English as a Second Language (ESL) Course for Arts, Sciences, and Engineering Graduate Students
This week we will learn skills that can help in the professional setting. Some of the activities and topics for discussion will include:
- Office life: Welcoming students (or colleagues), making small talk and “getting down to business”.
- I am in expert in ____ing: We will learn how to discuss your research interests and areas of expertise with potential employer and networking contacts.
- It’s not what you say but how you say it: We will consider the impact of nonverbal aspects on your overall message.
September 29, 2014 - No homework is due.
October 1, 2014 - Homework #3 is due. Please read Sarkisian pp. 7-23. before class.