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English for Software Engineers, UI/UX Designers, Product Managers

Become a valuable specialist all over the world.

We believe that people come to English classes not only to learn the language itself but to achieve their goals.

Being part of the IT-community, we have created a unique approach to learning English, tailored for IT specialists. You will learn how to:

  • Nail an interview in English
  • Create your CV
  • Chat with your colleagues at the meetings
  • Chat in Slack
  • Write emails
  • Create presentations
  • Conduct code review
  • Describe tasks in JIRA / Asana / Trello
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What will we do at our course?

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The key objective of the course is to teach you to work effectively in an English-speaking environment in 3 months: β€” 3 one-on-one lessons with a teacher, tailored to solve your specific problems β€” 17 lessons in a group (6 to 8 people) to improve your social, cultural, and communication skills β€” 1 meeting with European developers (native speakers and Russian speakers who have successfully moved to Europe) for understanding the foreign environment and learning from their experience

Educational Programme

The following topics will be covered in 20 classes. The learning route is tailored to suit the needs of the group in order to focus on achieving your goals:

πŸ’¬ Networking and relationship building with Westerners

β€” Cultural pattern (attitude to work, business and personal communication, taboo, character) β€” Small talk β€” Self-presentation

πŸ’° Job hunting, CV, interview, employment

β€” Analysis of job vacancies β€” Preparing a CV β€” Cover letter β€” Interview for a job β€” Technical interview

πŸ‘¨β€πŸ’» Team communication: live communication, instant messengers, emails

β€” Communication with the team β€” Conversations in messengers β€” Business correspondence (emails) β€” Conference calls β€” Working meetings β€” Leadership and motivation

πŸŽ™οΈ Presentations and public speaking

β€” Common rules, introductory and prop phrases, dealing with anxiety and voice training β€” Face-to-face presentations (non-verbal communication, gestures, movements) β€” Online presentations (attention training, interactive activities)

🧠 Grammar

β€” Basic grammatical tenses β€” Modal verbs β€” Passive voice β€” Interrogative sentences β€” Conditional sentences β€” Clauses

πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ Pronunciation

β€” Basic problem sounds of the English language β€” Word and sentence stresses β€” Intonation β€” Pronunciation options β€” Getting rid of an accent

πŸ“– Vocabulary

β€” Tasks description β€” Basic IT terminology β€” Feedback to someone else's code β€” Product development

🎧 Problem-solving, feedback

β€” Problem-solving in a team β€” Brainstorm β€” Feedback rules

🎀 Meeting with European developers

β€” Personal experience of Russian-speaking developers who moved to Europe β€” Q&A with European developers, communication with native-speakers

Course Creators and your Mentors

Nikita Bondarchuk β€”
Nikita Bondarchuk β€” Head of the Language Learning Center at the ICL Services international IT company. He has been teaching English to developers, QA engineers, and project managers for over 5 years. He is developing soft-skill skills of employees training courses (business correspondence and presentations), as well as conducting marathons and conversation clubs in English. Nikita will be your teacher on the course and will help you achieve your professional goals. Nikita adheres to a communicative approach, which allows students to overcome the language barrier and to be able to express themselves using their language skills.
Eugene Kriulin
Eugene Kriulin β€” co-founder & CEO at Less Education, Software Engineer at the London-based startup Feed. Since 2017 he and his team have been developing products for learning English, because they believe that people learn a language for a reason – people learn English to achieve their life goals.
Adelya Kudyakova β€”
Adelya Kudyakova β€” Senior English teacher with 10-year experience. She taught English in Russia, China, and Malaysia. Since 2020 she lives in Canada, teaches English online, and develops programs for teaching English. She has extensive teaching experience from scratch to advanced. Adelya believes that learning English should be fun and exciting and, most importantly, all you need is a desire to speak and understand the language. Adelya will tell you how to overcome the language barrier, find a common language with foreigners and feel at home in any company of people from other countries.

  • Course participants gather in a group chat in Telegram (from 6 to 8 people)
  • There is a curator in the chat – he/she organizes the classes, collects the completed participant activities, and keeps track of the participants’ results. There are mentors in the chat – they help to cope with participant activities, share their experience and knowledge
  • All classes are conducted online using modern applications - Zoom, Notion, Telegram, and other effective tools
  • The duration of the course is 3 months. During this time, you will get in with your teammates and widen your network of contacts in IT, because a developer may need the help of a UI/UX designer at any time and vice versa

How to join our course?

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The participation fee is $270 for 3 months β€” You can pay by installments in monthly installments of $100, in this case, the total amount comes to $300 β€” Bonus: assistance with employment in a foreign company with the support of our partners, HR agencies Choose the format and book our course 🀘

If you have any questions, contact Eugene on Telegram

Welcome to the intensive English course for Software Engineers, UI/UX designers and product managers. We will do everything for you to achieve your goals and become a sought-after specialist worldwide 🌎