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English as a Medium of Instruction for Academics

This short course has been created for non-native speakers of English, required to teach in HE through the medium of English. The ideas underpinning the course are based in the work of Professor Jennifer Jenkins and researchers at the Centre for Global Englishes. You can use the hashtag #FLemi to talk about this course on social media.

Topics Covered
  • What is EMI?
  • Different contexts of EMI use and different interpretations/meanings of the term including internationalisation ‘at home’
  • Latest research findings and discussions about how ELF research has influenced EMI
  • The role of language in effective intercultural communication
  • Useful language for presenting ideas in English (e.g. signposting language)
  • The use of the voice in effective intercultural communication, e.g. clarity, speed of delivery, intonation etc
  • How far is accuracy in language important?
  • Issues and challenges in lecturing for a multilingual and multicultural audience
  • Facilitating and managing effective communication in small groups or seminars
  • Recognising cultural differences in the international classroom and avoiding stereotypes
  • Practical tips for addressing intercultural challenges

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Length 4 weeks
Effort 4 hours per week
Starts Mar 4 (8 weeks ago)
Cost $59
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Instructors Robert Baird, Mary Page
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Language English
Subjects Programming Education
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Rating Not enough ratings
Length 4 weeks
Effort 4 hours per week
Starts Mar 4 (8 weeks ago)
Cost $59
From University of Southampton via FutureLearn
Instructors Robert Baird, Mary Page
Download Videos Only via web browser
Language English
Subjects Programming Education
Tags C Teaching

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