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English for Publishing

How to communicate in English with your international partners


Codes professionels de formation

CPF 195713 et 195714

Missions ou activités visées à l'issue du stage

Conduct conversations in English with publishers, agent, authors and production teams from different countries

Compétences visées et évaluées

  • To acquire and develop ease and confidence in oral communication and written exchanges in order to successfully develop relationships and attain objectives
  • To gain confidence in oral communication and written exchanges in professional and social situations
  • To practice the art of persuasion and learn to be concise and succinct when communicating ideas
  • To develop active listening skills

Public concerné


Anyone who wishes to learn English for publishing purposes and wants to practice and improve their command of the language

  • A good working knowledge of publishing
  • An intermediate level of English



Modalités d'admission

Preparatory questionnaire for training placement 


Méthodes et outils pédagogiques
  • Professional two-pronged training approach including distance and on-site learning
  • 4 half-days in our Paris offices, to enable you to express yourself in English on publishing-related subjects
  • Practical exercises based on authentic articles and documents
  • Role play based on typical situations in a publishing house 
  • Discussion
Modalités d'évaluation

Conversation in English on a publishing-related subject

Profil du formateur

Each part of this course will be taught by an expert in publishing


The Publishing House
  • The organisational chart: main positions and jobs in the company and who does what
  • What happens in the different departments: editorial, the press office, rights, production...
  • Creating and pitching a book project
  • Dealing with misunderstandings and problems
Book Production
  • The different stages of production
  • Describing a book: different types of books, covers and bindings
  • Requesting a quotation
  • Receiving and understanding the quotation
Talking about Books
  • Talking about different kinds of books: fiction, non-fiction, art books...
  • Presenting a book, talking about an author
  • Taking part in a conversation: expressing your opinion, discussing the general trends in publishing today
  • Analysing a short text
Buying and Selling Rights
  • The clauses in different types of contracts and which to check first
  • Co-editions: the various possibilities

Informations pratiques

Durée et horaires

16 heures réparties sur 4 journées

14h00 - 18h00

Sessions en intra : nous consulter

Tarif de la formation

1 000 € HT

Individuels ou demandeurs d’emploi : nous consulter

Formation personnalisable selon vos besoins

  • 4, 11, 18, 25 Juin 2019
  • 27, 28, 29, 30 Août 2019
  • 12, 19, 26 Novembre, 3 Décembre 2019