ALACS-Social Conversation
Duration 9 days
Team Centre For English Language Education

Social Conversation Skills

Duration: 8 weeks


Aims and objectives

The aim of this course is to develop your speaking skills and provide the opportunity to practise in an unpressured environment. It will:

  • help develop your confidence in speaking
  • help develop your fluency in speaking
  • extend your knowledge of vocabulary related to specific topics and give you the opportunity to practise discussing these topics in English
  • enable you to become aware of certain strategies used by speakers to participate in discussions
  • provide you with the language necessary to communicate in different situations on and off campus

Possible topics:

  • Getting to know each other
  • Travel advice
  • Family life
  • Gender and stereotyping
  • Customs and habits
  • Idioms and common phrases
  • Restaurants and food
  • Superstitions and proverbs
  • Work
  • Extreme sports and risk taking
  • Final session quiz
LocationStart DateAll DatesTimesPlaces AvailableBook
University Park02 May 202402, 09, 16, 23, 30 May, 06, 13, 20 June 20244:30pm - 5:30pm16