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Language Skills

Language Training & Courses

Language, and successful use of language, is vital to most businesses and its importance is becoming ever more vital in today’s shrinking world. A good command of a language opens doors, enhances careers and creates opportunities for you and your business.

Learn more about developing your language skills – browse the lists here and then Request Information directly from the course provider.

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A Level English Language & Literature
UK Open College Ltd
399 GBP
Distance
A level English language and literature course. This course covers the brand new spec introduced in september 2015. UK Open college are...
A Level English Lit Fast Track
UK Open College Ltd
399 GBP
Distance
This full A Level course can be completed from home at your own pace from anywhere in the world. Students...
A Level English Literature
UK Open College Ltd
399 GBP
Distance
Study for your A Levels next to the training specialists at UK Open College. This A Level English Literature course...
A Level English Literature & Language - AS & A2 Fast Track
UK Open College Ltd
399 GBP
Distance
This fast track  A Level course in English Language & Literature aims to encourage candidates to use integrated linguistic and...
A Level in English Language and Literature
Oxford Learning College
315 GBP
Distance
  Introduction  Exam Board: Edexcel  9EL01 This programme contains a coursework element. The deadline for submitting coursework in 2017 is...
A Level in English Literature
Oxford Learning College
315 GBP
Distance
This programme contains a coursework element. The deadline for submitting coursework in 2017 is now closed. If you wish to...
A Level Religious Studies
UK Open College Ltd
379 GBP
Distance
Study for your A Levels next to the training specialists at UK Open College. This A Level Religious Studies course...
Accredited Level 2 Diploma in English Language
Oxford Learning College
268 GBP
Distance
The Accredited Level 2 English Language Diploma is designed to be accessible for those with limited academic or study backgrounds,...
Accredited Level 2 Diploma in English Literature
Oxford Learning College
268 GBP
Distance
The Accredited Level 2 English Literature Diploma will give students an appreciation of how writers use form, structure and language...
Accredited Level 3 Diploma in English Literature
Oxford Learning College
850 GBP
Distance
This diploma is designed to explore English Literature. You will explore short story, novels, sonnets by Shakespeare as well as...
Accredited Level 3 Diploma in Teaching Business English
Oxford Learning College
850 GBP
Distance
This level 3 diploma in Teaching Business English will provide students with an in depth knowledge of the subject areas...
Advanced Business Writing
Accord Worldwide
2,695 USD
Multiple (6)
With advancement of technology, almost all of us use graphic communication more than vocal. This is saving time and enhancing...
Arabic - Beginner to Advanced
Open Study College
233 GBP
Distance
Learn to speak Arabic to an advanced level with this 12 CD course pack. Course Content This comprehensive self study...
Arabic Online Course
Rosetta Stone
         
(1)
179 GBP
Distance
Download or CD ROM based versions: Level 1 course or the Complete Course Online study : 12 months, assisted by...
Beginning Conversational Spanish
Ed-Next
87 GBP
Distance
With this Beginning Conversational Spanish online training programme, you have the chance to explore new tactics and gain the skills...
Berlitz Cultural Consulting
Berlitz UK - London
Multiple (7)
While spoken communication can play a large role in our interactions with others, recent research suggests that other non verbal...
Berlitz Cultural Consulting
Berlitz UK - London
Nationwide
Spoken language accounts for a mere 7% of total communication, leaving 93% of communicative influence up to non verbal factors...
Bespoke Business English
Souters
499 GBP
London
This in company course is designed to enhance the English communication skills of professionals who do not have English as...
Better Business Writing
GBC Learning & Development
         
(3)
325 GBP
Multiple (2)
This Better Business Writing course is designed to help staff at all levels to improve their written communication skills for...
Brazilian Portuguese
Lingueo
1 USD
Distance
There are differences between Brazilian Portuguese and Portuguese in terms of vocabulary, pronunciation, grammar and spelling. Lessons from Lingueo will...
Business Chinese
Lingueo
1 USD
Distance
Master the Chinese language for business communication with self paced lessons from Lingueo. The lessons have been designed for business...
Business English
Lingueo
1 USD
Distance
This class focuses on the English language skills necessary to communicate in increasingly global business environments. It is perfect for...
Business English - Workshop
Souters
         
(3)
499 GBP
London
Take your English to the next level with this specialised course in Business English. Participants will gain confidence and a...
Business English - Workshop
Souters
Nationwide
This workshop on Business English will help participants take their English language skills to the next level. Participants will gain...
Business English for Accountants and Financial Managers
AZENTIAN
100 GBP
Distance
This  Business English for Accountants and Financial Managers  training workshop has been designed to meet the needs and requirements of accountants...
Business German
Lingueo
1 USD
Distance
In this class, you will develop your knowledge of the German language in both everyday situations and in the world...
Business Russian
Lingueo
1 USD
Distance
These lessons aim to develop students’ Russian language abilities for business communication. Students will improve their language skills through both...
Business Spanish
Lingueo
1 USD
Distance
Lingueo's Spanish for business course helps students develop successful business management careers in the Spanish language. Tailored towards those with ambitions to...
Business Writing
Filtered
75 GBP
Distance
In an increasingly numbers focused world, it's easy to forget just how important it is to have the writing skills...
Business Writing Skills
The Skills Company
Nationwide
Business Writing Skills 1 Day. Your written communication says everything about your organisation. This practical workshop begins by analysing five...
Business Writing Skills
The Skills Company
         
(1)
230 GBP
Manchester
Business Writing Skills 1 Day. Your written communication says everything about your organisation. This practical workshop begins by analysing five...
Business Writing Skills for Research and Sales Teams
Fitch Learning
795 GBP
London
Introductory | 8 CPD points | 1 Day Course Objectives: Communication in the workplace is increasingly done via the written word....
Business Written Communication Course
Souters
199 GBP
London
Are you looking for a course that will make your business letters, emails and memorandums precise, concise and elegant? This...
Certificate in Business English
Ed-Next
170 GBP
Distance
The Certificate in Business English is a vital course for anyone in the Business world. No one can achieve their...
Chinese
Lingueo
1 USD
Distance
Chinese is one of the world’s major languages, and with the rise of China as a world power, the importance...
Chinese - Mandarin Online Course
Rosetta Stone
         
(2)
179 GBP
Distance
Download or CD ROM based versions: Level 1 course or Complete Course 12 month online course: The TOTALe package Learn...
Corporate Language Training - Berlitz Virtual Classroom
Berlitz UK - London
Distance
For the ultimate flexibility in employee language training, the Berlitz Virtual Classroom allows employees to build their language in a...
Crafting Winning Bids and Proposals
Armada
Nationwide
In a saturated business market, a well made business proposal is essential in order to beat out the competition. This...
Crash Course in Any Language
Berlitz UK - London
         
(2)
Multiple (7)
There is no better way to learn a new language than to simply start. Berlitz's Crash Course in language training...
Creating Successful Requests for Proposals (RFPs)
Armada
Nationwide
When in search of a service, Requests For Proposals (RFPs) or Invitations to Tender (ITTs) are a common business task....
Diploma in English for Business
Shaw Academy
20 GBP
Distance
Our modern world is global and multicultural, and its language of choice is English. This programme will teach you the...
Diploma in Teaching Business English
Oxford Learning College
415 GBP
Distance
Course Synopsis     This Quality Assured Level 3 Diploma course is aimed at providing the necessary instruction for Teaching...
Dutch Online Course
Rosetta Stone
         
(2)
179 GBP
Distance
Download or CD ROM based versions: Level 1 course or Complete Course 12 month online course: The TOTALe package Learn...
eBerlitz Distance Language Course
Berlitz UK - London
Distance
For individuals who would like to improve their language skills, but struggle to find the time, eBerlitz distance language training...
EF Efekta Premium Plus - Virtual English language training with 24 private lessons
EF - Education First
Distance
The Efekta Premium Plus online English training programme is designed for busy professionals wishing to advance their business English skills in...
EF Efekta Professional - Combined virtual and face-to-face English language training
EF - Education First
Nationwide
The EF Efekta Professional English language training provides a structured and effective approach to learning English for your industry. Designed to help...
EF Efekta Solo - Self-study virtual English language training
EF - Education First
Distance
EF's Efekta language learning system lets you learn English within the contexts of your industry's vocabulary and in a highly...
EF Efetka Premium - Virtual English language training with group conversation classes
EF - Education First
Distance
The EF Efekta Premium online English language learning programme combines online self study, tutor led group lessons and end of...
EF Executive - Immersive English language abroad
EF - Education First
Multiple (3)
Designed for professionals needing to learn English quickly for their professional role, the EF Executive English language programme will help...
EF Executive - Immersive French language abroad
EF - Education First
Paris
Immersion is a proven method for developing language skills quickly. This immersive French language course has been designed specifically for...
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More about Language Skills

Learn a foreign language, drive your career & create opportunities

Learn a foreign languageLanguage is the primary form of communication familiar to humans, and necessary for daily interaction. Language and our capability for complicated communication sets us apart from other species on this Earth.

Human language is highly complex and is based in a set of rules, where an infinite number of possible utterances from a finite number of elements. The word language can also be used to describe the set of rules that makes this possible, or the set of utterances that can be produced from those rules.

It has been argued that language is the element that makes us human. The argument goes that our capability for language is the reason we are where we are today. From this perspective, developing our language and communication skills is a means of enhancing our competitiveness in the job market.

Open language courses
In-house language training
Online / distance language courses

Forms of language courses

Forms of language coursesThere are different forms of courses to improve your language skills, naturally matching a vast range of communication possibilities.

Learning a foreign language or improving your command of a foreign language can open many doors, at any level, for many careers. Even strengthening your language skills in your own mother tongue is an important building block of any education.

Technology is shrinking the world and bringing international business partners closer together. Speaking more than one language is becoming ever more invaluable in today’s business world.

Business English Courses

Arabic Courses
 French Courses
 German Courses
 Italian Courses
 Russian Courses
 Spanish Courses

Communication Skills & Presentation Skills

Communication Skills & Presentation SkillsImproving your ability to communicate better is vital in business and life in general.

Effective communication is of increasing importance for companies and specifically at business meetings, where conversations need particular care. Many problems organisations face are the direct result of people failing to communicate, or communicate effectively. Communication is the exchange and flow of information and ideas from one person to another; it is effective communication if the receiver correctly understands the information / idea that the sender intended to transmit.

To ensure you communicate efficiently and effectively, there are three primary considerations:

  • make your message understood
  • receive & understand the message as it was intended
  • exert some control over the flow of the communication

A course to improve communication skills will help you evaluate how effectively you communicate and help you identify areas to focus on for improvement.

Presentations are efficient and powerful ways of addressing an audience, expressing a point, or winning a sales deal. All areas of businesses use presentations and good presentation skills are an invaluable asset to any organisation. Effective presentation skills aid managers, help with leadership and enable people to develop professionally in their careers.

Communication Skill Courses
Presentations Skills Courses

Writing Skills Courses

Benefits of taking a language course

Benefits of taking a language courseAnyone working in an organisation with offices abroad will benefit from brushing up on their language abilities or taking the time to learn a foreign language, as it can help secure a position abroad, aid your ability to lead disperse teams or improve career development options in general.

Before choosing a language course, determine your purpose for learning the language, whether it's for business, meetings, or travelling.

Consider where you’d best be suited to learn a language. Will your learning benefited from being out of the office and being surrounded by like-minded people in an open language course? Would it be more effective for a language trainer to come to your work place and run in-house training? Or would you best learn a language via a distance learning / online learning method in the comfort of your home?

Language courses and training existing in many forms, to suit all kinds of requirements including:

  • One on one language training
  • Group / team language courses
  • Public courses
  • Language skills for business
  • Language skills for pleasure / travel / family
  • Language skills for relocation
  • Writing, Speaking or Listening specific courses
 
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