English Language Skills for University Success

esl


The School of Graduate Studies and Department of ESL offer free workshops for Memorial University graduate students. These non-credit workshops are offered to registered students in graduate diploma, masters, or doctoral programs at Memorial and designed to help you improve your speaking and writing skills for a variety of contexts.

For the Winter 2021 semester, writing and speaking skills workshops will be held on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10 am - 12 pm on the dates listed below. All workshops will be held online via Brightspace in Newfoundland Standard Time (NST)


Writing Skills Workshops:

Punctuation
Date and Time: Tuesday, February 9, 10 am - 12 pm
Mode: Online
Registration Deadline: February 7
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Citing Sources & Using Tenses Appropriately
Date and Time: Tuesday, February 16,  10 am - 12 pm
Mode: Online
Registration Deadline: February 14
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Development of Ideas
Date and Time: Tuesday, February 23, 10 am - 12 pm
Mode: Online
Registration Deadline: February 21
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Effective Paraphrasing & Summarizing
Date and Time: Tuesday, March 2, 10 am - 12 pm
Mode: Online
Registration Deadline: February 28
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Digital Communication
Date and Time: Tuesday, March 9,  10 am - 12 pm
Mode: Online
Registration Deadline: March 7
REGISTER HERE

Speaking Skills Workshops:

Group Discussions & Conversational Turn-Taking
Date and Time: Thursday, February 11, 10 am - 12 pm
Mode: Online
Registration Deadline: February 9
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Non-Academic Speaking & Small Talk
Date and Time: Thursday, February 18, 10 am - 12 pm
Mode: Online
Registration Deadline: February 16
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Non-Verbal Elements of Speech
Date and Time: Thursday, February 25, 10 am - 12 pm
Mode: Online
Registration Deadline: February 23
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Nuances of Asking Questions
Date and Time: Thursday, March 4, 10 am - 12 pm
Mode: Online
Registration Deadline: March 2
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Presentation Skills
Date and Time: Thursday, March 11, 10 am - 12 pm
Mode: Online
Registration Deadline: March 9
REGISTER HERE

If you have any questions about these workshops or other English language training supports for graduate students, please contact Andrew Kim at akim@mun.ca.

Contact

Enhanced Development of the Graduate Experience (EDGE)

230 Elizabeth Ave, St. John's, NL, CANADA, A1B 3X9

Postal Address: P.O. Box 4200, St. John's, NL, CANADA, A1C 5S7

Tel: (709) 864-8000