Vytautas Magnus University
Description

Aim: to help non-native English users of intermediate (B1-B2) levels improve their discussion skills in English.

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    15 February 2023, 10:30-12:45 PM
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    Certificates issued
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    Learning in a small group online
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    Application in practice
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    Group of competencies - Group 1
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    Level B training programme
Mokymosi struktūra

Short description. This short course aims at helping non-native English users of intermediate (B1-B2) levels to apply different speaking strategies in work-related contexts. During the course, participants will learn some useful phrases for managing conversations, sharing opinions, agreeing and disagreeing, avoiding misunderstandings, dealing with interruptions, etc. Then they will practice using these expressions through different role-plays and other engaging group activities.

Content:

Theory: managing conversations, sharing opinions, agreeing and disagreeing, avoiding misunderstandings, dealing with interruptions.

Practice: role-plays and group discussions.

Developed skills. The participants will expand their English discussion-related vocabulary. They will be able to effectively participate in discussions.

Target group. VMU academic and non-academic personnel

 Duration. 3 academic hours.

 PlaceThe course will be held online.

 Professional development practices by groups of competencies. Group 1 - general (foreign languages, intercultural communication, and cooperation, management, etc.).

 The direction of professional development practices. Level B training program (experienced) - for those wishing to develop and/or acquire new competencies or to maintain existing qualifications.



Teachers

English lecturer at the Institute of Foreign Languages, VMU

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