Language support services for professors

Language Training Services for Academic Staff

OLBI offers many courses in English and French as a second language, along with a series of services specifically geared to University of Ottawa professors.

Our role

The role of the Language Support Services for Professors is to create a university environment where professors communicate in both official languages, both written and spoken. Our support services are flexible and diverse. They may include reviewing classroom materials, preparing for language tests, group classes, and especially individual support.

Courses offered - Fall 2020

Improve second-language skills despite the pandemic.

You can take FLS 4011, ESL 4011 and ESL 4012 online. To register, please email probil@uOttawa.ca 

ESL 4011 - Academic Writing for Publication

This course is offered to APUO members only and allows you to give your scientific writing in ESL the quality you need to be competitive in the world of scientific publishing. The first meeting will take place on September 23, 2020 at 11:30 a.m. - 01:00 p.m .Your professor will contact you for details and to schedule tutorials.

Please note that the date of the first meeting may change depending on the availability of participants. The professor will notify you.

ESL 4012 - Communicating and Sharing Knowledge in ESL

This course is offered to APUO and APTPUO members and provides the opportunity to use general and rhetorical communication skills to improve scientific communication skills, both oral and written. This course is 20 hours, 10 sessions of 2 hours each on Wednesdays. The first virtual meeting will be on Wednesday, September 23rd from 2-4 pm. Your professor will contact you with all the details.

Please note that the date of the first meeting may change depending on the availability of participants. The professor will notify you.

 

FLS 4011 - Écriture scientifique pour la publication

Ce cours d’écriture en forme hybride est conçu spécialement pour le raffinement des habilités d’écriture pour la publication en français. Discussion relative aux conventions normalisées de la recherche dans l’ensemble des disciplines ; évaluation de votre manuscrit ; rétroaction individualisée sur les styles courants ; ressources pour l'amélioration. Ce cours est offert à tous les membres de l’APUO. La première rencontre aura lieu le 23 septembre 2020.


Le cours FLS 4011 vous aidera à répondre aux exigences de :

  • qualité rédactionnelle
  • rigueur 
  • normes scientifiques et universitaires

Please note that the date of the first meeting may change depending on the availability of participants. The professor will notify you.

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