English Courses

Business English Course

Business English Course

About the course:

Small group English courses for professionals in London. Improve your English for work and a great career.

All our business courses are held face to face in classroom atmosphere at centre at Nova Training Centre. You also receive all benefits in face-to-face environment including a full needs analysis, networking events, guest speakers and a social programme for professionals.

This course is suitable for professionals who would like an intensive small group course to improve their English communication skills.

Our trainers are very experienced and they recognise that not all businesses are the same. Our courses are flexible enough to reflect the needs of participants.

Whatever your language or experience level, our objective is always the same: to give you the skills and confidence to use English immediately and effectively in a wide variety of contexts. 

Our Business English courses are intended for students with an intermediate, upper intermediate or advanced level of English (CEFR B1/B2/C1).    

Our year-round courses will help you to achieve your academic, personal, and professional goals.  Whether you want to take further studies, live in an English-speaking country or improve your career opportunities, we have the right course for you. 

Course details:

 Full time / Part time

 Per week: FT 20 Hrs, PT 10 Hrs

 Course level

 From intermediate to advanced level / CEFR B1/B2/C1 

 Start date

 As per time-table

 Maximum class

 Maximum 15 students

 Time

 As per time-table

 Course length

 3 to 10 months

Certificate

 Certificate / Diploma

 Suitable for

 All students and professionals

What will I learn?

On the first day, participants will discuss their needs together with the trainer who will build a course programme which focuses on the needs of the group. There will be skills others would like to focus on that would benefit you too and you can increase your knowledge of how other companies and sectors approach tasks relevant to you.

Course Outcomes

As an example the course outcome for a B1 / B2 level may include :

Spoken Interaction :

Lead discussions to help make final decisions

Participate in negotiations

Maintain professional etiquette in work related conversations

Present a work proposal in detail 

Spoken  Production

Compare and contrast ideas using a range of language

Paraphrase an idea using a range of linguistic devices

Precisely express the potential consequences of actions or events

Use different strategies to negotiate meaning

Listening

Understand specialised vocabulary used in presentations or discussions within your chosen field

Follow a work-related discussion between fluent speakers

Practise and improve listening skills in a business context

Recognise features of connected speech

Reading

Distinguish between facts and opinions in extended texts

Quickly scan long complex texts for key information

Understand complex arguments in newspaper articles

Synthesise information from different sources in order to give a written or oral summary

Writing

Write a business proposal with supporting detail

Write detailed work correspondence such as reports, meeting minutes, action plans

Write emails for a business context.

Progress and testing: 

Regular homework 

Follow your progress with weekly tests

Tutorials, one to one meetings with your teacher

Students' reports 

Certificate: at the end of the course you will receive an accredited Nova Training College certificate documenting your level of English and attendance.

COURSE DETAILS


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