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English for Academic Study

Most FutureLearn courses run multiple times. Every run of a course has a set start date but you can join it and work through it after it starts. Find out more This course is for any student who is planning to study at a university where English is the main language. It’s primarily for students whose first language is not English but will also be useful for students who are coming into higher education after a long period away from studying, or who are mature students looking for an opportunity to refresh their study skills. It will help to prepare students for both study on an online degree and at a university campus. English for Academic Study is the first course on the Pre-sessional English Online Award delivered by Coventry University, which helps students improve their English language and academic skills for university study. The Award is aimed at students who are 0.5 IELTS below university entry requirements. You can use the hashtag #FLpse to talk about this course on social media.

Topics Covered
  • Key vocabulary and concepts for the UK university context 
  • Exploring the approach to teaching and learning in UK universities
  • Developing dictionary skills
  • Analysing word forms and word families
  • Accessing and writing definitions
  • Introduction to the phonemic chart and how to use it to support learning and pronunciation skills

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Starts Dec 13 (156 weeks ago)
Cost $74
From Coventry University via FutureLearn
Instructors Gareth Jones, Mary Forbes, Nik Beer, Erica Wine, Kate Dickens, Nicola Beer, Graeme Nelson, Laura Pibworth, Sarah Butler
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Language English
Subjects Programming Languages Humanities
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Rating Not enough ratings
Length 2 weeks
Effort 3 hours per week
Starts Dec 13 (156 weeks ago)
Cost $74
From Coventry University via FutureLearn
Instructors Gareth Jones, Mary Forbes, Nik Beer, Erica Wine, Kate Dickens, Nicola Beer, Graeme Nelson, Laura Pibworth, Sarah Butler
Download Videos Only via web browser
Language English
Subjects Programming Languages Humanities
Tags C R Languages & Cultures

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