Business English

English has been referred to as “the language of business”. Chances are that if an individual works for an international company, within a multinational team, they will be using English in communication with colleagues. Therefore, it’s essential that to be able to speak English fluently; business conducted internationally is done in English more often than not. Book now!

Course aims

By focusing on an organisation or individual’s personal needs, our Business English courses aim to develop business communication skills in English.

The IELS approach

We have a practical approach to language learning which requires active participation from students. We provide useful learning strategies and give regular feedback on spoken and written performance. Vocabulary development is done both in lessons and in self-study time. Grammar is revised when necessary. We offer intensive, flexible and part-time courses.

Course content

  • Introductions and networking
  • Cultural awareness
  • Effective meeting participation
  • Presentation skills
  • Effective email communication
  • Extending business vocabulary
  • Language for telephoning

Programme

BUSINESS ENGLISH PART-TIME

WEEK 1

  • Introducing yourself
  • Networking

WEEK 2

  • Cultural Awareness

WEEK 3

  • Suggestions & Recommendations
  • Decision Making

WEEK 4

  • Effective Meetings
  • Mid-course Practical Assessment

WEEK 5

  • Customer Service
  • Telephone Skills

WEEK 6

  • Email Writing

WEEK 7

  • Presentation Skills

WEEK 8

  • End-course Practical Assessment
  • Course re-cap

BUSINESS ENGLISH INTENSIVE

DAY 1

  • Introducing yourself
  • Networking
  • Cultural Awareness

DAY 2

  • Email Writing
  • Suggestions & Recommendations
  • Decision Making
  • Effective Meetings

DAY 3

  • Customer Service
  • Telephone Skills
  • Presentation Skills
  • End-course Practical
  • Assessment

Additional Information

Self-study
Up to 2 hours per course week

Course duration
8 weeks (Part time)
3 days (Intensive)

No. of participants
Min. 4 / max. 8

Certificate of Participation
Your attendance is at least 80%

Language of Instruction
English

Course material
Macmillan English In-company 3.0

Post course study
Course book and e-learning platform log in

Price
EUR 395 pp (Part time)
EUR 495 pp (Intensive)

Contact us

Email: info@iels-english.nl
Telephone: +31 (0)6 1131 8814
In-Person: Olympia 1A, Hilversum Business Park, Hilversum 1216 AS