Business English: Easy English for Meetings
What you'll learn
- send and amend formal and informal meeting invitations
- prepare an agenda for formal and informal meetings
- engage in small talk with meeting attendees, using standard phrases and "safe" small talk topics
- participate effectively in meetings, using standard phrases for interjections, agreeing, disagreeing and asking for clarification
- You should have access to a printer or computer, as there are downloadable resources which accompany many lectures, and they include extra activities (which support the learning in the lectures)
Do you participate in English-language meetings?
Do you need to prepare an agenda in English? Write the minutes in English?
And is English your second language?
This course is specifically for non-native English speakers needing skills in planning and participating in meetings. So if you work in administration or management, for a large company or small business, and if you have lower-intermediate or intermediate English language skills then this course is for you!
I'm a professional, qualified and experienced English trainer with over 9 years' experience teaching business English to companies and individuals. I base my training on many years' experience working in the public and private sectors in Australia, and believe that learning by doing is the most effective way.
So in this course you'll listen, watch, read, write and produce your own Invitations, Agendas, Minutes and more! You'll have direct contact with me, your teacher, and I'll work with you every step of the way.
By the end of this course you will be a confident and effective communicator in English, and a professional at planning and participating in meetings!
Who this course is for:
- This course is for non-native speakers of English with an intermediate level (equivalent to CEF A2 - B1, under the Common European Framework of Languages)
- This course is not for beginner (CEF A1) speakers of English, nor for native English speakers, though native English speakers wishing to learn how to plan and participate in a meeting may get value from this course.
I offer two distinct types of courses: for instructional designers and ESL professionals, and for English learners.
For Instructional Designers and ESL Professionals - I want to show you how to build a successful career as a trainer by helping you focus on both the profession and the possibilities generated by implementing instructional design principles and observing best practice business management.
Why? Because I love being a successful business owner, I love being a trainer. And I want to share this passion and enthusiasm with you, help you solve training problems and build a successful career.
For English Learners - capitalise on my 11 years’ experience training business professionals in effective communication skills, and find out why my clients keep coming back for more!
So, who am I? I'm an Australian business skills and language trainer based in Germany since early 2006, and my professional background is originally in the Australian private and public sectors. I combine this business and policy background with a passion for providing interesting, engaging and enjoyable training programs.
Through my company, O'Connell Advanced Training Solutions, I provide advanced coaching and development in more effective business English communication, delivered through competency-based, customised, individual or small group training programs.
My clients include multi-national corporations, medium-sized enterprises and individuals.
I look forward to seeing you in my courses and to helping you be the best trainer you can be.
You can contact me for workshops or customised face-to-face training solutions.
UND JETZT AUF DEUTSCH:
Seit 2006 arbeite ich als freiberuflicher Sprachtrainer in Deutschland. Mit meinem Unternehmen O’Connell Advanced Training Solutions arbeite ich für Privat-Personen sowie Studenten aus verschiedensten Unternehmen und Industriezweigen, um Englisch-Kenntnisse effektiv zu verbessern und interkulturelle Besonderheiten zu vermitteln.
Der Fokus meines Trainings liegt auf kompetentem, individualisiertem Unterricht mit starker Erfolgsorientierung. Praxisnähe, moderne Lehrmethoden und engagierter und unterhaltsamer Unterricht machen das Lernen bei mir einfacher und schneller.
Je nach Situation kann der Unterricht für Einzel-Personen oder kleine Gruppen, als persönliches Training oder als Online-Lesson organisiert werden.
Gerne helfe ich Dir, Dein Englisch zu verbessern! Kontaktiere mich einfach, und gemeinsam finden wir den besten Weg zum “Englisch-Profi”.