ESSENTIAL ENGLISH FOR DOING BUSINESS IN THE UK

Who is this for?

This online Business English course is for you if:

  • You are at least B1 level (intermediate)
  • You are working in the UK or work with British clients
  • You want to feel more confident using Business English to communicate with clients
  • You want feedback on your English speaking and writing skills
  • You are committed to completing all self-study tasks and Zoom sessions

This course will help you to:

  • Feel more confident using English in business and professional contexts
  • Develop the essential professional language you will need to communicate effectively
  • Better understand your British colleagues and clients
  • Better understand cultural aspects of doing business in the UK
  • Understand areas of your own language you need to develop

What does this course include?

This online Business English coaching course includes:

  • Pre-course 121 consultation and language assessment (via Zoom)
  • 12 group coaching sessions (1 per week)
  • 1 x 121 coaching session per unit
  • End of course presentation session (90 minutes)
  • Access to the course Facebook group
  • Final report and feedback on skills
  • Certificate of completion

What content does the course include?

Unit 1 – Building business relationships

  • Talking about your work or business with confidence
  • Language for building relationships with colleagues and clients
  • Skills for networking, making lasting connections, and winning business
  • Communicating by email

Unit 2 РPromoting your company 

  • Giving presentations to demonstrate your knowledge and skills
  • Writing blog posts and social media posts
  • Speaking on the phone
  • Pitching your business to potential clients

Unit 3 – Negotiating and dealing with clients

  • Client meetings and etiquette
  • Negotiating with clients
  • Dealing with client problems and complaints

Final presentation session

  • All participants will deliver a presentation on a topic related to your work or business.

For each module, you will have a 121 session with the coach where they will give you feedback on your skills and guidance on how you can improve.