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Get help with your English discussion skills

This course will help you improve your vocabulary, fluency and develop your spoken English skills to help you feel more confident when communicating in English.

Two students discussing an assignment in the Virgil Building
Develop your fluency and confidence in English

This course will help you to participate effectively and appropriately in English language discussions.

You will learn new vocabulary and improve your grammar.

There are plenty of opportunities to develop and practise your pronunciation.

You will learn how to contribute, interrupt, give opinions, ask for opinions and change the topic in a way that it will make it easy for you to be understood.

You will have increased confidence when speaking and communicating in English on a variety of topics in different situations.

The course is for all undergraduate and postgraduate students who use English as a second language.

Erasumus+, exchange and visiting students can get 3 credits by completing one of these courses.


You can choose one of the following times:

Before signing up please make sure that the day and time do not clash with your academic timetable using your MyTimetable.

You can enrol for the next discussion skills courses on 9 December 2019. They will start in February 2020 and will be at the following times:

Monday 6.15 pm to 7.45 pm.

Tuesday 6.15 pm to 7.45 pm.

Wednesday 2.15pm to 3.45pm.

Wednesday at 3.45pm to 5.15pm.

Thursday 6.15pm to 7.45pm

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