School of Education
Centre for English Language Education
   
   
  

Presessional English for Academic Purposes 3 (PEAP 3)

Presessional English for Academic Purposes 3 (PEAP 3) is the third level of the presessional course (PEAP 1-4) and runs for ten weeks. It is designed for higher level students (IELTS 5.5 or 6.0) who are close to their English language requirement.

What you will learn

Over the course of the 10 weeks, the main aims of level 3 are to:

  • develop and improve your English language and analytical skills
  • provide an introduction to academic study that will be continued in level 4
  • introduce a critical and reflective approach to study
  • introduce the skills of working collaboratively with others
  • provide you with support and guidance
 

What you will do

You will be asked to do a series of tasks:

  • Make a bid for and organise a conference
  • Write biodata
  • Write an abstract and present a paper
  • Write a 'perspective' paper
  • Write for conference proceedings
  • Evaluate the work of others
  • Reflect and analyse your own work

How you will be assessed

At the end of PEAP 3 you will be assessed to see if you are ready to move on to PEAP 4. You will:

  • conduct a literature based research project
  • present a paper at a CELE conference which you will organise with your classmates
  • write a perspective paper based on the conference theme
  • reflect orally on your work  

What's next?

At the end of PEAP 3, successful students will move on to PEAP 4.

Contact us

Centre for English Language Education

School of Education
Dearing Building
Jubilee Campus, Wollaton Road
Nottingham NG8 1BB

presessional email:
cele-presessionaladmissions@nottingham.ac.uk
insessional email: cele-insessional@nottingham.ac.uk