English language courses for School of Writing and Journalism

English for Academic Purposes (EAP)

This is a free course for any students in Falmouth University School of Writing and Journalism whose first language is not English. It aims to develop your English language skills, and focuses on the genre specific vocabulary, style and structure that you need for your assignments. The exact content changes depending on who enrols, and the type of work you are creating. As part of the course, you may also book tutorials for individual advice on pieces of work.

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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


 Each course has a 90 min class every week during Study Block 1 and 2

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Course fees



Non-credit bearing


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Pop into the Languages Office in Tremough House, Penryn Campus.