English as a Second Language: A Workplace Communications Primer


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English as a Second Language: A Workplace Communications Primer

Our English as a Second Language training materials provides you with a fully-customizable package of courseware content for delivery to your employees and/or students. Everything you need to run the course is included, just add trainer!


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Student manual

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Trainer manual

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Ice breakers and classroom activities

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Pre-assignment exercise

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Course outline

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PowerPoint presentations

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Sales information sheets

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Additional reading materials

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English as a Second Language: A Workplace Communications Primer is a one-day course designed to improve the ability of employees, particularly those whose second language is English, to avoid negativity and gain cooperation through positive, plain, and professional communications. This course covers tone as well as literal meaning, while engaged in face-to-face conversations, on the phone, sending emails or videoconferencing. Word choices and how to put them together is covered in detail.

Course contents

  • Course Overview
  • Self Awareness – Skills of Self and Others • Skills, influences and environment
  • Words and Positive Workplace Culture • Language in the Workplace • The Tone of the Message
  • Productive Conversations • Defining Emotional Intelligence • Productive Word Choices
  • Telephone/Videoconferencing
  • Wordsmith’s Toolbox • Bones of good writing • Parts of Speech • From Words to Sentences • Punctuation • Grammar Guidelines
  • Putting Words to Work • Ingredients of an Effective Email • Ingredients of a Good Proposal • Selling your Brand and Ideas
  • Individual Action Planning • Setting your Intention • Decision Wheel Method
  • Personal Action Plan • Recommended Reading List • Course Evaluation