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Language and Speech Support

The Language Lab

Are you uncertain about what level of language is required when studying at university? Do you want to find out how you can avoid plagiarism? Do you simply want to develop your language skills? Then you are welcome to the Language Lab! We can give you advice on how to improve your language (Swedish, English, Swedish as a Second Language), so that you might also improve your overall study achievement.

Thursdays, a combined Language and Search Lab will be arranged. In these sessions, a librarian is also present to answer your questions regarding information seeking, database selection, reference writing, EndNote and more.

Read more about the Language Lab.

Time: Monday 12–3 pm, Wednesday 9–12 am, Thursday 12– 3 pm
Location: The Language Lab, J441
Registration: Drop-in. You do not have to register in advance.


Academic Writing - An Introduction

In this lecture/workshop you get an introduction to academic writing. We discuss general features of aca­demic writing and different text types. The lecture also covers the writing process, how to get started on a written assignment and what could influence the finished text.

The activity is held in English.

Time: 24 January 2017, 1 pm - 4 pm
Location: J441
Registration:
Registration is required.  Last date for registration is 13 January. Confirmation of registration is sent within a week before the activity is held. Please note that the activity will be cancelled if the number of participants is less than 5.


Academic Writing – Giving “Cred”

If you are interested in learning more about how to acknowledge the work of others, you are welcome to attend this lecture/workshop. We discuss when and how to give reference in-text. How to deal with paraphrasing and quotes will also be covered. Lastly, we discuss different definitions of plagiarism and how you avoid it.

The activity is held in English.

Time: 21 February 2017, 1 pm - 4 pm
Location: J441
Registration:
Registration is required.  Last date for registration is 10 February. Confirmation of registration is sent within a week before the activity is held. Please note that the activity will be cancelled if the number of participants is less than 5.


Academic Writing – Writing in a Foreign/Second Language

Are you writing in English as a Second/Foreign Language? This lecture/workshop describes how you can develop your language skills in order to better meet the criteria of the academic style. We discuss useful tools, common ESL-mistakes and how you can assess your language skills. We also touch on how to use, receive and give feedback to revise your texts.

The activity is held in English.

Time: 21 March 2017, 1 pm - 4 pm
Location: J441
Registration:
Registration is required.  Last date for registration is 10 March. Confirmation of registration is sent within a week before the activity is held. Please note that the activity will be cancelled if the number of participants is less than 5.


Oral Communication and Presentation Skills – An Introduction

This lecture is an introduction to presentation skills. We discuss what needs to be considered when giving an oral presentation before a group. This session also covers the different parts of a typical presentation and how to organize the contents. What positive and negative factors influence a presentation? How do you best put your message across? Furthermore, different presentation aids and how they can/should be used are discussed.

The activity is held in English.

Time: 25 April 2017, 1 pm - 4 pm
Location: J441
Registration:
Registration is required.  Last date for registration is 14 April. Confirmation of registration is sent within a week before the activity is held. Please note that the activity will be cancelled if the number of participants is less than 5.