Brno, Czech Republic

The English Mediated Instruction / Academic Skills in English

when 18 July 2022 - 22 July 2022
language English
duration 1 week
fee EUR 380

The English Mediated Instruction/Academic Skills in English Summer School is designed for teachers, lecturers and academics delivering their degree programmes to multi-cultural groups through the medium of English
- who are in search of ways of improving their English proficiency;
- who want to gain more insight into English as a medium of instruction;
- who want to keep up to date with developments in academic skills in English;
- who want to think about developing materials for their courses in English;
- who want to reflect on and develop their teaching practice.

The Academic Skills in English Summer School workshops include topics such as:
- teaching in university programmes delivered through the medium of English;
- English for academic purposes skills;
- oral academic communication;
- academic writing;
- assessment skills;
- materials development;
- intercultural communication.

IMPORTANT
The course is designed for university staff. Participants can apply for ERASMUS+ funding.

The programme provides
- 30 hours of tuition comprising presentations, group work and discussions
- 10 hours of individual work and consultations

Certification
All participants will receive a Masaryk University Language Centre Certificate of Attendance on successful completion of the programme.

Contact: For further information, please visit our website or email koordinator@cjv.muni.cz.

Target group

University Staff

Course aim

This summer school is based on the need for insight into teaching and learning in a second language, given the internationalisation of higher education and the burgeoning use of English as lingua franca. Targeting all teachers or lecturers typically with English as a second language – of programmes run in English for students with English as a second language – it consists of a series of participative seminars with activities to encourage reflective analysis on both professional practice and professional performance.

Fee info

EUR 380: Early bird price. Early bird registration deadline: 20 April 2022
The fee includes tuition, course materials, coffee breaks and the Summer School Dinner.
EUR 480: Standard price. Standard registration deadline: 30 June 2022
The fee includes tuition, course materials, coffee breaks and the Summer School Dinner.

Scholarships

Members of the EDUC Alliance, Casajc, CercleS and Masaryk University Staff are eligible for discounts. For more information, please, contact our team at koordinator@cjv.muni.cz.
Participants can apply for ERASMUS+ funding.