Free online course: English for the workplace

Course title: English for the workplace

If you are a non native English speaker you may find this course, which is offered free by FutureLearn, of interest. It will be useful for anyone interested in developing English language skills for employability and workplace contexts. It will help job seekers and young professionals with the English they need.

Each week, we’ll focus on key aspects of English for the workplace. You’ll watch videos and listen to audio recordings of people searching and applying for jobs, preparing for interviews, taking interviews, starting their new job, and working with new colleagues. Our experienced tutor will examine some of the language used and will draw your attention to useful points that will help you improve your English in workplace contexts.

The course does not follow a language syllabus but takes workplace English as its starting point, and offers functional language phrases and real, authentic workplace scenarios. Short quizzes and discussions will help you measure your understanding and practise your English.

This short course runs for 2 hours per week over 4 weeks.

FutureLearn is an online learning platform offering hundreds of free courses developed with worldwide universities.

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