Academic grammar and speaking

Academic Grammar

Our academic grammar workshops provide you with the support you need to get up to speed on the finer points of sentence structure, emphasising ideas and dealing with uncertainty.

Academic Grammar is delivered as a short course of four workshops.

Academic Speaking

Our academic speaking workshops help to improve your negotiation and participation skills alongside your pronunciation and help to improve your confidence to take part in group discussion. 

Academic Speaking is delivered as a short course of four workshops.

 

You may also wish to look at the academic writing workshops we offer, which are specific to each Faculty.

PhD candidates should visit the Workshops for PhD candidates page.

Grammar

All workshops are online.

Academic grammar course outline

Sentence Fundamentals

  • Wednesday, 2pm - 3:30pm (15 Feb, 22 Feb, 1 Mar, 8 Mar) (ONLINE)
  • Thursday, 4pm - 5:30pm (16 Feb, 23 Feb, 2 Mar, 9 Mar) (ONLINE)

Master’s students should enrol onto course unit UCAE97010 in My Manchester Course Unit Selector

Undergraduate students should enrol onto course unit UCAE91010 in My Manchester Course Unit Selector

 

Colour and Shade

  • Tuesday, 4pm - 5:30pm (14 Feb, 21 Feb, 28 Feb, 7 Mar) (ONLINE)
  • Wednesday, 4pm - 5:30pm (15 Feb, 22 Feb, 1 Mar, 8 Mar) (ONLINE)

Master’s students should enrol onto course unit UCAE97020 in My Manchester Course Unit Selector

Undergraduate students should enrol onto course unit UCAE91020 in My Manchester Course Unit Selector

 

View our 'How to enrol' guidance for instructions on how to find and enrol onto your course. 

Speaking

All workshops are on campus. The same materials and topics are covered in each set of workshops.

Communicating at University

Course outline: Communicating at University

  • Monday, 4pm - 5:30pm (13 Feb, 20 Feb, 27 Feb, 6 Mar)
  • Wednesday, 4pm - 5:30pm (15 Feb, 22 Feb, 1 Mar, 8 Mar)

Master’s students should enrol onto course unit UCAE97120 in My Manchester Course Unit Selector

Undergraduate students should enrol onto course unit UCAE91120 in My Manchester Course Unit Selector

 

Pronunciation and Flow

Course outline: Pronunciation and Flow

  • Tuesday, 4pm - 5:30pm (14 Feb, 21 Feb, 28 Feb, 7 Mar) 
  • Thursday, 4pm - 5:30pm (16 Feb, 23 Feb, 2 Mar, 9 Mar) 

Master’s students should enrol onto course unit UCAE97130 in My Manchester Course Unit Selector

Undergraduate students should enrol onto course unit UCAE91130 in My Manchester Course Unit Selector

 

View our 'How to enrol' guidance for instructions on how to find and enrol onto your course.