EAP for Humanities and Social Sciences

English for Academic Purposes (EAP)

This is a free course for Humanities and Social Sciences 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 written work. For some students, a bibliographic exercise is due as early as Week 2, so these classes will make sure you understand this assignement and know how to complete it. As part of the course students may also book tutorials for advice on individual pieces of work.

Dates: Jan 19th - March 23rd      Time: every Friday 11.00-12.30pm     Location: Tremough House,  Langauges & ASK Office   Enrolment: Email for details

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 commencing January 15th

Course fees



Non-credit bearing

'The tutor organised the topics of the classes around our coursework so that we could not only improve in academic English but in our essays as well'. Politics 1st Year student



Book a tutorial 



Pop into the Languages Office in Tremough House, Penryn Campus