Postgraduate English for Science Studies

Spring 2019 (1 credit)


Welcome to the Postgraduate English for Science Studies site. LANG5010 is offered to all year one research degree postgraduates in the School of Science in the spring and fall semesters.

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 purposes
  • explain abstract and complex scientific concepts to lay and expert audiences in presentations
  • raise and answer questions using appropriate language and tone in Q&A sessions

Out-of-class learning

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