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Erasmus+ KA1: English for Educators: advance your career (Level II)

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.

This course is ideal for all educators (primary, secondary and university teachers, university staff (academic & admin), adult educators, trainers & coaches) who want to improve their level of spoken and written English. It is designed to provide the participants with speaking, reading and writing practice for both academic and professional purposes and to improve their overall proficiency in English language in a dynamic and communicative way, through individual, pair and group work.
It focuses on enabling the participants to speak and write accurately and fluently about various (general and business) topics and use appropriate language in both informal and formal settings. The course will place emphasis on strategies for effective speaking and writing and the use of these strategies to improve the participants’ analytical, as well as presentation skills. It will empower them to use a range of different ways to express and connect their ideas.

Upon completion participants will gain the knowledge of lexical and grammatical structures that will improve their academic and business communication. They should be able to demonstrate improved proficiency and built confidence in order to effectively participate in activities appropriate to academic and professional settings, which include making and delivering presentations, as well as participating in business meetings and other corporate events.

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 (Level II): advance your career/business communication’ course is for teachers/educators who have an upper-intermediate to advanced (B2-C1) level of English, according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages.

Main Aims

• Improve communication skills in English
• Gain better understanding of English language and increase vocabulary and fluency
• Enhance self-confidence in spoken, as well as written English in both educational and business settings
• Seize opportunities for cooperation with peers at an international level

Why ENG2?

English is the most widely-used language in the world, in all aspects of communication whether spoken or written. For work, pleasure or study, the need to actively communicate in English is growing constantly and is based on increasing global connectivity and people’s desire to improve their life opportunities. Moreover, it is essential for education and all kinds of jobs whether government or private.

Nowadays, there are very few universities and colleges in the world where English is not the only language used for scientific research. Another reason that emphasizes its importance is the fact that it is very difficult for someone to apply to study abroad without the knowledge of English.

Needless to mention is that many employees nowadays are expected to demonstrate competence in English language and strong computer skills. The same goes for the use of internet in Education. Search engines and social media can prove to be the best places to gain information and updates about career and study programmes; to use them one must have at least basic knowledge of English, since 50 % of internet content is written in English.

Therefore, good command of English language is very important for both career and education, as well as for communication in today’s globalized social and working environments. It is not just the question of staying competitive, but also of remaining relevant.

Who to attend ENG2?

The ENG2 course is ideal for:

  • • School principals & directors (primary & secondary)
    • Teachers (primary & secondary)
    • Academic staff (tertiary)
    • Directors working in a multi-national environment
    • Managers
    • Team leaders and team members
    • Professionals interested in improving their English
    • Trainers delivering courses/workshops in English

When

15 Apr 2019 @ 09:30 am

19 Apr 2019 @ 01:30 pm

Duration: 4 days, 4 hours


Where

Split

45 Šetalište Ivana Meštrovića

21000 Split

Croatia


Organised by

SHIPCON Limassol Ltd.

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