Develop your Conversational Skills

Ref: C2346817

This course will provide you with an opportunity where you can learn the art of having great conversation with people. You will be able to learn how to start a conversation, interrupt, ask open and closed questions, keep a conversation going and end a conversation. This course will help you through number of real world exercises to make sessions more easy and relatable to you. In a safe, supportive and interactive environment you will have the opportunity to discover different techniques that can help you feel more comfortable and overcome your fears of approaching others. this course will be delivered via Zoom, providing you with the opportunity to also develop your online communication skills and self assurance.

Course aim

This course is designed for those who want to improve their daily conversational skills and grow their confidence in connecting people

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • This course is for beginners

By the end of the course I should be able to:

  • Start a new conversation with anyone
  • Develop and keep conversation going
  • Demonstrate the importance of body language in confidence building
  • Identify how to interrupt and end conversations appropriately
  • Use positive thinking to become more confident and resilient.

How will I be taught?

What kind of feedback can I expect?

What else do I need to know?

You will need an internet connection, speakers, a microphone and a webcam so that you can use our video learning platform, Zoom. You will also need a personal email address to join WEA's digital learning platform, Canvas.

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

What can I do next?

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Develop your Conversational Skills

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As a registered charity, and to meet our funders’ requirements, we need to check a few things with you before you enrol. Please check the details below to ensure you meet the basic eligibility critiera:

  • You are paying the standard fee (with a credit or debit card) or you are on any of the qualifying benefits
  • You have a valid email address so that you can receive confirmation of your booking
  • You have been resident in the UK, EU or EEA for the last 3 years
  • You are aged 19 years or older on 1st September 2021
  • You declare that the address you provide is correct and that you will provide evidence of this and your eligibility to live and work in the UK
  • You have read and accept our standard terms and conditions

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