Introducing and networking (ATP)

Content information


 The participants can:

  1. ask questions
  2. fluently answer questions
  3. participate in conversations whose topic they are familiar with without prior preparation
  4. adjust their spoken English to formal and informal situations


 This workshop focuses on a range of concrete language actions, such as:

  • introducing yourself and your function
  • formally welcoming people
  • asking for information
  • making suggestions
  • formulating problems
  • saying goodbye

(Semi-)authentic listening excerpts and roleplays will help you acquire the knowledge and skills required to speak more fluently and accurately in English. You will have sufficient time and opportunities to thoroughly practice in an interactive way.

Administrative data

Programme: VTO

Useful info

Special information:
You can only register (*) for this course via the UGent portal.

(*) How?

  1. Log in to Athena
  2. Navigate to Office
  3. Select Apollo
  4. Click “Personeel”
  5. Click “Vorming”, then “Catalogus”
  6. Search (or navigate to) the course of your choice and click “Inschrijven”

This course is intended for UGent staff. However, you can book this course for your company’s staff as well. Please contact  for info and terms.


Number of tuition hours: 3


Nr. of hours per week: 1 x 3 (This workshop forms part of a trajectory of 3 x 3 hours aimed at improving oral production in English. Participants can join this workshop as a separate event or as part of the entire trajectory. )

Hand-outs available at: UCT

For who?: Ghent University staff (Administrative and technical staff)