Social English also known as ‘Survival English’ is the language of everyday communication in oral and written forms. Often we introduced to academic English but less social English. These two types of English can’t be separated from each other. Even though academic English is more demanding and complex, one does not necessarily proficient in it in order to excel in social English.

Almost all people who take up English come with intention to be able to comprehend the language to engage in basic conversations when meeting people in social settings. This course not only enables you to improve your social English language skills but also enhances your confidence in communicating with people from all different walks or fields in any social settings. Social English at LEA will definitely put you in higher level and give you greater confidence when communicating with people in social settings and at the same time allow you to engage in conversations that are fun and meaningful. Ranging from meet and greet, to small talk, making suggestions, requests, offers and give opinions on different topics as well.

Who should attend this course?

This course will be of great interest to all who wish to improve their social English skills in any social settings they have to deal with in everyday life.


By the end of the course, students will be able to:

  • Engage in basic conversations when meeting different people in social settings.
  • Communicate confidently with people
  • How to meet and greet people
  • Make suggestions, sustain the conversation and give opinions on different topics
Course Content Language Aspects
  • Greetings
  • Meeting people
  • English for socialising
  • Small talk in English
  • Making suggestions
  • Requests and offers
  • Spare time vocabulary
  • Giving opinions
Cultural Aspects
  • Assumptions
  • Different Cultural Context
  • Different Mindset
  • Foreigners and/or Locals
  • Minimal to Poor Language Skills