English for Professional Communication

Hosting Higher Education Institution:
Atlantic Language Galway
Institution website:
Monday, 10 January, 2022 to Friday, 14 January, 2022
Registration fee:
€445 Face to Face/ €270 Online
Fee reductions/waivers:
Eligible for Erasmus+ funding. Please contact the Erasmus+ or International Coordinator in your institution for information about grant application.
Maximum number of participants:
Deadline for applying:
Friday, 17 December, 2021
Accommodation provided
Contact person details:
Please contact School Director, John Daly, at john.daly@atlantic.ac with any course enquiries.

English for Professional Communication is a demanding communicative course focusing on equipping Higher Education professionals to more confidently present, network and liaise with external stakeholders in internationalised settings where English is the language of communication. The course is tailored for activities typical in Higher Education institutions and a dissemination activity is inbuilt to allow participants to share their knowledge and skills acquired on the course with colleagues. Our specialist team of trainers employ a collaborative approach to course delivery, utilising pre-arrival questionnaires and needs analyses to adapt the course to best suit participants.

Who is it for?

Leading professionals in Higher Education whose work requires a high level of English language skills for effective communication within the international community.

Course Content

• Communicating in the Modern World

• Interpersonal Skills

• Networking and Presenting

• Interviews and Mediation

• Communication Skills for External Stakeholders

• Guest Speakers from Enterprise and Higher Education

• Heritage Tours and Job Shadowing

Minimum English Level: B2 on the CEFR 

Delivery: Both Face to Face and Online options available

Social Programme:

The week-long programme includes a professional walking tour of Galway’s Medieval centre, a cultural outing, networking lunch and heritage trip, all integrated with course objectives. Day trips are available to local areas of scenic or historical interest such as the Aran Islands or the Cliffs of Moher.

Accommodation Options: Please note that Accommodation costs are extra.

Host Family and Student Apartment accommodation is available. Accommodation prices available on request.

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