1. Arranging travel and arrival plans2. Dealing with the admin office3. Getting information on campus4. Introducing yourself5. Visiting a staff member's office6. Taking part in lectures and discussions7. Successful social conversations8. Interacting with different nationalities and attitudes to foreigners9. Preparing for and setting up a phone call10. Leaving a telephone message11. Interviews via conference calls and Skype12. Dealing with native English speakers13. Dealing with non-understanding14. Improving your pronunciation15. Improving your listening skills by exploiting audiovisual resources
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