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English Language Pronunciation Practice

Recurring
McLaughlin Library 480 Gordon Street, Guelph, Ontario, Canada

Would you like to practice your pronunciation and intonation in English with a group of friendly colleagues? If so, join us on Wednesday afternoons in June! What will we learn?: It's up to you! You will receive an anonymous survey before the session starts. In this survey, you can share the English language sounds you

Strategic Reading for Graduate Students

McLaughlin Library 480 Gordon Street, Guelph, Ontario, Canada

Feeling like you have too much to read and not enough time? Join this workshop to develop skills for reading journal articles more efficiently and effectively. Questions? Email learning@uoguelph.ca.

Presentation Skills for Graduate Students

McLaughlin Library 480 Gordon Street, Guelph, Ontario, Canada

Would you like to learn more about presentation skills and strategies to use in academic settings? The workshop for graduate students will offer strategies and information for academic presentations, including: Preparing to present at defenses and conferences Engaging the audience Designing slides Answering audience questions If you would like individualized feedback on a presentation, please

English Language Pronunciation Practice

Recurring
McLaughlin Library 480 Gordon Street, Guelph, Ontario, Canada

Would you like to practice your pronunciation and intonation in English with a group of friendly colleagues? If so, join us on Wednesday afternoons in June! What will we learn?: It's up to you! You will receive an anonymous survey before the session starts. In this survey, you can share the English language sounds you

Procrastination, Perfectionism, and Impostor Phenomenon for Graduate Students

McLaughlin Library 480 Gordon Street, Guelph, Ontario, Canada

Do any of these words resonate with you: procrastination, perfectionism, and/or impostor phenomenon? Come to this workshop to learn more about how to manage some of the most common experiences that graduate students have. Learn practical skills and strategies to help you reduce procrastination and understand how perfectionism and the impostor phenomenon may affect your

English Language Pronunciation Practice

Recurring
McLaughlin Library 480 Gordon Street, Guelph, Ontario, Canada

Would you like to practice your pronunciation and intonation in English with a group of friendly colleagues? If so, join us on Wednesday afternoons in June! What will we learn?: It's up to you! You will receive an anonymous survey before the session starts. In this survey, you can share the English language sounds you

Outlining Your Thesis – Thesis Writing Workshop Series

McLaughlin Library 480 Gordon Street, Guelph, Ontario, Canada

​​​​​​Establish a roadmap for your thesis and make the most of your writing time by creating an outline. In this session, students will explore different options for structuring their theses and access resources for organizing their projects. For more information, please visit our writing, learning, and research skills workshops page.

Literature Reviews – Thesis Writing Workshop Series

McLaughlin Library 480 Gordon Street, Guelph, Ontario, Canada

This session will discuss how to connect the literature review to your research question, build the structure for your review, and avoid some of the common traps when writing. For more information, please visit our writing, learning, and research skills workshops page.

Research Questions – Thesis Writing Workshop Series

McLaughlin Library 480 Gordon Street, Guelph, Ontario, Canada

Set yourself up for success by scoping your research project with succinct and realistic research questions. For more information, please visit our writing, learning, and research skills workshops page. 

START U of G: Homeroom

McLaughlin Library 480 Gordon Street, Guelph, Ontario, Canada

Calling all Students! Come and join us for a casual study room sponsored by START U of G. This event is drop-in and is a great opportunity for you to explore different spots on campus, meet other students on campus, and find resources that can help you with your time at U of G. Want to study

English Language Speaking Series: Practicing Workplace Speaking Strategies

McLaughlin Library 480 Gordon Street, Guelph, Ontario, Canada

This 6-week in-person program provides support for undergraduate and graduate students, postdoctoral scholars, and visiting scholars who use English as an Additional Language (EAL). You will learn and practice various oral communication skills and strategies in academic/professional settings. Each session will be dedicated to a specific topic and will run for approximately 80 minutes. Please

English Language Speaking Series: Communicating as a TA

McLaughlin Library 480 Gordon Street, Guelph, Ontario, Canada

This 6-week in-person program provides support for undergraduate and graduate students, postdoctoral scholars, and visiting scholars who use English as an Additional Language (EAL). You will learn and practice various oral communication skills and strategies in academic/professional settings. Each session will be dedicated to a specific topic and will run for approximately 80 minutes. Please

English Language Speaking Series: Participating in Discussions

McLaughlin Library 480 Gordon Street, Guelph, Ontario, Canada

This 6-week in-person program provides support for undergraduate and graduate students, postdoctoral scholars, and visiting scholars who use English as an Additional Language (EAL). You will learn and practice various oral communication skills and strategies in academic/professional settings. Each session will be dedicated to a specific topic and will run for approximately 80 minutes. Please

Academic Writing Style: Cohesion and Clarity

McLaughlin Library 480 Gordon Street, Guelph, Ontario, Canada

Have you ever written a sentence or paragraph that was grammatically correct, but just didn't sound great?  It's possible that issues with style are holding you back. Join us to learn about writing style rules and how to apply them so you can communicate more clearly and directly. Questions?  Please email writing@uoguelph.ca.

START U of G: Homeroom

McLaughlin Library 480 Gordon Street, Guelph, Ontario, Canada

Calling all Students! Come and join us for a casual study room sponsored by START U of G. This event is drop-in and is a great opportunity for you to explore different spots on campus, meet other students on campus, and find resources that can help you with your time at U of G. Want to study

Do You Need to Sound Like a Native English Speaker?

McLaughlin Library 480 Gordon Street, Guelph, Ontario, Canada

Do you need to sound like a “native speaker of English” to be understood? The simple answer is no! In this pronunciation workshop, participants will explore the notion of nativeness in English, various misconceptions about (non)nativeness, and the role of English in intercultural communication. Participants will also have an opportunity to experiment with and brainstorm

English Language Speaking Series: Communicating with Professors and Supervisors

McLaughlin Library 480 Gordon Street, Guelph, Ontario, Canada

This 6-week in-person program provides support for undergraduate and graduate students, postdoctoral scholars, and visiting scholars who use English as an Additional Language (EAL). You will learn and practice various oral communication skills and strategies in academic/professional settings. Each session will be dedicated to a specific topic and will run for approximately 80 minutes. Please

Outlining Your Thesis (in-person) – Thesis Writing Workshop Series

McLaughlin Library 480 Gordon Street, Guelph, Ontario, Canada

​​​​​​Establish a roadmap for your thesis and make the most of your writing time by creating an outline. In this session, students will explore different options for structuring their theses and access resources for organizing their projects.

English Language Speaking Series: Building Presentation Skills

McLaughlin Library 480 Gordon Street, Guelph, Ontario, Canada

This 6-week in-person program provides support for undergraduate and graduate students, postdoctoral scholars, and visiting scholars who use English as an Additional Language (EAL). You will learn and practice various oral communication skills and strategies in academic/professional settings. Each session will be dedicated to a specific topic and will run for approximately 80 minutes. Please

English Language Speaking Series: Summarizing Research in Presentations

McLaughlin Library 480 Gordon Street, Guelph, Ontario, Canada

This 6-week in-person program provides support for undergraduate and graduate students, postdoctoral scholars, and visiting scholars who use English as an Additional Language (EAL). You will learn and practice various oral communication skills and strategies in academic/professional settings. Each session will be dedicated to a specific topic and will run for approximately 80 minutes. Please