Let Mundus Verborum introduce you to a new World of Words with our language and cultural training programmes
Mundus Verborum can help you with in-company language tuition for you and your colleagues.
The main benefit to your company will be having at least one individual, or better yet a group of individuals, who can talk to overseas clients and colleagues.
The process starts with a linguistic assessment of your needs. After careful analysis we will create a customised training programme and the classes can start as soon as you are ready.
Lessons will take place on your own premises. For maximum benefit, we recommend an upper limit of no more than six students. Larger groups can be divided into two or more as necessary.
This flexible approach will also help any student who, because of work commitments, may need to miss a lesson, as they can attend the other group’s training session.
Training sessions will combine exercises, role-plays and vocabulary-building tasks for the workplace, as well as daily social interactions. Each lesson will last for an hour and a half or two hours, and you can schedule as many weekly sessions as you like. If you use company-specific vocabulary, we can incorporate it into the classes so the students can learn what is required from them.
We can also advise advanced students on how to obtain professional language certification.
Our tutors will provide a wealth of vital cultural information to help you avoid embarrassing situations while abroad and assist you in dealing with any possible clash of cultures.
Company mergers or takeovers by overseas entities often cause stress for the employees involved. However, taking a few simple steps to learn more about your counterparts can make the process run much more smoothly.
Developing global cultural competency is one of the most challenging aspects of working internationally. Reading a quick list of “dos and don’ts” will not take you very far.
We would teach you, for example, how far down you should bow when meeting someone Japanese – or why it’s a really bad idea to make the “ok” gesture (as it’s widely known in the English-speaking world) in Brazil.
EFL (English as a Foreign Language)
If your company is bringing in members of staff from overseas whose mother tongue is not English, the best way for them to adapt quickly is to improve their language skills, meet new people and learn about the local customs.
Arriving from abroad can be extremely daunting, especially for someone who doesn’t speak English very well, or possibly at all.
By smoothing their path, you can make a very positive impact on your colleagues’ personal and professional development.
For further information, please contact us.