Online-Kurs ab Englisch B2/C1
One camera and just one person speaking ? Not a recipe for thrilling entertainment, but the texts, in colloquial English, are full of insight and subtle jokes - gradually revealing somebody's true character. "Playing Sandwiches" - we will read the text together, analyse it and finally watch the movie.
Many of us are working from home these days and being able to effectively take part in video calls in English is a relevant skill. In this online course, we will focus on useful language and strategies for video calls:
- How to start and end a call
- How to interrupt a call
- How to ask for clarification
- How to feel confident on video calls
- How to deal with problems
TED Talks are short videos in which passionate and experienced presenters talk about current topics in an authentic and lively way. In each session of this course we will watch a TED talk and use it as the basis for the following discussion in class, where you can bring in your own experience and views. The emphasis is on understanding, explaining and discussing the purpose and argument of the speaker. Key vocabulary will be reviewed.