- Job interview (including a CV and a letter of application)
- Organising and covering an event (including invitations, programmes, surveys, questionnaires, video and audio documents ..)
- Presenting a project, surveys etc ..
- Writing articles on specific subjects related to their field of studies
- Preparing, presenting and coveringa press conference (as well as writing the questions)
- Participating in a meeting, workshop, news bulletin '
Using electronic mail
At the end of this learning unit, the student is able to :
The main objective of the course is the development of skills that will enable the students in the communication business (public relations, journalism,¿) to function in the daily situations of their future professional activities.
By the end of the course, the student should have reached the B2 level of the « Common European Framework » (Council of Europe) for the following skills :
The contribution of this Teaching Unit to the development and command of the skills and learning outcomes of the programme(s) can be accessed at the end of this sheet, in the section entitled “Programmes/courses offering this Teaching Unit”.
- By the end of the course, the students should be able to read - with a large degree of independence - articles (from newspapers, magazines, internet and other sources) and reports (press kits ') concerning contemporary issues.
- Students should be able to understand conferences and extended speeches and follow complex argumentation.
- Students should be able to exploit the main points of a document in a conversation
- Students should be able to follow argumentation in an animated conversation between different interlocutors within the main socio-professional contexts.
- Students should be able to present a complex topic in a clear and methodical way with only occasional reference to their notes.
- Students should be able to communicate spontaneously and fluently to a degree that allows for normal interaction with a native-speaker interlocutor.
- Students should be able to communicate fluently and effectively in conversations on both social and professional levels.
- Student should be able to express, articulate and defend their opinions and should be able to react to and interact with their interlocutors in conversations on both social and professional levels.
By the end of the course, the students should be able
- to write a press article
- to write an e-mail message properly
- to write a motivation letter and a CV
- to write a text about a relevant topic in their field of studies
- to write documents (invitations, programmes, surveys, questionnaires about organising and covering an event)
- Enabling students to adequately master language functions, grammatical structures (simple and complex), vocabulary (general and specific), pronunciation and intonation in order to allow for fluent and spontaneous communication.
- Making students aware of the (inter-)cultural differences as expressed by different interlocutors of the English language (native and non-native speakers).
Students are given detailed instructions before each activity. Texts and videos are used as inputs to the oral discussion.
- Groups of maximum 20 students
- Each teacher has at least one office hour when he / she can meet his / her students and can always be contacted via e-mail.
- Syllabus: English for Communication / Entry to Professional Life
- Site Internet (e-learning) comprenant des documents pédagogiques et des références de sites pour leurs diverses activités