British Council Georgia and bp are proud to announce another successful completion of the bp Georgia initiated and funded English language program for representatives of the Georgian Mass Media.
For more than a decade, bp Georgia has funded English language courses for journalists representing an array of media sources and covering topics ranging from Art and Culture to Business and Politics.
British Council has helped hundreds of representatives of the Georgian Media to improve their verbal and written communication skills in English and thus do their jobs more efficiently and advance their careers.
During the academic year 2021-2022, the project provided journalists with an online and flexible course that allowed them to effortlessly balance their personal and professional commitments.
In addition to General English lessons, British Council provided “myJournalism” sessions that focused on specific language structures important to the course participants’ professional demands, as well as giving them an opportunity to talk and write about current events and themes of interest.
Testimonials from the course participants highlight their experience of British Council’s English course and their takeaways.
Tekla Adamia: “This course was a great opportunity for me – challenging and interesting at the same time. It helped me to analyze my insecurities about the language and improve my English, especially on the communication level. I’d been avoiding international training and workshops for years only because I was doubtful of my language skills, but this course changed so much about that. Participating in the course altered my attitudes toward many aspects of my professional life. I owe my thanks to this course for an amazing international summer media school in Greece and scholarship for the training. Had I not been practicing my English here, I would never have made it to that media school and thus would never have had the opportunity. The most important part about the course is that it gave me motivation to not stop, to work on my weaknesses, and to improve my skills even independently.”
Rusudan Gvazava: “I would like to thank bp Georgia for the invaluable support it provided us by funding the English language courses through MyClass lessons and MyJournalism sessions at British council Georgia for Georgian Journalists. I would like to express my deepest gratitude and appreciation.”
Maka Bibilashvili: “The English language course was truly amazing. It was a great experience for me and thank you for this opportunity. I very enthusiastically participated in every session, and the online classes were also engaging.”