Description

This core Business English course is designed to help professionals who need to improve their ability to communicate in English at work and in professional interaction. It is one of the Business English programs that is designed to meet working professionals’ needs.
The course provides today’s business professional with English language skills that are necessary in the business world of Qatar and beyond.  Class topics reflect the contemporary global business environment and focus on learning and using business vocabulary and much-used expressions.

Our Business English Courses will provide students with an excellent opportunity to practice all four language skills. They will deal with challenges of conducting business with partners from different cultural backgrounds and areas of operation.
The program is certified by Cambridge English Language Assessment, and students will receive LINGUASKILL for Business certification upon completing their final exam. (optional)

Course Objectives
  • Developing oral and written language skills in a business context: reading, listening, speaking and writing.
  • Raising a consciousness of cultural differences in the language in various business cultures.
  • Raising language competency levels for the business world
  • Developing Business English skills in line with specific learner needs

Course Format, and Duration 
  • The program is 40 hours.
  • Group, private, and semi-private courses.

Student Learning Objective
  • Confidence in delivering talks and presentations
  • Develop effective communication skills for the workplace
  • Ability to read and understand diverse business materials
  • Confidence to conduct business in English
  • Verbal fluency for face-to-face business situations
  • Confidence to effectively represent your organization at an international level
  • Improved cross-cultural/cross-sector communication with colleagues and clients
  • Enhanced comprehension and response skills
  • Improved pronunciation

Content
  • Business Knowledge – reading and discussing a wide variety of business and technical journals to gain an insight into diverse topics
  • Use of technology – students will be asked to look up different internet sources to research the various topics
  • Critical thinking – examinations of case studies dealing with management, marketing and global business
  • Ethical thinking – examinations of dilemmas for companies when dealing with suppliers and products
  • Communication Skills – role plays, discussing business issues in English
  • Intercultural competency – examination of multinational companies

Audience
  • Professionals at B1 to C2 level.

Assessment & Testing
  • Pre-course assessment is required.
  • Cambridge LINGUASKILL for Business English test.

Learning Methods
  • Communicative approach.
  • Teacher led.
  • Practical and case studies.

Teaching Material
  • Students text books.
  • Online resources.

Certification
  • Cambridge English for Business Certificate (LINGUASKILL)
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