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Practise small-talk for work

English Conversation Group is a place for BCIT students to practise informal speaking and listening with guidance from a Communications Faculty Instructor. The focus is on building speaking fluency and learning informal English like slang, phrasal verbs, idioms, and everyday expressions.

When: Wednesdays from 2:45-3:45 p.m. (Starts week 2 during fall and winter terms, ends April 30)
Where: BCIT’s Burnaby Campus Library (main floor, at the back)

Feel free to drop in and say “hi”! No appointment necessary.

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“I got several job interviews in this term. Of course, my English is not perfect, but all interviewers – we had real communication. That’s why I got a job offer. That’s the best thing I got from [it], is confidence speaking in English.”

Chul Woo, Second-year Civil Engineering Student

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