This one-week course aims to improve the English language and fluency of the participants to enable them to work and relate in an international context. As a participant in this group course, participants will take part in discussions on a range of up-to-date topics of general interest, including current affairs, travel, culture and latest trends as well as teaching related issues. By following this course, you will also develop the key skills necessary for effective communication with people from different backgrounds. Participants need to be at A2 level of English. This course is eligible for Erasmus plus funding.
After registration, participants on this course programme will receive:
At the end of the course, you will:
If you are from a country outside of the European Economic Area (EEA) or Switzerland, you will need a visa. Students from certain countries do not need to apply for a visa before arriving in the UK. You can check if you need to apply for a visa on the UK Visas and Immigration website.
In the unlikely event of a course not recruiting sufficient numbers you would be offered an alternative.
|Session One||Session Two||Session Three
|MONDAY||Introduction to the course: objectives and methodology||Fluency development:|
Welcome to Britain
(Culture and Lifestyle)
Globish, International English, and English as a Lingua Franca
|TUESDAY||A functional approach to developing your grammar||Communication across cultures: key challenges||Fluency development:
Current political and social issues
|WEDNESDAY||English language skills development |
Communication across cultures
|THURSDAY||Discussion topic: Social Media and Fake News||Using video and discussion to develop your fluency||Self Study
(Preparing your presentation)
|FRIDAY||English language skills development: |
|Personal Action Plan and further professional development
Review and feedback