Participants will be able to apply their English language and wider professional skills to more effectively contribute to international teams. Participants will develop strategies in overcoming barriers to international communication and enhance their understanding of cultural differences in the use of English. They will be better able to adapt their communication between formal and semi-formal.
Particular emphasis is placed on enhancing powerful writing skills for communication across virtual platforms, which have become integral to our modern work environment.
After the training the participant shall be able to :
Use a wide range of expressions in effectively contributing to international teams
Understand key language differences between UK, American and European English
Develop an awareness of the languages differences across cultures in making introductions and finishing spoken and written communications
Understand a wide range of common phrasal verbs, acronyms and business idioms that can block understanding in international teams
Develop language structures in responding to difficult questions, seeking clarification and in overcoming challenges within international teams.
Develop a deeper understanding and sensitivity to cultural differences both in terms of customs, greetings and communication style
More effectively differentiate between formal and semi-formal when communicating in international teams, this will include utilising messenger/chat functionality in virtual meetings
Develop a wider range of strategies in overcoming obstacles blocking effective communication in international teams
Enhance their spoken confidence and fluency when working in international teams
More effectively manage and respond to difficult questions
The course is based on a set of interactive case studies designed around realistic scenarios at work which develop the English language and wider professional skills of participants.
This is an inclusive course designed for professionals across both the private and government sectors looking to improve their performance working for international teams in English.
B1 or above in the CEFR levels. To access the course effectively it is helpful but not essential to have professional experience working in international teams.
No course materials are available for this course.