Small talk in English

You will learn what is small talk and why it is important. You will learn successful small talk strategies and expressions. You will learn how to make a great first impression, connect with others and build relationships in your personal and professional life. You will practice small talk in different settings with your tutors.

You can start immediately, even the last minute before your next big meeting.

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4 calls

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Materials

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Instant feedback

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Requirements

  • Intermediate English

Total of 4 calls (2 × 15 mins, 2 × 30 mins) practicing small talk with native speakers. Instant feedback.

Blabu Mini Course content

  1. 15 mins
    Introduction
    • Introduction of the course and Blabu
    • How to use the Mini Course
    • What is small talk and why it is important
    • Small talk across cultures
    • Do’s and Don’ts in the small talk
  2. 30 mins
    Meeting someone new
    • How to make a great first impression
    • How to structure small talk
    • Body language and strategies
    • Topics for a successful small talk - FORD technique
    • Be a good listener & create a story
    • The power of positive comments
    • How to move to a big talk
    • Practical exercises
  3. 30 mins
    Small talk in the business settings
    • Why is small talk important in business
    • Small talk in your team
    • Small talk with your partners and customers
    • Start, structure and end business small talk
    • Practical exercises
  4. 15 mins
    Role play small talks
    • 1 simple small talk from your daily life
    • 1 simple small talk you can use at work in your team
    • 1 simple small talk from a business meeting with someone you do not know
    • Feedback from your tutor

How it works

When you buy this Mini Course, it will get activated in your student's dashboard. You can download background materials in English and make the calls

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    You can start whenever you want.

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    It's up to you how long will you consume this Blabu Mini Course.

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    You will see which tutors are enrolled in this course and see their time availability in their profiles.

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    You can switch tutors between each calls.

What you'll receive

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    A general overview of English phrases and structure to use for small talk

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    Materials for further practice

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    Feedback with an evaluation of your mock small talks and tips for improvement

Do you have any questions?

Feel free to ask us in the chat if you are missing any information.

Ready to improve your small talk?

$34.99

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