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Du reist gerne, aber du fühlst dich nicht sicher genug, um unterwegs Englisch zu sprechen?
Du willst deinen Urlaub voll genießen, aber du weißt nicht, wie du dein Essen bestellen sollst?
Du möchtest gern Big Ben sehen, aber kannst nicht nach dem Weg fragen? Dann ist dieser Kurs genau richtig für dich!
Then this course is for you!
This short-course is aimed specifically at Germans wanting essential English for holidays. Together we cover what you need, not what you don't.
You'll listen, see, read and speak together with me on our language journey as we learn to:
Useful Phrases? Packed.
Grammar? Don't need it.
Passport? Got it.
Ready to start? Fantastic! Let's go!
Not for you? No problem.
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|Section 1: Welcome to the Course|
Here you learn all about me, your trainer!
I've been a language and business skills trainer, based in eastern Germany, since March 2006 and love the challenges associated with not only running my own business (O'Connell Advanced Training Solutions), but also dealing with clients with a wide variety of training needs coming from a broad range of industries. It certainly keeps me on my toes, and ensures that not only is every day different, but every training program and session has its own requirements. My eye is constantly on the ball, and my clients and students really value well-prepared, well-structured lessons.
Please contact me if you have any questions, or post Discussion item!
This lecture simply outlines how students can contact me for questions, problems, ideas and more!
I'm here for you, so don't hesitate to get in touch!
Learn how to use the various fantastic features on the Udemy platform.
Learn what's involved in this course, and how we're going to build on each component to make you a confident English speaker for your holidays!
|Section 2: Let's Refresh....|
"How do you spell your name, sir?"
"How do you spell your address, ma'am?"
Don't be scared by these questions any more! In this lecture, you'll become a spelling Profi!
"What's your telephone number, sir?"
"What is your post code please, ma'am?"
Be a Profi with numbers after this lecture!
Wasserkocher auf Englisch? Kopfkissen?
Refresh key hotel vocabulary in this lecture.
|Section 3: At the Hotel|
We're at the hotel - fantastic!
But what do we say to the Receptionist, who is smiling at us so warmly?
This lecture gives you the skills and language necessary to check into your hotel... and more!
Have you ever had a Hotel Disaster? A Hotel Nightmare?
Hear my story, then learn ways we can complain to the hotel Reception!
A light-hearted yet important lecture.
It's time to farewell the hotel, so we need to.... pay! Learn how to check out of your hotel in this lecture.
This lecture tests what you have learned so far about checking into and out of a hotel!
|Section 4: Out and About|
We're on holiday! But how do I get to the Opera House? Where is it? Take what street where and turn in what direction?
Clear away the London fog and learn some critical skills for finding your way around town in this lecture.
Time to "see the sights and have delights", as the famous Australian song says.
But how do we find the way? This lecture excites us with famous sights, and guides us in asking the way.
I once got lost in Warsaw, and the only way I could find my hotel again was by showing a taxi driver a photo I took of the street sign outside the hotel.
This lecture will give you more skills than I had in that moment - this lecture will give you the necessary skills to ask for help!
|Section 5: In the Restaurant|
Sauerbraten? Keule? Lachs? Forellen?
This lecture fills your "word book" with necessary words for understanding the meat and seafood section of English-language menus.
This lecture provides a comprehensive German-English list of different kinds of fish, enabling students to better understand menus in English.
Ananas? Zitronen? Kartoffel? Knoblauch?
This lecture expands your "word book" even further with words for understanding the fruit and vegetable components of restaurant meals.
Time to bring our appetites to the table and start reading the menu.
Waiter! I'm ready to order now!
"Ich hatte gern..."
"Erm... Empfehlung... Vorschlag........??"
Banish your hunger by confidently and accurately ordering your meal in English! This lecture shows you how.
It's now the "business end" of the meal, and time to pay. How do we ask for the bill?
(Hint: bitte niemals sagen: "I want to become the bill"!!!)
Why not? Find out in this lecture.
|Quiz 1||3 questions|
This quiz tests your knowledge of going to a restaurant and ordering a meal! Los geht's!
|Section 6: Next Steps|
Time to wrap up all we've learned so far. The final step before packing your bags!
A final farewell, ein ganz großes Danke Schön, and some tips on what more you can learn with me.
Bonus Lecture: Angebote - Was Du noch Lernen Kannst
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”.