Business and Professional English 30+

Our Business and Professional English 30+ course is offered in London and Canterbury. It will develop your English Language skills for professional communication in small, focused groups. Through realistic scenarios and simulations, you’ll gain confidence in making presentations, taking part in international meetings, cross-cultural networking and other professional contexts.

Who’s it for?

This course is ideal for experienced professionals who wish to improve their business and professional English skills in a commercial context in the shortest possible time. Typically, you will have at least several years of professional experience and will be well-established in your chosen career. This course will benefit any professional person who needs to develop effective communication skills in English for use in their business life.

Under the age of 30? Then have a look at our Business English 20-30 course. Or if you are not looking for another professional course then take a look at General English 30+.

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The Benefits

At the end of the course you can expect to:

  • be able to communicate more effectively and fluently
  • be able to participate more confidently in meetings
  • be able to approach negotiations more diplomatically 
  • be able to respond more spontaneously in different situations 
  • have expanded your range of professional vocabulary 
  • be able to network with greater confidence

Course Content

On this course, you can expect to cover the following areas:

  • Communication skills

  • Participating in and chairing meetings

  • Negotiations – persuading, bargaining, compromising

  • Presentations – making yourself clear, effective structuring and emphasising

  • Business word building

  • Email writing

  • Teleconferencing and telephoning

  • Networking

  • Cross-cultural awareness

  • Grammatical accuracy

  • Accuracy in pronunciation

Everything you learn on this course has a practical application. Through a variety of real-life, task-based scenarios we enable you to practise and improve the language you will need for your everyday work.

Included in fees

Fees include training plus:

  • All course materials and resources

  • London: Daily 3-course lunch (Monday to Friday)
    Canterbury: Networking lunch 3 days a week and an all inclusive social programme 2 days a week

  • Weekly networking reception

  • Weekly talk by guest speaker

  • Access to LondonSchool Online platform

  • Detailed end of course progress report

Optional Extras

I improved my English in a welcoming and comfortable environment. The staff and teachers were very kind and I met many students from many countries. I was very impressed by the quality of the course, working on many different subjects such as Finance Human Resources and negotiations in a very interesting way. I can only recommend this course and this school. It is not only English courses but mainly a life experience.


Why study at The London School of English?

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Contact us:

  • locationHolland Park Gardens
  • location-blueCanterbury
  • studentsMax Group: 6 (Holland Park), 4 (Canterbury)
  • ageMin Age: 30
    Average Age: 42
  • durationDuration: 1-8 weeks
  • time15/30 hours per week
    London: 09.00 - 17.00 (Mon - Fri; Full time) or 09.00 - 12.30 (Mon - Fri; Part time)
    Canterbury: 08.45 - 16.45 (Mon - Fri; Full time) or 08.45 - 12.00 (Mon - Fri; Part time)
  • datesStart Date: Any Monday
  • timetableTimetable
  • price2018
    £720 per week (15 hours per week)
    £1125 per week (30 hours per week)
  • price2019
    £740 per week (15 hours per week)
    £1150 per week (30 hours per week)

English Level

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  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
  • 8
  • 9

    Level 1 (Beginner)

    I do not speak any English.

    Level 2 (Elementary)

    I can say and understand a few things in English.

    Level 3 (Pre-Intermediate)

    I can communicate simply and understand in familiar situations but only with some difficulty.

    Level 4 (Low Intermediate)

    I can make simple sentences and can understand the main points of a conversation but need much more vocabulary.

    Level 5 (Intermediate)

    I can speak and understand reasonably well and can use basic tenses but have problems with more complex grammar and vocabulary.

    Level 6 (Upper Intermediate)

    I speak and understand well but still make mistakes and fail to make myself understood occasionally.

    Level 7 (Pre-Advanced)

    I speak and understand well but still make mistakes and fail to make myself understood occasionally.

    Level 8 (Advanced)

    I speak and understand very well but sometimes have problems with unfamiliar situations and vocabulary.

    Level 9 (Very Advanced)

    I speak and understand English completely fluently.