Business English

Languages Across Borders | Melbourne

Program Description

Business English

Languages Across Borders | Melbourne

About

Focuses on students who wish to improve their English in a business setting.

This course will develop student’s ability to communicate in English through activities as realistic as possible. This means that students will be taught practical tasks such as participating in meetings, giving presentations, refining telephone skills, reading and writing emails, and building business and finance vocabulary.

Students are tested on a weekly basis. Teachers strategically incorporate multimedia and an array of real-life materials to enhance the learning experience. Every 5 weeks each student is given detailed feedback on their class performance.

Duration | 5 to 20 weeks

Available | Morning

Intakes | Every Monday

Entry Level | Upper-Intermediate Level and above

Entry Requirement: Upper Intermediate level and above

Sample Course Outline

Week#

Topic

Skills Focus

Assesment Task

Week 1

Communication

Idioms /
Communication breakdown

Listening – listen to business messages
and listen to lecture about presentation

Week 2

Marketing

Brainstorming

Reading – read article and do gap-fill activities as well as comprehension questions – all skills

Week 3

Business relationships

Networking /
How to build a business

Speaking – Give a formal presentation in student’s specific job using PowerPoint

Week 4

Successful people

Negotiating

Writing – Write an email to a manager arranging hotel accommodation for an overseas work colleague

Week 5

Motivation

Word Building / Understanding people

Grammar – Weeks 1-5 review of grammar taught

Week 6

Risk management

Assessing risk Dealing with a crisis

Listening
– Business English Certificate [BEC]

Week 7

Management styles

Presentations

Reading – Business English Certificate [BEC]

Week 8

Working on a team

Conflict resolution

Speaking – Business English Certificate [BEC]

Week 9

Raising money

Financial terms

Writing – write a memo to Staff and write a letter confirming an order

Week 10

Customer service

Dealing with complaints

Grammar – Weeks 6-10 review of grammar taught

This school offers programs in:
  • English


Last updated January 7, 2019
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This course is Campus based
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Open Enrollment
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5 - 20 weeks
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Australia - Melbourne, Victoria
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Open Enrollment
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