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English for Business

business english course
  • Designed for people working in a business environment or studying a business-related subject
  • Maximum 12 students for fluency classes
  • Maximum 8 students for Accuracy and Business English
  • Start every Monday
  • Minimum age 18
  • Each lesson is of 60 minutes or 90 minutes duration
  • Minimum level – good Intermediate
  • Combine with one-to-one lessons
  • A written and spoken test plus a needs analysis to ensure your requirements are met
  • End-of-course certificate on the last day of your course
  • Homework is given every day

Sample Weekly Programme

14:00 – 15:00
15:15 – 16:15
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 – 16.15
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
12.00 – 16.00
One hour per day will concentrate on improving you general English knowledge and then the second part of the day focuses on English with a business perspective.