English for Negotiations and Presentations

Minimum entry level: Intermediate

Course description

English for Negotiations and Presentations course will enable you to develop and refine your language skills from summarising negotiations and presentations techniques through to essential vocabulary in expressing your views. You will have the opportunity to analyse/correct your own current negotiating language and style, as well as understand different cultural factors in order to bring about the best possible outcome. The course will also encourage you to share your own ideas and experiences in situations and contexts relevant to your job. The syllabus will be based around your specific needs, improving your English language skills through practice presentations, vocabulary development, language analysis, discussions and frequent feedback.


Course outcomes

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

– Improve your English language skills for greater success in meetings and negotiations
– Recognise the key stages of a negotiation
– Perfect your skills in English to be more persuasive and effective
– Identify possible negotiation outcomes
– Build on your skills in designing and preparing presentations tailored to your audience
– Increase your confidence when presenting to clients, colleagues and stakeholders in English in a variety of scenarios: sales presentations, board meetings, conferences, committees etc


Sample syllabus

– Language of opinion
– Persuasion and dissuasion
– Setting priorities
– Dealing with enquiries
– Issuing and responding to invitations
– Conversational strategies
– Presenting information: style and structure
– Using clear and direct language
– Delivering good and bad news
– Making small talk
– Describing change
– Impact in one-to-one situations