This English as a foreign language course not only attempts to improve the students' fluency in English but also explores the attitudes and expectations of a cross-cultural American and English job interview in finance. Rather than inculcating a litany of identical and stereotypical answers to interview questions, it will focus on revealing the personality and character of the candidate. Each student hones his English story-telling skills so as to persuasively communicate the singular passion and enthusiasm that drive him and make a memorable impression on the jury.
A pragmatic and empirical approach that gives students ample opportunity to define themselves along the following lines, using self assessments and pragmatic hands on exercices:
The final exam is a presentation on a specific subject that will be given 3 weeks in advance and will measure the students' proficiency in English as well as their ability to present themselves in a professional capacity.