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Beginners – How to Learn                                  C20
English & Role-plays
Naiteisha Pre-freshmen Training

Build motivation of new English learners and build confidence and keep naiteisha motivated to join and stay with our company

The problem is that naitaesha sometimes quit before starting at a company because they think they found a better company for them. Also, we lose time if they start work with zero English communication skill.

Have naiteisha join a seminar a few months before starting work – to befriend each other, love the company and be motivated to learn business English.

I will study English more effective reading books, watching DVD and shadowing. Thank you again for your excellent seminar.

New Hire, Electronic Equipment Maker

Thank you very much for the seminar, which gave me a great opportunity to take a step forward to continue studying business English.

New Hire, IT company

I can hear your clear ENGLISH and understand meanings of your talk. I can understand the point of global communication and the way of keeping motivation.

That’s very simple but very important, I think.

New Hire, Automobile Maker

The Purpose of this workshop:

■ Get future employees motivated to study English so they can find their best ways to self study, and they don’t drop out before starting work.

Who is it for?

■ Low-mid English level naitesha freshmen, who may lack confidence or motivation – three months before starting, and again in starting month.

How will participants benefit?

■ Enjoy using English and realize they just need an English personality and communicate

■ Make friends in the English seminar, talking about ideas and interests – so starting work later is more enjoyable.

■ Make an English study commitment and plan – do assignments between seminars

Workshop Methodology:

■ Split a regular training program for new hires into to two halves:  January (before starting work )  and April (after starting work) with some assignments in the period between them. Use training programs such as C21: “How to Learn English & Role-plays – Freshmen Training” in session 1, then C1: “Global English Mindset” in session 2.

■ Prepare role plays for global communication opportunities that may exist for freshmen, customized for your company. For example, answering the phone, guiding visitors, explaining products, joining global meetings.

■ Understand English personality, and practice some basic communication skills

■ Do controlled activities which benefit all levels of English speaker, with self-contained vocabulary and communication patterns.

Program highlights

■ Activities have many chances to share personal information or interesting ideas – so that participants enjoy making friends, and feel they fit in, its an enjoyable company, and that global business will be fun.

■ In just a few hours, learn to enjoy speaking and understanding simple English – whilst appreciating cultural differences

■ Start by creating own clear positive goals; finish with a study plan

■ Learn hints for English speed learning, and useful situation roleplay vocabulary

 

Facilitation Agenda Session 1  (Pre-hire Period. C21:  “Learning Business English” 2.5 hours) 

 

TIME ITEM DESCRIPTION
14:30 Orientation (seminar room mindset) The purpose of this workshop, goals, introductions. Switching to Global communication
14:45 Quick introduction to intercultural communication Build own motivation and goals for English learning and communication
Understand need for and basic skills of intercultural communication
15:20 Language speed learning How studied English until now? Sharing best practice ideas
Vocabulary:  learn what matches your goals, English-English practicing and remembering
Listening + pronunciation: learn how native speakers use vocal variation to show meaning and hear key ideas, practice this, try “shadowing” technique
Reading: learn how “low context” English documents allow speed-reading to achieve business goals without knowing or reading all the words.
Grammar: learn how to say own idea multiple ways and memorize natural long phrases, instead of formally studying grammar
16:10 Our Company – Global Role Plays 1. Meeting: Sharing company information,
2. Giving directions to a foreign visitor,
3. Receiving a foreigner’s phone call,
4. Receiving a foreign visitor,
5. Assisting a foreign customer
16:40 Study advice Create own study plan. Learn ways in Japan to practice English that match own needs and interests
16:55 Wrap up Discuss own learnings and next actions to study English more effectively (Finish 17:00)

 

Facilitation Agenda Session 2  (Newly-hired Period.  C1: “ Global English Mindset” 2.5 hours)

 

TIME ITEM DESCRIPTION
14:30 Orientation Purpose, goals, introductions. “How was your last few months?”
14:40 Open Communication Open, friendly “English personality.” . (Rules:  1  Smile,
2  Open body language,
3  No silence,
4  Eye contact)
15:10 Persuasive Influence global counterparts
(Rules: 5.  Clear,
6.  Persuasive,
7.  Positive Attitude,
8.  Confidence )
15:40 Think in English Use English you already know
(Rules: 9.  Speed learning,
10.  Interact,
11.  Think in English,
12.  Say it many ways)                                                                                     <“English Personality” break 10 minutes>
16:00 Discussion Interrupt, check & respond quickly with key point
(Rules: 13. Think while speaking,
14.  Control the conversation,
15.  Participate,
16.  Interrupt .  Corporate Mad Discussions activity)
16:30 Presenting Say your main point clearly
(Rules: 17.  Friendly,
18.  Gestures,
19.  Front-load,
20.  Signal)
16:55 Wrap-up Review useful ideas. My English study plan                                                                              <Finish 17:00>

Sample Program Slides

Show positive English personality

Enjoy saying ideas in simple English

Make friends discussing in English

サンプル

ポジティブな「英語の人格」を使う

シンプルな英語で意見を述べる

英語のミーティングで、交流を深める

Program design by Jon James Lynch and J-Global facilitators. Copyright K.K. J-Global 2018. All rights reserved

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