Language workshop at Campus Gotland

Language workshop

The Language Workshop offers academic language support for all students and PhD students at Uppsala University. We offer tutorials in English and Swedish.

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Drop-in tutorials

Language workshop at Campus Gotland

Are you having trouble structuring a paper? Do you want some feedback on the language in your oral presentation? If so, the Language Workshop can help you.

The Language Workshop is free of charge and open to all students at Campus Gotland. We offer individual tutorials on written and oral presentations in both Swedish and English. All tutors at the Language Workshop have extensive experience in teaching academic writing and speech in different academic disciplines. Read more about tutorials.

NB: Due to the spread of the coronavirus, we only offer online tutorials at the present time.

The Language Workshop can also be contacted by teachers who wish to incorporate workshops or lectures into their respective programs or courses. Read more on the Language workshop for teachers.

Useful links

Dictionaries

  • Subject guides, UU: This site provides links to a number of dictionaries and databases. Some of them are available to subscribers only. Uppsala University Library subscribes to them and they can be reached from any computer linked to the university network.
  • Synonym.com . A quick and easy-to-use dictionary which helps you find synonyms and antonyms.
  • FOLDOC. Free On-Line Dictionary of Computing

Grammar and Language

Guides to essay writing

Literature about writing

  • Björk, Lennart and Räisänen, Christine. Academic Writing: A University Writing Course. Lund: Studentlitteratur, 2003.
  • Bullock Richard. The Norton Field Guide to Writing, with Readings. New York: W.W. Norton & Company, 2006.
  • Falk, Angela. Thinking and Writing in Academic Contexts: A University Companion. Lund: Studentlitteratur, 2011.
  • Graff, Gerald and Birkenstein, Cathy. They Say/I Say: The Moves that Matter in Academic Writing. New York: W.W. Norton & Company, 2006.
  • Malmfors, Birgitta et al. Writing and Presenting Scientific Papers. 2nd ed. Nottingham: Nottingham UP, 2004.
  • Swales, John and Feak, Christine B. Academic Writing for Graduate Students. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2002.
Last modified: 2021-06-16