Business Talk and Networking with English Speakers (½ day - AM)
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Business Talk and Networking with English Speakers (½ day - AM)


Public Workshops: English with English Workbook
In-house Workshops: 社內培訓可選用英語粵語授課授課

Introduction

Learn practical conversational English that you could use at work. This workshop is a refresher of what you have learned in school and will cover the:

  • 'must have' phrases that you could use in your everyday English conversations
  • phrases to highlight what you want to tell the other person
  • phrases to clarify and ensure that you have received the right message
  • everyday English slang used by native English speakers which might not be what they literally mean
What our Participants say:

"I like the topics on 'taking telephone calls' and 'simple social conversations'. After this workshop, I had built up my confidence to communicate with foreigners"

... David Chung, Office of the Government Chief Information Officer
Quick Steps to Better Spoken English for Supporting Staff

"A workshop with an interesting instructor. Samuel is patient and willing to answer questions. I like ‘Activity I - Myth vs Facts’ as the atmosphere is completely changed after this activity!"

... Wing Wong, 4M Industrial Development Ltd
Quick Steps to Better Spoken English for Supporting Staff

"It makes me more confident to speak English"

... Simon Ting, Office of the Government Chief Information Officer
Quick Steps to Better Spoken English for Supporting Staff

Target

Anyone who needs to work with English speakers and want to communicate better with them. Please bring your own cases to share and get practical tips

What You Will Cover
  1. Personal Assessment
    • Activity: A cross-cultural experience
    • Game: Myth or Fact
    • KISS in communication
  2. Meeting, Greeting and Parting
    • Meeting new and old business acquaintances
    • Making an introduction
    • Saying goodbye politely
    • Role plays and practices
  3. The English We Speak
    • Quiz: Strange phrases and what native English speakers meant
    • Interesting phrases like brain fade, fib, cough up, hot under the collar, eat your heart out, milk it, etc
    • Conversations: Highlighting your points
    • Conversations: Clarifying your understanding
About the Facilitator

Samuel Chen is a seasoned Creative Director working with global icons like Bally, Bank of America, Christian Dior, DuPont, Epson, Ingersoll-Rand, JPMorgan Chase, Maersk-Sealand, UCLA, Yahoo and Zurich Insurance. Having stayed in America for over 35 years, he could share with you how cultural influences and mastery of the English language affect the decisions of different ethnic groups. While in America, he has worked with Americans, British, Canadians, Danish, French, Indians, Italians, Japanese, Koreans, Latin Americans, mainland Chinese, Taiwanese, Thais and Vietnamese. He had taught participants from 4M Industrial Development, Aedas, Chinese International School, COOK, First Advisory Management Services, Hermes, New World Development, P&T Corporate Consultants, Office of the Government Chief Information Officer, The Hong Kong Mortgage Corporation and many other corporations.

WorldBridge Training Centre, 160 Lockhart Road, 1902 Yue Xiu Building (1 min walk from Wanchai MTR A1 Exit)
9:00am - 12:30pm
Complimentary refreshments
HK$1,300 per participant. Discounted price of HK$1,188 per participant for enrolment one month before date of workshop or for groups of two or more