English for Construction 

Minimum entry level: Beginner

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Course description

English for Construction course combines a strong grammar syllabus with the industry related vocabulary. It will help you become much more confident in communicating in English with your clients and colleagues. The course combines role-plays and a variety of exercises to provide an engaging, motivating course with up to date and relevant material


Course outcomes

By the end of the course you will be able to:

– Talk about different jobs and roles in the Construction Industry
– Talk about trades and materials
– Follow and give instructions
– Ask and answer questions about deliveries
– Ask and answer questions about equipment
– Describe and explain problems


Sample syllabus

– The construction industry: introducing yourself and others, talking about jobs in the construction industry, understanding a house plan
– Trades: describing trades and the stages of trade training, talking about materials, making calculations, giving instructions
– Heavy equipment: delivery, controls and equipment, equipment on site
– Building supplies: placing and confirming orders, checking stock items, talking about insulation, explaining problems
– On site: working with sub-contractors, following directions, understanding different types of weather, giving reasons
– Health and Safety: warning signs, site safety, first aid, waste disposal
– The contractor’s office: dealing with clients and projects, giving calculations, calculating an area, describing the shape of constructions
– Planning ahead: projects, schedules, making comparisons, writing quantities
Team work: roles and responsibilities
– Design: technical drawing, estimates, discussing ideas and improvements
– Equipment: faults, repairs
– Processes: sequencing events, planning a process, explaining charges
– Documentation: document control, talking about amendments, giving specific information about documents