ETC Course for Business English

At ETC International College, we provide a business English course which will help you learn to communicate effectively in a range of business situations. You are able to study a minimum of 10 lessons of business English per week. By the end of the course, there will be an exam which will assess your abilities in the fours skills of reading, writing, listening and speaking in a business context.

Gain the skills necessary to perform effectively in English in a business context. Get equipped with the linguistic resources needed to follow a business degree course. We aim to provide a stress-free, learning facility for students to make new friends, actively learn and develop their English skills. For more information about the business English course, click on the tabs below.

Business English

Completion of this course will enable you to communicate effectively in a range of real life business situations and have the linguistic resources to follow a business degree course. Also, you’ll gain the skills necessary to perform excellent English in a business context. You are encouraged to apply any business knowledge and experience you might have as you work through the course materials.

Typical Course Content
The business English course will typically develop your language skills appropriate to the following areas:

  • Using the phone
  • Reports and summaries
  • The work place
  • Import and export
  • Money matters
  • Delivery and after-sales
  • Visits and travel
  • Marketing and sales
  • Meetings and negotiations
  • Operations and processes
  • Presentations
  • Working together
  • Face to face meetings
  • Letters, faxes and memos
  • A special project (business simulation).

If you would like to enrol for the business English course, click on ‘Enrol’ and fill out the form. Once we have your enrolment form, we will contact you for further details. Furthermore to say, that ETC International College is one of the leading English language courses in Bournemouth.

External Exam: Cambridge BEC – Vantage Level (ie. Level 2)

This exam is aimed at learners who wish to obtain a business-related English language qualification. Currently there are 3 levels (Preliminary, Vantage and Higher), each of which assesses students in the four skills of reading, writing, listening and speaking in a business context. Students may prepare for the Cambridge BEC Vantage-level (ie. Level 2) examination within the ETC Business English course.

A minimum of 10 lessons of Business English per week, plus 20 lessons of General English per week.
22.5 hours per week in total / 30 lessons per week in total.

Course Duration
The ETC Business English courses can be adapted to suit your needs. You can study Business English for a minimum of one week or as many weeks as you wish depending on the time you have available and your learning needs.

Timetable
Please note this is a sample timetable and may be subject to change.

TimeMondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFriday
8:45 – 10:15General English or IELTS
Lessons 1 & 2
General English or IELTS
Lessons 1 & 2
General English or IELTS
Lessons 1 & 2
General English or IELTS
Lessons 1 & 2
General English or IELTS
Lessons 1 & 2
Break
10:45 – 12:15General English or IELTS
Lessons 3 & 4
General English or IELTS
Lessons 3 & 4
General English or IELTS
Lessons 3 & 4
General English or IELTS
Lessons 3 & 4
General English or IELTS
Lessons 3 & 4
Lunch Break
13:15 – 14:45Business English
Lessons 5 & 6
Business English
Lessons 5 & 6
Business English
Lessons 5 & 6
Business English
Lessons 5 & 6
Business English
Lessons 5 & 6

All our combination courses follow the same structure and pricing.

Combination CoursesHours Per WeekLessons Per Week1-23 Weeks24+ Weeks
Business English22.5 hours in total p/w
Students will have
15 hours of General English
Monday – Friday
+
7.5 hours of specialist tuition
Monday – Thursday
30 lessons in total p/w
Students will have
20 lessons of General English
Monday – Friday
+
10 lessons of specialist tuition
Monday – Thursday
£300 per week£265 per week
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Student Testimonial

I’ve learned a lot in these classes.  These classes have given to me security skills and I’ve learned these in a natural way, very soft, but so effective.  I enjoyed every second I’ve been here.  Thank you so much.  You will always be in my mind.  Sincerely yours.” – Carlos Fernandez, 2012