English Assist

Converse and Connect

This series of free, interactive, conversation based workshops delivered face-to-face or online via Zoom is available for first year international students.

The workshops will:

  • develop your speaking and listening communication skills
  • help you make new friends
  • build your confidence to fully engage in your University of Adelaide studies.

The workshops will assist you with the spoken language needed to fully participate in key study activities such as:

  • tutorials
  • seminars
  • group projects
  • oral presentations
  • social conversations.

The workshop series runs for six weeks with weekly sessions of 1.5 hours.

The workshops are run by specialist language tutors from the English Language Centre.

Classes will have a maximum of 15 students, providing the opportunity for you to get to know your fellow class mates and to receive tips, strategies and feedback from your tutor.

No preparation or out of class work is required for these workshops.

On completion of the workshops you will receive a Certificate of Completion.

Attendance at the workshops is eligible to be claimed towards the Adelaide Graduate Award, a free employability program which formally recognises your extra-curricular achievements.

For more information on dates and to register, please visit the English Assist MyUni page.