About the course

UQ St Lucia English for Academic Communication courses are held each semester for UQ students from a non-English speaking background. Courses are free and designed to fit around your UQ study.

You can choose to register for EAC once, or for as many semesters as you like, while you are enrolled at UQ.

Semester 2, 2019 

Choose up to 3 of the 10 modules offered and one day of the week when each module is offered. 

Each module involves 2 hours of classes on the same day each week, from week 1 to week 4 of the semester.

Language modules

Grammar refresher for academic writing

On this course you will revise grammar to help you write clearly and effectively for university.

 

Vocabulary building for university

On this course, you will learn techniques to help you learn the vocabulary of your discipline and strategies to help you cope with unknown words in reading texts.

  The ABCs of language
for Writing
On the workshop series, you will learn how to make language choices to help you write with Accuracy, Brevity, Clarity and Style.  The focus is on science and technical writing, but can be useful for everyone.

Writing modules

Introduction to effective essay writing

On this course, you will analyse essay questions, revise essay structure, and practise paraphrasing and synthesising sources into your essays.

 

Annotated bibliographies and literature reviews

On this workshop series, you will learn how to write effective annotated bibliographies and literature reviews for your assessment tasks. 

 

Writing high-quality reports

On this course, you will analyse and practise the structure and language to produce accurate and clear reports. 

  Writing critically and reflectively On this workshop series, you will learn how to write insightful reflections, critical reviews and critiques for your assessment tasks.

Listening module

Listening at the Australian university

This course has two elements. You will learn to better understand Australian English and you will learn strategies to help you follow academic lectures.

Speaking modules

Active discussion Skills

On this course, you will practise skills to help you participate actively in group discussions in your classes.

 

Successful presentation skills

On this course, you will learn strategies to fluently deliver strong and effective oral presentations.

 

Timetable

 

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Grammar refresher
for academic writing

 

13:00 – 15:00

 

15:30 – 17:30

 

 

 

13:00 – 15:00

 

15:30 – 17:30

 

 

 

13:00 – 15:00

 

15:30 – 17:30

 

Vocabulary building
for university

 

 

13:00 – 15:00

 

15:30 – 17:30

 

 

 

13:00 – 15:00

 

15:30 – 17:30

 

 

 

 

The ABCs of Language
for Writing

 

 

13:00 – 15:00

 

15:30 – 17:30

 

13:00 – 15:00

 

15:30 – 17:30

 

13:00 – 15:00

 

15:30 – 17:30

Introduction to effective
essay writing

 

13:00 – 15:00

 

15:30 – 17:30

 

 

13:00 – 15:00

 

15:30 – 17:30

 

 

13:00 – 15:00

 

15:30 – 17:30

 

 

13:00 – 15:00

 

15:30 – 17:30

 

 

13:00 – 15:00

 

15:30 – 17:30

 

Annotated bibliographies and literature reviews

 

 

13:00 – 15:00

 

15:30 – 17:30

 

 

 

13:00 – 15:00

 

15:30 – 17:30

 

 

Writing high-quality
reports

 

13:00 – 15:00

 

15:30 – 17:30

 

 

 

13:00 – 15:00

 

15:30 – 17:30

 

 

 

13:00 – 15:00

 

15:30 – 17:30

 

 

 

Writing critically and
reflectively

 

 

13:00 – 15:00

 

15:30 – 17:30

 

13:00 – 15:00

 

15:30 – 17:30

 

13:00 – 15:00

 

15:30 – 17:30

Listening at the 
Australian university

 

 

13:00 – 15:00

 

15:30 – 17:30

 

 

 

13:00 – 15:00

 

15:30 – 17:30

 

 

 

Active discussion skills

 

13:00 – 15:00

 

15:30 – 17:30

 

 

13:00 – 15:00

 

15:30 – 17:30

 

 

13:00 – 15:00

 

15:30 – 17:30

 

 

13:00 – 15:00

 

15:30 – 17:30

 

 

13:00 – 15:00

 

15:30 – 17:30

 

Successful presentation
skills

 

13:00 – 15:00

 

15:30 – 17:30

 

 

13:00 – 15:00

 

15:30 – 17:30

 

 

13:00 – 15:00

 

15:30 – 17:30

 

 

13:00 – 15:00

 

15:30 – 17:30

 

 

13:00 – 15:00

 

15:30 – 17:30

 

 

Please note:

  • Teachers will not be able to edit or provide individual feedback on your university assignments.
  • Modules will run subject to sufficient enrolments. Should your preferred module not run, you may be asked to make an alternative selection.

Registration

Registration for EAC at the St Lucia campus (week one of semester two) opens 15 July.

Registration

Contact

Please email ICTE Admissions if you have any queries.