The art of oral and written communication

This advanced course for non-native speakers of English revolves around the art of public speaking, writing, learning, and engaging with language and your audience. The course provides participants with an opportunity to practice their communication skills and develop confidence in delivering presentations in English as well as in writing perfectly structured texts.
Communication Arts classes at LEXIS School, cover the most important facets of effective communication (verbal & non-verbal) and are designed to help students refine writing and speaking skills.

Communication course online or in real classroom

You can order our oral and written communication course individually (one-to-one) and in teams  - in the real classroom in Warsaw or via a virtual classroom. A Virtual Classroom connect a real classroom with surfers in the real-time. We offer you a duplex live streaming free.

Our lecturer - Ambassador Witold Sobkow

The art of oral and written communication course

Ambassador Witold Sobków is a civil servant, a former lecturer, for seven years, at MONJO (Inter-faculty Foreign Language Teaching Center) and at the Faculty of Modern Languages at the University of Warsaw (Department of Italian Studies and Institute of English Studies), where he led classes, including the so-called literacy and reading skills, as well as translations: Italian-English. He specialized in theoretical and applied linguistics, including teaching methodology, psychology and language sociology. He was the technical editor of the Neo-philological Quarterly of the University of Warsaw. He prepared tests, exams, presentations, speeches, articles and didactic materials.
He spent almost 20 years in English-speaking countries (USA, Ireland and Great Britain). He completed specialist postgraduate programs at Stanford, Harvard and UCL in London.

The main parts of the Communication group course

Part one - Oral and written communication

The first part is about excellent presentations. Public speaking is a challenge to most people. You will be shown several steps that can be taken to meet this challenge The delivery of the presenter and the structure and content of the presentation are crucial to achieve the desired results. You will learn about the arrangement of ideas, style and skills necessary to organise presentations, including learning how to select content, structure a presentation from the very beginning to the very end, and connecting with the audience.

Part two - Oral and written communication

The second part will take participants through the process of writing from simple paragraphs to more complex writing structures and eventually essay and speech writing. It will help you raise the level of your skills and make you more aware of the type of writing you can expect as a fluent speaker of English who will have to use the English language for various professional tasks and needs. You will gain a foundation for college-level writing and will learn how to write effective arguments, letters and various documents, understand the writing process, engage with others’ ideas, cite accurately, and craft powerful speeches.

Part three - Oral and written communication

The third part is special, as you are to learn how to use your knowledge of English appropriately in various situations and for a number of formal occasions and events. The information that will be presented is not easy to find, as we will frequently rely on original documents sent or given to the teacher during his work abroad. We will consider language as a part of culture. Language expresses, embodies and symbolises cultural reality.

Part four - Oral and written communication

The fourth part is about teaching you how to develop various language skills, vocabulary and grammar.

Communication for individuals  - private orders

Our courses could be tailored to your needs, so you make the right impact with your future clients / interlocutors. Students will practice advanced communication skills in various contexts and for a variety of purposes, such as Skype interviewing, online team presentations, and written performance plans and evaluations. Additional topics may include business relations, diplomatic protocol and etiquette (both oral and written), online presence, stress interviews, negotiating contracts and salaries, and professional networking.

Fees & How to Apply?

Start date: 20.10.2018

The course includes 60 classes, that means 15 meetings per 4 classes. Classes are held only on Saturdays from 10:00 to 13:15.

You can now register your participation in the course:

*contact number   +48 22 625 72 98

*e-mail address    lexisATlexis.edu.pl