In-sessional English

In-sessional classes are available to any overseas students who want to improve their academic English skills. The course is designed to practise the skills needed to write academic essays and reports.

It also covers approaches to academic reading, research and an introduction to presentation skills. The courses run in blocks of 6 - 8 weeks in the autumn and spring terms and classes last for an hour each week.

There will be four classes each week and all will be taught online using Microsoft Teams. Please check the e-flyer and the CIE website at the beginning of term.

Topics covered in these classes typically include:

·      Academic Style

·      Grammar for the Academic Context

·      Unity and Coherence

·      Language for Critical Thinking

·      Useful Language for Presentations

·      Vocabulary Development

·      Text Analysis

If you have any questions, please contact the International English Team.


In-sessional English Class Links

All classes start at 2:00pm - 3:00pm (UK time) Monday to Thursday from Monday 15th February to Thursday 25th March 2021.


Monday In-sessional English Class Link


Tuesday In-sessional English Class Link


Wednesday In-sessional English Class Link


Thursday In-sessional English Class Link