

Critical Thinking and Reading

02:00 pm - 03:30 pm

This workshop is for all students. Bring an example of a course reading. This workshop will help you to engage in a process of thinking deeply about the ideas you encounter in readings, lectures and other course material and questioning their validity or reasonableness.

Register here.

NOTE: Due to technical problems, the above date and time may be incorrect. The correct date and time is 02 April 2019, 02:00 PM - 03:30 PM.

Wednesday 3 Apr

Speaking Clearly 3: word endings and pronunciation

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.

Register here.

NOTE: Due to technical problems, the above date and time may be incorrect. The correct date and time is 03 April 2019, 12:00 PM - 01:00 PM.

Friday 5 Apr

Chit Chat: strategies for engaging in small talk

02:30 pm - 04:00 pm

This workshop is for non-native speakers of English. Making small talk is more than just getting to know someone new. It is an expected part of social behaviour, but making small talk isn’t always easy. Speakers must meet certain expectations and must talk about appropriate subjects which may vary from one culture to another. These activities will give you a chance to practice what to say when you’re face to face with someone new and want to get the conversation started.

Register here.

NOTE: Due to technical problems, the above date and time may be incorrect. The correct date and time is 05 April 2019, 02:30 PM - 04:00 PM.

Monday 8 Apr

Writing with Clarity and Focus

10:30 am - 12:00 pm

This workshop is for non-native speakers of English. Academic writing aims for clarity and precision. This workshop will provide you with strategies to structure your sentences and paragraphs to achieve direction and focus in your academic writing.

Register here.

NOTE: Due to technical problems, the above date and time may be incorrect. The correct date and time is 08 April 2019, 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM.

Wednesday 10 Apr

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.

Register here.

NOTE: Due to technical problems, the above date and time may be incorrect. The correct date and time is 10 April 2019, 12:00 PM - 01:00 PM.

Friday 12 Apr

Aussie English

02:30 pm - 03:30 pm

This workshop is for non-native speakers of English. It will introduce you to a range of Aussie English expressions, and some commonly used Australian informal language (idioms and slang) that you may typically hear in classes and social situations. It will also give you important background context to help better understand their use.

Register here.

NOTE: Due to technical problems, the above date and time may be incorrect. The correct date and time is 12 April 2019, 02:30 PM - 03:30 PM.

Wednesday 17 Apr

Speaking Clearly 5: vowels

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.

Register here.

NOTE: Due to technical problems, the above date and time may be incorrect. The correct date and time is 17 April 2019, 12:00 PM - 01:00 PM.

Veterinary and Agricultural Sciences

Monday 18 Feb

Reading & notetaking

02:00 pm - 05:00 pm

Learn and practise skills for reading for the purpose of writing, and taking effective notes from a text.

Register here.

NOTE: Due to technical problems, the above date and time may be incorrect. The correct date and time is 18 February 2019, 02:00 PM - 05:00 PM.

Tuesday 19 Feb

Referencing and using academic style in writing

02:00 pm - 05:00 pm

Learn what good referencing is, and how to use academic sources without plagiarising. Learn about the features of a good academic student paper and practise writing in academic register.

Register here.

NOTE: Due to technical problems, the above date and time may be incorrect. The correct date and time is 19 February 2019, 02:00 PM - 05:00 PM.

Wednesday 20 Feb

Writing - paragraph structure and cohesion

02:00 pm - 05:00 pm

Learn about the features of a good paragraph and practise writing topic sentences and concluding sentences to help your reader follow your ideas. Learn how to add complexity to your academic writing while remaining clear to your reader.

Register here.

NOTE: Due to technical problems, the above date and time may be incorrect. The correct date and time is 20 February 2019, 02:00 PM - 05:00 PM.

Thursday 21 Feb

Speaking - participating in tutorials

02:00 pm - 03:00 pm

Learn and practise techniques for speaking in class and making your ideas understood.

Register here.

NOTE: Due to technical problems, the above date and time may be incorrect. The correct date and time is 21 February 2019, 02:00 PM - 03:00 PM.

Thursday 21 Feb

Writing – SPSER technique for organising your text

03:30 pm - 05:00 pm

Learn and practise the SPSER technique for writing texts (situation, problem, solution, evaluation, recommendation).

Register here.

NOTE: Due to technical problems, the above date and time may be incorrect. The correct date and time is 21 February 2019, 03:30 PM - 05:00 PM.

Monday 25 Feb

Summer 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.

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

Register here.

NOTE: Due to technical problems, the date and time above may be incorrect. The correct date and time is 25 February 2019, 10:00 AM - 04:30 PM.

Tuesday 12 Mar

Writing your assignment

12:00 pm - 01:00 pm

This workshop is for non-native speakers of English. This workshop provides you with a process for structuring your assignment: organising your time, determining the genre, analysing the task, researching, planning, writing and finalising your draft.

Register here.

NOTE: Due to technical problems, the above date and time may be incorrect. The correct date and time is 12th March 2019, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM.

Wednesday 13 Mar

Academic Listening Strategies

10:00 am - 11:30 am

This workshop is for non-native speakers of English. This workshop will provide you with listening strategies to help you improve your listening comprehension in a range of academic settings.

Register here.

NOTE: Due to technical problems, the above date and time may be incorrect. The correct date and time is 13th March 2019, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM.

Monday 18 Mar

Verb tense

10:00 am - 11:30 am

This workshop is for non-native speakers of English. Need to brush up on your verb tenses? What about verb use in Academic writing? The rules for tense use are different in speaking and formal writing in a number of ways. You will have opportunities for discussion and practice.

Register here.

NOTE: Due to technical problems, the above date and time may be incorrect. The correct date and time is 18th March 2019, 10:00 AM - 11.30 AM.

Tuesday 19 Mar

Vocabulary building strategies

01:45 pm - 02:45 pm

This workshop is for non-native speakers of English. A large English vocabulary is essential for success at university, but you need to know more than just a large number of words. This workshop will explore ways to enrich and apply your vocabulary as you study and in everyday life. Learn strategies for recognising, understanding and remembering new and difficult words so you can apply them to your academic speaking and writing.

Register here.

NOTE: Due to technical problems, the above date and time may be incorrect. The correct date and time is 19th March 2019, 01:45 PM - 02:45 PM.

Wednesday 20 Mar

Speaking Clearly 1: stress patterns in words and sentences

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.

Register here.

NOTE: Due to technical problems, the above date and time may be incorrect. The correct date and time is 20th March 2019, 12:00 PM - 01:00 PM.

Friday 22 Mar

Improve your English in 10 minutes a day (Listening and Speaking)

10:00 am - 11:30 am

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 (22 and 29 March),we will provide you with reading, writing, listening and speaking activities you can complete in around 10 mins per day. Make these activities a daily habit to improve your English over an extended period.

Register here.

NOTE: Due to technical problems, the above date and time may be incorrect. The correct date and time is 22 March 2019, 10:00 AM - 11.30 AM.

Monday 25 Mar

Compound Sentences

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

This workshop is for non-native speakers of English. Academic Writing often involves weaving together complex and difficult ideas. This can test your skills in sentence construction. Come and gain confidence with compound sentences through explanations, exercises and opportunities for questions.

Register here.

NOTE: Due to technical problems, the above date and time may be incorrect. The correct date and time is 25 March 2019, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM.

Tuesday 26 Mar

Academic Reading Strategies

02:30 pm - 04:00 pm

This workshop is for non-native speakers of English. Learn how to read efficiently by applying reading strategies, such as skimming, scanning, and active reading. Bring a sample course reading along to this session and practice these strategies.

Register here.

NOTE: Due to technical problems, the above date and time may be incorrect. The correct date and time is 26 March 2019, 02:30 PM - 04:00 PM.

Wednesday 27 Mar

Speaking Clearly 2: stress and 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.

Register here.

NOTE: Due to technical problems, the above date and time may be incorrect. The correct date and time is 27 March 2019, 12:00 PM - 01:00 PM.

Friday 29 Mar

Improve your English in 10 minutes a day (Reading and Writing)

10:00 am - 11:30 am

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 (22 and 29 March), we will provide you with reading, writing, listening and speaking activities you can complete in around 10 mins per day. Make these activities a daily habit to improve your English over an extended period.

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NOTE: Due to technical problems, the above date and time may be incorrect. The correct date and time is 29 March 2019, 10:00 AM - 11.30 AM.

Monday 1 Apr

Complex Sentences

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

This workshop is for non-native speakers of English. Academic Writing often involves weaving together complex and difficult ideas. This can test your skills of sentence construction. Come and gain confidence with complex sentences through explanations, exercises and opportunities for questions.

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NOTE: Due to technical problems, the above date and time may be incorrect. The correct date and time is 01 April 2019, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM.

Tuesday 2 Apr

Critical Thinking and Reading

02:00 pm - 03:30 pm

This workshop is for all students. Bring an example of a course reading. This workshop will help you to engage in a process of thinking deeply about the ideas you encounter in readings, lectures and other course material and questioning their validity or reasonableness.

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NOTE: Due to technical problems, the above date and time may be incorrect. The correct date and time is 02 April 2019, 02:00 PM - 03:30 PM.

Wednesday 3 Apr

Speaking Clearly 3: word endings and pronunciation

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.

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NOTE: Due to technical problems, the above date and time may be incorrect. The correct date and time is 03 April 2019, 12:00 PM - 01:00 PM.

Friday 5 Apr

Chit Chat: strategies for engaging in small talk

02:30 pm - 04:00 pm

This workshop is for non-native speakers of English. Making small talk is more than just getting to know someone new. It is an expected part of social behaviour, but making small talk isn’t always easy. Speakers must meet certain expectations and must talk about appropriate subjects which may vary from one culture to another. These activities will give you a chance to practice what to say when you’re face to face with someone new and want to get the conversation started.

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NOTE: Due to technical problems, the above date and time may be incorrect. The correct date and time is 05 April 2019, 02:30 PM - 04:00 PM.

Monday 8 Apr

Writing with Clarity and Focus

10:30 am - 12:00 pm

This workshop is for non-native speakers of English. Academic writing aims for clarity and precision. This workshop will provide you with strategies to structure your sentences and paragraphs to achieve direction and focus in your academic writing.

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NOTE: Due to technical problems, the above date and time may be incorrect. The correct date and time is 08 April 2019, 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM.

Wednesday 10 Apr

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.

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NOTE: Due to technical problems, the above date and time may be incorrect. The correct date and time is 10 April 2019, 12:00 PM - 01:00 PM.

Friday 12 Apr

Aussie English

02:30 pm - 03:30 pm

This workshop is for non-native speakers of English. It will introduce you to a range of Aussie English expressions, and some commonly used Australian informal language (idioms and slang) that you may typically hear in classes and social situations. It will also give you important background context to help better understand their use.

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NOTE: Due to technical problems, the above date and time may be incorrect. The correct date and time is 12 April 2019, 02:30 PM - 03:30 PM.

Wednesday 17 Apr

Speaking Clearly 5: vowels

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.

Register here.

NOTE: Due to technical problems, the above date and time may be incorrect. The correct date and time is 17 April 2019, 12:00 PM - 01:00 PM.