Business and Academic English Communication for Non-Natives
English is the language of international communication and communicating successfully is the absolute, most significant skill one should have today. Every field demands effective communication skills and in order to deliver a message or an idea in an eloquent and efficient manner, one needs to know the importance of careful word choice.
This course focuses on enhancing students’ business and academic English communication skills that are a necessity in today’s world. The curriculum is designed to develop the public speaking skills of students along with building impactful presentation and writing skills. Students will learn about communication strategies and how to effectively use them in varying scenarios. The coursework of this program includes constructive oral and written communication activities that are designed to refine the communication skills of students.
The combination of oral and written activities in this course is designed to develop advanced communicative skills of students which will prepare them for real-life context beyond the classroom. The course works on refining students’ critical skills whilst providing opportunities for expressing ideas and opinions both through written and oral communication. Students through different modules will learn to analyze what the audience requires, the purpose of communication, and planning their work. Effective oral communication is one of the core goals of the course that is achieved through lectures and presentations. Professional writing skills will be developed through the practice of writing letters, emails, and memos.