English Small Talk

Start talking when you meet people
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  • Lectures 12
  • Length 1 hour
  • Skill Level Intermediate Level
  • Languages English
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About This Course

Published 1/2016 English

Course Description

‘English Small Talk’ is an e-learning course created specifically for improving communication skills.

The course provides best tips and vocabulary for having small talk. Our tips can be used if you would like to speak with new people. These best practices are usable in any situation e.g. work, conference, holiday, meeting, etc.

The course will help you to:

  • significantly improve your communication and networking skills,
  • have a better contextual awareness, using the right words and expressions,
  • start conversations with new people when you most need it.

By learning with us you will be more confident in establishing new connections.

What are the requirements?

  • Students will need to have a minimum pre-intermediate level of English.
  • Motivation to further improve speaking skills.

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Ideas and vocabulary how to start a great networking conversation.
  • Use real-life expressions like the native speakers, and increase your credibility.

What is the target audience?

  • Do take this course if you intend to speak more confidently when meeting new people.
  • The course is ideal if you are using English in a professional or private environment.
  • Students should be at a pre-intermediate level.
  • Do not take this course if your level is beginner (A1) because the course uses more advanced vocabulary.
  • This is a course for ESL (English as a Second Language) speakers with minimum pre-intermediate proficiency level English (B1 to C2).

Enroll today and take the very next step towards excellent small talk skills, and successful networking.

What are the requirements?

  • Motivation needed to further improve speaking skills.
  • Students will need to have a minimum pre-intermediate level of English.

What am I going to get from this course?

  • start conversations with new people when you most need it
  • have a better contextual awareness, using the right words and expressions
  • significantly improve your communication and networking skills

What is the target audience?

  • This is a course for ESL (English as a Second Language) speakers with pre-intermediate to proficiency level English (B1 to C2)
  • The course is ideal if you are using English in a professional or social environment
  • Do not take this course if your level is beginner (A1) because the course uses more advanced vocabulary

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.

Curriculum

Section 1: Introduction
00:32

How this course can help you when you need to make small talk.

Section 2: Culture
05:14

Why to make small talk.

When to make small talk.

Section 3: Vocabulary
07:19

What the necessary vocabulary is to study small talk.

Section 4: Weather
04:33

How to use the current weather to make small talk.

Section 5: Names
04:41

How to use the names of the speaker to create small talk.

Section 6: Food
09:32

How to use the subject of food to make small talk.

Section 7: Education
03:31

How to use education to make small talk.

Section 8: Work
Work
07:20
Section 9: Location is a good start
Location is a good start
04:59
Section 10: Current Affairs
Current Affairs
05:08
Mind your grammar - news
03:16
Section 11: Family - another great topic
Family - another great topic
06:24

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Instructor Biography

The Business English Academy, Quality Business English courses for job & work success

The Business English Academy is an England based partnership, specialised for business English teaching, and involving state-of-the art technology in the educational process.

Our high-quality E-learning courses help people to learn English for work purposes. The information in our E-courses uses many types of media (audio, video, Powerpoint, assessments) for easier learning.

Our expert team has 7+ years of teaching experience (specialising in Business English for working students, business executives and business English teachers), and several years of experience in the field of creating E-Learning materials.

Living in the centre of the United Kingdom, the teacher's accent is neutral. We are committed to sharing only the most common and relevant real-life examples.

Students who complete our courses: are able to communicate more confidently at work, are able to significantly increase their proficiency, and professional communication. With our help, they can be even more successful.

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