Academic English

You will find all of the classes and workshops offered by the Academic Lab English program here. The courses are free of charge for Leipzig University students. You can register for the courses on your own on the course description page. Just scroll down to the bottom and enter your name, email address, and any comments you might have in the box. Click the button to submit your registration. Please note that certain courses are intended for specific subject groups, degree programs, or subject semesters. If you have any questions, please send us an email at .img(at).img.

Please register for workshops you would like to attend at least three days before they take place.

View Academic English workshops chronologically

October 2018 | November 2018 | December 2018 | January 2019 | February 2019 | March 2019 | September 2018

October 2018

Datum/Zeit | Date and Time Veranstaltung | Workshop
04/10/2018 - 14/10/2018
10:00 - 13:00
IMPROVE YOUR ACADEMIC PRESENTATION
Seminarraum S 104, Seminargebäude Hauptcampus, Leipzig
05/10/2018
10:00 - 13:00
TEST YOUR ENGLISH! ASSESS AND IMPROVE YOUR VOCABULARY AND READING COMPREHENSION
Seminarraum S 024, Seminargebäude Hauptcampus, Leipzig
08/10/2018
10:00 - 13:00
GEARING UP FOR A SUCCESSFUL SEMESTER
Seminarraum S 104, Seminargebäude Hauptcampus, Leipzig
09/10/2018
10:00 - 13:00
READING AND EFFECTIVE NOTE-TAKING
Seminarraum S 104, Seminargebäude Hauptcampus, Leipzig
23/10/2018
15:15 - 18:15
PREPARING FOR THE DAAD EXAM
Seminarraum S 024, Seminargebäude Hauptcampus, Leipzig
24/10/2018
15:15 - 18:15
REFRESH YOUR GRAMMAR
Seminarraum S 015, Seminargebäude Hauptcampus, Leipzig
25/10/2018
15:15 - 18:15
WRITING LETTERS OF MOTIVATION FOR STUDY ABROAD PROGRAMS
Seminarraum S 017, Seminargebäude Hauptcampus, Leipzig
26/10/2018
13:15 - 14:45
COMMUNICATE YOUR IDEAS: SEMINAR DISCUSSIONS
Seminarraum S 104, Seminargebäude Hauptcampus, Leipzig
29/10/2018
15:15 - 18:15
PREPARING FOR THE DAAD EXAM
Seminarraum S 024, Seminargebäude Hauptcampus, Leipzig

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November 2018

Datum/Zeit | Date and Time Veranstaltung | Workshop
01/11/2018
15:15 - 18:15
WRITING EMAILS FOR ACADEMIC PURPOSES
Seminarraum S 017, Seminargebäude Hauptcampus, Leipzig
02/11/2018
13:15 - 14:45
WHAT IS THIS YOU MEAN?: MAKING GRAMMAR WORK FOR YOU
Seminarraum S 104, Seminargebäude Hauptcampus, Leipzig
06/11/2018
13:00 - 14:30
TUESDAY ENGLISH TABLE
Lukas Bakery, Leipzig Deutschland
08/11/2018
15:15 - 18:15
RULES OF ENGAGEMENT: THE LANGUAGE OF ACADEMIC CONFERENCES AND MODERATION
Seminarraum S 205, Seminargebäude Hauptcampus, Leipzig
09/11/2018
13:15 - 14:45
ONE SENTENCE TO RULE THEM ALL: DEVELOPING A THESIS
Seminarraum S 104, Seminargebäude Hauptcampus, Leipzig
12/11/2018
15:15 - 18:15
PREPARING FOR THE DAAD EXAM
Seminarraum S 024, Seminargebäude Hauptcampus, Leipzig
13/11/2018
15:15 - 18:15
ENGLISH FOR SCIENTISTS: BOOSTING YOUR SCIENTIFIC ENGLISH
Seminarraum S 205, Seminargebäude Hauptcampus, Leipzig
14/11/2018
15:15 - 18:15
STYLES, STRATEGIES, AND STRUCTURES OF RESEARCH PROPOSALS
Seminarraum S 205, Seminargebäude Hauptcampus, Leipzig
16/11/2018
13:15 - 14:45
RESPOND, REFLECT, AND REVIEW: A GUIDE TO ARTFUL RESPONSE PAPERS
Seminarraum S 104, Seminargebäude Hauptcampus, Leipzig
19/11/2018
15:15 - 18:15
IMPROVE YOUR WRITING: COMMON STRUCTURES OF ENGLISH 1
Seminarraum S 024, Seminargebäude Hauptcampus, Leipzig
23/11/2018
13:15 - 14:45
SAY IT BETTER: POLISH YOUR PRONUNCIATION
Seminarraum S 104, Seminargebäude Hauptcampus, Leipzig
26/11/2018
15:15 - 18:15
IMPROVE YOUR WRITING: COMMON STRUCTURES OF ENGLISH 2
Seminarraum S 205, Seminargebäude Hauptcampus, Leipzig
27/11/2018
15:15 - 18:15
READING AND EFFECTIVE NOTE-TAKING
Seminarraum S 205, Seminargebäude Hauptcampus, Leipzig
29/11/2018
15:15 - 18:15
WRITING UP THE LITERATURE REVIEW
Seminarraum S 017, Seminargebäude Hauptcampus, Leipzig
30/11/2018
13:15 - 14:45
PROVE IT: STRATEGIES TO FIND AND ANALYZE EVIDENCE
Seminarraum S 104, Seminargebäude Hauptcampus, Leipzig

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December 2018

Datum/Zeit | Date and Time Veranstaltung | Workshop
04/12/2018
13:00 - 14:30
TUESDAY ENGLISH TABLE
Lukas Bakery, Leipzig Deutschland
06/12/2018
15:15 - 18:15
WRITING UP THE METHODS
Seminarraum S 017, Seminargebäude Hauptcampus, Leipzig
07/12/2018
13:15 - 14:45
HELP! RUNAWAY IDEAS!: STRENGTHENING YOUR PARAGRAPH STRUCTURES
Seminarraum S 104, Seminargebäude Hauptcampus, Leipzig
10/12/2018
15:15 - 18:15
BASICS OF ACADEMIC WRITING: FLOW AND PUNCTUATION
Seminarraum S 205, Seminargebäude Hauptcampus, Leipzig
12/12/2018
15:15 - 18:15
CLOSE READING AND LITERARY THEORY IN PRACTICE
Seminarraum S 205, Seminargebäude Hauptcampus, Leipzig
13/12/2018
15:15 - 18:15
WRITING UP THE RESULTS
Seminarraum S 017, Seminargebäude Hauptcampus, Leipzig
14/12/2018
13:15 - 14:45
DOT, DASH, PAUSE: REFINING YOUR USE OF PUNCTUATION
Seminarraum S 104, Seminargebäude Hauptcampus, Leipzig
18/12/2018
15:15 - 18:15
USING ONLINE TOOLS TO IMPROVE YOUR WRITING
Seminarraum S 024, Seminargebäude Hauptcampus, Leipzig
20/12/2018
15:15 - 18:15
WRITING UP THE DISCUSSION
Seminarraum S 017, Seminargebäude Hauptcampus, Leipzig
21/12/2018
13:15 - 14:45
CITE THAT SITE: DISENTANGLING THE MLA, APA, AND CHICAGO STYLES
Seminarraum S 104, Seminargebäude Hauptcampus, Leipzig

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January 2019

Datum/Zeit | Date and Time Veranstaltung | Workshop
07/01/2019
15:15 - 18:15
BASICS OF ACADEMIC WRITING: REGISTER AND STYLE
Seminarraum S 205, Seminargebäude Hauptcampus, Leipzig
08/01/2019
13:00 - 14:30
TUESDAY ENGLISH TABLE
Lukas Bakery, Leipzig Deutschland
08/01/2019
15:15 - 18:15
PREPARING FOR THE DAAD EXAM
Seminarraum S 024, Seminargebäude Hauptcampus, Leipzig
09/01/2019
15:15 - 18:15
DEMYSTIFYING THE MASTER’S THESIS
Seminarraum S 205, Seminargebäude Hauptcampus, Leipzig
10/01/2019
15:15 - 18:15
WRITING UP THE INTRODUCTION
Seminarraum S 017, Seminargebäude Hauptcampus, Leipzig
11/01/2019
13:15 - 14:45
HE SAID, SHE SAID, THEY SAID: WRITING A LITERATURE REVIEW
Seminarraum S 104, Seminargebäude Hauptcampus, Leipzig
14/01/2019
15:15 - 18:15
IMPROVE YOUR PRONUNCIATION: FOCUS ON DIFFICULT SOUNDS
Seminarraum S 205, Seminargebäude Hauptcampus, Leipzig
16/01/2019
15:15 - 18:15
PARTICIPATING IN ACADEMIC DISCUSSIONS
Seminarraum S 205, Seminargebäude Hauptcampus, Leipzig
17/01/2019
15:15 - 18:15
ENGLISH FOR SPORTS SCIENCE
Sportwissenschaftliche Fakultät (Haus 1, SR 14), Leipzig
17/01/2019
15:15 - 18:15
WRITING UP THE ABSTRACT
Seminarraum S 017, Seminargebäude Hauptcampus, Leipzig
18/01/2019
13:15 - 14:45
END AT THE BEGINNING: WRITING INTRODUCTIONS AND CONCLUSIONS
Seminarraum S 104, Seminargebäude Hauptcampus, Leipzig
21/01/2019
15:15 - 18:15
TACKLING THE TERM PAPER
Seminarraum S 205, Seminargebäude Hauptcampus, Leipzig
25/01/2019
13:15 - 14:45
TAKE IT UP A NOTCH: USING WORD ROOTS TO ENHANCE YOUR VOCABULARY
Seminarraum S 104, Seminargebäude Hauptcampus, Leipzig
28/01/2019
15:15 - 18:15
PREPARING YOUR FINAL PRESENTATION: BOOST YOUR GRADE
Seminarraum S 205, Seminargebäude Hauptcampus, Leipzig
30/01/2019
15:15 - 18:15
PREPARING FOR ESSAY EXAMS AND OTHER WRITING-FOCUSED ASSESSMENTS
Seminarraum S 205, Seminargebäude Hauptcampus, Leipzig
31/01/2019
15:15 - 18:15
LISTENING SKILLS AND PREPARING FOR ORAL EXAMS
Seminarraum S 017, Seminargebäude Hauptcampus, Leipzig

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February 2019

Datum/Zeit | Date and Time Veranstaltung | Workshop
01/02/2019
13:15 - 14:45
REREAD, REFINE, REWRITE: STRATEGIES FOR REVISION
Seminarraum S 104, Seminargebäude Hauptcampus, Leipzig
05/02/2019
13:00 - 14:30
TUESDAY ENGLISH TABLE
Lukas Bakery, Leipzig Deutschland
18/02/2019
10:00 - 13:00
PREPARING FOR THE DAAD EXAM
Seminarraum S 024, Seminargebäude Hauptcampus, Leipzig
27/02/2019
10:00 - 13:00
FROM SEMINAR PAPER TO JOURNAL ARTICLE: REVISING FOR PUBLICATION
Seminarraum S 120, Seminargebäude Hauptcampus, Leipzig

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March 2019

Datum/Zeit | Date and Time Veranstaltung | Workshop
04/03/2019
10:00 - 13:00
EDITING AND PROOFREADING YOUR PAPER
Seminarraum S 120, Seminargebäude Hauptcampus, Leipzig
05/03/2019
10:00 - 13:00
RESEARCH PAPERS: COMPACT SESSION
Seminarraum S 120, Seminargebäude Hauptcampus, Leipzig
12/03/2019
10:00 - 13:00
BASICS OF ACADEMIC WRITING: FLOW AND PUNCTUATION
Seminarraum S 110, Seminargebäude Hauptcampus, Leipzig
14/03/2019
10:00 - 13:00
ENGLISH FOR SCIENTISTS: BOOSTING YOUR SCIENTIFIC ENGLISH
Seminarraum S 110, Seminargebäude Hauptcampus, Leipzig
19/03/2019
10:00 - 13:00
BASICS OF ACADEMIC WRITING: REGISTER AND STYLE
Seminarraum S 120, Seminargebäude Hauptcampus, Leipzig
21/03/2019
10:00 - 13:00
REFRESH YOUR GRAMMAR
Seminarraum S 120, Seminargebäude Hauptcampus, Leipzig
22/03/2019
10:00 - 13:00
STYLES, STRATEGIES, AND STRUCTURES OF RESEARCH PROPOSALS
Seminarraum S 120, Seminargebäude Hauptcampus, Leipzig

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September 2018

View Academic English workshops by topic

Academic Writing | Examinations | General English Skills | Presentations | Study Skills

Academic Writing

Datum/Zeit | Date and Time Veranstaltung | Workshop
25/10/2018
15:15 - 18:15
WRITING LETTERS OF MOTIVATION FOR STUDY ABROAD PROGRAMS
Seminarraum S 017, Seminargebäude Hauptcampus, Leipzig
09/11/2018
13:15 - 14:45
ONE SENTENCE TO RULE THEM ALL: DEVELOPING A THESIS
Seminarraum S 104, Seminargebäude Hauptcampus, Leipzig
13/11/2018
15:15 - 18:15
ENGLISH FOR SCIENTISTS: BOOSTING YOUR SCIENTIFIC ENGLISH
Seminarraum S 205, Seminargebäude Hauptcampus, Leipzig
14/11/2018
15:15 - 18:15
STYLES, STRATEGIES, AND STRUCTURES OF RESEARCH PROPOSALS
Seminarraum S 205, Seminargebäude Hauptcampus, Leipzig
16/11/2018
13:15 - 14:45
RESPOND, REFLECT, AND REVIEW: A GUIDE TO ARTFUL RESPONSE PAPERS
Seminarraum S 104, Seminargebäude Hauptcampus, Leipzig
19/11/2018
15:15 - 18:15
IMPROVE YOUR WRITING: COMMON STRUCTURES OF ENGLISH 1
Seminarraum S 024, Seminargebäude Hauptcampus, Leipzig
26/11/2018
15:15 - 18:15
IMPROVE YOUR WRITING: COMMON STRUCTURES OF ENGLISH 2
Seminarraum S 205, Seminargebäude Hauptcampus, Leipzig
29/11/2018
15:15 - 18:15
WRITING UP THE LITERATURE REVIEW
Seminarraum S 017, Seminargebäude Hauptcampus, Leipzig
30/11/2018
13:15 - 14:45
PROVE IT: STRATEGIES TO FIND AND ANALYZE EVIDENCE
Seminarraum S 104, Seminargebäude Hauptcampus, Leipzig
10/12/2018
15:15 - 18:15
BASICS OF ACADEMIC WRITING: FLOW AND PUNCTUATION
Seminarraum S 205, Seminargebäude Hauptcampus, Leipzig
12/12/2018
15:15 - 18:15
CLOSE READING AND LITERARY THEORY IN PRACTICE
Seminarraum S 205, Seminargebäude Hauptcampus, Leipzig
18/12/2018
15:15 - 18:15
USING ONLINE TOOLS TO IMPROVE YOUR WRITING
Seminarraum S 024, Seminargebäude Hauptcampus, Leipzig
20/12/2018
15:15 - 18:15
WRITING UP THE DISCUSSION
Seminarraum S 017, Seminargebäude Hauptcampus, Leipzig
21/12/2018
13:15 - 14:45
CITE THAT SITE: DISENTANGLING THE MLA, APA, AND CHICAGO STYLES
Seminarraum S 104, Seminargebäude Hauptcampus, Leipzig
07/01/2019
15:15 - 18:15
BASICS OF ACADEMIC WRITING: REGISTER AND STYLE
Seminarraum S 205, Seminargebäude Hauptcampus, Leipzig
09/01/2019
15:15 - 18:15
DEMYSTIFYING THE MASTER’S THESIS
Seminarraum S 205, Seminargebäude Hauptcampus, Leipzig
10/01/2019
15:15 - 18:15
WRITING UP THE INTRODUCTION
Seminarraum S 017, Seminargebäude Hauptcampus, Leipzig
11/01/2019
13:15 - 14:45
HE SAID, SHE SAID, THEY SAID: WRITING A LITERATURE REVIEW
Seminarraum S 104, Seminargebäude Hauptcampus, Leipzig
14/01/2019
15:15 - 18:15
IMPROVE YOUR PRONUNCIATION: FOCUS ON DIFFICULT SOUNDS
Seminarraum S 205, Seminargebäude Hauptcampus, Leipzig
17/01/2019
15:15 - 18:15
WRITING UP THE ABSTRACT
Seminarraum S 017, Seminargebäude Hauptcampus, Leipzig
18/01/2019
13:15 - 14:45
END AT THE BEGINNING: WRITING INTRODUCTIONS AND CONCLUSIONS
Seminarraum S 104, Seminargebäude Hauptcampus, Leipzig
21/01/2019
15:15 - 18:15
TACKLING THE TERM PAPER
Seminarraum S 205, Seminargebäude Hauptcampus, Leipzig
25/01/2019
13:15 - 14:45
TAKE IT UP A NOTCH: USING WORD ROOTS TO ENHANCE YOUR VOCABULARY
Seminarraum S 104, Seminargebäude Hauptcampus, Leipzig
27/02/2019
10:00 - 13:00
FROM SEMINAR PAPER TO JOURNAL ARTICLE: REVISING FOR PUBLICATION
Seminarraum S 120, Seminargebäude Hauptcampus, Leipzig
04/03/2019
10:00 - 13:00
EDITING AND PROOFREADING YOUR PAPER
Seminarraum S 120, Seminargebäude Hauptcampus, Leipzig
05/03/2019
10:00 - 13:00
RESEARCH PAPERS: COMPACT SESSION
Seminarraum S 120, Seminargebäude Hauptcampus, Leipzig
12/03/2019
10:00 - 13:00
BASICS OF ACADEMIC WRITING: FLOW AND PUNCTUATION
Seminarraum S 110, Seminargebäude Hauptcampus, Leipzig
14/03/2019
10:00 - 13:00
ENGLISH FOR SCIENTISTS: BOOSTING YOUR SCIENTIFIC ENGLISH
Seminarraum S 110, Seminargebäude Hauptcampus, Leipzig
19/03/2019
10:00 - 13:00
BASICS OF ACADEMIC WRITING: REGISTER AND STYLE
Seminarraum S 120, Seminargebäude Hauptcampus, Leipzig
22/03/2019
10:00 - 13:00
STYLES, STRATEGIES, AND STRUCTURES OF RESEARCH PROPOSALS
Seminarraum S 120, Seminargebäude Hauptcampus, Leipzig

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Examinations

Datum/Zeit | Date and Time Veranstaltung | Workshop
05/10/2018
10:00 - 13:00
TEST YOUR ENGLISH! ASSESS AND IMPROVE YOUR VOCABULARY AND READING COMPREHENSION
Seminarraum S 024, Seminargebäude Hauptcampus, Leipzig
23/10/2018
15:15 - 18:15
PREPARING FOR THE DAAD EXAM
Seminarraum S 024, Seminargebäude Hauptcampus, Leipzig
29/10/2018
15:15 - 18:15
PREPARING FOR THE DAAD EXAM
Seminarraum S 024, Seminargebäude Hauptcampus, Leipzig
01/11/2018
15:15 - 18:15
WRITING EMAILS FOR ACADEMIC PURPOSES
Seminarraum S 017, Seminargebäude Hauptcampus, Leipzig
12/11/2018
15:15 - 18:15
PREPARING FOR THE DAAD EXAM
Seminarraum S 024, Seminargebäude Hauptcampus, Leipzig
08/01/2019
15:15 - 18:15
PREPARING FOR THE DAAD EXAM
Seminarraum S 024, Seminargebäude Hauptcampus, Leipzig
30/01/2019
15:15 - 18:15
PREPARING FOR ESSAY EXAMS AND OTHER WRITING-FOCUSED ASSESSMENTS
Seminarraum S 205, Seminargebäude Hauptcampus, Leipzig
18/02/2019
10:00 - 13:00
PREPARING FOR THE DAAD EXAM
Seminarraum S 024, Seminargebäude Hauptcampus, Leipzig

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General English Skills

Datum/Zeit | Date and Time Veranstaltung | Workshop
24/10/2018
15:15 - 18:15
REFRESH YOUR GRAMMAR
Seminarraum S 015, Seminargebäude Hauptcampus, Leipzig
26/10/2018
13:15 - 14:45
COMMUNICATE YOUR IDEAS: SEMINAR DISCUSSIONS
Seminarraum S 104, Seminargebäude Hauptcampus, Leipzig
02/11/2018
13:15 - 14:45
WHAT IS THIS YOU MEAN?: MAKING GRAMMAR WORK FOR YOU
Seminarraum S 104, Seminargebäude Hauptcampus, Leipzig
06/11/2018
13:00 - 14:30
TUESDAY ENGLISH TABLE
Lukas Bakery, Leipzig Deutschland
23/11/2018
13:15 - 14:45
SAY IT BETTER: POLISH YOUR PRONUNCIATION
Seminarraum S 104, Seminargebäude Hauptcampus, Leipzig
04/12/2018
13:00 - 14:30
TUESDAY ENGLISH TABLE
Lukas Bakery, Leipzig Deutschland
07/12/2018
13:15 - 14:45
HELP! RUNAWAY IDEAS!: STRENGTHENING YOUR PARAGRAPH STRUCTURES
Seminarraum S 104, Seminargebäude Hauptcampus, Leipzig
14/12/2018
13:15 - 14:45
DOT, DASH, PAUSE: REFINING YOUR USE OF PUNCTUATION
Seminarraum S 104, Seminargebäude Hauptcampus, Leipzig
08/01/2019
13:00 - 14:30
TUESDAY ENGLISH TABLE
Lukas Bakery, Leipzig Deutschland
01/02/2019
13:15 - 14:45
REREAD, REFINE, REWRITE: STRATEGIES FOR REVISION
Seminarraum S 104, Seminargebäude Hauptcampus, Leipzig
05/02/2019
13:00 - 14:30
TUESDAY ENGLISH TABLE
Lukas Bakery, Leipzig Deutschland
21/03/2019
10:00 - 13:00
REFRESH YOUR GRAMMAR
Seminarraum S 120, Seminargebäude Hauptcampus, Leipzig

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Presentations

Datum/Zeit | Date and Time Veranstaltung | Workshop
04/10/2018 - 14/10/2018
10:00 - 13:00
IMPROVE YOUR ACADEMIC PRESENTATION
Seminarraum S 104, Seminargebäude Hauptcampus, Leipzig
08/11/2018
15:15 - 18:15
RULES OF ENGAGEMENT: THE LANGUAGE OF ACADEMIC CONFERENCES AND MODERATION
Seminarraum S 205, Seminargebäude Hauptcampus, Leipzig
28/01/2019
15:15 - 18:15
PREPARING YOUR FINAL PRESENTATION: BOOST YOUR GRADE
Seminarraum S 205, Seminargebäude Hauptcampus, Leipzig

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Study Skills

Datum/Zeit | Date and Time Veranstaltung | Workshop
08/10/2018
10:00 - 13:00
GEARING UP FOR A SUCCESSFUL SEMESTER
Seminarraum S 104, Seminargebäude Hauptcampus, Leipzig
09/10/2018
10:00 - 13:00
READING AND EFFECTIVE NOTE-TAKING
Seminarraum S 104, Seminargebäude Hauptcampus, Leipzig

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Kontakt | Contact

Nikolaistr. 6–10 | 04109 Leipzig
0341/9730034
academiclab(at)uni-leipzig.de
Donnerstag 10–13 Uhr