EAP for Fashion and Textiles Institute

English for Academic Purposes (EAP)

This is a free course for any students on Fashion courses whose first language is not English. We will focus on the language skills and vocabulary you need, for example essay structure, organisation of ideas and referencing, as well as talking about and presenting your studio work. We will also break down the seminar readings that are a compulsroy part of your course. You may also book tutorials for feedback on individual pieces of work.

Dates: Feb 8th - March 22nd      Time: every Thursday 4.30 - 6.00pm     Location: Penryn Campus, Exchange Blue  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


90 min class each week during Study Block 1 and 2

Start date

Courses start week commencing January 29th

Course fees



Non-credit bearing

'The classes help you learn more academic writing style and useful vocabulary for essays or dissertations -you learn about UK culture too!' 3rd Year Fashion student


Book a tutorial



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