English for Acting, Theatre and Dance courses

English for Academic Purposes (EAP)

This is a free course for any students on Acting or Dance courses whose first language is not English. We will focus on the language skills and vocabulary you need for your specific course, for example essay structure, organisation of ideas and referencing, how to write reflective journals and documentation, and subject specific vocabulary. As part of the course, you may also book individual tutorials for advice on pieces of work.

Dates: Jan 2nd - March 23rd     Time: Every Friday 2.30 - 4.00pm      Location: Penryn Campus, Daphne DuMaurier seminar F    Email to enrol

British Culture and Society

This course is open to all students and is an opportunity to learn more about aspects of Britsh culture and to share your experiences of living and studying in Cornwall.  The focus is on functional language and expressions for everyday life.

Dates: Jan 24th - March 21st      Time: every Wednesday 4.00 - 5.30pm     Location: Penryn Campus, Tremough House seminar Y

The Sounds of English

A course that focuses on the pronunciation and delivery of spoken English, and how to develop your speaking and listening skills. We’ll be looking at aspects of pronunciation and connected speech, and discovering why native speakers can be difficult to understand. Part of the course will involve giving mini-presentations and receiving feedback on pronunciation and the effectiveness of communication.

Dates: tbc      Time: tbc        Location: tbc


Delivery of courses

90 min group classes each week during Study Blocks 1 and 2

Start dates

the week commencing Jan 29th

Course fees



Non-credit bearing


'I have had a lot of support. I’m not used to writing in an academic way – they helped me construct the essays in one-to-one tutorials which was really helpful for me.’ 2nd Year Performance student


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Pop in to see us in the Languages office in Tremough House, Penryn Campus