About the course

Gatton English for Academic Communication at UQ Gatton is a free course for all UQ students from a non-English speaking background who require help with their English language skills.

Classes focus on academic English language skills.  Depending on student needs, the following language areas can be covered:

  • sentence expansion and connections
  • paragraph construction
  • process and logical order
  • classification of information/interpretation of data
  • descriptive writing - style and appropriateness
  • reasons, results and consequences
  • summary writing and paraphrasing
  • presenting a written argument
  • analysis of grammatical problems and terminology
  • grammatical organisation and punctuation
  • grammar relevant to academic English
  • examination skills: understanding examination questions and learning and revision techniques.

Semester 2, 2017 details


EAC is delivered at UQ Gatton subject to sufficient enrolments.  The course venue will be emailed to you prior to course commencement.


Classes are run every Thursday morning for 6 weeks from 3 August to 7 September 2017, 9am - 1pm.  All classes include a break.


Registration for EAC at Gatton is essential.  Registrations open 14 July and close 28 July 2017.

Register from 14 July


Please email ICTE-UQ Admissions if you have any queries.