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With English Means Business you will benefit from…

Personal Needs Analysis

We will find out exactly what you need, whether your goals relate to work, education, or social networking. This will include a current and target levels assessment.

Customised Course

We will design an individualised course to meet your personal learning needs. We carefully select in-house materials combined with real-world resources such as radio, YouTube, and your own work or study materials, if desired.

Detailed Feedback

We will give you feedback during and after every training session to help you track your progress. This will include advice on follow-up exercises or self-monitoring, at work for example.

Course Report

You will receive a course report after every ten sessions. We map our assessments to the Common European Framework of Reference Scale (CEFR 2020), details of which you can find at the link.

How do we meet?

For video sessions, we use Zoom or your own virtual meeting software. If you would prefer an audio session we can use an audio App such as WhatsApp or Signal. All you need is a PC, laptop, smartphone or tablet.

How long is a session?

Each session lasts 45 minutes. Your sessions can be taken individually or in blocks. Your trainer can also provide you with extra exercises for between lessons. 

What is the cost?

Groups of up to three participants may request a course.  A ten-session course costs:

Individual Participant: £450

Two-person Group: £750

Three-person Group: £1000

Ad hoc individual sessions cost £60

Typical Courses and Clients

English for Work

This course caters to clients from all areas of business, science, technology and social administration. Our mission is to help you achieve success in your chosen career.

“I now feel much more confident about presenting and negotiating in English. Thank you so much!” Marta, Czech Republic (working in London)

The design of your course will depend on the specific work skills and topics that you wish to improve, so we always carry out a thorough needs analysis in order to provide you with a completely relevant course.

Typical skills include: interviewing; leading or participating in meetings; negotiating; networking; participating in meetings; presenting; telephoning and teleconferencing

You are probably not looking to take a public examination; however, if you are, do visit our qualifications section.

Academic English 

This is the course for you if you wish to work towards an external academic qualification. Our aim is to help you get top marks. Your chosen qualification might be part of your current academic programme or a requirement for acceptance on a further training or academic programme.

Typically you will be aiming to improve your: reading, writing, listening,  speaking and interaction skills, as well as your performance in the specific test types you will meet in the examination. Click on the link to find out about the different English language qualifications on offer, including Business English ones.

“My IELTS scores exceeded the ones I need to start my master’s degree :-) “, Matthieu, France.

English for Educators

English is increasingly the Lingua Franca of education. Many subject teachers and lecturers are now required to deliver all or part of their courses in English. This may involve Content and Language Integrated Learning (CLIL), which is not something a teacher of business studies or geography necessarily envisaged when they first started their career in teaching.

Teachers enjoy the company of other teachers and at EnglishMeansBusiness we get complete job satisfaction helping you: find classroom resources; develop teaching materials; build classroom management vocabulary; present and deliver your lessons, and give feedback. 

General English

This course is aimed at individuals, or groups of people with a common interest, who wish to improve their social networking and discussion skills; You might wish to participate in an international programme, such as a twinning organisation, or to enhance your travel adventures. 
  • Accent Reduction and Pronunciation
  • Academic Writing
  • Business Vocabulary Building
  • Business Writing
  • Functional Language
  • Grammar for Business
  • Intercultural Communication
  • Interviewing
  • Leading Meetings
  • Negotiating
  • Networking
  • Participating in Meetings
  • Presenting
  • Telephoning and Teleconferencing
  • English for Finance
  • English for Human Resources
  • English for Marketing
  • English for Leadership and Team Building
  • English for Engineering
  • English for Quality Management
  • English for Teaching and Lecturing
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