11 Tips To Improve Teams In English And Teamwork Skills In English
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11 Tips To Improve Teams In English And Teamwork Skills In English. Here is a good teamwork definition.
Teams come in many shapes and forms and work face to face and virtually. And in a hyper connected world, teams need to be able to work well in both their own language as well as in English (the language of international business).
So how we can help our teams to collaborate and work together better in English. We think a key way is to give team members as much practice in teamwork and collaboration as possible and in that way we help improve their teamwork skills.
Also “practice makes perfect” and builds confidence. While enabling and creating a supporting environment for this teamwork practice allows teams to feel more comfortable and confident in English.
Here are some ideas to help managers and professionals when thinking of team tasks in English:
- Do tasks in English that have team members interacting as much as possible
- Do tasks in English that bring team members closer together and that have a clear purpose
- Do tasks in English that get team members negotiating together
- Do tasks in English that get team members presenting together
- Do tasks in English that get team members solving problems
- Do tasks in English that get team members trusting each other
- Do tasks in English that encourages active (not passive) participation from all members
- Do tasks in English that bring out diversity and different perspectives
- Do tasks in English that get team members contributing their individual skills
- Do tasks in English that get team members taking on new roles
- Do tasks in English that value creativity and innovation
Meetings in English intro pack – more useful vocab for team meetings in English –http://www.englishtco.com/en/meetings-in-english-free-intro-pack-150-phrases-in-english/
I hope this helps you with your professional English and in your professional career, Christopher!
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