ENGLISH FOR MISSIONS

 

Develop cross-cultural skills and improve your English


This course is part of the Humanities & International Studies from the University of the Nations Colleges and Centres.
COURSE CODE: HMT 041 / HMT 243
TYPE: FLW COURSE
(Full learning weeks)
UOFN CREDITS: 12

PREREQUISITE: NONE

ENGLISH FOR MISSIONS (EFM)

Do you want to develop cross-cultural skills and improve your English? The English For Missions (formerly English and Cultural Orientation) course exists to do just that. Your EFM course offers total immersion in the English language, while also exploring God’s heart for the many rich and diverse cultures around the world. Whether your calling is into missions or into the spheres of society, this school will help prepare you to work cross-culturally and communicate in English.

This school is open to those of every nation and language and offers intermediate and advanced English language tracks depending on your level of experience. The Your EFM course gives you genuine cross-cultural experience on our international campus including in worship, prayer, small groups and work duties – all in the English language.

JANUARY 2025

Arrival Date: Wednesday, 8 January, 2025

Departure Date: Saturday, 5 April, 2025

Cost: £2950 + £150 (activity fee)

COURSE CONTENT

In addition to developing your English skills (listening, speaking and writing) EFM includes teaching on the following topics:

  • What is culture?
  • Know your own culture: hot vs. cold
  • The gospel and culture
  • Entering another culture
  • Acceptance and trust
  • Social skills
  • Understanding other faiths
  • Cross-cultural communication: listening and being heard
  • Tensions and difficulties: overcoming barriers
  • Culture shock

Outreach/Field Placement

Following this course, trainees may have the opportunity to do a field-based internship with one of our partner locations in the UK.

 

 

 

 

ARE YOU READY TO EMBRACE THE CHALLENGE?

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

If you would like help completing our application form please contact us at admissions@ywamharpenden.org At this time we have application forms in English, Portuguese, Spanish and Mandarin available for you to use upon request.

CONTACT US

If you have any questions regarding this school, please email: admissions@ywamharpenden.org