English Language Support Programme (ELSP)

This course is designed to help students with English as an additional language to improve their academic English. Classes are 50 minutes long and take place during term time, with different topics offered each term. Students will develop their skills through practical in-class exercises and additional resources will help students to build their independent language learning abilities outside the classroom.

Students are welcome to join the course at any stage during the semester. Students will develop their skills through practical in-class exercises and additional resources will help students to build their independent language learning abilities outside the classroom.

The course covers:

  • structure (reading strategies, academic text structure, paragraph structure)
  • style (formal language, writing concisely, using source material)
  • sentences (clauses, sentence types)
  • grammar (tenses, articles, prepositions, pronouns, active and passive)
  • vocabulary (building vocabulary, summarising)

Further information and 2024 workshops can be found on Learn

Note: Students who prefer not to join regular classes may wish to attend the Reading and Writing and Speaking and Listening workshops.

Dates and times

  • Term 2 2024 On Wednesdays (In-person and Zoom) between 12.00 pm to 12.50 pm. The first class this term will be Wednesday, 1 May 2024. Students are welcome to join the course at any stage during the semester. A ZOOM link will be sent out to all enrolled students.: passed

The next set of dates for this learning event has not yet been scheduled.

Even if this workshop is fully booked, it is likely there will be space on the day, so feel free to turn up.