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 and it is delivered in Virtual Groups. 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. 

Who is 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. 

Benefits 

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 

Course content 

During your course you can expect to cover the following areas: 

  • Intercultural Communication 

  • 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 

  • Critical thinking 

  • 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. 

Included in fees 

Fees include training plus: 

  • External speaker 
  • Cross-group activity with experienced professionals 

  • Three months access to London School Online platform 

  • Detailed end-of-course progress report 

  • All course materials and resources

  • location Online
  • students Max group: 10
  • age For ages: 20-35
  • duration Duration: 2 weeks
  • time 24 hours per week
    09.15 - 15.45 (Monday - Friday)
  • dates Start dates:
    2020:
    9 November
    30 November

    2021:
    18 January
    15 February
    15 March
    19 April
    17 May
    28 June
    12 July
    26 July
    6 September
    27 September
    18 October
    8 November
    29 November
  • price £325 per week

English Level

  • 1
  • 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.