EAP- Presenting for master's students

This course is aimed at master's student who wish to improve their academic skills in presenting.


Practical Information

No. of lessons: 6
Preparation: Approximately 2 hours per lesson
Target group: Students who are doing a master's degree at Leiden University
Max. number of participants: 12
Language of instruction English
conclusion Certificate of attendance (minimum attendance: 80% of the lessons)
ECTS: Not applicable
Course material :

Laaken, B. van der & Laaken, M. van der. (2007). Presentation techniques. Bussum: Coutinho.
ISBN13: 9789046900475
The book is not included in the course fee, but should be available from all good bookshops.
Participants will also be provided with hand-outs

Price: On request

Request this course

For more information or an offer free of engagement, contact:
mr  S. Cheng
t: +31(0)71 5274151 (not on Wednesday afternoons)

Level and Admission

This course is open to MA students of Leiden University or BA students who have succesfully completed one of the following courses: English for Academic Purposes for BA Students, English 5, English 6, Legal English for Bachelors. If you have done other courses, please contact the Academic Language Centre to check if they offer admission to this course. 

The language of instruction is English. Participants are expected to have English language skills at level C1 or higher in terms of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages. To check your level, please do the entrance test

Course Description

During this course students will study and train various aspects of giving academic presentations. They will learn to structure and signpost their presentations and will train to deal with questions. They will learn and practise all the strategies needed to enhance their fluency and confidence in presenting in English.

Course aims
Students who successfully complete this course will:

  • be confident in speaking in English;

  • be able to keep their audience interested in their academic message;

  • be able to use correct visual aids for their presentations;

  • be able to give peer feedback.

  • be able to use the appropriate style and language for the delivery of academic presentations.

Last Modified: 09-09-2014