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Eliminate your fears and doubts about teaching English to childrenThe idea of teaching English to non-native English speakers can be daunting - doing this with students aged 3-16 years seems impossible. That's why Wits Language School offers a specialised course in Teaching English to Young Learners. The course is ideal for pre-school, primary and EFL teachers no matter where you teach. 11 Mar 2019 Read more

English: The language of oppression or opportunity?Having to communicate professionally in English sometimes strikes fear into the hearts of many South Africans irrespective of their gender, age or business field; the mere thought of presenting to a group of colleagues in English or submitting a report to your manager is daunting and nerve wracking. If you are one of the many, do not be embarrassed; you are in good company. 26 Nov 2018 Read more

3 reasons to do your TESOL at Wits Language SchoolAre you looking for an exciting career change that involves working with people? As a bonus, you'd like something that includes travel and the opportunity to save some money? Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL) allows you to do exactly this! TEFL, TESOL, CELTA - the name may differ, but the qualification is the same. 7 Nov 2018 Read more

'Free' online courses versus interactive classroom coursesThe internet is currently abuzz with advertisements for "free" online language courses and online education. While developments in technology have undoubtedly created opportunities for more people to access education, the question still remains as to whether it is actually possible to learn a language solely with the use of an online platform. Whilst there are numerous advantages to using online platforms, there are equally as many disadvantages. 22 Oct 2018 Read more

6 reasons you should do a TESOL courseAre you looking for an exciting career change that involves working with people? As a bonus, you'd like something that includes travel and the opportunity to save some money. Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL) allows you to do exactly this! TEFL, TESOL, CELTA - the name may differ, but the qualification is the same. Here are 6 reasons you should do a TESOL course: 8 Aug 2018 Read more

Knowing the basics is not good enough anymoreBeing able to confidently speak and write in English has never been so important. Using the right words in the right way can make a massive difference to any company. 8 Aug 2018 Read more

Learning South African Sign Language will make you a better communicatorWits Language School is offering a unique language course, which will soon be an official language, the South African Sign Language (SASL)! The upcoming course, will run from 29 September till 1 December 2018. This language will expose you to a new cultural and linguistic community, whilst at the same time helping you realise the importance of being able to communicate and understand people of the deaf community. Register for the SASL course now and start your journey to becoming a better communicator! 25 Jul 2018 Read more

Learn how to express yourself in an African, Asian or European languageLiving in a country with 11 official languages, it's important to be open to learning new languages and how to communicate with those around us, and why stop there? Learning a new language will open you up to a new world of opportunities and experiences, whether you want to enhance your career, travel, or if you are purely after personal enrichment, Wits African, Asian or European (AAE) language short courses focus on teaching you how to communicate in real-life situations. Course modules also cover the cultural aspects of the languages and will help you feel at ease when speaking to others in their native language. Start learning a new language today! 23 Jul 2018 Read more

The ultimate TESOL course to launch your English teaching careerAnyone interested in launching a career in teaching English to speakers of other languages should complete this 120-hour TESOL course with Wits Language School (WLS) - from students taking a gap year, to long-term travellers, to those who have decided to change their careers (and their lifestyles) and those who have retired - with full-time (four weeks), part-time (12 weeks) and blended-learning (12 weeks) options available as of 2 July 2018. 27 Jun 2018 Read more

Wits Language School's EFL course - Learning English in South AfricaEnglish not your first language? The English as a Foreign Language (EFL) course, brought to you by Wits Language School (WLS), is guaranteed to build your competence and confidence when using English to communicate in all aspects of the academic and business worlds. Register now and start improving your English skills! 27 Jun 2018 Read more

A business lens for learning and developmentIn a 1998 Harvard Business Review article, Professor Dave Ulrich controversially called the business human resource function "ineffective, incompetent, and costly". He also accused HR professionals of lacking knowledge or experience with empirical assessments. 29 May 2018 Read more

Transform your English communication capabilitiesThe need for communication skills is important in virtually every career. Whether you are competing to get the job you want or to win the customers your company needs, your success or failure depends to a large degree on your ability to communicate. If you learn to write well, speak well, listen well and recognise the appropriate way to communicate in various business contexts, you'll gain a major advantage that will serve you throughout your career. Moreover, because your communication plays a key role in efforts to improve efficiency, quality, responsiveness and innovation, your communication affects your company's success. 29 Aug 2016 Read more

Transform your English communication capabilitiesThe need for communication skills is important in virtually every career. Whether you are competing to get the job you want or to win the customers your company needs, your success or failure depends to a large degree on your ability to communicate. 23 May 2016 Read more

Celebration of language diversity in Africa at Wits Language School Africa WeekThis week is Africa Week at Wits University, part of the celebrations around Africa Day on 25 May which commemorates the founding of the Organisation for African Unity (OAU), which then became the African Union (AU). 12 May 2016 Read more

English for Professional Development Certificate Ceremony 2014On Friday, 31 October 2014, the English for Professional Development (EPD) unit hosted its annual certificate ceremony. It was a glamorous affair. Students and facilitators dressed up for the occasion. It was clear that people who enjoy studying English also have a good sense of fashion. 9 Dec 2014 Read more

English for Professional Development Certificate CeremonyThe English for Professional Development (EPD) unit held their 4th annual Certificate Ceremony on Friday evening, 1st November 2013. 1 Nov 2013 Read more

English for Professional Development Open Day in PretoriaExpanding the accessibility of the English for Professional Development (EPD) courses, Wits Language School recently held the first ever English for Professional Development Open Day in Pretoria on 18 May 2013. 20 May 2013 Read more

2012 Wits Language School EPD Certificate CeremonyA cool summer's evening and a celebratory atmosphere greeted the English for Professional Development (EPD) students as they arrived for the annual EPD Certificate Ceremony on the 18th of October 2012. 19 Oct 2012 Read more

Commending the academic success of our leanersThe English improvement Certificate Ceremony that took place on 21 October 2011 at the Professional Development Hub (PDH) paid tribute to the learners that have worked hard to achieve competence in their respective levels. 21 Oct 2011 Read more