ESL: 21st Century Communication

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ESL: 21st Century Communication

Course Description

In this course, you will focus on developing 21st Century communication skills. You will learn how to collaborate more effectively on a team, use problem solving and critical thinking skills to find innovative solutions to real problems, and use a multi-media approach to communicate your ideas.

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Requirements & Materials

Provided (student will receive)

  • All materials will be provided to the learner through the campus learning platform.

Session Details

Who Should Attend

This course is designed for non-native speakers of English who are at the high intermediate to advanced proficiency level and are interested in improving their communication skills.

English as a Second Language learner using a headset

What You Will Learn

  • Communication skills
  • Collaboration and leadership skills
  • Critical thinking and literacy skills
English as a Second Language learners collaborating in classroom

How You Will Benefit

  • Restate information, identify points of misunderstanding, and request clarification.
  • Identify and produce vocabulary expressions that are appropriate to use in specific common personal and academic situations.
  • Use appropriate non-verbal cues to enhance your message in group discussions.
  • Request input, feedback, and information using appropriate questions.
  • Manage linguistically and behaviorally breakdowns in group discussions.
  • Lead group discussions inclusively.
  • Explain and justify your position in group discussions.
  • Devise questions and answers to “new” common personal and academic situations.
  • Identify, evaluate, and use information from online sources to propose new ideas and solutions for real problems.
  • Select and/or develop multi-media resources to support discussions.
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An excellent experience in learning a second language because of methodology for academics and success. In addition, you gain knowledge about other cultures through personal sharing with other classmates.

- Sandra Naranjo Betancur


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