Tag Archives: industry specific language training

English For The Construction Industry Is About Safety

English for the construction industry is about more than creating mutual understanding. Which is vitally important in any industry. The desire for understanding and to be understood is a basic human instinct, and there is no minimizing that. When we are talking specifically about the construction industry, English training is primarily about safety. According to the National Roofing Contractors Association (NRCA) - one of the U.S. construction industry's trade associations - immigrant workers account for nearly 25% of the entire construction workforce, and average 30% of all construction trades. Additionally, a 2019 report from the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL) shows that the construction industry has the largest gap between skilled workers who speak English as a Second Language (ESL) and managers who can speak those languages. And the gap has been widening ever since. For those who own or manage a construction business, ensuring that your worksite and workers remain safe is a top priority. Making Rosetta Stone part of your onboarding experience can definitely help to reduce language barriers, but it doesn't necessarily always translate to the particulars of a day-to-day construction job... because they don't go far enough. That's where we come in.
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English Training For Companies & Assessing Employee ESL Progress

English training for companies is not "one-size-fits-all" - or at least, it shouldn't be. Everyone learns at different paces, and begins learning with different levels of understanding. Some people haven't had any exposure at all, whereas others might have taken a course or two during school. Why then, should learning English be any different? Many of our competitors offer self-guided, online English courses and their customers believe employees will leave those classes meeting expectations. What makes us different is our approach to online learning: people centered, business focused. After completing an assessment of your employees, we centering your employees when designing a course for them, while remaining focused on your business objectives. No two courses are exactly the same just as no two people learn and absorb new information exactly the same. By providing 100% LIVE & remote webinar-style classes, we combine the conveniences of remote learning with all the benefits of a live teacher who can answer questions and provide correction in the moment. We provide expert instructors who have designed online ESL courses (English as a Second Language courses) that are unique and highly engaging so that your employees aren't bored with teaching themselves from a book or screen. So how do you manage expectations when it comes to English courses for companies? And how do you track your employees' progress?
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English Courses For Employers & 3 Obstacles To Overcome

English courses for employers can look like many things. For some employers, it can look like industry specific language training that centers around the terminology, safety procedures and equipment involved in fields ranging from construction to healthcare and everything in between. By remaining focused on your individualized business objectives we ensure you are receiving the quality English training your employees need, while centering them in the process by meeting them on their level and going at their pace. In other words, we deliver a people centered & business focused approach to online English training that others cannot provide. All of our corporate English courses are taught by expert instructors  who go above and beyond to deliver a unique and engaging  remote learning experience that is 100% LIVE through video chat technology . In the last 30 years, we have been providing decision makers across dozens of industries with solutions that have helped their businesses and employees thrive with corporate language training and these are just a few of the obstacles that must be overcome for a successful program:
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Speaking Skills For Business English And How To Improve At Home

Improving speaking skills for business English can seem harder than it is. Not only are you trying to learn a new language, but you are trying to learn a niche of English that is specific to an office. The good news is, all of our corporate language training programs can be specifically customized to fit all of your business needs. With an emphasis on personalized English training, we offer private and small group English training , that combines all the convenience of fully remote classes with the advantages of in-person learning; with our unique and engaging, LIVE video chat style lessons . For ESL learners, business English can seem like a whole different language at times. For company owners and decision makers, it is important to remember to stay positive and to provide encouragement and support where necessary. And while there isn't a quick fix, just like every other skill, anyone can improve their English dictation and pronunciation with some time, practice and patience. 
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