English for Engineering and Technical Professions

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English for Engineers and Technical Experts

Like many other professions, engineers and technicians have their own terminology. Speaking English for engineering at work requires a thorough knowledge of the very specialised English vocabulary and terminology used in engineering. Aeronautics, aviation English and automotive engineering are good examples of this special English for engineers. At Nations our role as English language training and communication experts is to help you communicate your technical expertise and knowledge confidently and in appropriate English. Since the heart of the Nations Total English for Business programme is one-to-one training, it is always tailored to suit your individual learning needs. In addition, our trainers can integrate special English vocabulary and job-specific terminology for engineering – general, automotive, aeronautics, aviation to name just a few – that specifically address your demand for technical English, thus meeting all your needs and improving your English at work. We encourage you to bring your job-specific materials with you. These will be integrated into your individual classes with complete confidentiality.

Technical English – possible areas for special English learning:

  • Engineering design
  • Properties and materials
  • R&D
  • Health and safety
  • Process engineering
  • Automated systems
  • Measurement tools and indicators
  • Data analysis
  • Mechanical technology
  • Electrical technology
  • Automotive
  • Aeronautics
  • Information technology
  • Energy and environment

One-to-one training is balanced with focus on the following, according to specific needs of

Core language skills such as:

  • structures, word order
  • enhanced listening
  • using basic and complex tenses
  • overview of grammar points
  • accuracy work
  • fixed phrases
  • idiomatic language and colloquialism
  • pronunciation
  • intonation
  • precise writing skills
  • word families

Core communication skills such as:

  • meetings
  • conference calls
  • presentations
  • planning
  • reviewing
  • negotiating
  • managing people and teams
  • socialising and relationship building
  • e-mailing
  • writing reports
  • talking about your job and company
To find out more, contact us