Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL) focuses on development of teaching competencies, including the most current tools and methodologies and Teaching English for Specific Purposes (TESP). Students acquire a wide range of teaching skills, which prepare them for working in educational and business contexts, with various age groups. Additionally, graduates may become teaching methodology consultants for language schools.
In accordance with the Minister of National Education Regulation, graduates of TEFL specialization are licensed to teach at primary, middle and secondary schools, provided they completed teaching internships in the course of their studies.
Communication in Business Program includes subjects such as: general management theory, marketing, communication, interpersonal relations, and influencing skills. Additionally, during workshops, students gain practical competencies in the following areas: presentation skills, public speaking, team work, and business writing. Some of the classes are conducted by business experts and managers actively working in various firms and corporations. During the course of studies, students have an opportunity to visit several companies and organizations, meet business professionals and previous graduates of Communication in Business specialization.
Thanks to their English proficiency, communications skills, business acumen and multicultural awareness, graduates of the Communication in Business Specialization build successful careers in areas, such as: public relations, marketing, corporate management, and business administration in Poland and abroad.
Translation Specialization focuses on translation theory and practice. All courses are taught by experienced translators and translation scholars. The program offers workshops in business, media, literary and specialized translation, from Polish to English and vice versa. Students practice text analysis and writing in different styles. Additionally, they learn how to use Computer Assisted Translation programs (CAT tools).
Translation Specialization aims to:
- Instill professional approach to translated texts, such as the use of translation strategies and techniques, appropriate to the given context.
- Teach students about the requirements of general and specialized translation and localization.
- Demonstrate good working practices for professional translators, including: time management, research techniques, evaluation of information sources, compilation of translator’s library and tool set, and business basics for freelance translators.