School of Architecture and Design

English for Academic Purposes (EAP)

This is a free English for Academic Purposes (EAP) course for any students in the School of Architecture and Design whose first language is not English. We will focus on the language skills and subject specific vocabulary you need for your assignments. The lessons will be particularly aimed towards the 1000-1200 word comparative essay you need to submit at the end of Study Block 1. As part of the course students may also book tutorials to discuss pieces of work.

Dates: Jan 31st - March 21st      Time: every Wednesday 3.00 - 4.30pm     Location: Falmouth Campus, Seminar A   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 Jan 29th

Course fees



Non-credit bearing

'I really enjoyed the atmosphere and quality of the classes!'  : Interior Design 1st Year student


Book a tutorial 


Pop in to see us in the ASK/Languages office in The Hub on the Falmouth Campus