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English For Work, level B1–B2 from 25th Jan 2023

Avoin Omnia
Continuing education
Develop your ability to talk about your own work with the help of Blake, an American instructor. If you would like to gain confidence and effectively communicate about work-related matters in English, this is the class for you.

Course content

  1. communicating about work-related matters in English
  2. questioning and communications strategies

Learning outcomes

In this course you will be taught how to confidently convey key instructions and feedback to colleagues and clients.  The focus is on key aspects that make you effective in your workplace communication.

Target group

The course is targeted at people who already have fairly good skills in English but feel the need to improve their communication skills in professional context and gain more fluency and confidence in the English language. Minimum age 16 y.

Details on the course

Performance instructions

This is a hybrid teaching course, which allows you to participate remotely or to attend physically in the classroom according to your choice. Teaching is real time and it is not recorded. The online teaching takes place on Zoom. Information and additional material are shared on Moodle-learning platform. Please familiarise yourself with Zoom and Moodle. In case you encounter technical problems, please contact helpdesk@omnia.fi.

If you attend remotely, you need a laptop or tablet. The use of a headset is recommended. You will receive the instructions for signing in and the Zoom link 2-3 days before the beginning of the course. If you have not received the starting letter before the beginning of the course, check your email’s spam folder. If you cannot find it, please contact espoon.tyovaenopisto@omnia.fi.

If contact teaching is not possible, this course will take place online.

Language level

Teaching is in American English. Not sure if B1 –B2 is suitable for you? Please check and test.

Free English level online test British Council (https://learnenglish.britishcouncil.org)

Free English level online test Cambridge English (https://www.cambridgeenglish.org)

European language levels (https://rm.coe.int/)

Coursebook

Teacher's material in Moodle and free online resources.

Note

If you are eligible for unemployment discount or Kaikukorttidiscount, please call and enroll to Omnia Adult Education Center (Espoon työväenopisto) 020 692 444 Mon—Thu 12.30—15.30.

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