Business 1-3


Business English Course

This course is for professionals who want to develop their English in a work and social context, with some commercial focus. Participants come both from business and from a wide range of other professional backgrounds. The course develops practical skills such as the English used for meetings and presentations alongside more general communication skills.



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Duration: 10 weeks
Hours: 30 Hours / 3 hours per week
Please contact us for the latest timetable and fees for this course.


Who is it for?

This course is ideal for experienced executives, managers and professionals who wish to improve their business English language in a commercial context. Typically, participants have been working for some time and are already well established in their chosen careers.


Course Content

Key areas include:
  • Communication skills
  • Meetings
  • Management – theory and practice
  • Negotiating – persuasion, selling techniques
  • Presentations
  • Leadership and team building
  • Business English vocabulary
  • Teleconferencing
  • Resolving conflict
  • Networking
  • Cross-cultural awareness
  • Agreeing and disagreeing
  • Interrupting
  • Asking appropriate questions
  • Clarifying and confirming
  • Asking for comments
  • Summarising
  • Challenging/defending an opinion
  • Persuading and compromising
  • Making proposals, offers, suggestions
  • Opening/closing meetings