English for professionals

Are you interested in participating in meetings more effectively? Have you ever struggled presenting your work in public? Or do you want to know which writing style applies best to your official letters, policy briefs or business reports? Register for this course and learn how to communicate more confidently and spontaneously!

The specially designed sessions provide dynamic, practical and skills-based training for your career. Working in small groups and using a hands-on approach, you will improve your speaking and writing skills and strengthen your confidence to use English in various situations .

Depending on the needs and wishes of the group,  we may work on skills in the following areas:

  • discussion and debate
  • preparing and delivering short talks and presentations
  • effectively participating in meetings
  • developing writing skills for different audiences and in different contexts
  • increasing clarity, accuracy and coherence in written texts
  • improving overall writing skills based on your needs    

Duration: 6 weeks
Study load: 12 x 2 contact hours + self-study (+/- 20 hours)
Audience: This course is intended for staff of the University of Groningen, the University Medical Center Groningen and the universities of applied sciences in the three northern provinces as well as business professionals who would like to improve their English speaking and writing skills. You can participate with a B2 level (CEFR) or higher.

Office Hour
If you want to register and you have not previously taken an English course at the Language Centre, we advise you to visit the office hour to discuss with a teacher which course would suit you best, but this is not mandatory. Please note that you can already register for the course you are interested in. The office hour is held via Blackboard Collaborate.

You can also determine your starting level of a language training online and in your own time with the  placement test. This test gives a global indication of your level for your own reference, for a more personal advice visit our office hour.

English for professionals

EUR 675.00

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Coursecode Free spots Starts/Ends Days Place Enrollment start/end
ENG-PROF-2022-1511 Available
  • Starts on:
    14 Mar 2023
  • Ends on:
    20 Apr 2023
  • Tuesday 18:00 - 20:00
  • Thursday 18:00 - 20:00
  • City Centre/Binnenstad
  • Start:
    20 December 2022 12:00
  • End:
    07 March 2023 12:00
Schedule
Lesson 1: March 14, 2023, 6 p.m. -March 14, 2023, 8 p.m. City Centre/Binnenstad
Lesson 2: March 16, 2023, 6 p.m. -March 16, 2023, 8 p.m. City Centre/Binnenstad
Lesson 3: March 21, 2023, 6 p.m. -March 21, 2023, 8 p.m. City Centre/Binnenstad
Lesson 4: March 23, 2023, 6 p.m. -March 23, 2023, 8 p.m. City Centre/Binnenstad
Lesson 5: March 28, 2023, 6 p.m. -March 28, 2023, 8 p.m. City Centre/Binnenstad
Lesson 6: March 30, 2023, 6 p.m. -March 30, 2023, 8 p.m. City Centre/Binnenstad
Lesson 7: April 4, 2023, 6 p.m. -April 4, 2023, 8 p.m. City Centre/Binnenstad
Lesson 8: April 6, 2023, 6 p.m. -April 6, 2023, 8 p.m. City Centre/Binnenstad
Lesson 9: April 11, 2023, 6 p.m. -April 11, 2023, 8 p.m. City Centre/Binnenstad
Lesson 10: April 13, 2023, 6 p.m. -April 13, 2023, 8 p.m. City Centre/Binnenstad
Lesson 11: April 18, 2023, 6 p.m. -April 18, 2023, 8 p.m. City Centre/Binnenstad
Lesson 12: April 20, 2023, 6 p.m. -April 20, 2023, 8 p.m. City Centre/Binnenstad
Lesson 13: April 25, 2023, 6 p.m. -April 25, 2023, 8 p.m. City Centre/Binnenstad
Lesson 14: April 27, 2023, 6 p.m. -April 27, 2023, 8 p.m. City Centre/Binnenstad

ENG-PROF-2022-1512 Available
  • Starts on:
    30 May 2023
  • Ends on:
    06 Jul 2023
  • Tuesday 18:00 - 20:00
  • Thursday 18:00 - 20:00
  • City Centre/Binnenstad
  • Start:
    20 December 2022 12:00
  • End:
    23 May 2023 12:00
Schedule
Lesson 1: May 30, 2023, 6 p.m. -May 30, 2023, 8 p.m. City Centre/Binnenstad
Lesson 2: June 1, 2023, 6 p.m. -June 1, 2023, 8 p.m. City Centre/Binnenstad
Lesson 3: June 6, 2023, 6 p.m. -June 6, 2023, 8 p.m. City Centre/Binnenstad
Lesson 4: June 8, 2023, 6 p.m. -June 8, 2023, 8 p.m. City Centre/Binnenstad
Lesson 5: June 13, 2023, 6 p.m. -June 13, 2023, 8 p.m. City Centre/Binnenstad
Lesson 6: June 15, 2023, 6 p.m. -June 15, 2023, 8 p.m. City Centre/Binnenstad
Lesson 7: June 20, 2023, 6 p.m. -June 20, 2023, 8 p.m. City Centre/Binnenstad
Lesson 8: June 22, 2023, 6 p.m. -June 22, 2023, 8 p.m. City Centre/Binnenstad
Lesson 9: June 27, 2023, 6 p.m. -June 27, 2023, 8 p.m. City Centre/Binnenstad
Lesson 10: June 29, 2023, 6 p.m. -June 29, 2023, 8 p.m. City Centre/Binnenstad
Lesson 11: July 4, 2023, 6 p.m. -July 4, 2023, 8 p.m. City Centre/Binnenstad
Lesson 12: July 6, 2023, 6 p.m. -July 6, 2023, 8 p.m. City Centre/Binnenstad
Lesson 13: July 11, 2023, 6 p.m. -July 11, 2023, 8 p.m. City Centre/Binnenstad
Lesson 14: July 13, 2023, 6 p.m. -July 13, 2023, 8 p.m. City Centre/Binnenstad

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