Our Business English course which will help you learn to communicate effectively in a range of business situations. You are able to study a minimum of 10 lessons of Business English per week. By the end of the course, there will be an exam which will assess your abilities in the fours skills of reading, writing, listening and speaking in a business context.
Gain the skills necessary to perform effectively in English in a business context. Get equipped with the linguistic resources needed to follow a business degree course. We aim to provide a stress-free, learning facility for students to make new friends, actively learn and develop their English skills.
Completion of this course will enable you to communicate effectively in a range of real life business situations and have the linguistic resources to follow a business degree course. Also, you’ll gain the skills necessary to perform excellent English in a business context. You are encouraged to apply any business knowledge and experience you might have as you work through the course materials.
The Business English course will typically develop your language skills appropriate to the following areas:
- Using the phone
- Reports and summaries
- The work place
- Import and export
- Money matters
- Delivery and after-sales
- Visits and travel
- Marketing and sales
- Meetings and negotiations
- Operations and processes
- Working together
- Face to face meetings
- Letters, faxes and memos
- A special project (business simulation).
External Exam: Cambridge BEC – Vantage Level (ie. Level 2)
This exam is aimed at learners who wish to obtain a business-related English language qualification. Currently there are 3 levels (Preliminary, Vantage and Higher), each of which assesses students in the four skills of reading, writing, listening and speaking in a business context. Students may prepare for the Cambridge BEC Vantage-level (ie. Level 2) examination within the ETC Business English course.
Standard – 30 lessons / 22.5 hours per week
A minimum of 10 lessons of Business English per week, plus 20 lessons of General English per week.
The ETC Business English courses can be adapted to suit your needs. You can study Business English for a minimum of one week or as many weeks as you wish depending on the time you have available and your learning needs.
Please note this is a sample timetable and may be subject to change