General English Language course

Our General English Language course focuses on fluency and highlights the practical understanding of English through the four main skills of reading, writing, listening and speaking.  This course is designed to enable the student to communicate effectively in everyday situations.  The programme aims at improving reading, writing, listening and speaking skills in addition to providing a thorough grasp of English grammar and broadening the language understanding and vocabulary usage in a range of formal and informal social contexts. Classes can be given privately, or in-house in groups.

 

This course takes place over a period of 30 hours, for four hours a day over 7 days, plus assessment, or 2 hours daily over 15 days. For bookings, call 072 345 7520 or send us an email.

 

Basic Course Outline, which will differ depending on level:

  • Parts of speech, tenses and how grammar affects communication
  • The importance of tense and how it changes meaning of sentences
  • The difference between active and passive speech
  • Modal verbs and how they affect the connotation of the message
  • Pronunciation and the phonetic alphabet
  • Using listening and reading skills in order to communicate effectively

 Benefits and Outcomes:         

   By the end of the course the learner will be able to:

  • communicate effectively in English in both spoken and written contexts, speaking clearly, and writing comprehensively
  • assess the importance of the language, tense and grammar used in a specific context
  • be aware of the importance of lexis and using ‘Plain Language’
  • understand questions that are posed, or information given, and being able to respond accordingly and appropriately
  • use grammatical structures and conventions to convey the message effectively
  • eliminate communication roadblocks
  • be culturally sensitive across a range of social contexts

Mission statement

SmartWorx Training is a national corporate training provider of English, and guide in business instruction and training. We offer executive training solutions to front and back of house employees.

Our Mission is to empower, train, enhance and cultivate business professionals by providing learners with a platform whereby they have the tools to advance both their careers and social environment, in terms of both commitment and performance. Language and culture both play a vital role in the South African context, on which SmartWorx Training focuses in our courses, through a process that is both enjoyable and enlightening. We strive to have our learners ultimately communicating effectively in the English language by having taken ownership of their career advancement.

About Us

SmartWorx Training is a company that develops and facilitates programmes and soft-skills courses relating to English communication, verbal and written, in the social and business environment. We also offer communication, telephone, time management, presentation, and telephone skills courses.

   
 
   

 

SmartWorx Training Pty (Ltd)

TEL:072 345 7520

       :011 882 6380

FAX: 086 508 2128

EMAIL: Bev@Smartworx.org.za

 

SmartWorx Training is a national corporate training provider of English, and guide in business instruction and training. We offer executive training solutions to upper, middle, front and back of house employees.