The Centre for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning is offering two programs that focus on comprehensibility of spoken English for clear communication: SpeakEASY and ThesisSPEAK.

These are confidential programs with individualized one-on-one sessions with an English language instructor, Cheryl Bodnarus, B.Ed., M.Sc. in S-LP, Cert. TESOL.


SpeakEASY:

If you are a University of Manitoba faculty member (UMFA) or a non-UMFA member teaching a University of Manitoba credit-course (could be labs), you are eligible to participate in the SpeakEASY program.

The sessions are based on the requests and concerns of each participant and include optional classroom observations. The focus is on comprehensibility so that communication is clear.

Length: 50-minute sessions that are scheduled weekly; there is no obligation to continue meeting.

Locations:
Fort Garry Campus: The Centre for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning, 65 Dafoe Road (the former Music Building)
Bannatyne Campus: in the participant’s office or another location such as the Neil John Maclean Health Sciences Library

Please click here for the SpeakEASY poster.

Registration is now available for SpeakEASY! Register here

For more information, phone or e-mail Cheryl Bodnarus at 204-474-9941 or Cheryl.Bodnarus@umanitoba.ca


ThesisSPEAK:

If you are a University of Manitoba student in the Faculty of Graduate Studies, you are eligible to participate in the ThesisSPEAK program.

The sessions are based upon the requests and concerns of each participant while preparing for a thesis presentation. The focus is on comprehensibility so that communication is clear.

Length: three 50-minute sessions within a two-month period

Locations:
Fort Garry Campus: The Centre for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning, 65 Dafoe Road (the former Music Building)
Bannatyne Campus: usually in the Neil John Maclean Health Sciences Library

Please click here for the ThesisSPEAK poster.

Registration is now available for ThesisSPEAK! Register here

For more information, phone or e-mail Cheryl Bodnarus at 204-474-9941 or Cheryl.Bodnarus@umanitoba.ca