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Welcome to Leeds Insessional

Insessional teaching is based in the Language Centre at the University of Leeds Our English for Academic Purposes (EAP) teaching is now embedded across a range of Schools (currently 34) and all Faculties in the University, with EAP academics collaborating with colleagues in other disciplines to support students in developing their understanding of disciplinary academic discourse and literacy requirements. We also work with learning advisors in the library to support all taught students and with the Doctoral College and academic development team to support research students and researchers. 

English for Academic Purposes

EAP teaching, and insessional teaching in particular, is generally hidden from public view.  This website aims to highlight the importance of this work, and of language and language development for all students, by sharing our practices and scholarship within the EAP community and also more broadly across Higher Education.  Please do engage with us by sharing and commenting on Our Work, following our Twitter account and emailing us with questions, suggestions and ideas for further collaboration.  

To discuss insessional provision in your University of Leeds School or Faculty, contact Director of Insessional Bee Bond.  The Southwest Jiaotong-Leeds Joint School Language Centre Director is Joanne Shiel.