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English for Work and Business – Intermediate

Improve your vocabulary while gaining greater confidence in writing reports, networking, liaising with different departments, and taking part in discussions and meetings.
  • Multi-Day Course
  • Intermediate
  • 2-6 learners per class
  • Video Chat Classes
  • English for Work and Business – Intermediate
£240 Total per learner
  • £24 per class
  • Total 10 hours in class

Requirements

A PC/desktop environment with a text editor.

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Class Details

This course will help individuals continue to improve their vocabulary while gaining greater confidence in writing reports, networking, liaising with different departments, and taking part in discussions and meetings. This level will encourage and prepare students for work towards the advanced level.

This course prepares someone to pass ‘Cambridge English: B2 Business Vantage (BEC Vantage)’ test or to get 60–74 score in BULATS test. A Certificate of Completion will be provided after completing the course. This level will encourage and prepare students for work towards the advanced level.

Course Outline

Grammar and Vocabulary: Intermediate (CEFR: B1)

  1. Talking about changes
    • Job changes at work
    • Role changes at work
  2. Delegating tasks
    • Delegating tasks
  3. Writing a report
    • Formal business language
    • Writing skills
  4. Keeping clients informed
    • Arrangements and scheduling
  5. Informal communication
    • Keeping colleagues informed
  6. Describing a process
    • Processes and manufacturing
    • Discussing how things are done
    • Office procedures
  7. Describing and marketing a product
    • Opinions and factual adjectives
    • Descriptive adjectives
    • Advertising and branding
  8. Advice and suggestions
    • Workplace pressures
    • Giving advice
  9. Talking about abilities
    • Workplace skills
    • Describing abilities
  10. What people said
    • Reported speech
    • Reporting what someone said
  11. What people asked
    • Reported questions
    • Reporting what someone asked
  12. Reporting quantities
    • Understanding quantities in conversations and meetings
  13. Working relationships
    • Social media and networking
  14. Presentations
    • Structuring a presentation
  15. Pitching
    • Pitching a product
    • Comparing products and competition
  16. Statistics
    • Describing statistics
    • Reading graphs and tables
    • Business trends
  17. Discussions and arguments
    • Discussing conditions and problems
    • Developing an argument
    • Negotiating and bargaining
    • Workplace mistakes
    • Workplace disagreements
    • Emphasizing your opinion

Vocabulary will be taught in the context of each topic, as appropriate

  • Departments and roles
  • Money and Finance
  • Communication technology
  • Production
  • Marketing and advertising
  • Management and leadership skills
  • Meetings
  • Industries and professional attributes
  • Business idioms
  • Discussions

Tutors

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Simon Cockerham

Senior English Tutor in Grantham, UK

I was born in the UK but I have lived so much of my life in so many different countries I feel like my nationality is “The World”! I have a BA degr...
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Tania Marques

Experienced English Teacher in London

Native British English teacher who was born and raised in London. Not only did I study here for school and University, but I have worked, taught ...
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