Refresh your grammar

This is an advanced grammar course specially designed for academic writing. It is designed for students with an advanced level of academic English proficiency and presents a review of grammar topics and writing strategies intended to improve and enhance the student’s use of grammar and the written language. Students will refine their use of

English grammar through lots of hands on practice exercises.  

Upon completion of the course, students should be able to properly use specific grammatical structures, including verb tenses, parallel structure, independent and dependent clauses, modals, gerunds and infinitives and passive verb construction.  Attention will also be given to punctuation, sentence construction, and word order.

 Please note:

Participation is subject to the successfully passed public presentation of your dissertation project.

Date & Registration

Currently no dates available

Location: Center for Doctoral Studies, Berggasse 7, Seminar room 2 (2nd floor)

Registration: online registration

Registration takes place exclusively online via UNIVIS. We are sorry, but we cannot consider e-mail registrations. Please, mind the registration deadline, which generally ends 3 weeks before start of a course. With your registration you commit yourself to participating in the whole workshop. Course material is sent to a participant's unet e-mail address and has to be taken along to the workshop.


Senj Temple

Senj Temple has an MA in Applied Linguistics and both the Certificate and Diploma in Teaching English as a Second Language (TEFL). She is Canadian and has taught English in one capacity or another for over 20 years, having taught in Japan, South Korea, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Thailand, Saudi Arabia, Italy and The Netherlands. She came to Austria in 2007 and has been teaching Academic Writing Skills not only at the Doctoral Centre of the University of Vienna but also at the Diplomatic Academy, and at the University of Applied Sciences in Vienna, Burgenland and Krems. She also gives writing workshops at the UN. She is particularly interested in designing practical workshops to meet the needs of graduate students and professionals.