Carnegie Mellon University

Seminars 

ICC classes provide an opportunity for language practice and feedback, which is crucial to the development of a second language. Our seminars function as one time sessions for 90 minutes. 

To register for any ICC workshop, email icc-classes@andrew.cmu.edu.

Practice organizing structures and language used for explaining data in papers and presentations.

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Learn techniques to summarize and simplify complex material.

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Identify and practice strategies for effectively organizing information and communicating politely in academic emails.

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Use drama techniques to focus on muscularity/ mouth movement, gestures, and emphatic stress.

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Nonnative English speakers can avoid unintentionally plagiarizing by understanding what plagiarism means in US universities, and how to paraphrase another author's work properly.

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Learn how to demonstrate your knowledge more effectively in classes, discussion groups and seminars.

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Learn principles of successful academic writing (e.g. audience, purpose, organization, style, flow).

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Learn how to better tell your "professional story": e.g., professional strengths, motivations, future aspirations, personal and professional influences.

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Learn to revise your writing through structuring sentences and paragraphs so that readers will interpret ideas as you intended.

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Improve the quality of presentations and feel more confident as a presenter by focusing on audience, purpose and organization.

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Learn how to successfully write the various types of summaries that are required in many CMU classes (reports, reviews, critiques, exams, etc.).

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