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Specialized English & Problem-Solving

An online English course for adult learners with intermediate proficiency. Course duration: 12 weeks.

COURSE DESCRIPTION

This course integrates English language skills development with the application of problem-solving skills. Life is all about problem-solving. Problem-solving is a critical skill for the twenty-first century, specifically the ability to solve unfamiliar problems in both conventional and innovative ways. In this course, you will gain a deeper understanding of the problem-solving process and strategies that you can use to determine the best course of action for solving various workplace and real-life problems.

This course is suitable for adult learners with intermediate proficiency in English who intend to improve their verbal fluency in English while also enhancing their understanding of the processes, strategies, and personal characteristics involved in problem-solving. You will strengthen your problem-solving and English language skills through authentic content, active knowledge sharing, and small group discussions. You will demonstrate your understanding of the processes involved and the strategies used to effectively solve problems by presenting your ideas in English both orally and in writing. Your overall proficiency in English is expected to improve noticeably after completing the course.

Is this course right for you?

Problem-solving is a valuable skill that is not only highly sought-after by employers but also for thriving in a fast-changing environment. You will feel more confident when explaining in English various issues, proposing your solutions, or describing the process you think should be used to determine the best solution for identified problems.

Specialized English & Entrepreneurship

An online English course for adult learners with intermediate proficiency. Course duration: 12 weeks.

COURSE DESCRIPTION

This course combines the development of English language skills with the exploration of entrepreneurial thinking and behaviour. In the twenty-first century, where unconventional solutions or ideas for new products are considered valuable, having an entrepreneurial disposition is highly advantageous. In this course, you will gain a understanding of the strategies used in entrepreneurship, the types of entrepreneurship, and the process of designing, launching, and running a new business.

This course is suitable for adult learners with intermediate proficiency in English who intend to improve their verbal fluency in English while also improving their understanding of the processes and activities associated with being an entrepreneur. Through authentic content, active knowledge sharing, and small group discussions, you will improve your entrepreneurial thinking as well as your English language skills. You will demonstrate your understanding of the topic-related concepts by presenting your ideas in English both orally and in writing. Your overall proficiency in English is expected to improve noticeably after completing the course.

Is this course right for you?

Entrepreneurship is more than just taking risks in the hopes of making large profits; it is also about making a difference in people’s lives through innovative products or services. Thinking like an entrepreneur will also help you make better decisions and create a vision for your life. It goes without saying that high English proficiency leads to increased self-confidence and other benefits in your career and life.

Specialized English & Public Speaking

An online English course for adult learners with high-intermediate proficiency. Course duration: 12 weeks.

COURSE DESCRIPTION

This course combines English language development with public speaking skills. In today’s fast-changing world and multicultural workplace, effective public speaking skills in English are imperative for career success. The way you communicate your ideas has a significant impact not only on your professional reputation, but also on your company image. In this course, you will learn about the building blocks of public speaking, such as researching topics, analyzing audiences, planning and delivering your speech, engaging with your audience, etc.

This course is suitable for adult learners with high-intermediate proficiency in English who are determined to improve their verbal fluency and develop public speaking skills in English. You will improve your public speaking skills as well as your overall English proficiency by using high-quality content, engaging in discussions, and delivering convincing and detailed speeches. You will learn the techniques for organizing your arguments, starting and maintaining your speech, and engaging with your audience. Your overall proficiency in English is expected to improve noticeably after completing the course.

Is this course right for you?

You will significantly improve your career prospects if you master public speaking techniques and use them when publicly sharing your ideas in English. You will use the knowledge gained in this course when preparing and delivering speeches in English throughout your career.

Specialized English & Decision-Making

An online English course for adult learners with intermediate proficiency. Course duration: 12 weeks.

COURSE DESCRIPTION

The course combines English language instruction with the development of decision-making skills. Employers frequently mention rational decision-making skills as a key characteristic they look for in potential employees. The most obvious benefit is that rational decision-makers are open-minded, critical thinkers who are effective at finding the right solutions and meeting company goals. In this course, you will learn how people make decisions and explore different decision-making types and models.

This course is suitable for adult learners with intermediate proficiency in English who would like to become better decision-makers as well as improve their overall proficiency in English. Decision-making necessitates a systematic approach with clearly defined elements, which is usually undertaken under pressure or in tough situations. You will develop your decision-making skills as well as your spoken and written proficiency in English by using high-quality content, practicing the decision-making models and processes studied, and engaging in discussions of decision-making scenarios or actual issues in English, both verbally and in writing. You will also develop your English vocabulary, and revise grammatical structures in a relaxed and collaborative environment. Your overall proficiency in English is expected to improve noticeably after completing the course.

Is this course right for you?

Every minute of every day, you make a series of decisions that have the potential to change the course of your career and life. Your success is largely determined by the quality of your decisions. Think about your approach to decision-making. How effective is it? The skills and habits you will develop in this course will benefit you both in your career and life.

Specialized English & Business Communication

An online English course for adult learners with intermediate proficiency. Course duration: 12 weeks.

COURSE DESCRIPTION

This course is designed for intermediate English learners who aim to become more confident and competent in communicating in English in a variety of business situations, particularly when participating in and leading meetings or sharing ideas with colleagues. You will significantly improve your verbal and written English proficiency while exploring various elements of business communication through interactive activities, quizzes, and self-assessments on our e-learning platform and weekly video-based meetings with a trainer.

Is this course right for you?

As a non-native English speaker, you may find yourself at a loss for words in a variety of situations at your workplace. By improving your business communication skills, you will gain confidence and be able to reduce tension in business situations by invoking positive feelings and strengthening relationships with colleagues as well as clients.

Specialized English & Professional Communication

An online English course for adult learners with high-intermediate proficiency. Course duration: 12 weeks.

COURSE DESCRIPTION

The course is for adult learners with high-intermediate proficiency in English who are determined to communicate in English with confidence and assertiveness when attending or leading meetings, sharing ideas with colleagues, delivering presentations, and other professional settings. You will improve your verbal proficiency in English by exploring various aspects of professional communication through interactive activities, quizzes, and self-assessments on our e-learning platform and weekly video-based meetings with a trainer. You will also practicing your professional writing skills in English in a relaxed and collaborative online environment.

Is this course right for you?

By polishing your professional communication skills in English, you will share your ideas and experiences in an English-speaking context by effortlessly connecting with colleagues and building trust with clients, which will allow you to fully realize your potential as a professional.

Academic English & Writing Skills for College

An online course for high intermediate English learners. Course duration: 12 weeks.

COURSE DESCRIPTION

This course focuses on developing English language learners’ academic writing skills, such as critically reading and evaluating information; formulating a thesis statement; and referring to sources in your writing. You will practice organizing evidence within paragraphs and creating coherence when conveying your ideas. You will also improve your written fluency and accuracy in English. These skills will help you succeed at both the undergraduate and graduate levels in Canada.

This course will allow high-intermediate English learners to improve their academic writing skills in English by exploring the stages of the writing process, such as finding credible sources, proofreading, developing ideas, and using appropriate vocabulary and sentence structures in English. Forming a thesis statement, organizing evidence within paragraphs, and writing coherent paragraphs are all academic writing skills that you will practice in this course.

Is this course right for you?

Academic writing is different from other types of writing. Even though you are not expected to speak perfect English in college, you must write essays and reports in order to complete your coursework. The skills you will develop in this course will benefit you not only in college but also in your future career.

Academic English & Preparation for College

An online course for high intermediate English learners. Course duration: 12 weeks.

COURSE DESCRIPTION

The course combines English language development with practical skills for deciding which college to attend, how to get accepted, and how to approach your academic studies. These skills will allow you to avoid mistakes when determining the quality of your college experience, increase your chances of success as a student, and make your college years in Canada more enjoyable.

This course allows high-intermediate English learners to gain knowledge needed to meet expectations, improve their learning experience and outcomes in college. You will develop effective study skills and a positive approach to your academic studies, as well as your English language proficiency through authentic and engaging content, active knowledge sharing, and small group discussions.

Is this right for you?

The skills and habits you will develop in this course will boost your confidence in your English skills and allow you to feel more in control of your academic career. You will be better prepared to face new challenges as you progress through college, which will reduce the amount of time you will spend on your studies and accelerate your progress.

Academic English & Intercultural Communication

An online course for high intermediate English learners. Course duration: 12 weeks.

COURSE DESCRIPTION

This course combines the development of the English language with intercultural communication skills. These skills allow you to be mindful of how the words you use can be interpreted and to effectively interpret verbal and nonverbal clues from people of different cultural backgrounds. Intercultural communication skills enable you to adjust to a new culture in college, facilitate your integration into the learning process, and contribute to building relationships with people from various backgrounds in life.

This course allows high-intermediate English learners to enhance their understanding of different cultures, develop their verbal and written communication skills in English, while also improving their overall confidence when speaking in English in unfamiliar settings. You will develop intercultural competence, broaden your perspective, as well as improve your English language skills through authentic and engaging content, active knowledge sharing, and small group discussions.

 Is this course right for you?

You will become more aware of how you communicate in English and be able to recognize the influence your own culture has on the quality of your relationships. You will develop the skills needed to communicate effectively in English in unfamiliar settings by connecting the key concepts learned in this course to your own life.

Academic English & Study Skills

An online course for high intermediate English learners. Course duration: 12 weeks.

COURSE DESCRIPTION

This course combines the development of the English language with study skills. Using effective strategies for studying, coping with your nerves during exams contributes to your capacity to learn and is a strong predictor of your academic achievement. Study skills allow you to adapt to a new academic environment, accelerate the learning process, and contribute to a positive learning experience in college. 

This course allows high-intermediate English learners to develop their study skills and habits, verbal and written communication skills in English. They will also improve their overall proficiency in English. You will develop effective study skills and a positive approach to your academic studies, as well as your English language proficiency through authentic and engaging content, active knowledge sharing, and small group discussions.

Is this course right for you?

A variety of factors contribute to college success. Your intelligence is one of these factors, but it is not the most important. The study skills, strategies, and habits you will acquire in this course will significantly boost your self-confidence and attitude to academic opportunities in Canada.

Academic English & Mass Media

An online course for intermediate English learners. Course duration: 12 weeks.

COURSE DESCRIPTION

The course combines the development of English language and media skills. Understanding public debate and identifying false information in any area of life requires media skills. These skills enable better use of communication technologies and management of information in daily life. Media skills have become essential for active participation in society and employment. Your position on various issues has a significant impact on the decisions you make on a daily basis.

This course allows intermediate-level English learners to improve their critical reading and verbal communication skills while also expanding their academic vocabulary in English. You will learn how to identify arguments, weigh their benefits and drawbacks, analyze information, and determine your position in relation to various real-life events. After completing the course, your overall English proficiency is expected to improve noticeably.

Is this course right for you?

Learning how to deal with information is essential for recognizing the impact it has on your behavior in a world where real-time communication and information are prevalent. If you have developed critical reading skills, you can use the information to better understand your reality. This course will help you to significantly improve your information processing skills and English fluency.

Academic English & Critical Thinking

An online course for intermediate English learners. Course duration: 12 weeks.

COURSE DESCRIPTION

This course integrates English language and critical thinking skills development. Critical thinking skills are crucial for success in any field because they allow you to effectively communicate your ideas, make decisions, analyze information, and solve problems. Steps such as processing and organizing facts and other information to define a problem and develop effective solutions are involved in critical thinking. The quality of your thinking has a strong influence on the decisions you make in life.

This course provides intermediate-level English learners with an opportunity to improve their academic English writing and critical thinking skills while studying authentic texts. You will learn how to identify arguments, weigh their pros and cons, evaluate the credibility of evidence, and find effective solutions to real-world problems, among other things. After completing the course, your overall English proficiency is expected to improve noticeably.

Is this course right for you?

You may take thinking for granted, but critical thinking skills will enable you to make better decisions, analyze situations effectively, and come up with innovative solutions to problems. After completing this course, you will be among the few who have honed their critical thinking skills along with English skills to better communicate your ideas in writing.