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Business English

Course description:

This course is designed for adults (18 years old and above) who either plan to work or are already working in the field of business and who wish to improve their business language in a commercial context. Through a range of real business tasks, the focus is on improving understanding, and developing effective communication skills in a professional environment.

You will improve your business English by working on case studies and authentic text, and you will improve on your comprehension in reading and writing in a business context.

The tutors have an excellent professional background in business, with real life experience. They will help you develop your business communication skills to succeed in today's world economy.

English for Business is designed to help the participants:

  • Express themselves more clearly in real work situations
  • Confidently participate in meetings
  • Give successful presentations
  • Practice exchanging information on the phone and face-to-face
  • Understand business and commercial messages, expressions and texts
  • Improve writing skill when dealing with emails, reports and letters
  • Extend you business related vocabulary

The course covers:

Meetings:
Setting objectives, giving opinions, agreeing/disagreeing, handling a conflict, managing a meeting, decision-making and participating in discussions.

Negotiating:
Language of negotiation, make suggestion and recommendations, hidden meaning, cultural differences, reaching an agreement, being assertive and utilizing critical thinking.

Making Presentations:
Effective presentation techniques, preparing and delivering a presentation, using audio-visual tools, and feedback.

Using the Telephone:
Telephone language, making arrangements, complaining, conference call practice.

Business Correspondence:
Formal and informal language, emails, letters, reports, data and plans.

Social Skills:
Talk about your life and company, make small talk, talk about your work-life balance, about social plans, about past and future events.

Please note that this programme is open for student with a minimum level of B1.

Course
Private tuition

Business English

£50 £45*
per hour (60 minutes)

The prices include all study materials. *This price is valid from November 2017 until January 2018.

Sample timetable:

9.00 - 10.30 Lesson 1
10.30 - 10.45 Break
10.45 - 12.15 Lesson 2
12.15 - 13.15 Lunch
13.15 - 14.45 Lesson 3
14.45 - 15.00 Break
15.00 - 16.30 Lesson 4

 


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 OFFERS:

10% off from November 2017 until January 2018 on General English and Exam preparation courses!


10 % discount for NHS staff, Au-pairs and continuing students!

  


Opening hours

Monday 08:45 - 19:00
Tuesday 08:45 - 19:00
Wednesday 08:45 - 19:00
Thursday 08:45 - 19:00
Friday 08:45 - 19:00
Saturday 09:00 - 13:00
Sunday Closed

Oxford ILS is closed on the following days in 2017 - 2018

28 August 2017
Summer bank holiday
25 December 2017
Christmas Day
26-31 December 2017
Christmas break
1-2 January 2018
New Year's Day
30 March 2018
Good Friday
2 April 2018
Easter Monday
7 May 2018
Early May bank holiday
28 May 2018
Spring bank holiday
27 August 2018
Summer bank holiday


   

"I like the classes because they are small - so the teacher can pay more attention to those parts you don't understand or are difficult for you.  The teachers are excellent - they will answer or tell you things you can hardly find in a book."

Csilla C., Slovakia,
Advanced level

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