English for Effective Communication
Whether you are responsible for teaching new skills, managing a project, leading a team or demonstrating a product, this course will develop the skills you need to feel confident using English in your professional life.
This 4-week intensive program is intended to help participants understand the influence their native language, culture, body language and learning style may have on their communication. A variety of role-plays, case studies, group discussions and interactive presentations will help students gain insight into the best ways to analyze, understand and interact with others successfully. Students have numerous opportunities to practice speaking and debating in English, improve their pronunciation, fluency and active listening skills, as well gain valuable insight into the best ways of interacting with others successfully.
Week 1: Interpersonal Communication
Week 2: Active Listening
Week 3: Leading a Group Discussion
Week 4: Public Speaking and Debating
- Class focus: Communication skills and strategies, Fluency, Vocabulary building
- Hours per week: 15 hours
- Language levels: Intermediate, Advanced
- Maximum class size: 16 students (Average: 14 students)
- Duration: 4 weeks
- 2018 Program Dates: Jan 29 – Feb 23, Jun 4 – Jun 29, Nov 5 – Nov 27
Can be combined with another class to create a full-time program (30 hours/week).