English ESP: Workshop Taking Minutes in English

The workshop ‘Taking minutes in English’ is intended for staff who are interested in improving their minute-taking skills with the aim of carrying this task out more professionally and to improve confidence in English while doing so. The skills developed in this workshop can also be transferred to video conferencing to a large extent. The workshop is designed for non-native speakers of English.

RESULT

By the end of this workshop,

  • you will have practiced and will have started to improve your minute-taking skills in English.
  • you have learnt how to write minutes better.
  • you will be able to do it more confidently in English.

Please note that the workshop primarily focuses on the language and communication skills necessary to write minutes more confidently in the future.

CONTENT

In this workshop, you will:

  • learn how to write minutes.
  • learn how to improve on the common mistakes made by the group in the pre-workshop assignment.
  • start using relevant vocabulary and other learn about which tools can be useful to use while taking minutes.

The workshop offers you the insight into general minute-taking conventions needed to be able to write them more professionally. Prior to the workshop, you will be asked to do an assignment in which you write minutes. If you do not have any experience in writing them yet, then a relevant assignment shall be provided to you. In this workshop, you will get plenty of practice opportunities to apply what you have learnt in the session, which will allow you to develop your skills further afterwards.

DURATION AND TIME INVESTMENT

The workshop ‘Taking minutes in English’ consists of one 2-hour session, which will be offered in a virtual classroom and will be hand-on. In this workshop, you will get plenty of practice opportunities to apply what you have learnt in the session. It also offers you the insight into general minute-taking conventions needed to be able to write them more professionally

COURSE OVERVIEW

  • Course code

    TME

  • Programme is for

    UT Support Staff

  • Date

    Check the available course dates on the page below.

  • Course fee

    This workshop will be paid from central funds. However, you do need permission from your Head of Department.

  • Trainers

    UT Language Centre qualified teachers 

  • Location

    via Canvas online  

  • Maximum participants

    Maximum 10 participants

  • Requirements

    Open entry. Knowledge of English with an approximate level of B1 is required.

Further information
UT Language Centre
053 - 4892040
 utlc@utwente.nl
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English ESP: Workshop Taking Minutes in English
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