English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) Seminar

Goal

The goal of this course is to design a customized language program that meets the needs of your employees and organization.

Benefits of ESOL Training

Primary benefits include

  • Improve individual English proficiency
  • Increase communication competency
  • Increase communication among staff
  • Increased employee confidence

Secondary benefits include

  • Increase employee satisfaction
  • Improve job performance
  • Increase understanding of the workplace environment and mission
  • Increase cross-cultural understanding

How the Program Works

ESOL courses integrate conversation, pronunciation, grammar, reading and writing to increase communication competency. Vocabulary specific to the workplace is immersed in the lesson planning.

Program Outline

  • Needs assessment to determine individual baseline levels of proficiency
  • Preparation of a customized curriculum to meet workforce needs.
  • Development of lesson plans that focus on an awareness and understanding of the workplace culture.
  • Ongoing evaluations and support
  • Resource development – state of the art materials
  • Planning and Evaluation Team Meetings

Methodology

On-site instruction to include classes (for three or more students) as well as tutorials. Sessions can range from group instruction to 1:1. Skills are practiced in groups, pair-work and individually, using hand-outs and/or ESOL workplace materials.