LEARNING OUTCOMES: The language skills acquired by the student in prior learning will be developed and the students’ knowledge of a range of topics leading to a developing language proficiency and equipping students with the linguistic tools to enable them to communicate effectively in work related situations. The student’s confidence in his/her written, oral, aural and reading ability will be increased. Students will be prepared to deal effectively with written and oral communication in their professional practice.
SYLLABUS: Talking about your professional practice; describing services and rights; writing letters and e-mail; writing for the web; writing for social media; giving directions; the placenames of Ireland; exploring possibilities; problem solving; mediation and conflict management; meetings; time management; project management. Grammar and accuracy in context.