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APS Communication for English as a Second Language (ESL) Professionals


30th - 31st, July 2024 / Online
SAVE UP TO $200
Discount ends in 24 days

Overview


Navigate professional conversations with confidence

• Create a diverse and strong network by understanding and navigating cultural differences in communication
• Avoid common writing mistakes and learn how to craft compelling emails that resonate with your audience
• Refine your presentation skills through clear articulation, persuasion, and audience engagement
• Manage fear and boost confidence in public speaking scenarios

Speakers


Mark Hill

Mark Hill is a dynamic educator and communication coach with extensive experience across various educational settings. With an Honours Degree in Performance Studies, and a Masters in Applied Linguistics, he has presented at Oxford University and taught over 3000 International Students live on Bondi Beach. Formerly teaching his own Speaking and Pronunciation Course in Sydney, Mark now focuses on corporate communication training, particularly in public speaking. His dedication to effective communication and a track record spanning over a decade establish him as a prominent figure in education and coaching.

Communication Coach
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Agenda


Workshop

ESL communication 101

- Why your mindset matters

- Verbal vs nonverbal communication

- The power of listening and asking questions


Navigating cultural differences in communication styles 

- Understanding cultural differences in communication

- How to overcome language barriers and avoid misunderstandings

- Professional and social practices within the APS


APS terminology and language literacy

- Common Australian expressions and colloquialisms

- Standard phrases and vocabulary in professional settings

- Formal vs. informal language


Professional writing essentials

- Explore a range of communication styles and how it will help when using written communication 

- Applying plain English principles to the writing process

- Writing Do’s and Don'ts - email etiquette

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Workshop

Enhancing verbal communication skills 

- Articulation and pronunciation tips for greater authenticity

- Accent reduction strategies

- Developing fluency of speaking - voice, ton and speed 


Presentation and public speaking skills

- Key elements of a compelling presentation

- Bringing your presentation to life - body language, tone, words and visual aids

- Techniques to help manage fear and increase your confidence


Networking and social communication

- How to participate more actively in meetings

- Networking etiquette and small talk strategies

- Building professional relationships and trust


Application and action planning

- Apply the acquired communication skills in practical settings

- Develop an action plan for continued improvement and integration of learned techniques on your return to work

  • Mark Hill Communication Coach TransPerfect

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