Use English to Your Advantage

How to use the language and grammar to nuance and be positive, convincing and part of the team.

Au programme (en anglais)


Create team strategy

Stay on track to set goals and measure results
Identify the key issues; don’t get sidetracked
Language for prioritizing, sequencing, staying focused, and more…
Communication strategies for staying on track

Work as a team
Every person is a valuable player
Language for positive speaking and encouraging cooperation
Communication strategies for empowering team members

Manage conflict and reach consensus
Conflict is inevitable
Optimize differences of opinion to provide insights and progressive thinking
Language for creating harmony
Communication strategies for creating “win-win” decisions

Express yourself

Know what to say
Be direct, explicit and understood
Language for linking and developing ideas; building arguments
Communication strategies for presenting and convincing

Develop feedback skills when you don’t agree
Skills for defending alternatives and dissenting ideas
Language for responding to opposing ideas.
Communication strategies for active listening and avoiding conflict


Make global decisions

Cultural differences
The decisions you reach are often influenced by your priorities. Create global priorities
Language for negotiating differences of opinion
Communication strategies for focusing on common interests, not positions

Reach decisions
Evaluating arguments is the first step in reaching decisions
Language for summarizing, confirming and  concluding
Communicating strategies for connecting

Implement plans
Put your ideas into action
Language for scheduling and planning
Communication strategies for networking

Put it into writing

Language for corresponding, exchanging information, requesting and responding
Communication strategies for creating rapport

Position papers
Language for clear, direct and concise points of view
Communication strategies for positioning your ideas

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