General English + Business English

The Business English course allows you to combine study of general vocabulary, grammar and skills tuition at an appropriate level with focused business English lessons. This course will give you a competitive advantage in your career and increase your employment prospects.

Our price promise

If you find this course cheaper elsewhere, we will match the price and give you a £50 voucher when you book*.

*Applies only to like-for-like dates at the same school on the same course for the same duration.

Study

Minimum entry requirements

Course format

  • Length of study: From 2 weeks
  • Hours per week: 25
  • Maximum class size: 15
  • Typical student age: 22 - 45
  • Typical student mix:
    18% Middle Eastern, 32% European, 42% Asian, 8% Russian

Dates and fees

  • Course starts eachMon
  • Tuition fees: From 780.00 AUD

    Tuition length options

    • 2 weeks: 780.00 AUD
    • 3 weeks: 1170.00 AUD
    • 4 weeks: 1560.00 AUD
    • 5 weeks: 1950.00 AUD
    • 6 weeks: 2340.00 AUD
    • 7 weeks: 2660.00 AUD
    • 8 weeks: 3040.00 AUD
    • 9 weeks: 3420.00 AUD
    • 10 weeks: 3800.00 AUD
    • 11 weeks: 4180.00 AUD
    • 12 weeks: 4560.00 AUD
    • 13 weeks: 4810.00 AUD
    • 14 weeks: 5180.00 AUD
    • 15 weeks: 5550.00 AUD
    • 16 weeks: 5920.00 AUD
    • 17 weeks: 6120.00 AUD
    • 18 weeks: 6480.00 AUD
    • 19 weeks: 6840.00 AUD
    • 20 weeks: 7200.00 AUD
    • 21 weeks: 7560.00 AUD
    • 22 weeks: 7920.00 AUD
    • 23 weeks: 8280.00 AUD
    • 24 weeks: 8640.00 AUD
  • Compulsory fees

    • Our admin fee: 49 AUD
    • Enrolment fee: 220.00 AUD
    • Textbooks: 140.00 AUD
  • Other expenses:

Why choose this Business English course?

  • Optimum combination of everyday English and business-specific language skills
  • Fast progress in English for the workplace
  • Dynamic teachers
  • Possibility to add customised one-to-one tuition
  • Business English certificate

Course overview

The lessons are designed for professionals or students planning to enter a job which will require a good level of English. There are General English classes in the morning and business specific modules in the afternoon.

The Business class focuses on spoken and written English for daily workplace communication and you will complete a range of practical assignments.

Course focus

  • Daily workplace language such as explanations and instructions
  • Business communication skills for meetings, negotiations, presentations, interviews and socialising
  • Skills in writing business reports, letters, emails
  • Vocabulary for business topics including management, marketing, finance, human resources, sales
  • Essential soft skills such as negotiating, problem-solving and presentations

English Extra classes

This course includes access to our English Extra classes. These are a great chance to develop your everyday English further as well as attend some special interest classes.

 

 

 

English Extra Options

Fluency Fast track

Practise everyday conversation in a relaxed environment. Talk to other students and teachers about things that interest you – a different topic each week.

Australian studies

Learn interesting facts about Australian culture, history, sport, travel destinations and lots more.

Language through song

Improve your listening skills and learn new vocabulary. You don’t have to be good at singing to enjoy this class!

Pronunciation

Learn how to make your English sound clear and natural. These workshops given by specialist ELC teachers focus on a different aspect of pronunciation each week.

Work Australia

Learn essential skills and vocabulary for working in Australia. These workshops include: resume preparation, job interview practice and specialized language, such as English for working in a cafe.

Independent studies

Study independently with a teacher available to answer your questions. Use this time however you need to, for example: complete exam practice, do extra grammar and vocabulary activities to prepare your work resume with the teacher’s help.

Sample timetable

Each Week | 15 Hours General English | 5 Hours Business English | 5 Hours English Extras

Day → Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri    
Notes: This is a sample time table only. It is subject to amendment / alteration without notice
09:00 to 10:30 Weekly progress test Vocabulary & Speaking Listening & Speaking Vocabulary & Speaking Listening&Speaking    
 11:00 to 12:30 Natural English & extended speaking Grammar Reading & Vocabulary Writing skills Grammar    
12:30 to 13:30 Lunch            
 13:30 to 14:30 Business English Business English Business English Business English Business English    
14:30 to 14:45 Break Break Break Break Break    
 14:45 to 15:45

English Extras

Soft skills

English Extras

Working in English

English Extras

Excursion

English Extras

Global affairs

English Extras

Presentations

   

Sample social programme - 7 days - Tuesday start

Date → Tuesday  Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday Monday
Note: This is a sample social programme only. Some activities are free. Other activities there is a small charge. On arrival at school you will be given a social programme that relates to the length of your studies. Some activities depend on minimum numbers. The school is very receptive to new / different social activity suggestions from students.
               
    Film Club         Indoor Soccer
               
  Welcome drinks Maritime Museum Visit Mexican Fiesta Party Visit to Newtown  Blue Mountains Adventure + Hike Free day Opera House Visit
               
               
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