Speak English Professionally: In Person, Online and On the Phone
This 5-week course will boost your English speaking skills. You will learn how to identify and make a strong personal introduction. You will develop and demonstrate the speaking skills for group discussions: how to agree or disagree, how to clarify, restate and summarize. You will review and practice how to give information and respond to requests on the phone. You will study and role play effective interviewing. You will prepare and give a "sales pitch", introducing a product or service. Throughout the course, you will change how you speak English and you will become more fluent and accurate when you speak. You will demonstrate culturally appropriate body language and tone. As you work through the course, you will complete self- and peer-evaluations. Through a combination of lectures, comprehension and vocabulary quizzes, practice and performance, you’ll gain the skills and confidence to communicate well in English, anywhere in the world.
How You Will Benefit
Improve your pronunciation and fluency
Increase your English vocabulary
Identify how culture influences your speech
Use culture to help you speak correctly
Demonstrate the best body language for different cultural settings
Know statements, questions and responses for different settings and situations
Ready To Get Started?
This Open Online course is brought to you in partnership with Coursera, an online learning platform. If you’re ready to register now, you will be directed to the Coursera website.
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