LSCT AWA B: Writing Fluency and Use of English

Speaking and Listening for English Language Learners

These 50-minute workshops allow students to practise social conversation and academic discussion in a fun and supportive environment.

Each session covers a different topic. Topics include:

  • participating in discussions
  • asking and answering questions
  • defending a point of view
  • listening in lectures and presentations

  • starting and continuing a conversation
  • speaking politely
  • disagreeing in a culturally appropriate way

Workshop participants will have the opportunity to speak with students who are native English speakers as well as other English language learners.

Tutor: Jessica Ritchie

If you have difficulty enrolling, please email Jessica.

Course Outline (PDF)

Dates and times

  • Tuesday, 19 September 2017, from 12.00 pm to 12.50 pm - TOPIC: Moral Dilemmas: Reaching a Consensus: passed
  • Wednesday, 27 September 2017, from 11.00 am to 11.50 am - TOPIC: Making Conversations: Small Talk: enrolment and venue>>

Even if this workshop is fully booked, it is likely there will be space on the day, so feel free to turn up. If you would like to be notified when this workshop is next scheduled, request it at a different time or day, or just find out more, email Jessica.

  • Academic Skills Centre
    University of Canterbury,
    Private Bag 4800,
    Christchurch 8140
    +64 3 369 3900
  • academicskills@canterbury.ac.nz
    When contacting us, please use your
    University of Canterbury email address.
  • Our location
    Level 3,
    Central Library (Puaka-James Hight)