Practical English for Office Staff 2nd EDITION - Summer in the Heart of Europe

Hosting Higher Education Institution:
Charles University: Institute for Language and Preparatory Studies
Institution website:
Czech Republic
Monday, 8 July, 2024 to Friday, 12 July, 2024
Registration fee:
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:
Sunday, 23 June, 2024
Accommodation not provided
Contact person details:
Application procedure: Klára Kosová ( APPLY ONLINE )
Course coordinator: Irena Antonová

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Practical English for Staff Members - Spring in the Heart of Europe

Are you able to cope with English but would you still like to polish your skills?  Do you wish to become all in all more fluent in terms of using English as part of your work? Would you like to explore Prague during winter time? 

This course provides you with tools to use English more fluently and effectively at work. Participants gain skills to communicate with colleagues, students and academic staff with confidence and accuracy. The training includes office and administrative vocabulary building, practice in typical work-oriented situations such as writing emails, telephoning, presenting, negotiating and assisting students and staff. In addition, fluency will be improved through discussion and role playing real life situations. 

Who is it for?

This course is targeted for administrative staff  members with intermediate competence, who wish to activate the English they already have in respect to both receptive and productive skills and obtain new day-to-day practical skills concerning vocabulary, presenting, writing emails, negotiating or office communication.

Course Content:

  • NEW: Practical English Grammar 
  • Office English and Business Idioms
  • Presentation Skills and Talking about my job                                                                                                                                 
  • English for Meetings and Negotiations
  • Office policy and Cultural stereotypes   
  • Effective academic emails

Social Programme:

  • Walking tour in the Heart of Europe visiting the historical centre with its numerous sights and unforgettable atmosphere (included in the fee) 
  • Walking tour around Prague Castle and Lesser Quarter visiting  St Vitus Cathedral and other sights (included in the fee)
  • Guided visit to the Old Town Hall (included in the fee)
  • Guided visit to a brewery + beer tasting (included in the fee)
  • Guided visit to the historical seat of Charles University  (included in the fee)

Accommodation Options:

University hotel accommodation available. Accommodation prices on the website.

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