"Thanks to Niamh, I developed my English and critical thinking skills, including, but not limited to, how to recognise and evaluate arguments...which has allowed me to succeed in my university studies."
- Riccardo Mangiapelo, BSc Computer Science, Loughborough University.
This 5-week course will develop your critical thinking skills which are a fundamental skillset for every person, especially those attending university. In the future workplace, employers will be looking for candidates who can demonstrate the qualities of a critical thinker, such as; logical & analytical reasoning, developing & supporting arguments, identifying fallacies & biases in research.
To enroll in this course, you must have an upper-intermediate level of English and be willing to commit between 5-8 hours of study per week.
Upon enrollment, you will be able to access our private online learning group for daily language activities, discussions and tasks. As well as, our teaching platform where lectures will be published.
The course starts on Tuesday, November 21st, 2017 with the following structure:
In this course, you will learn:
Critical thinking skills are essential for any student wanting to enter into higher education, but they are not easy. By developing this skillset, you will also become a more prospective candidate for future employers in your chosen career.
I'm a University Lecturer, specialising in academic English, and English for specialist subjects (Science & Engineering) with a Teaching Diploma & a Master's Degree in Science. For over 12 years, I have been designing, coordinating & teaching English & Science courses to international students. I have designed courses for leading English language schools in Cambridge & Oxford, as well as Trinity College, Dublin. (Courses are listed below)
I have now Co-Founded, Hippo Educational Technologies, which creates technology to help English learners improve their academic English to advance their studies & careers. ‘Hippo Campus’ is the name given to our online school.
Join our courses to learn new strategies & techniques that I have specifically designed to help you, as an English learner, to succeed in expanding your academic language and fluency. Whether you need to pass an English exam, get into university, achieve a degree or access your chosen career path, we have the courses that can help you achieve your goals.
I look forward to working with you,
Courses that I have designed include:
Some of the institutions that I have taught in: