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Get help with your English grammar

Find out how these sessions can help you to improve your knowledge and use of English grammar, through reading, writing, listening and speaking.

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One-off Grammar Sessions

You can choose one of these sessions to help you with a particular aspect of English grammar.

The sessions will run on:

Thursdays, 6.15pm to 7.45pm. Choose a session that interests you and book a place.

Tense review

Review the different tenses you need to use at university in written assignments, presentations and discussions.

Enrol if you want help with tenses

Comparing things

Compare, contrast and describe data and ideas and add emphasis in your assignments and discussions.

Enrol if you want help comparing things

Articles

Use a/an/the accurately to improve your written assignments, presentations and discussions.

Enrol if you want help with articles

Pronouns and referencing

Avoid repetition and learn to write clearly in your written assignments, presentations and discussions.

Enrol if you want help with pronouns and referencing

Verbs and verb patterns

Select appropriate verbs to report on authors’ views and findings.

Enrol if you need help with verbs and verb patterns

Linking ideas

Link and present ideas concisely and coherently in your written assignments, presentations and discussions.

Enrol if you need help with linking ideas

Relative clauses

Define what you are writing about and add extra information in your sentences.

Enrol if you need help with relative clauses

Nominalisation in written English

Describe concepts and develop the required academic tone of your writing.

Enrol if you need help with nominalisation in written English

The passive

Highlight the important participants or events in sentences and maintain good flow of ideas in your writing.

Enrol if you need help with the passive

Hedging

Use cautious language in your writing to indicate your stance on a particular subject or on the claims that you are making.

Enrol if you need help with hedging

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