English Fluency for University Students
Develop the language skills needed to deal with any academic situation: understanding lectures, taking notes, making effective presentations, participating in discussions and debates, and succeeding in exams. DynEd’s Professional Courses will enable your students to master their subject material, and communicate about it effectively.
Our courses focus on communicative English built around a fully sequenced grammatical syllabus. From intermediate level onwards learners learn to deal with situational and functional demands. The highest level learners will develop and perfect their listening and note-taking skills through complex presentations.
The most thorough and effective program for university students of all disciplines, DynEd’s Professional Courses will empower students to graduate into the workforce or the higher-learning institution of their choice.
General English CoursesCEFR A1 - C2
New Dynamic EnglishImprove English Fluency
CEFR Levels A1 to C2
New Dynamic English is a general English course ideal for young adults and adults to help them learn the frequently-used sentence structures necessary for effective communication at all levels. It focuses on language that is immediately useful in over 200 hours of highly intensive and high quality study and practice. Its hierarchical scope and sequence help students understand, practice, and internalize the core framework of English necessary for fluency and long-term success.
Names & Places, Jobs & Family, Numbers & Time, Review Exercises, Video Interactions
Family Schedule, Matrix Vocabulary, Likes & Dislikes, Review Exercises, Video Interactions
Daily Activities, Our World, Locations, Review Exercises, Video Interactions
Planning Ahead, Matrix Vocabulary, Biography, Review Exercises, Video Interactions
On a Trip, Energy Sources, Directions, Review Exercises, Video Interactions
Life Experiences, Matrix Vocabulary, Comparisons, Review Exercises, Video Interactions
Life Choices, Epidemic, Space & Time Sequences, Review Exercises, Video Interactions
The Secret Code, Matrix Vocabulary, UFOs For & Against, Review Exercises, Video Interactions
Dynamic Business EnglishEnglish Fluency at Work
CEFR Levels B1 to C2
This 6-unit course focuses on major themes that are universal in business, including employee and company history, job descriptions, areas of responsibility, product comparisons, decision making, and planning, as well as the language concepts, grammar, and vocabulary necessary for communication in different industrial and business contexts. As students go through the course, they develop their listening comprehension, oral fluency, meeting skills, and confidence in English.
Present company products, location, customers, history, etc. Introduce and talk about business in a social setting. Ask questions about a company & its products
Review job descriptions, work history, responsibilities, organizational charts, and changes. Ask questions relevant to an interview situation.
Manufacturing & Trade
Use quantitative expressions to refer to sales, manufacturing, and trade data. Talk about how and why something is used. Ask and answer questions using quantitative expressions
Present, describe, and compare products and services. Make both quantitative and qualitative comparisons. Ask and answer questions about products and preferences.
Express alternatives; give reasons for a decision. Express degrees of certainty and logical relationships. Develop oral fluency and express more complex ideas in a business meeting setting
Express future plans which depend on test data. Distinguish between likely and unlikely expectations in spoken English. Ask and answer questions with various types of conditionals.
Functioning in BusinessBusiness Communication skills to keep your career on track
CEFR Levels B2 to C2
Functioning in Business is a video-based English course designed to be used with Dynamic Business English. Presented in the context of an executive’s business trip to the US, Functioning in Business uses video presentations and interactive exercises to give students the chance to learn and practice the language needed to communicate successfully in business interactions
IntroductionAn Important Business Trip
Episode 1Checking In
Episode 2Making an Appointment
Episode 3Confirming Plans
Episode 4An Important Introduction
Episode 5A Business Lunch
Episode 6The Disagreement
Episode 7Keeping in Touch
Episode 8A New Customer
English by the NumbersBuilding Confidence in
Presentations & Conversations
CEFR Levels B1 to C2
An excellent supplementary course ideal for both General and Business English, English by the Numbers develops the skills needed to express numbers in different situations, understand and make numerical presentations in English, present data in the form of graphs and charts, discuss and describe logical relationships, and exchange numerical information. Students learn to ask and answer questions about topics such as energy, health, safety, and job issues.
Unit 1Numbers, Fractions, Decimals
Unit 2Numerical Operations, Numerical Relations
Unit 3Graphs, Related Changes
Unit 4Line Graphs
Unit 5Bar Graphs
Unit 6Pie Graphs
Unit 7Probabilities, Logical Relations, Review
Advanced ListeningListening skills for real-life success
CEFR Levels C1 to C2
Advanced Listening is a strategy-based listening course for advanced ESL/EFL students, built around authentic lectures from Stanford University professors. Its interactive lessons are designed to develop listening strategies, academic vocabulary, and critical thinking. The course focuses on processing complex information in real-time, in order to improve high-level listening and note-taking skills for those striving to succeed in academic or professional environments.
Advanced Listening will prepare students for certification required by English-based university or post-graduate programs and will help them succeed in international business environments.
Nine lectures each with strategies and tips to improve listening and note-taking skills
Lecture 1Dealing with Stress
Lecture 2Genes & Gene Therapy
Lecture 3The Chinese Economy
Lecture 4How to Give a Lecture
Lecture 5The History of Slavery
Lecture 6The Geology of Volcanoes
Lecture 7The “Invention” of the Airplane
Lecture 8Principles of Child Psychiatry
Lecture 9Women & Social Reform
DialogueDevelop Interactive Listening Skills
(CEFR Levels C1 to C2)
Get intensive listening practice with Dialogue, a supplementary English course focused on televised interviews on topics of general interest. Originally broadcast on China Central Television (CCTV), Dialogue’s advanced content helps higher-level learners prepare for university lectures, discussion groups, conferences, and international business presentations in English.
Each of the three interviews represents approximately seven hours of study in three parts: presentation, interactive listening, and language skills. The language is authentic and is spoken at a natural pace, with false starts and overlapping sentences. The course also accustoms students to communicating with non-native speakers in the global business environment.
The three In-Depth Discussion Topics include:
- Higher Education in a Globalized Era
- Environmental Protection
- Issues on Aging
General Comprehension (Listening for main ideas, taking notes)
Detailed listening skills and ability to synthesize information from different parts of a conversation
Focus on vocabulary and idioms, and grammar review
Supplementary CoursesCEFR A1 - C2
The Lost Secret
The Lost Secret is an engaging mystery story that has become a favorite of students and teachers around the world. The language in it is presented and sequenced through a complete structural and functional syllabus, beginning at an elementary level and progressing to an intermediate level, in a mix of British and American English, spoken naturally and in context by a cast of highly-acclaimed actors.
The Lost Secret has a variety of lesson types, each of which keeps learners engaged with the language in different ways, promoting long-term learning.
Comprehension checks challenge students as they go through the story. Questions vary according to performance. As a student gets more correct answers, different questions will begin to appear. Students may also use the Voice Recording feature to develop their oral fluency.
In the Dialog Focus lessons students use Speech Recognition to ‘speak’ their part in the dialog. This provides useful repetition and helps to develop pronunciation and oral fluency.
In dictation exercises, students listen to each sentence and then click on the correct words to fill in each space. Review important sections of the video by choosing the correct words to complete the conversations. Listening-based reinforcement of important expressions and grammar.
Students review and develop their grammar and vocabulary in the fill-in lessons. Gap-filling exercises provide intensive practice at the sentence level. Focuses on detailed comprehension, basic grammar and meaning distinctions, and inferring from context.
Hospitality EnglishDynEd Levels 1.7 to 2.5
Hospitality English is a 6-unit course focused on the key concepts and vocabulary used in hotels and tourism. Each unit is designed around specific job functions and situations to develop the language skills necessary to provide the highest quality service. It focuses on intensive oral practice with Speech Recognition to achieve functional on-the-job fluency.