Technical English for Beginners

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2.5 часа курса
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O'Connell Advanced Training Solutions - Your Partner in Professional English Training

Together we'll cover the essential language you need to confidently and accurately speak, listen, read and write Technical English.

This is a beginners course, so we start with refreshing the basics: alphabet and numbers, introductions and greetings. But we quickly delve into work-specific language and situations via audio, video and text lectures.

Each lecture is supported by downloadable activities and exercises which you will need to complete. The course contains a wealth of information and resource sheets, and will be your go-to guide for your Technical English needs.

By the end of this course you will be confident and competent in Technical English communication with your business partners, and will communicate at a CEF A2 level.

Introduction To The Course
You have an introduction to the course, the Udemy platform and your trainer in this section.
Introduction To The Course And Your Teacher

This lecture gives you an introduction to your trainers, Jacqueline Seidel and Anja Pleul, as well as the goals for this course.

You need to be able to communicate effectively in technical English - with colleagues and counterparts from abroad, suppliers and more.

This course has been designed specifically for you. Every lecture, every resource, every activity has been designed to build on your existing knowledge, to challenge you, to stretch your English knowledge so by the end you will be an effective communicator!

If you have any questions, please ask. I am here for you!

You can contact me via Udemy's internal messaging system.

Okay, let's go and learn some English!

About the CEFR - What Are The English Levels and What Level Is This Course?
What are language learning levels, as standardised across the European Union and what level is this course designed for? Learn about that here in this informational, text lecture.Key Skills: ReadingKnowledge Level: n/a
For Your Reference - Your Complete Grammar Guide
This lecture is simple: a document outlining all the grammar you need for this course. This is your resource to refer to when necessary, it's your guide through the tenses and functions we'll cover in the course.
Let's Learn Technical English For Beginners, Step-By-Step
Survival Phrases - Your English Basics

Let's start at this course right at the beginning - here are the basic phrases you need to survive in English.

Key Skills: Listening, Reading, Speaking

Knowledge Level: CEF A1 (Starter)

How Do You Spell That?The English Alphabet.

Let's refresh our alphabet.

Key Skills: Listening, Writing

Knowledge Level: CEF A1

How Many Is That?Numbers in English.

Time to refresh numbers with this video lecture and the attached resource sheet.

Key Skills: Listening, reading, Writing

Knowledge Level: CEF A1

Who Are You?Email Addresses and Web Addresses.

Let's learn the key vocabulary for giving and understanding email and web addresses, which is so important when speaking with our international partners.

Key Skills: Listening, Reading, Writing

Knowledge Level: CEF A1

English Refresher: Checking Telephone Messages
Here is an extra activity for numbers. You will listen to five telephone messages and write notes.Key Skills: Listening, WritingKnowledge Level: CEF A1
Testing Web Addresses and Email Addresses
Extra: All Your Technical Vocabulary Needs

This lecture is a collection of resources designed to increase your vocabulary.

Print these sheets and keep them nearby for daily reference.

If there are words which are missing and you would like (with words and / or pictures), please let me know and I will create a new list for you!

  • You will need to print each resource attached to each lecture in order to undertake activities., as many video lectures contain exercises which have additional details on the resource sheets.
Что Вы изучите?
  • communicate effectively in Technical English, across various industries
  • check orders and equipment in a factory context and communicate with suppliers, clients or counterparts about these
  • describe controls, facilities, features, projects and directions in a work context
  • exchange personal information
  • say and understand letters and numbers
  • talk about your daily routine
  • understand and express mathematical terms and calculations
  • name common hand tools, power tools and fasteners
  • explain what tools and machines are used for
  • fill out a work order form
  • complete a workplace accident report form
  • talk about workshop supplies
  • explain safety features of equipment used in the workplace
  • describe machine elements
  • describe basic shapes and angles
Jacqueline Seidel
Jacqueline Seidel
Managing Director, Training Specialist


I offer two distinct types of courses: for instructional designers and ESL professionals, and for English learners.

For Instructional Designers and ESL Professionals - I want to show you how to build a successful career as a trainer by helping you focus on both the profession and the possibilities generated by implementing instructional design principles and observing best practice business management. 

Why? Because I love being a successful business owner, I love being a trainer. And I want to share this passion and enthusiasm with you, help you solve training problems and build a successful career.

For English Learners - capitalise on my 11 years’ experience training business professionals in effective communication skills, and find out why my clients keep coming back for more!

So, who am I? I'm an Australian business skills and language trainer based in Germany since early 2006, and my professional background is originally in the Australian private and public sectors. I combine this business and policy background with a passion for providing interesting, engaging and enjoyable training programs.

Through my company, O'Connell Advanced Training Solutions, I provide advanced coaching and development in more effective business English communication, delivered through competency-based, customised, individual or small group training programs.

My clients include multi-national corporations, medium-sized enterprises and individuals.

I look forward to seeing you in my courses and to helping you be the best trainer you can be. 

You can contact me for workshops or customised face-to-face training solutions.


Seit 2006 arbeite ich als freiberuflicher Sprachtrainer in Deutschland. Mit meinem Unternehmen O’Connell Advanced Training Solutions arbeite ich für Privat-Personen sowie Studenten  aus verschiedensten Unternehmen und Industriezweigen, um Englisch-Kenntnisse effektiv zu verbessern und interkulturelle Besonderheiten zu vermitteln.

Der Fokus meines Trainings liegt auf kompetentem, individualisiertem Unterricht mit starker Erfolgsorientierung. Praxisnähe, moderne Lehrmethoden und engagierter und unterhaltsamer Unterricht machen das Lernen bei mir einfacher und schneller.

Je nach Situation kann der Unterricht für Einzel-Personen oder kleine Gruppen, als persönliches Training oder als Online-Lesson organisiert werden.

Gerne helfe ich Dir, Dein Englisch zu verbessern! Kontaktiere mich einfach, und gemeinsam finden wir den besten Weg zum “Englisch-Profi”.

Anja Pleul
Anja Pleul
Managing Director of Anja Pleul Übersetzungen

Hello, my name is Anja Pleul.

I am an adult educator, a linguist and a certified translator for English and German. I have worked as an English and German language trainer for over 15 years now.

And I'm still enjoying it!

I have my own translation and training business in Chemnitz in Saxony - a pretty big industrial town in the eastern part of Germany.

Over the years I have taught a wide variety of programmes ranging from general, to business to specialist English and German courses. And I have taught those to individual students as well as groups of different sizes.

I would like to invite you now to learn with me and benefit from my experience. Together, we will

  • build your vocabulary,
  • improve you listening skills,
  • revise essential grammar in a practice-related way, and
  • turn your theoretical knowledge into useful speaking skills.

So, let's get down to business then, shall we?

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