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6Q. English for Alternative Dispute Resolution for Business, Law and Other Professional Purposes: Negotiation, Mediation and Arbitration

ColWrit 6Q. English for Alternative Dispute Resolution for Business, Law and Other Professional Purposes: Negotiation, Mediation and Arbitration

2 units

This course focuses on interactive Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) simulations (role plays in class and via videoconferencing) in which students must work together to analyze, prevent and resolve a variety of conflicts using a complex set of English skills (grammatical accuracy; speaking and listening; pronunciation; and new vocabulary and idioms) and cross-cultural and sociolinguistic skills (body language, formality and tone). The course is designed for high-intermediate through advanced-level ESL students with a professional or academic interest in ADR. Students who are interested in conflict resolution for general communication purposes are encouraged to consider Colwrit 6I.

Please note, students enrolling in Colwrit/ESL 6Q course must take an online placement exam.