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Corporate Academy

Corporate Academy

English for professionals - Speaking Courses

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Duration: 10 weeks
Study load: Contact hours: 10 x 2 hours, 10 hours of self-study.
Online support: All participants will receive online support through a special learning environment.
Target group: Professionals from business organisations, University of Groningen and Hanze University of Applied Sciences.

Are you interested in participating in meetings more effectively? Have you ever struggled presenting your work in public? Apply for this course and learn how to communicate more confidently and spontaneously!

The specially designed sessions provide dynamic, practical and skills-based training for your career. Working in small groups and using a hands-on approach, you will improve your oral skills and strengthen your confidence to use English in various situations .

Depending on the needs and wishes of the group,  we may work on skills in the following areas:

  • discussion and debate
  • pronunciation and intonation
  • preparing and delivering short talks and presentations
  • effectively participating in meetings
  • opinions and viewpoints
  • participating in conversations and small talk for a variety of topics

Level indication

We aim to design our courses to match the needs of the participants. To be able to register for one of our courses, you should have your language level determined by one of our English teachers during our English Office hours. You can make an appointment online.

Schedule

Level Dates Day Time Registration
B2 25 February 2020 - 12 May 2020 Tuesday 15:00-17:00 closed
C1 26 February 2020 - 13 May 2020 Wednesday 09:00-11:00 closed
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Rates

Student Discount Full
na € 495 € 550

Group Size

Minimum 8 and maximum 10 participants

Certificate

After successful completion of the course, a certificate of participation will be awarded. A minimum of 75% attendance is required. If required, an official certificate stating the participant’s CEFR level for oral language production can be provided at an additional fee.

Lesson Duration

A contact hour lasts 50 minutes (excluding break). Classes start on the hour.

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