Malaysian Technical Cooperation Programme (MTCP): English Language for Diplomacy Course 1/2014
IDFR organised the Malaysian Technical Cooperation Programme (MTCP): English Language and Diplomacy Course series 1/2014 from 19 to 30 May 2014. Twenty-three participants namely from Azerbaijan, Bhutan, Bosnia Herzegovina, Burkina Faso, Cambodia, Comores, Dominican Republic, Georgia, Kenya, Kiribati, Lao PDR, Myanmar, Maldives, Mauritius, Morocco, Senegal, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Suriname, Timor-Leste, Togo, Uzbekistan and Vietnam attended the two-week course.
The objective of the programme was to enhance the participants’ proficiency in the use of English specifically in the realm of diplomacy and international relations. Apart from that, the course also aimed at enhancing the participants’ general English Language proficiency in the four skills areas of listening, speaking, reading and writing.
In line with the objectives, IDFR arranged interactive modules such as Active Listening, Writing Diplomatically: Sentence Structure and Applying Grammar, The Sound of English Language: Pronunciation, Presentation Skills and Public Speaking as well as Speech Drafting.
Reported by: Sufrinizam Abd. Hamid