Academic English for the School of Communication Design under-graduate courses

English for Academic Purposes (EAP)

This is a free course for any students on School of Communication Design 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 subject specific vocabulary. As part of the course, you may also book individual tutorials for advice on pieces of work.

Dates: 6 Oct - 8 Dec      Time: every Friday 12.00 - 1.30pm     Location: Falmouth Campus, seminar B

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: 4 Oct - 6 Dec      Time: every Wednesday 4.00 - 5.30pm     Location: Penryn Campus, Tremough House seminar V

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: 3 - 31st Oct      Time: Every Tuesday 4.00  - 5.30pm        Location: Penryn Campus Exchange Blue   


90 min class each week during Study Block 1 and 2

Start date

Courses start week commencing October 2nd

Course fees



Non-credit bearing


online enrolment

'The classes were really good with a great teacher! You meet new people and the teacher was really fun and easy to talk to'. 1st Year BA Creative Advertising student 



Book a tutorial  


Pop into the ASK/Languages Office in The Hub, Falmouth Campus.