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English for Effective Communication in Edinburgh

This is a speaking and listening course for people who want to improve their spoken fluency and active listening skills in English.

Learn to communicate successfully with people from other cultures and in a range of everyday and work scenarios.

The course takes place at our training centre in Edinburgh, Scotland.

Course Profile: Group course

Reflecting real world and workplace multi-level communication scenarios, learn how to communicate effectively across cultures and differing levels of English.

Please note this is a multi-level course for B1 to C1 participants.

What to expect:

  • Practise your conversation and communication skills, including; turn-taking, interaction patterns, listening habits, and small talk
  • Carry out discussion, problem-solving, and presentation tasks
  • Learn about cross-cultural theory and how your cultural characteristics are different from those of other nationalities and how this affects communication
  • Discuss customs and traditions and what we can learn from stereotypes
  • Fine tune your listening skills using a variety of authentic listening resources
  • Receive corrective feedback on your English language skills to help improve your fluency and accuracy
  • One afternoon excursion to a place of cultural interest in Edinburgh

Course Level

Suitable for:

Intermediate B1Advanced C1

Course Summary

  • maximum 5 students per group
  • Multi-level B1 - C1
  • 1 week, 30 hours
  • Average age of group 27 - 55+

Prices: Group course

2020 Course dates Price (GBP) per week
2nd - 6th March £595
30th March - 3rd April £595
27th April - 1st May £595
1st - 5th June £595
29th June - 3rd July £595
3rd - 7th August £595
31st August - 4th September £595
28th September - 2nd October £595
2nd - 6th November £595
30th November - 4th December £595

2nd - 6th March

Price (GBP) per week: £595

30th March - 3rd April

Price (GBP) per week: £595

27th April - 1st May

Price (GBP) per week: £595

1st - 5th June

Price (GBP) per week: £595

29th June - 3rd July

Price (GBP) per week: £595

3rd - 7th August

Price (GBP) per week: £595

31st August - 4th September

Price (GBP) per week: £595

28th September - 2nd October

Price (GBP) per week: £595

2nd - 6th November

Price (GBP) per week: £595

30th November - 4th December

Price (GBP) per week: £595

Closed group courses for companies can be held on different dates, please contact us.

Price Includes

  • all teaching
  • 20 minute pre-course assessment and needs analysis
  • guided self-study throughout the course
  • end of course language report
  • certificate of attendance

Course Timetables: Group course

English for Effective Communication

Time From Time To Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
09:15 10:45 Introduction Communication based group class Communication based group class Communication based group class Communication based group class
10:45 11:00 Break Break Break Break Break
11:00 12:30 Communication based group class Communication based group class Communication based group class Communication based group class Communication based group class
12:30 13:30 Break Break Excursion Break Break
13:30 17:15 Communication based group class Communication based group class Excursion Presentations Course review & feedback

Monday

09:15 - 10:45 : 

Introduction

10:45 - 11:00 : 

Break

11:00 - 12:30 : 

Communication based group class

12:30 - 13:30 : 

Break

13:30 - 17:15 : 

Communication based group class

Tuesday

09:15 - 10:45 : 

Communication based group class

10:45 - 11:00 : 

Break

11:00 - 12:30 : 

Communication based group class

12:30 - 13:30 : 

Break

13:30 - 17:15 : 

Communication based group class

Wednesday

09:15 - 10:45 : 

Communication based group class

10:45 - 11:00 : 

Break

11:00 - 12:30 : 

Communication based group class

12:30 - 13:30 : 

Excursion

13:30 - 17:15 : 

Excursion

Thursday

09:15 - 10:45 : 

Communication based group class

10:45 - 11:00 : 

Break

11:00 - 12:30 : 

Communication based group class

12:30 - 13:30 : 

Break

13:30 - 17:15 : 

Presentations

Friday

09:15 - 10:45 : 

Communication based group class

10:45 - 11:00 : 

Break

11:00 - 12:30 : 

Communication based group class

12:30 - 13:30 : 

Break

13:30 - 17:15 : 

Course review & feedback

Please check your course confirmation letter for your specific course times. Occasionally course times may need to change.

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