GENERAL and SOCIAL ENGLISH - B2 level

RICONOSCIMENTO n. 20 CREDITI FORMATIVI per
INGEGNERI, ARCHITETTI PPC,
n. 2.5 CFP per AGRONOMI e FORESTALI
 

 

Objective: To develop confidence in using English as a second language in the most interactive way. Allow the students to use useful language in different daily situations.

Level: At least B2 CEF (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages)VANTAGEthe capacity to achieve most goals and express oneself on a range of topics. Example: CAN show visitors around and give a detailed description of a place.

Time20 hrs/ 2 hrs twice a week

LocationDomodossola (Collegio Rosmini)

N. of lessons10 lessons (2 hrs each)

Participantsmax 15

Fee and Entry Term: the deadline for submitting applications is Thursday 21stJune2018 by 12.00. The order of registration determines the order of admission.

Refund policy: no course activation or cancellations within 19.06.2018 100% refund; in other cases no refund.

  • Ordinary registration fee: € 240,00(*)
  • Reduced registration fee(**): € 200,00(*) 

 (*) VAT exempt  in accordance with Italian law art. 19 - ter D.P.R. n. 633/1972 on EU transactions. All training activities are deductible costs in the measure of 50% for freelancers (articles 53 and 54 of the D.P.R. 22.12.1986 No. 817 and subsequent amendments). 

(**) The following categories are granted a REDUCED registration fee:

 • directors, employees and collaborators of bodies (Enti Associati and Convenzionati) affiliated with ARS.UNI.VCO

 • those enrolled in undergraduate courses of I, II and III level and masters of all levels

sustaining members (SOSTENITORI) of the ARS.UNI.VCO Association and students enrolled in ARS.UNI.VCO courses

the unemployed (please attach self-certification of your state of unemployment)

 

Teacher: ms Lucia Oyangoren

Programme:

 Lesson 1: At the airport (small talk)

Monday – 25th June 19.15-21.15

At the end of the lesson, the students will have learnt the following:

a.         Speaking- How was the flight? You must be really tired. It is great to see you.

b.         Listening (at immigration)- I’m here for a conference. I’m staying in San Francisco at Pacific hotel

c.         Useful language- Could you tell me where gate 26 is? I might be over the limit.

 

Lesson 2: Taking a message (phone call)

Wednesday – 27th June 19.15-21.15

at the end of the lesson, the students will learn the following:

a.         Speaking- Where can she reach you? Would you like to leave a message? Please have her call me on my cp.

b.         Useful language- just a moment please! Can I place you on hold? Can I do anything else for you?

c.         Listening- I’m calling for Sylvia Peterson. I would like to talk to her about...


Lesson 3: Checking in (Hotel) (Flight)

Monday – 2nd July 19.15-21.15

at the end of the lesson, the students will learn the following:

a.         Speaking- I’d like to check in please. Could you fill out this registration card? Have you stayed here before. How do we get to the restaurant?

b.         Vocabulary- business suite, host, sky view restaurant , room deposit, bureau exchange.

c.         Useful language- take the elevator/lift etc.    The fitness centre is on the 6th floor. When’s check out? Our plane is not until 5pm on Saturday

 

Lesson 4: Handling crisis

Wednesday – 4th July 19.15-21.15

at the end of the lesson, the students will learn the following:

a.         Speaking- Who have you already spoken to about the incident? Have you issued a statement yet? Give me the worst case scenario

b.         Vocabulary- law suit. Contingency plan,  full incident report,

c.         Useful Language- We need to run some tests, I guess they could shut us down if it is really bad. I’m going to get him to contact you. Things have been pretty crazy. I need to know we’re on the same page here.

 

Lesson 5: Arguing effectively

Monday – 9th July 19.15-21.15

at the end of the lesson, the students will learn the following:

a.         Tag questions- have we? Don’t you? Is it? Casting doubt of an idea

b.         Speaking- There are few things at play. Sorry, but you seem to be focusing on factors that are beyond our control

c.         Vocabulary- batting heads, poor attendance. Interrupting.

d.         Useful vocabulary- That definitely had an impact. Sorry but I have to jump in here. Let’s get into specifics. Some things get screwed up. I know what you are getting at. Hang on here that point needs clarifying.

 

Lesson 6: Restaurant Problems

Wednesday – 11th July 19.15-21.15

at the end of the lesson, the students will learn the following:

a.         Speaking- I’m sorry but I asked for a baked potato not fries. I’ll send it back to the kitchen,

b.         Vocabulary- starters, well done, rare, wine list, main course.

c.         Useful language- I asked for my steak rare not this well done. We only had two glasses of wine not a bottle. That was a lovely dinner. Where shall we go?

 

Lesson 7: Lost in San Francisco

Monday – 16th July 19.15-21.15

at the end of the lesson, the students will learn the following:

a.         Speaking- Go out of the hotel and turn left. Turn left at Stockton. Go straight ahead, down Sutter street. It’s the third street on the left.

b.         Vocabulary- opposite the museum, behind the church. pass through the tunnel. Couple of blocks.

c.         Useful language- That’s really kind of you. I’m looking for Union square. Sorry where did you say?

 

 

Lesson 8: Buying clothes

Wednesday – 18th July 19.15-21.15

at the end of the lesson, the students will learn the following:

a.         Speaking- It’s too big for me. What size is it? Do you have the receipt? Would you like to exchange it for something else?

b.         Vocabulary- try it on, size, blouse, track suit, trousers, refund

c.         Useful language- I’m sorry but we don’t have another one in black. Could I have a refund?

 

Lesson 9: Polite way (offers, asking sb to do sth, permission,)

Monday – 23th July 19.15-21.15

at the end of the lesson, the students will learn the following:

a.         Modals- Can/Could, Will/Shall/Would, Must/Have to, Should/Ought to

b.         Speaking- Do you mind closing the window? Could you get some water? Could you lend me some money? Would you like to come with us?

c.         Difference- bring vs take, come vs go, lend vs borrow

 

Lesson 10: Pronounciation (a-z silent letters), Final test

Wednesday – 25th July 19.15-21.15

at the end of the lesson, the students will learn the following:

a.         Speaking- So, this is an Italian specialty popular in the South. It’s served with rice or vegetables. It’s a kind of dumpling. Can we have the bill please?

b.         Vocabulary- potato wedges, roast, courgette, bake, fry, grill

c.         Useful language- Let’s see if we can catch the waiter’s attention, I am starving, I’m afraid they don’t have menus in English, I’d like sparkling/still water.

 

Recognition of Professional Training Credits (CFP)

-       Order of Engineers Province of VCO (No. 20 CFP),

-       Order of PPC Architects Novara and VCO (No. 20 CFP)

-       Interregional Federation of Agronomists - Piedmont & Valle d'Aosta (No. 2,5 CFP)

 

Certificate

At the end of the course, an attendance certificate will be issued to all members who have attended at least 80% of the course (or 16 hours out of 20 total) and who have passed the final test.

For Information dott.ssa Federica Fili

federica.fili@univco.it – 0324 482 548

 

Segreteria ARS.UNI.VCO

Via Antonio Rosmini 24

28845 – Domodossola (VB)

Tel 0324 482 548

Mail segreteria@univco.it

Website: www.univco.it

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