OHSU

Workplace English

Workplace English is for anyone who finds it hard to 'find the right words' when communicating informally in the workplace. Participants will learn survival English in common social situations and strategies for connecting with native-English speakers. This is an eight-part series that meets once per week for eight weeks.

Topics Covered

  • Using appropriate expressions in common social situations
  • Having vocabulary to speak about a range of topics
  • Using accurate grammar to get your message across
  • Being able to listen to fast speech and understand a variety of accents
  • Having effective conversations to build mutual understanding
  • Social etiquette and being sensitive when communicating with different cultures

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Who should attend?

  • This course is designed for and available to non-native English speaking employees.

How will I benefit?

  • Define key components of networking effectively
  • Practice speaking about a range of topics
  • Practice active listening skills

What participants are saying:

  • "The contents of the class is really fulfilling and meaningful."
  • "I really learned a lot from the course, especially the communication skills and also made friends!"