Talk like an Academic

Talk Like and Academic workshops provide support for graduate-level students with English as an additional language (EAL). Participants will learn and practice English communication skills and strategies for typical academic situations.

Workshops include: 

  • Communicating with Supervisors
  • Communicating with Students as a Teaching Assistant (TA)
  • Making Your Point in Class Discussions
  • Listening Skills
  • Presenting Your Research to a General Audience 


  • This program is offered in the winter semester. Registration opens in January. 
  • University of Guelph graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, or visiting scholars with English as an additional language (EAL) are welcome.
  • Students can register for any or all of the workshops. Students must register for each workshop individually. 

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