2 Training Courses: Persuasive Speaking (May 21 – 23) & English Skills for Interpreters (June 25 – 30)

Asian Institute of Technology in Vietnam (AITVN) is pleased to announce the opening of the 2 courses: Persuasive Speaking (May 21 – 23) & English Skills for Interpreters (June 25 – 30).

The main objectives of these mentioned courses are followed:

Persuasive Speaking:

By the end of this course, participants should be able to:

    * plan a presentation/ speech so that it has a clear purpose and is tailored to the audience
    * structure a presentation, and organize ideas/ information effectively
    * integrate factors to have an effective presentation: non-verbal language, voice control techniques, creating good rapport with the audience, and time management
    * handle discussions and questions from the audience

English Skills for Interpreters:

Participants will improve their listening, speaking and interpreting skills through:

    * understanding the role of the interpreter;
    * adapting clarification techniques, including paraphrasing, summarizing and asking specific questions;
    * discriminating between different registers and contexts;
    * dealing with cross-cultural nuances;
    * explaining words and concepts without Vietnamese equivalents;
    * developing skills for dealing with specific problems such as ambiguities, jokes, idioms and analogies;
    * understanding nonverbal communication; and
    * developing voice.

Should you require further information, please do not hesitate to contact Ms. Phuong Thuy at email: [email protected], Tel: 043 766 9493, ext 123, or Ms. Thu Dung at email [email protected] , ext 121.