English for child carers

Child carer_smallProgram designed for people who are professionally involved in the care of children in English-speaking environment. It is a component of the VCC New Competences module: Child carer along with an independent VCC Select Competences module.

The module deepens knowledge of English on a level necessary for a child carer focusing primarily on communication skills. Such a person should be able to communicate with a child and its caregivers, deal with situations typical for this occupation such as playing with a child, feeding, preparing meals, going on walks, and dealing with urgent cases such as a child’s illness or an accident. Additional skills needed for job search: resume and cover letter writing, conducting an interview and agreeing to conditions of employment.

The main emphasis in the module is placed upon mastering professional vocabulary and language expressions that are needed for working in an English speaking country or with English speaking customers. All basic language skills are being developed such as listening, reading, speaking, and writing on a level necessary for the profession.

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