DFC

DIVERSE FLUENCY COURSE

Private or Group

Build fluency, confidence and vocabulary discussing real issues in today’s world.

Discuss diverse, interesting topics in:

  • Business and the economy

  • Entrepreneurship

  • Social and political issues

  • Culture

 

         80:20 rule – Student speaks 80% of

         class time, coach speaks 20%

 

  • Watch video or read article for homework.

  • Write 4 sentences using new vocabulary

    words (see Sample Material below) 

  • Each class revolves around a different

    article/video

  • Students build vocabulary, clean up

    mistakes, practice and learn new phrases.

Classes integrate Business Topic Worksheets from our Business Skills Course.

Topics include:

  • Structure of Companies

  • Company Culture

  • Budgeting, Controlling and Reporting

  • Cultural Differences in Business

  • Taxes

  • Banking

WHAT'S A DFC CLASS LIKE?

A 90-Minute class

(A). Quiz

• Review 4 new

  vocabulary

  words/phrases


• Coach corrects your

  sentences and

  emphasizes

  language
 


 

(B). In-depth Discussion

(C). Feedback and Review

• Engage the material you read/viewed for

  homework and apply the new

  vocabulary/phrases
 

           80/20 rule - Teacher takes an

                   interviewer’s approach – asks a lot of

                   questions
 

• Coach discusses recurring

  problem areas to improve

• Review new vocabulary from

  lesson

• Review corrections

• Enter vocabulary and

  corrections in online system

  – record of what was done in

  every class

15 minutes

60 minutes

15 minutes

SAMPLE MATERIAL

Sample from our OTB-made business skills book:

more communicating,  less text.

Sample of real-life material for discussion: bringing you on par with native speakers!

Economist films: DRUGS: War or store?

Countries around the world are legalizing marijuana at a fast pace.  Will the benefits outweigh the risks?

1. Review student’s homework sentences. emphasis on natural, clear, accurate wording.

2. Intelligent, in-depth Discussion – Student to answer questions:
  • What are the risks to legalizing

    marijuana?

  • What is the most effective approach to

    drug policy today?
  • What approach should Brazil take?

OUR OFFERINGS

Private or Group

BSC

BUSINNESS SKILLS COURSE

Gain ability and confidence to perform business tasks in the real world.

WKS

WORKSHOPS

Refine presenting skills and build confidence communicating in English in an OTB Presentation Workshop.

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