European Trade Union Institute, ETUI.

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On-line courses

Description

A maximum of 50 participants can be accepted. The final confirmation of the participants will be done by ETUI bearing in mind the requirements for the target group.

This course is free of charge.

It will involve about 24 hours of work.

picto language distance learning

Objectives

Having completed this course, participants will be able to communicate more effectively in English on the following topics:

  • platform work;
  • impact of automation;
  • employer use of algorithms;
  • impact on health and safety;
  • surveillance;
  • big data;
  • the trade union responses.

As well as focusing on key vocabulary, we also look at the following grammar topics:

  • tense usage in the active and passive voice;
  • various conditional forms;
  • reported speech;
  • comparative and superlative forms;
  • describing trends, statistics and graphs;
  • talking about numbers (big and small);
  • the language of meetings; and
  • diplomatic language.
1852-063-14 invitation EN