Postgraduate English for Science Studies

Spring 2018 (1 credit)

Co-ordinator: Dr. Claudia Wong
Dr. Claudia Wong

Welcome to the Postgraduate English for Science Studies (LANG5010) course site. This course is offered to all Year One RPgs in the School of Science in the Spring semester. You can find everything you need to help you succeed in the course here:

Feel free to email me if you have any questions.

Wish you all the best in your postgrad studies.

Dr. Claudia Wong
LANG5010 Course co-ordinator

Course instructors

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Intended Learning Outcomes

At the end of the course, you will be able to:

  • write about a range of science topics using appropriate academic and scientific language;
  • redraft texts in light of critical feedback;
  • paraphrase and summarize research papers accurately
  • select relevant readings and review the literature for research purpose
  • explain abstract and complex scientific concepts to both lay and expert audiences in presentations
  • raise and answer questions using appropriate language and tone in the Q&A sessions

Out-of-class learning

You can sign up for language advising services and or other English learning activities here: