English for Construction

English for Construction is a specialized course offered by C.C. Communication for construction professionals who want to improve their English communication in a work environment. With the construction business and crews becoming more and more international, it is essential to have a common language. The course offers specialized vocabulary from all aspects of the construction industry and a strong grammar syllabus to help student’s to become fluent in terminology and expression.

Topics covered during the course may include the following:

  • The construction industry; Trades;
  • Building supplies: materials; tools; heavy equipment; delivery problems
  • Basic mathematical terms; properties and dimensions
  • Processes: excavation, foundation, formwork, floors, frames, doors and windows, stairs, roofs; recruiting processes; purchasing processes
  • On site: subcontractors, giving and receiving directions, communication, weather conditions
  • Health and safety
  • Documentation
  • The contractor’s office

The course includes over 400 vocabulary terms and phrases, as well as the relevant grammar necessary for efficient communication. Emphasis is on improving communication skills. Because the course focuses on specialized vocabulary the participants should be familiar with the basics of English. The course is designed to suit the needs, levels and schedules of the students. We also provide level testing.


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