Business English Services
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Our Courses in Europe

We are happy to come to you. This way we can train several members of your company simultaneously at a convenient location.

Survival English   Business English   Management English  
English for Science and Technology   English Business Skills 
our added value

 

1. Survival Course (Business English)

Target Group:

Absolute beginners (especially designed as a preparation for those who wish to do a course with us in England afterwards).

Previous knowledge:

None necessary!

Contents:

A mixture of what we and the participants consider necessary in order for them to be able to defend themselves successfully - in English! - in typical work-related situations.

Duration:

One or two five-day seminars as necessary.

Group Size:

Up to six participants.

Location:

In premises far away enough from your company for the course participants not to be disturbed.

prices

 

2. Business English

Target Group:

All members of your company who use the English language professionally.

Previous knowledge:

All levels apart from absolute beginners. Please use our placement test to find your level.

Contents:

These courses are based on those business or professional situations which participants expect to come up with in their work, as well as the grammar, vocabulary and functions necessary for them to do business successfully in English.

Duration:

Usually three five-day seminars (this is most effective with at least one month between seminars).

Group Size:

Up to six participants with one trainer, and up to twelve participants with two trainers.

Location:

In premises far away enough from your company for the course participants not to be disturbed.

prices

 

3. Management English

Target Group:

Managers in your company who need to brainstorm ideas, think their ideas through or prepare their arguments in English.

Previous knowledge:

All levels apart from pre-intermediate upwards. Please use our placement test to find your level.

Contents:

These courses are based exclusively on those areas of management which the participants choose to work on, making the language as clear, powerful and effective as possible – as well as any grammar, vocabulary and functions necessary to ensure successful communication.

Duration:

Usually one four-day seminar.

Group Size:

Usually up to six participants.

Location:

In premises far away enough from your company for the course participants not to be disturbed.

prices

 

4. English for Science and Technology

Target Group:

Members of your company employed in a scientific or technical capacity.

Previous knowledge:

All levels from pre-intermediate upwards. We use our placement test to achieve homogenous groups for these courses.

Contents:

Case studies from science and technology, special work on the participants' own particular areas; how to present prospective projects with a view to achieving support from finance departments and customers; any necessary grammar, vocabulary and functions which could contribute to effective business.

Duration:

Usually three five-day seminars (this is most effective with at least one month between seminars).

Group Size:

Up to six participants with one trainer, and up to twelve participants with two trainers.

Location:

In premises far away enough from your company for the course participants not to be disturbed.

prices

 

5. English Business Skills

Each of these seminars focuses on one of the following skills:

  •    A. Interviewing
  •    B. Presenting
  •    C. Meetings
  •    D. Negotiating
  •    E. Selling
  •    F. Socialising
  •    G. Telephoning

Target Group:

Those who need to interview, present, chair or participate in meetings, negotiate, sell, socialise or telephone in English!

Previous knowledge:

All levels from pre-intermediate upwards. We use our placement test to achieve homogenous groups for these courses.

Contents:

Targeted activities and materials for developing those particular business skills as effectively and realistically as possible – along with any grammar, vocabulary or functions necessary to reflect an international service culture and generate successful business.

Duration:

One five-day seminar.

Group Size:

Up to six participants with one trainer, and up to twelve participants with two trainers.

Location:

In premises far away enough from your company for the course participants not to be disturbed.

prices

 

Of course, we can also prepare a training proposal which is tailor-made for your company's needs.

Please note:
The above course formats are for guidance only. If seminars of different lengths fit better into your work plans, we would be happy to consider, for example, courses consisting of 3-day or 4-day seminars.

 

Prices:

  1. Survival Course (Business English)
    £ (please enquire) per 5-day seminar week

  2. Business English
    £ (please enquire) with 1 trainer and up to 6 participants 
    £ (please enquire) with 2 trainers and up to 12 participants 
    per 5-day seminar week

  3. Management English
    £ (please enquire) with 1 trainer per 4-day seminar

  4. English for Science and Technology
    £ (please enquire) with 1 trainer and up to 6 participants 
    £ (please enquire) with 2 trainers and up to 12 participants 
    per 5-day seminar week

  5. English Business Skills:
        A. Interviewing
        B. Presenting
        C. Meetings
        D. Negotiating
        E. Selling

    £ (please enquire) with 1 trainer and up to 6 participants 
    £ (please enquire) with 2 trainers and up to 12 participants 
    per 5-day seminar week
        F. Socialising
        G. Telephoning

    £ (please enquire) with 1 trainer and up to 6 participants 
    £ (please enquire) with 2 trainers and up to 12 participants 
    per 5-day seminar week

Of course, we can also invoice you in Euros.

 

If you wish to make up the numbers in your groups, do feel free to invite colleagues from other companies to participate.

To apply for these courses, please contact David or Anne at
bes@clara.net.

 

Our added value

We are:

A small, specialised language school which gives a personalised service.

We come to you:

  • In your company
  • In a neutral location of your choice - where you cannot be interrupted or called out of a lesson!

We can train you in:

  • Survival English
  • Business English i.e. English for Commerce and Industry
  • Management English
  • English for Science and Technology
  • English Business Skills for e.g. Telephoning, Presentations, Meetings
  • The contents of a Training Proposal specially tailored to your company’s needs.

We teach:

  • One-to-one
  • A manager or employee who requires specialised and intensive training
  • In groups of up to six with one trainer and up to twelve with two trainers
  • Which can comprise:
  • A group of your employees
  • A group of your employees and colleagues from other companies

In seminars ranging from 3 or 4 days to 5-day blocks over a period of months to fit into your work schedule.

We have:

  • Many years' experience in teaching English for Business:
  • in individual companies
  • in our premises in England, with people from many different companies and branches of commerce and industry
  • Considerable knowledge of how businesses function
  • A good knowledge of European languages

We can help you:

  • organise your ideas
  • present your arguments persuasively
  • sell your products and services effectively

And remember:

We teach you the language you need
to conduct your business
successfully in English.

 

 

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