The benefits of an English course
Using English more effectively, individuals and companies can reach their organisational goals and improve their career performances. English is overwhelmingly the common language and the language of choice when working across borders and with international offices and clients.
Improve your organisational standing and make sure you can better engage your audiences by taking an English course. Individual careers can be taken to the next level with improved proficiency in English. An English course can make you more effective and productive in your professional life.
Many of the course providers listed in this section have gained reputations teaching Business English language to some of the world's leading corporate, public and international organisations.
A Business English course could be more effective for your organisation. Check out our speciality Business English courses:
Business English courses
Consider your current skill level and your goals
Before you take a course in English, consider how proficient you are at English are and what your needs are. Carefully consider why you want to take an English course and what it is specifically you wish to improve, eg your English in meetings, in discussions or negotiations, or to concentrate on improving your listening comprehension, pronunciation and telephone skills.
Evaluate the English courses available and whether they can help you meet your goals – see if they can focus on your professional area, such as law, banking, finance, sales, travel or marketing.
Whatever your needs, you can be confident that the right content in your English course will soon have you reaching your objectives.
Are you a beginner looking for introductory Business English language skills, or more proficient at English and need to improve your fluency for your professional communication?
Beginner Business English courses
Intermediate Business English courses
Advanced Business English courses
How do you wish to be taught English?
As there so many English language courses taken by individuals and offered to company employees both overseas and nationwide, make sure your English course is delivered in a format suitable for you.
After you have found an English course fitting your needs, ask the course provider for more information about their course teaching methods (this can be done free of charge on each course's page). Points to consider regarding your course are:
- Can your English course only be taught in English?
- Can your English course focus on your professional area?
- Will the expected finishing level of English matches your requirements?
- What qualifications does your course teacher have?
- What experience does your teacher have in your professional area?
- How will the English course be run?
- What opportunities for organised social interaction for continued practice are provided?
- Where will the course be held: in-company, in the student's home, at one of the course providers locations, or online?
Online / Distance learning English courses
In House / On-site English courses
Open English courses