British Council

Working with academic writing in English is a cognitively demanding task for both student and lecturer. This course for non-native English-speaking lecturers teaching non-native English-speaking students in English will develop your understanding and give you new strategies for dealing with student academic written output. 


Academic writing English:

  • Composition as a process and the constraints on the writer
  • Language and academic literacy

Helping learners with academic writing:

  • Pre-writing interventions and tasks
  • Writing as a collaborative process

Dealing with learners’ academic written output:

  • Corrective feedback
  • Developmental activities for learner writing



  • A better understanding of learners’ academic writing
  • New tools and techniques for developing academic writing
  • New tools and techniques for written corrective feedback



  • Theoretical input
  • Hands-on tasks
  • Using online resources
  • Moderated discussion


Course details

  • 2-day face-to-face workshop
  • taught and developed by an experienced trainer and developer of teacher training programmes for the British Council and the University of Oxford


If you have any questions or would like more information about our Academic Writing course, please contact: Ailsa Kienberger or Michael Croasdale.