English: Improv 1: Managing in the Moment

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Overview

English: Improv 1: Managing in the Moment

Course Description

Apply improvisational techniques to develop skills for leading dynamically, thinking on the spot, speaking with conviction, and taking risks and being flexible. In this course, you will learn strategies to think creatively and push through personal boundaries to actively communicate in English. Experiential activities are intended to provide everyone with essential communication skills to navigate improved relationships with colleagues and clients. This course builds confidence and a personal sense of power by providing skills to deal with the unexpected. You will also discover personal strengths, while relieving stress and promoting laughter, giving participants new ways to collaborate with others.

Course Content

DESIGNING THE FUTURE WITH IMPROVISATION

HOW TO BE A BETTER LISTENER

BODY LANGUAGE SHAPES WHO YOU ARE

FINDING AN ENGLISH-SPEAKING ROLE MODEL

Requirements & Materials
Prerequisites

Recommended

Materials

Required

  • A computer and stable internet connection to access virtual meetings and course material

Provided

  • Instructor will provide course materials online

Session Details

Who Should Attend

This course is for professionals from any discipline seeking to advance their essential skills:  communication, cross-cultural competence, teamwork, collaboration, problem-solving, and leadership. This course is designed for non-native speakers of English at intermediate to advanced levels. 

English as a Second Language learner using a headset

What You Will Learn

  • Production of improvisational speech acts - “speaking on the spot”
  • Improved clarity of communication with advanced English rhythm and intonation
  • Active listening skills through formulated responses
  • Appropriate communication choices applied based on situational analysis
  • Additional Essential Skills: Managing communication breakdowns with coping strategies; leading and following others with confidence and enthusiasm; collaborating in pairs and teams
English as a Second Language learners collaborating in classroom

How You Will Benefit

  • Make yourself better understood by managing your language production.
  • Generate respect by assimilating ideas and responding to those ideas straight away.
  • Use nonverbal techniques to engage colleagues’ attention and focus a group.
  • Increase the “energy-level” of colleagues in any work situation.
  • Display confidence and leadership by self-negotiating discomfort and uncertainty when speaking.
  • Develop workplace resilience and stamina through self-reflection mentally, emotionally, and physically.
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An excellent experience in learning a second language because of methodology for academics and success. In addition, you gain knowledge about other cultures through personal sharing with other classmates.

- Sandra Naranjo Betancur

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