English as a foreign language

 

Semester 1 2018-19

For these modules students can gain 20 Wolverhampton credits (10 ECTS credits) if they register the module and pass all assignments.

Module Code & Name

Teaching Slots

(4 hours per week)

Uni. weeksRooms

4EG001/5EG006/6EG010

English in Context 1

Tuesday 11:00-13:00

& Wednesday 14:00-16:00

weeks 6-16  TBC

5EG008/6EG011

English in Context  2

Monday 14:00-16:00

& Wednesday 11:00-13:00

weeks 6-16  TBC

6EG001

English in Context 3

Monday 14:00-16:00

& Wednesday 11:00-13:00

weeks 6-16  TBC

5EG009

Academic English for

International Students

Wednesday 9:00-12:00 weeks 6-16  TBC

6EG007

Advanced English for

Business

Tuesday 11:00-13:00

& Thursday 14:00-16:00

weeks 6-16

Telford

SH029

ENGLISH LANGUAGE SUPPORT AND DEVELOPMENT WORKSHOPS

Semester 1 2018-19

These free workshops are open to all international students or home students whose first language is not English.  There is no need to register, just come along to the class starting in week c/0 15 October until Christmas.  Please attend one of the English Support Evaluation sessions at the end of September to find out your English level.

Students can book their English Evaluation Sessions via logging into  e:Vision and then accessing the Admissions Task tab and the drop down list.

Semester 1

English Language Support Workshops

 

 Workshop

 University

 Week

 Day

 from

 to

 Campus

 Room

LANGSP

Intermediate

Speaking

Listening

 weeks

 8-16

 

 Tuesday

 13:00

 15:00

 City

 

 *TBC

LANGSP

Intermediate

Writing

 8-16

 Monday

 16:00

 18:00

 City

 

 *TBC

LANGSP

Advanced

Writing

 8-16

 Tuesday

 16:00

 18:00

 City

 *TBC

LANGSP

Advanced

Speaking 2

 8-16

 Wednesday 

 14:00

 16:00

 City

 *TBC

LANGSP

Advanced

Speaking 1

 8-16

 Monday

 11:00

 13:00

 City

 *TBC

 

* To find out the teaching rooms students should search the online module timetable on the university website using the module code (e.g. "4EG001" or "LANGSP") for the English support and development workshops. 

For more information please email H.Norton-Uhl@wlv.ac.uk

 

Academic English

The following module will help you to prepare for assignments and other University study: Academic English for International Students (5EG009/6EG014).

This module offered in semester one and semester two can be part of the 120 credits that you register per academic year and is aimed at students at Level five and six.

Please email Carol Bailey for advice and further information: C.Bailey@wlv.ac.uk

 

General English

The following modules will help you to build your competence in English inside and outside the University:

English in Context Advanced 1Part A (4EG001/5EG006/6EG010) in semester one.

English in Context Advanced 1Part B (4EG002/5EG007/6EG009) in semester two.

We also offer English in Context Advanced 2 and Advanced 3 modules. These modules can be part of your 120 credits that you register per academic year and are aimed at ERASMUS exchange students but are also open to international students doing their degree here at Wolverhampton.

Please email Hildegard Norton-Uhl for advice and further information: H.Norton-Uhl@wlv.ac.uk, room: MH008.

 

Learning resources

If you have a University of Wolverhampton IT account, you can find a range of online English language resources in our open Canvas course Academic English Language Skills.

In addition, the university offers a wide range of support to help you achieve success in your studies. The Learning resources webpage lists a wide range of facilities for you to use and gives guidance on how to access and use them successfully. Among the many facilities, you will find:

  • guidance in using electronic resources such as the library catalogue
  • access to Wolf virtual learning environment and Evision
  • student guides

Spend some time looking around the Skills for Learning page, and take advantage of the many facilities including workshops and drop-in opportunities for one-to-one assistance with your work. You will find assistance with many aspects of study including:

  • academic writing skills
  • referencing
  • finding information