Master Communication Skills for Business Video Calls in English (Launching Oct 31, 2020)
Everything you need to look professional during a business video call. Be prepared, gain confidence, and run a video call in English professionally!Get Early Bird Discount - $30 USD for 3 Months
Are you looking for a promotion? Are you confident at work until you have to speak English? Are you worried about English during business calls? This course is for you!
"This is deep! It provides deep knowledge definitely. It is very well thought. I've started to love this course as it is providing some really, really nice information which I don't think I would get anywhere else."
"The examples presented here are very beneficial because it is something that we need to learn. It clearly comes up with the examples that are required and appropriate to the situation. As a video lesson it is complete in every aspect that a video lesson should be like."
This course is for you if:
- you want to communicate fluently during video calls
- you want to understand fast-talking native speakers in calls
- you need to solve problems when in a video call
- you need to make presentations via video calls in English
- you need to make your pronunciation and body language clear
This course is NOT for you if:
- you are not working online;
- you don’t want a self-paced learning experience;
- you want a complete English learning course;
- you want a person to talk to to practice.
FLUENCY SKILLS THE COURSE WILL TEACH
- Friendly yet professional ways of speaking;
- How to adjust the tone of your communication;
- Collocations or words that often go together;
- Frequently used business idioms;
- Frequently used spoken shortcuts in grammar and vocabulary;
- Ways to think out loud, buy time and avoid uncomfortable silences;
- How the sound of your voice and spoken delivery affect meaning;
- Advanced grammar used by native speakers that you can use, too.
Episodes in Series 1
GREETINGS AND OPENERS
- How to be engaging and sound confident at the start of a video call
- How to greet people in an engaging and confident way during video calls;
- How to break the ice during the initial moments of a meeting;
- How to transition from small talk to work-specific conversation.
Discussing agenda items, objectives and deadlines while participating in a video call
- How to speak about agenda, deadlines and timing.
- How to prioritize objectives clearly so everyone understands where a meeting is going.
- How to move things along when outcomes depend on everyone being on time with their work.
How to sound natural and confident while politely interrupting, clarifying and making useful suggestions during video call meetings
- How to politely interrupt with suggestions and recommendations.
- How to quickly apologize and move on.
- How to request your turn and assert your position in a discussion.
How to use the language of transitions combined with gestures to make your message clear and connect ideas during a video call
- How to use gestures effectively inside a video call window.
- How to clearly transition between ideas.
- How to connect ideas from one to the next so participants understand.
How to speak with confidence and argue your position during a video call discussion
- How to sound confident in your speaking.
- How to argue a position effectively.
- How to disagree and offer criticism politely.
EYES ON THE PRIZE
How to maintain viewer attention during video call presentations
- How to discuss ideas presented on slides.
- How to present in a sequence callers can easily follow when listening.
- How to direct others’ attention to the right part of a slide.
CUT THROUGH THE NOISE
How to keep on going through connection issues, interference and audio lag
- How to get a message across while having problems with the internet.
- How to communicate audio problems to participants.
- How to get back on track after a dropped call.
How to talk about documents, files and emails during a video call
- How to refer to past conversations and emails.
- How to say where a file or document is located.
- How to discuss the elements of a document so others can follow.
How to ask for and provide help with video call features, screen shares and whiteboards during a call
- How to describe what you see that others can’t see.
- How to communicate about video call controls.
- How to describe your problem with the video call software or app.
How to discuss plans of action, next steps and finalize video call meetings
- How to talk about future predictions and possibilities.
- How to discuss options and possibilities.
- How to express uncertainty and buy time to make a decision.
EXPECT NEW EPISODES AND SERIES ON A REGULAR BASIS!
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"The way the whole episode is thought upon is really good. It is basically touching every basic point of a good video call, conversation... This is one of the series that everyone should try whoever has a professional commitment doing video calls..."
"This is really different and it wants to keep the audience engaging without loss of time and wanting the audience to express themselves and knowing them better. So this is really good content I have seen so far and it really gonna do wonders!"
The team behind the course
Alan Park, Founder
Alan Park is an entrepreneur who has been passionate about foreign languages for his entire career. After becoming fluent in Chinese and Japanese, in addition to his native Korean/English, in 2011 he founded FluentU, a service for learning languages with real-world videos. Previously, he worked as a management consultant in the Boston Consulting Group, and graduated from Harvard Law School (JD) and Duke University (BA, summa cum laude). He is excited to help bring a new perspective to English education for business professionals.
Nika Picco, Educational Expert
Nika Picco is a trilingual specialist in language learning who has worked as a fluency coach and teacher for over 15 years. She is a graduate of the competitive NYC Teaching Fellowship and holds a Masters Degree in Applied Linguistics. Her work focuses on spoken language mastery, bilingualism and educational course design.
Claire MacDonald, Video Producer
Claire MacDonald is a global producer with an eclectic range of experience. From 6 years producing guerrilla TV documentaries for Vice, to a Cleo award for her fashion editorial work for Vogue and a Sundance premiering short film, Claire brings her innate storytelling skills and superb taste to her wide range of work.
Sydney B, Video Producer
Sydney B has produced for top tier agencies such as Anomaly, Weiden & Kennedy, and Deutsch, and created original content for such outlets as Fader, iD Magazine, and MTV. Her work has played at TIFF, Cannes Cinéfoundation, Sundance, SXSW, and Berlin. She’s had her hand in everything from music videos and fashion editorials to documentaries and feature films.
"It is very detailed and focused so if I take the course, look up at the explanations and practice again and again, I'm pretty sure I would become confident in attending and hosting meetings."
"I'm very optimistic about this whole series because of the way it is trying to touch the whole composition in the video conversation... UpEnglish has broken it down into small portions and for each portion they are getting into more and more details in terms of like greeting and openers and also what your body language should be, what your speech should be...
I'm really looking forward to such a tool where I can use it for my team members and I can make it a prerequisite for any team member who is coming onboard to go through this coursework..."
"The episodes are simply explained, clearly, line by line, phrase by phrase, how one can use the phrases, how one can match the body language..."