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English for Journalists

The English for journalists course at Elanguest Malta - developed by teachers and journalists to create a custom practical course in journalism English

The Elanguest ‘English for journalists’ course has been specially designed by journalists and teachers specifically for journalists working in an English-speaking environment.

Our customised course teaches the focused language and skills needed by professionals working in all areas of English language journalism.

Objectives:

  • Using journalism English terminology with ease and accuracy, both orally and in writing
  • Participating with confidence and fluency in class discussions
  • Listening effectively to speakers and audio-visual presentations
  • Comprehending and summarising texts
  • Expressing ideas clearly and concisely in writing
  • Becoming familiar with library and internet resources
  • Utilising reading and time management strategies

What does this course cover?

  • Introduction to writing
  • Reporting for mass media
  • Writing for mass media
  • Magazine and feature writing
  • International communication and the foreign press

Teaching Methods

This course combines customized teaching methods specifically designed by our course developers (a mixture of professional journalists and teachers). The teaching methods adapt based on the areas being covered, and the student’s needs.

Course Duration

The Elanguest ‘English for journalists’ course can run from 1 week to a maximum of 4 weeks, depending on the student’s individual requirements.

Timetable:
Monday to Friday: 09:00 to 10:30 and 11:00 to 12:30 and 13:00 to 14:30
6 X 45 minute lessons per day (4.5 hours)
30 X 45 minute lessons per week (22.5 hours)