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Academic Writing for Graduate Students (EAL)

Academic Writing for Graduate Students is a non-credit, 10-week co-curricular course designed for graduate students for whom English is an additional language (EAL).  You will learn how to apply your analytical skills to the discourses of your chosen disciplines and to explore how effective academic writing in Western scholarly tradition is achieved in order to position yourself as junior scholars in your chosen academic communities. 

The course is offered as a collaboration between the Student Learning Commons, Research Commons, and The Center for English Learning, Teaching and Research (CELLTR).

Required textbook (supplied)

Swales, John M., & Feak, Christine B. (2011). Academic Writing for Graduate Students: Essential Tasks and Skills (3rd Edition). Ann Arbor: U of Michigan Press (ISBN: 978-0472-03475-8).

To support for the on-going development of students' academic writing skills, the textbook will be provided free of charge to registered students (for this first course offering only), compliments of the Library and The Centre of English Language Learning, Teaching, and Research (CELLTR).

Spring 2019 term course dates, times, and location:

January 14 - March 27, 2019
Mondays and Wednesdays, 10:30 AM-12:20 PM
Bennett Library, Research Commons, Room 7010

**NOTE: No classes during Reading Break (February 18-24, 2019)


Upcoming Workshops

Title Location Dates
Academic Writing for Graduate Students (EAL) : 2019-01-14 to 2019-03-27 Burnaby, Bennett Library, Rm 7010, Research Commons Wednesday, March 20, 2019 - 10:30am to 12:20pm
Monday, March 25, 2019 - 10:30am to 12:20pm
Wednesday, March 27, 2019 - 10:30am to 12:20pm