English for Architecture and Design Professionals 


Course Title: English for Architecture and Design Professionals 

Course Description: This course covers design jargon, project presentations, and client communication. It involves design brief readings, project pitch role-plays, and client meeting simulations. Learners will be able to present and discuss their designs confidently in English. 

Course Length: 20 hours (1 hour per module) 

Proficiency Level: Intermediate to Advanced English proficiency 

Prerequisites: Basic English proficiency and a basic understanding of architecture and design concepts 


Course Navigation and Communication: 

  • Assignments: Students will submit assignments through the online platform. Feedback will be provided within three days of submission. 
  • Interaction: Students can interact with peers and instructors through the dedicated discussion forums. 
  • Assistance: For queries or assistance, students can contact instructors via email or schedule a one-on-one virtual meeting. 

Module Syllabus: 

Each module will cover specific topics in English for Architecture and Design Professionals, including architecture and design terminologies, project management language, sustainable design vocabulary, architectural history and theory language, and professional interactions. Each module will consist of: 

  1. Learning objectives 
  1. Interactive video lectures 
  1. Reading materials and resources 
  1. Practical assignments 
  1. Assessments 

Course Objectives: 

By the end of the course, learners will be able to: 

  1. Understand and use common architecture and design terminologies accurately. 
  1. Communicate effectively about project management, sustainable design, and architectural history and theory. 
  1. Write precise and comprehensive architecture and design-specific reports and emails. 
  1. Deliver clear and structured oral presentations on architecture and design topics. 
  1. Participate in professional discussions and meetings in an architecture and design setting. 
  1. Understand and interpret architecture and design literature and research. 
  1. Use English effectively for teleconferencing and online consultations in an architecture and design context. 
  1. Continually improve their architecture and design-specific English skills through self-study and professional development. 
  1. Develop an understanding of architecture and design operations in English-speaking countries. 
  1. Communicate effectively with clients, contractors, and stakeholders about architecture and design projects. 

This course aims to provide learners with the necessary language skills to excel in an architecture and design setting where English is used for professional communication. 

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