Case study: A manager urgently needs to take over construction

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Due to unforeseen circumstances, a manager of an American animal food company needed to move to Bulgaria for at least a year to supervise the construction of a new plant. 

His English was not sufficient, and we therefore gave him intensive English training through total immersion.

Objectives
  • to be able to direct the sub-contractors as building work progressed
  • to be able to discuss progress with the management in the US & the European headquarters
  • to understand difficult non-native accents when listening to English

Key elements
  • working on the factory architect’s plans
  • telephone simulations
  • progress meeting simulations