Effective interpersonal communication is a cornerstone of good relationships, creating positive learning climate, building the sense of power in class and at school. The teacher has to communicate with other teachers in a staffroom, with his students, with their parents, school head teacher, psychologist or pedagogue on a daily basis. Through these talks s/he builds his position and affects the teaching-learning process. The goal of this course is raising awareness of such issues as the role of verbal and nonverbal communication, impression management, creating positive learning climate. The course is practice-oreiented, using such techniques as discussion of case studies, simulations, video recordings etc.