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This course has been designed for business professionals who use English at work, are already at B2 level or higher in English, and need to expand their knowledge and ability.
Our Business English courses are dynamic and short, to enable businesspeople to squeeze them into their busy working lives – from 1 week to 4 weeks, depending on how much time is available, although longer courses are also possible on request.
- 1-4 weeks (& more, if required)
- Designed for business professionals
- Strategic boost to English usage in the workplace
- Range of study options available
- Specialist business areas covered by request
The aim of this course is to give a substantial boost to busy business executives, improving in a short time their understanding and use of English in international business and enabling them to perform at a higher level and with greater confidence.
The course covers a wide range of business topics and vocabulary in context, focusing on key professional areas (including management, marketing and finance) and includes work on:
- negotiating skills
- phone skills
- business socialising
This element of the programme is followed in the mornings, in small classes (maximum 8 participants).
The afternoons are structured according to individual student needs, with a range of options available including one-to-one lessons, private study or sightseeing and cultural activities. Further individual lessons focusing on areas of specific interest can also be added separately (at additional cost) to the course, if required.
Other learning options
Students on this course can also choose to join one or more of the following standard afternoon courses:
- General English classes
- Academic Writing course (3 days per week)
- Fluency course
Individual 1:1 lessons are also available with members of our experienced team of trainers.
Other learning options, such as lunch with a trainer or accompanied sightseeing/cultural activities, are available on request.
Our Business English teachers have extensive experience in successfully training international business personnel. All of them are proficient in at least one other European language as well as English, and some of them have hands-on business experience.
Classes are small for maximum impact and participation (maximum 8, minimum of 4 students).
Participants can choose between staying with local host families (breakfast and dinner provided, plus lunch at the weekends) or at a local hotel. We may also have spaces available in our top-quality student apartments, but this depends upon existing bookings.
The course syllabus includes learning material from a variety of professional sources, depending upon the specific interests of the students, but is structured around first-rate and comprehensive course books produced for business professionals by leading academic publishers. All students receive a copy of the book they use, which can also be used for self-study after the course ends.
GBP 420 per week
Included in the course fees
- All tuition
- All course materials
- Access to all facilities in the school, including the school's ICT suite
- Free super-fast WiFi throughout the school
- Access to all school activities, including Pub Night and weekend excursions
- Accommodation (the price depends upon which accommodation type is selected)
- Accommodation finding fee (if applicable)
- Registration fee