English Language Skills for University Success

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

Fall 2021 writing and speaking skills workshops will be held twice a week from 10 am - 12 pm on the dates below. All workshops will be offered online in Newfoundland Time (NT) via Brightspace.


Writing Skills Workshops:

Punctuation
Date and Time: Tuesday, October 19, 10 am - 12 pm
Mode: Online
Registration Deadline: October 18
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Citing Sources & Using Tenses Appropriately
Date and Time: Tuesday, October 26, 10 am -12 pm
Mode: Online
Registration Deadline: October 24
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Development of Ideas
Date and Time: Tuesday, November 2, 10 am - 12 pm
Mode: Online
Registration Deadline: October 31 
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Effective Paraphrasing & Summarizing
Date and Time: Tuesday, November 9, 10 am - 12 pm
Mode: Online
Registration Deadline: November 7
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Digital Communication
Date and Time: Tuesday, November 16,  10 am - 12 pm
Mode: Online
Registration Deadline: November 14
REGISTER

Speaking Skills Workshops:

Group Discussions & Conversational Turn-Taking
Date and Time: Wednesday, October 20, 10 am - 12 pm
Mode: Online
Registration Deadline: October 18
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Non-Academic Speaking & Small Talk
Date and Time: Wednesday, October 27, 10 am - 12 pm
Mode: Online
Registration Deadline: October 25
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Non-Verbal Elements of Speech
Date and Time: Wednesday, November 3, 10 am - 12 pm
Mode: Online
Registration Deadline: November 1
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Nuances of Asking Questions
Date and Time: Wednesday, November 10, 10 am - 12 pm
Mode: Online
Registration Deadline: November 8
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Presentation Skills
Date and Time: Wednesday, November 17, 10 am - 12 pm
Mode: Online
Registration Deadline: November 15
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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.