ESL Mix - Session 11: Active Listening in a Meeting or Interview

English Events

Tuesday, July 5, 2022, 9:30 – 10:30 PM UTC

In this ESL session, we will learn to actively listen for content and meaning during a meeting or conversation. This session will include listening comprehension exercises, commonly used vocabulary dictation, and peer speaking and listening activities.


About this event

By attending this session: you will learn the many facets of active listening, which include understanding body language, the importance of responding both verbally and nonverbally, understanding the difference between passive listening and active listening, and understanding the value of two way communication.

Forthcoming sessions:

  • Session 12 - Setting a Professional and Polite Tone at Work
  • Session 13 - Describing Your Dream Job
  • Session 14 - Presenting Your Work
  • Session 15 - Navigating Cross-Cultural Differences in the Workplace
  • Session 16 - Writing a Cover Letter and a Follow Up Thank You
  • Session 17 - Finding the Right Tone
  • Session 18 - Hitting it Out of the Park ! Understanding Idioms, Special Phrases and Cultural References in an American Workplace.
  • Session 19 - Misunderstandings: Why They Occur and How to Avoid Them at Work
  • Session 20-The Spoken vs Written Word: Rules, Broken Rules and Getting Your Meaning Across

About our ESL program:

Level up with your English language skills at Turing ! As a software developer, it’s critical that your communication skills are impeccable, and our ESL program will set you up for success. At Turing, we are here to support you 100% and by participating in these sessions, you will become confident with your English language skills. At our interactive ESL sessions, we'll guide you through the many aspects of English that you will need to succeed in Silicon Valley. Join us and bring your energy, enthusiasm, and questions, and let's build together!