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Central School Business English Courses

The English for Business Course is designed for students with an interest in Business, who are studying business or those who are already working in business. Courses are tailor-made each week to adapt to the needs and goals of students.

Business courses are fast-paced and varied, making use of original materials and course books for maximum results. Business English teachers are highly specialised and hold business qualifications such as the MBA.

Improve your overall English in the morning lessons and focus on your professional and business English in the afternoon lessons. Study 27.5 hours per week (full day) or 20 hours per week (afternoon course starting at 11.00am)

  • Maximum 12 students in workshops and maximum 8 students for classes
  • Start every Monday
  • Minimum age 18
  • Minimum level � good Intermediate
  • Combine with one-to-one lessons


Sample Weekly Programme

14:10 – 15:10
15:20 – 16:20
Monday Getting to know you and needs analysis session Negotiating Skills – strategy, style and tactics, Negotiating deals-oral practice
Tuesday Brand Management, Vocabulary and listening Writing emails: Formal v informal language
Wednesday Leadership-reading an article from the Financial Times Adjectives of character, Discussion-What makes a good leader?
Thursday Writing a CV and cover letter Telephoning Skills. Telephone manner & problem solving on the phone
Friday Interview Skills, Vocabulary and difficult questions Simulated Interviews, Feedback on interviews & weekly review

Course Details

Intensive (code BEI)

27.5 hours per week
09.00 – 16.20
The morning lessons concentrate on developing your general English ability and the second part of the day focuses on the language and skills needed in a business context.

Standard (code BES)

20 hours per week – 4 hours per day
11.00 – 16.20
Two hours before lunch will concentrate on improving your overall English knowledge and then the second part of the day focuses on English with a business perspective.