EAL: English Language for Sustainability – EAL Course
Advance your study of English as a second language as you explore sustainability and discover the wonders of New Zealand with this online course.
Who is the course for?
This course is designed for students of academic English with a CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference level of mid-B2.
It will be particularly useful if you would like to study conservation and sustainable development in an Anglophone academic setting.
What topics will you cover?
Week 1 – Focus on Writing and Reading for understanding – Our connection to nature
Week 2 – Focus on Reading – Forest Conservation in New Zealand
Week 3 – Focus on Listening for understanding – Ecological restoration & The Brook Sanctuary
Week 4 – Focus on Speaking – How to give an effective and persuasive presentation for biodiversity conservation
What will you achieve?
By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to…
Identify vocabulary and concepts in of nature conservation in written and spoken texts.
Analyse and discuss reasons to conserve nature.
Create and evaluate a PowerPoint presentation on a conservation project.