Reading and Research for Enrichment

Research can be defined as the search for knowledge or any systematic investigation to establish facts. The primary purpose is Businesswoman Sitting at Desk Readingdiscovering, interpreting, and developing methods and systems for the advancement of human knowledge. These can be applied to a wide variety of matters. The main focus of the course will be on research in the workplace.

This in-depth course addresses the development of the reading skills of managers and administrators while incorporating the technical aspects of research. By the review of different texts they will be able to justify their views and responses with reference to detailed evidence from texts. They are also able to evaluate the effectiveness of different texts for different audiences and purposes used in the workplace and other socio-cultural contexts.

Topics include:

  • How Language Influences the Reader
  • Strategies to Understanding the Meaning of Text
  • Using Research Strategies to Extract Messages in Texts
  • Responding to Text
  • Electronic Research Methods

Who should attend this course?

This course is specifically designed for managers and administrators who have a basic understanding of Business English.