Skip to 0 minutes and 12 secondsCongratulations on finishing this two-week course in English for academic study. We hope you found it enjoyable, interesting and inspiring. We’ve looked at the qualities and skills needed to be a successful university student. We’ve discussed what to expect by investigating some key terms used at university and the ideas behind them. We’ve also looked at some important skills for learning and using new vocabulary. If you’re joining us for the remainder of this 14-week programme, then you will have the opportunity to explore in more detail key ideas for academic study, how produce successful writing at university, and ways to communicate effectively.

Skip to 0 minutes and 50 secondsWe will also look at using source texts in your academic work and how to develop your critical thinking, reading and writing skills. And you will have the opportunity to develop your presentation skills and look effective ways to prepare for your university assessment. We hope you enjoy your university studies and we look forward to seeing you again soon.

Wrap of the week

Congratulations on finishing Week 2 of English for Academic Study. We hope you have enjoyed the course and found it useful.

Over the last two weeks you have:

  • explored the qualities and skills needed to be a successful university student
  • discussed what to expect by investigating some key terms used at university and the ideas behind them
  • looked at some important skills for learning and using new vocabulary.

If you are a Coventry University student joining us for the remainder of this 14-week programme and found anything difficult during the final assessment or got any answers incorrect, you should now review the relevant units from the course and take the quiz again so that you are ready to progress onto the next stage of the programme. You can take the quiz as many times as you like.

If you are continuing with the Pre-sessional English Online award, you will have the opportunity to explore in more detail key ideas for academic study, how to produce successful writing at university and ways to communicate effectively. You will also look at using source texts in your academic work and how to develop your critical thinking, reading and writing skills. You will also have the opportunity to develop your presentation skills and look at effective ways to prepare for your university assessment.

If you have enjoyed this course, why not find out more about Coventry University’s online degrees?

We look forward to helping you be a successful student and hope to see you soon.


Your task

  • What have you found useful or interesting about this course?
  • Is there anything that you need to revisit?

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English for Academic Study

Coventry University