DESCRIPTION OF TRAINING CONTENT
This course is ideal for all those educators (primary & secondary teachers, university staff (academic & admin), adult educators, trainers & coaches) who want to improve their level of spoken and written English. It aims to give participants an intermediate knowledge of reading, listening, spoken and written skills in a dynamic and communicative way, through individual, pair and group work. Course participants are expected to use a combination of resources including On-line resources, a variety of media and pre-recorded and authentic texts. It is focused on writing, grammar and pronunciation of the English language.
This course is designed to prepare advanced-level non-native speakers of English for academic and professional speaking and listening activities. Emphasis is placed on learning and practicing strategies of effective oral expression and comprehension of spoken English in informal and formal settings. The course will place emphasis on strategies for effective reading and the utilisation of these strategies to improve comprehension, analytical skills, recall, and overall reading speed. Participants will gain a knowledge of grammatical structures that improves academic communication.
Upon completion, participants should be able to demonstrate improved proficiency, comprehension, and grammatical accuracy and should be able to effectively participate in activities appropriate to academic and professional settings, including the self-confidence to participate and hold business meetings.
This course although structured, is designed to be flexible and can be adapted to suit the specific needs of the participants.
Important note: ‘English for Educators: advance your career (Level I)’ course is for teachers/educators who have an Elementary (A2) or Pre-intermediate (A2/B1) level of English, according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages.
English is an International language used in all the aspects of communication whether spoken or written. In this era of computer science, English is the only language that is used by many universities and colleges all over the world. Moreover, English can be the basic requirement for all kind of jobs whether government or private and it is the knowledge hub for education; it is widely accepted that English language is very important when it comes to career and education.
Nowadays, there are only few universities and colleges in the world where English is not the only mean for scientific research. In universities and colleges, English is the only language used for scientific research and study. Another reason that emphasizes the importance of English language is the fact that it is very difficult for someone to go for further study outside his/her country without the knowledge of English. Furthermore, one cannot imagine global education without English; economy, politics and geography of other countries require the use and knowledge of English. Needless to mention also that the vast majority of research papers and scientific research are made in English language and that learning computer science can be possible only with the help of English language. Equally important is the use of internet in Education. Good command of English language provides a big advantage when it comes to use Google, Facebook and twitter. The same goes for search engines and social media sites, which can prove to be the best place to gain knowledge and updates about career and education; to use them someone must have some basic knowledge of English language since 50 % of internet content is written in English language. Therefore, good command of English language is very important for career and education as well as for communication in today’s globalized social and working environment.
Who to attend ENG1?
The ENG1 course is ideal for:
19 Feb 2018 @ 09:00 am
23 Feb 2018 @ 01:01 pm
Duration: 4 days, 4 hours
Via Michele Amari