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22.04.20 | Online – English Language for Animation, Games & VFX Professionals with Everest Language School (5 Wednesday evenings)

Animation Skillnet is delighted to partner with Everest Language School once again to bring you this course over 5 weeks.

Please note that this course will take place remotely using the online conferencing system Zoom and an online classroom platform: participants will be able to record lessons, interact with the teacher and other participants, work in pairs or group, etc.

The only technical requirement for this course is either a mobile phone with a working camera or a computer with webcam and audio.

Course Content:

This course will cover the following:

  • English for working in the Animation, games & VFX industry
  • Communicative skills for meetings
  • Effective email writing skills
  • Describing processes and workflow in English
  • Developing functional language for negotiating and debating ideas
  • Colloquial and informal English

Participant Profile:

This course is for anyone currently based in Ireland and working in the fields of Animation, Games, VFX and other creative industries who wants to improve their level of English.

The course will focus on key communicative skills which will be immediately beneficial in a working environment. This is for people who already have a good foundation in English and want to improve their communicative skills. With a higher level of English you will be able to partake in meetings, discussions and debates with more confidence. You will also gain important skills for written communication which will be beneficial for reading and writing emails.

Tutor Info:

Teaching staff will be from Everest Language School. Teachers are qualified by Cambridge University (CELTA) and have years of experience in business English tuition, general English training and exam preparation. The syllabus has been written up and will be overseen by Everest Director of Studies Dr.Anne-Marie Connolly.

Date & Times:

5 Wednesday evenings from 6.30pm-8.30pm on 22nd Apr., 29th Apr., 6th May, 13th May and 20th May 2020.

Cost:

Exceptionally, we will be offering this course at no cost to the participants, as Animation Skillnet has committed to support the Irish Animation, Games and VFX Industries impacted by Coronavirus (COVID-19)​. Please note that places are limited and therefore we will have to go through a preliminary selection process in partnership with Everest.

Due to a high number of applications, the applications for this course are now closed.

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