Courses - HR English

HR English course for managers and professionals in Human Resources

This 1-week English for Human Resources course will provide you with the English language skills needed to perform in a variety of HR situations. It includes practical speaking and writing activities - conducting job interviews, giving performance assessments, discussing staffing needs and training plans in meetings, in presentations and over the phone. You will enhance your active HR terminology and vocabulary. The goal is to make you feel confident using English in the international HR context.

The course is available for individual clients and corporate groups. See a list of our corporate clients here.

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All of the key information you need to know about this course

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  • Course level:

Levels 5 - 8 on the school's level scale


  • Fees:



  • Dates:


6th - 10th March
15th - 19th May
24th - 28th July
9th - 13th October
20th - 24th November

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  • Course length:

1 week course

  • Participants age:

Minimum age: 30
Average age: 39

  • Group size:

Maximum 6

  • Hours per week:

30 hours per week (30 x 60 minutes)
09.00 - 17.00 Monday - Friday

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Who's it for?

Find out if this course is suitable for your needs

This English for Human Resources course is for HR managers and HR professionals who need to use English confidently and efficiently in their jobs. They are often working in the international and global context and need to speak English with the employees, colleagues and vendors on a regular basis.

Course content

The areas that you can expect to cover during the HR English course

The English for Human Resources course focuses on active speaking and writing skills and communication strategies.

Topics for the course include:

  • Recruitment (including job interviewing techniques and writing job ads)
  • Employment law (including a visit to an industrial tribunal)
  • Organisation & leadership
  • Training, motivation & rewards
  • Managing change
  • Conflict in the workplace
  • Dismissal procedures
  • Appraisal techniques

Key language skills and communication strategies in HR context include:

  • effective speaking and communication skills for meetings and negotiations
  • effective telephoning skills
  • giving presentations and speeches internally and externally
  • written communication including email, reports and formal letters
  • salary negotiations
  • making proposals and offers
  • conducting and managing meetings
  • hosting visits, socialising, meeting and greeting

This HR English course also covers speaking English in social situations with colleagues, vendors and clients.

The benefits

What you can expect to achieve from your course

This HR English course benefits include:

  • speaking English more confidently
  • expanded Human Resources vocabulary and HR terminology
  • effective English writing skills
  • improved English for meetings and presentations
  • feeling at ease speaking English on the phone
  • practice socialising with colleagues and partners in English

Included in the fees

What is included in the fees

Fees include training plus:

  • External speaker from the HR sector
  • Daily 3-course lunch (Monday to Friday)
  • Access to LondonSchool Online learning portal
  • All course material and resources
  • Detailed end-of-course report showing progress in your English
  • Networking reception every Monday

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I have learned a lot and I think I will have to process a great deal of the words at home to really get them to stick, so that I will be able to use them in a fluent way.

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