Business and Professional English - Virtual Groups

This virtual learning English course is delivered in small groups and will develop your confidence using English for business and professional purposes. This course is client-centred and will focus on your speaking, listening, reading and writing skills for professional communication. As well as developing your skills, this course gives you the opportunity to network with other professionals and broaden your international network without even having to travel. 

The course is delivered in morning and afternoon sessions so you can choose which is the  best option for your time zone. 

Who is it for? 

This English language course is for professionals who want excellent quality language training without the need to travel. You may want to gain confidence for working with colleagues and partners abroad, you may be looking for a new job, or you may want to prepare yourself for an event or presentation. This course will give you the skills and confidence you are looking for to progress in your career. 

How training is delivered

Training is delivered using the online communication platform Zoom, which is compatible with all laptops, desktops and mobile phones.  

Instructions on how to join the virtual group will be sent to you. 

Benefits 

By the end of the course you will be able to: 

  • Negotiate diplomatically 

  • Describe products and processes  

  • Explain trends and graphs 

  • Network confidently 

  • Lead and participate in meetings 

  • Communicate effectively across cultures  

Everything you will learn on this course is practical, and you will be able to practise your new skills and fluency through role-playing of real-life scenarios. 

Course content 

  • 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 

Included in the fees

  • All course materials and resources 
  • Access to London School Online platform until the end of 2020
  • Detailed end-of-course progress report 
  • Certificate of completion 

Contact us

  • location Online
  • students Group size: 6
  • age Minimum age: 20
  • duration Duration: 1 to 8 weeks
  • time 15 hours per week:
    Monday to Friday. Choose your session (all times are UK time):
    1st session: 06:00 - 09:30
    2nd session: 10:00 - 13:30
    3rd session: 14:00 - 17:30
    4th session: 18:00 - 21:30
  • dates Start dates: any Monday
  • price £450 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.