Internes Fortbildungsprogramm 2010/2011

English-speaking students in your office?
Improve your communication skills 

 

Course code:

4078

Deadline for registration:

24th August 2010

Dates:  

14th and 21st September 2010

Times: 

9.00 – 12.00 (8 units)

Place:   

Hauptgebäude, Innrain 52, 1. Stock, Senatssitzungssaal (Raumnummer 1050)

Target group:

  • German-speaking university staff who need English when speaking to students from abroad
  • Medium level of English required
  • Up to 12 participants

Goal:    

Increased confidence and proficiency when speaking with students from abroad

Course content:               

  • Common situations such as greetings, inquiries, giving information and instructions, apologizing and being polite, either in person or on the phone, are activated and practiced.
  • The awareness for linguistic differences between German and English speakers is raised.
  • Cultural  “traps” are discussed so that future conversations may run more smoothly and successfully.

Seminar leader:

Mag.a Cornelia Öfner-Mairhofer
Sprach- und Übersetzungsinstitut Comm'on www.institut-common.com

Registration:

www.uibk.ac.at/personalentwicklung/fbp/anmeldung