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English For Work/Business English

Because of globalization, business is nowadays becoming more and more internationalized. That creates the need for precise English communication skills for most marketers, salespersons and other employees. In this course you will learn skills beyond the common English – you’ll find out how to lead a meeting, how to write a good professional letter, how to pass a job interview, or which words to use while negotiating terms of a contract.

Early bird price: 725€

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Category: 3 14. 8. - 25. 8. B Business & Professional Development

Course description

Tutor

Francis Giedraitis

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Mr. Giedraitis is a great and experienced English lecturer. Throughout his rich career he worked for several language schools in Lithuania, France and the Czech republic where he taught and conducted English courses for groups and individuals, tutoring on presenting in English, FCE preparatory classes and English language state exams. He was born in Scotland, studied Marketing there and in France and received his CELTA certificate in Ireland.

Description

With globalisation and internationalisation, business is becoming more and more widespread, thus creating a great challenge for businesses in terms of communication. Managers, marketers, salespersons and other employees need to communicate with other people, often of different nationalities. In order to be successful, common English is no longer enough. You have to know how to lead a meeting, how to write a good professional letter or which words to use while negotiating terms of a contract. On top of that, finding a good job nowadays is not an easy task and usually the hardest part is to pass and score well at a personal interview in English. Feeling confident during the interview is crucial. Interested in acquiring all these skills? Enroll for the course and master the craft of Business English communication in just two weeks! The course is conducted by a native speaker.

Interested in acquiring all these skills? Enroll for the course and master the craft of Business English commmunication in just two weeks! The course is conducted by a native speaker.

Schedule: Monday - Friday, 9:00 - 14:00

Credits: You will receive an official Certificate of Attendance upon completion of your course. Please inform the organizing staff if you require any extra supplements, such as Transcript of Records. The student is eligible to receive up to 5 ECTS credits, however please follow the instructions here and consult the acknowledgment process with your university in advance.

Price: Course fee includes the application fee, study materials and afternoon / evening social activities and events, welcome and goodbye drink. Other expenses, such as transportation, meals, accommodation, insurance, personal expenses, extra activities (such as trips outside town, entrance fees, some of the sport activities and rentals), and required equipment (i.e. personal laptop) are not included in the price.

Accommodation: For accommodation options, please visit the dedicated page here.
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Skills
Skills in english acquired:
  • communications skills in work environment
  • business telephoning
  • presentation skills
  • interviewing skills
  • reporting skills
  • creating a professional CV in English
  • creating a cover letter
Prerequisites

We recommend to have the level of English language at least on level B1 or B2. Own laptop is required.

Syllabus

In the first week of the course the participants will learn how to sound polite and interested in a formal as well as informal context, practising small talk. They will also practise useful skills they will need in work environment, such as telephoning, negotiating skills and presentation skills. They will have the chance to see good and bad examples and to practise the skills in a simulated situation.

In the second week the participants will be working on increasing their career prospects. They will create their CVs and learn how to write an interesting, concise but catchy cover letter as well as how to write a formal email to the prospective employer. Last but not least they will learn what to say and what not to say in a job interview and they will role play the situation.

So when the course finishes the participants will be prepared to start the job search with good prospects.

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