EAP for Biosciences and Geography (UG)

English for Academic Purposes (EAP)

This is a free course for Biosciences and Geography students on the Penryn campus whose first language is not English. It aims to develop your written English skills, and focuses on the subject specific vocabulary, style and structure that you need for your assignments. As part of the course, students may also book tutorials for advice on individual pieces of work.

Dates: Jan 17th - March 21st      Time: every Wednesday 1.00 - 2.30pm     Location: Penryn Campus, Daphne DuMaurier E

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


90 min class each week during Autumn and Spring terms

Start date

Week of January 15th

Course fees



Non-credit bearing


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'The tutor always picked topics that were relevant to our studies.'  Conservation Biology and Ecology 1st Year student



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Pop into the Languages Office in Tremough House, Penryn Campus