Who is this course for? Students in professional institutes - in graduate or post graduate programmes - looking for career advancement.
Relevance in the Indian work context The need to standardize
Increasing opportunities for international trade have not only increased interaction between native and non-native speakers, but also between non-native speakers across the globe. The need to communicate in a standard form of English has become more evident. In the world of work, where clarity and appropriacy in communication is crucial, this inability becomes a major disadvantage.
This course aims to bridge the gap between academia and the real world.
Some key areas of communication that require specific focus:
Collaborative projects and team work
Composing emails and reports
Making oral presentations
Language for networking
Language skills for job interviews
By the end of the course, participants will be able to:
use context specific phrases and expressions communicate effectively, comprehensibly and appropriately with seniors, HR representatives and colleagues
use the language skills required in a variety of contexts with a high level of fluency
summarize and organize ideas in a clear and concise manner
make focused and effective presentations
talk about themselves and their past experiences effectively and objectively in job interviews * The course is based on the assumption that the participants can communicate at CEF A2* level of English.
Controlled as well as free practice using a variety of prompts relevant to the world of work: text, audio and video
Role play and simulation
Group discussions based on real world tasks
Constructing and making a presentation
Working in teams and solo
Relevant pronunciation tips, e.g., pronunciation of foreign words, company names
Duration: 20 hours
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