What to Say When You Don't Know What to Say
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What to Say When You Don't Know What to Say

A short survey of social survival skills
3.5 (5 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
85 students enrolled
Created by Worldwide School
Last updated 5/2014
English
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Includes:
  • 26 mins on-demand video
  • 10 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • By the end of this course you will be able to cope with some awkward situations at various social occasions
  • In about 30 minutes you will get to know 10 different tips for small-talk (that's only about 3 minutes for each lecture!)
  • You will also learn vocabulary and phrases useful for small talk and related to the subject area of a given lecture
  • You will gain access to 10 worksheets with a bunch of language exercises, addional tips & tricks and links to related online content
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Requirements
  • intermediate knowledge of English is required (English is the language of instruction)
Description

This course is intended for all English language learners who are interested in the subject of small talk.

It consists of ten mini lectures in the form of entertaining videos which present strategies for coping with those uncomfortable moments when you don't know what to say at a party (or any other social occasion!).

In addition, each lecture is accompanied by a worksheet which contains a bunch of language/communication focused exercises, tips and hyperlinks, all related to small talk and the subject area of a given mini lecture in particular.

The course has about 30 minutes worth of video content. Each worksheet will take you anything from 10 minutes up to 1 hour to complete.

In fact, we hope that the videos and worksheets will inspire you enough to do your own online research into each subject area :)

Why take this course?

Because after completing it:

  • you will expand and/or revise vocabulary relating to and useful for small talk
  • you might come to love small talk, or at least you will see that it's not as scary as it sometimes seems :)
  • you'll have fun!

Enjoy!

Who is the target audience?
  • English language learners
  • the course will be mostly beneficial for all those who have difficulties with starting up/joining casual conversations at a variety of social occasions
  • it's also for all those who are looking for English language practice (in the form of vocabulary exercises) related to socialising and small talk
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About the Instructor
Worldwide School
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Worldwide School is a leading language learning solutions provider. Since 1990 we have successfully designed and delivered language and communication courses to corporate and individual clients. We cooperate with hundreds of language teachers in Poland and abroad. We’re headquartered in Warsaw, Poland.

We teach all major languages of the world.

We have taught over 30,000 students and cooperated with more than 300 corporate clients.