English for Work & Careers
This Business English course is a two-week course for young professionals who want to stand out in the modern workplace. You will focus on developing your language and professional skills to help you further your career. A key part of the course is critical thinking and soft skills, and it includes training for the challenging situations people face in an international business environment.
Time-limited offer: Book this course before the 1st of October 2019 and get a free Cambridge Linguaskill exam at the end of your course. The exam normally costs £80 but to help you to showcase your English we are offering it for free.
Who’s it for
This course is for you if you are at an early stage in your career. You may have a few years’ working experience, or you may be finishing your university education and preparing yourself for the workplace. You may be preparing for a career change or to find a job in an English-speaking workplace. This English course is for clients aged 20 to 35.
At the end of the course you can expect to:
Have improved your practical English skills
Confidently use English to get your message across in professional contexts
Respond appropriately within a variety of contexts to achieve your aims
Be able to participate in meetings, negotiations and presentations more successfully
Have developed your vocabulary and grammar for business situations
Have improved essential soft skills
Have improved your networking skills
Be able to write more effectively
During your course you can expect to cover the following areas:
Soft skills e.g. giving and receiving feedback, persuading
Meetings and negotiations
Applying for work – interviewing and CVs
Presentations and pitching
English for online communication e.g. working remotely, social media
Writing for business e.g. emails, reports, evaluations and briefs
Vocabulary for business
Functional grammar, e.g. hedging, emphasizing, paraphrasing
Context-based learning, based on real world scenarios and contexts
Project work with experienced professionals
Your trainers will tailor the course to meet the needs of the course participants, so the exact content will be relevant to the goals and experience of the class.
Optional self-study: Before or after your classes, you can use the Self-Study Area in your centre. There are computers, a printer and plenty of desk space available. The Self-Study Areas are available whenever our centres are open. See the opening times for our centres here.
Included in fees
Fees include training plus:
- External speaker
Cross-group activity with experienced professionals
Weekly networking reception
Daily three-course lunch (Monday to Friday)
Access to London School Online platform
Detailed end-of-course progress report
All course materials and resources
When we are open: Check our standard opening times and the days when our centres are closed on public holidays by clicking this link.
This course is delivered by highly experienced trainers in excellent facilities at our executive centre at Holland Park Gardens, London. View the virtual tour:
- London, Holland Park Gardens
- Max group: 10
For ages: 20-35
Average Age: 25
- Duration: 2 weeks
24 full hours per week
09.15 - 15.45 (Monday - Friday)
Start dates 2019: 7 October, 28 October, 25 November
2020: 20 January, 17 February, 23 March, 20 April, 25 May, 29 June, 13 July, 27 July, 24 August, 14 September, 5 October, 9 November, 30 November
- £1180 (2 weeks)