Essentials of Communication for Teachers & Trainers

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This course is an integral part of the common Learn&Lead strategy of continuing professional development of language teachers and trainers (the PROLANTCAP Trainer Development Framework) within the Slovak Association of Language Schools. The complete Learn&Lead program consists of the following:

A foundation course

1st course    The Learner-Centred Approach, 30 lessons

Two specific courses

2nd course   The Essentials of Communication, 20 lessons

3rd course   The Essentials of Leadership, 20 lessons

Target group: Teachers, Trainers
Required level of English: B1 (intermediate)
Number of participants: 8 to 15
Duration: 2,5 training days
Price 290 Euro (20% VAT included)
Date: 19th - 21st August 2019
Place: Halenárska 7, Trnava, Slovakia
Main aim:
  • To make trainers and managers in schools aware of their individual roles and responsibilities and at the same time help them create a motivating, effective learning environment where all focus on common goals and SMART objectives.
Specific goals:
  • to raise the trainers’ awareness of the importance of proper communication in a classroom environment,
  • to enable the trainer to appreciate the impact of effective communication on effective learning,
  • to enable the trainer to identify and build on their own communication strengths in order to develop effective communication strategies for both the classroom and school settings,
  • to equip the trainer with the requisite skills to instil communication competencies in their language learners.

How communication works, non-verbal/verbal communication, assertive communication, active listening/questions, coaching, giving and receiving feedback, presentation skills.


Trainers: Doris Suchet
Jana Chynoradská
Leader and Course Developer: Jana Chynoradská