What kind of job do you want to get when you graduate?
If you were going on a job interview tomorrow, would you feel confident about your speaking and writing skills?
One thing is certain, regardless of where you live, you will need to speak and write Business English with proficiency if you want to have a successful career.
People from around the world use English to communicate, now think of your immediate surroundings. How many people do you know from countries other than your own? What language do you speak in a formal environment Your answer is likely to be English, but it's not just any brand of English - it is formal English, which is also known as Business English.
Every one of us speaks a local language to some degree or another, especially when we are with friends and family in informal environments.
Even though local language is more accepted today, the person who can shift from informal to formal language patterns at will has the advantage. And that's what this course is designed to help you do. By refining your use of language, you are improving your career opportunities for the rest of your life.
With this course, you will use your local language (or dialect) to become more proficient with Business English. You can achieve this by comparing and contrasting the two language systems, "building a wall between Business English and your local language and attaining the best of two worlds. The key is to match the language you use with the environment you
This course will provide you with the tools you need for the global workplace. When you have mastered the principles presented here, you will have a solid foundation in speaking and writing Business English to people from around the World.
Who should attend?
For managers or executives who need to communicate in the global workplace
- Write Business English with proficiency in order to have a successful career.
- You will have an edge over your peers if you know how to adapt from using informal to formal language patterns at will to suit different target audience.
- By refining your use of language, you will improve your career opportunities for the rest of your life.
- Learn the important skills of writing to people from diverse cultures.
- Each unit opener will stress the different type of business documents: E-mail, memos, and business letters
- We take the practical approach of using writing as a tool to have students apply their grammar skills: as their grammar skills improve, so do their writing skills.
Term 1 (16 hours)
Chapter 1: English for Business Today
Chapter 2: Writing Effective Sentences
Chapter 3: Punctuation
Chapter 4: Verbs at Work
Term 2 (16 hours)
Chapter 5: Pronouns
Chapter 6. Modifiers
Chapter 7: Writing Traps
Term 3 (16 hours)
Chapter 8: Writing Powerful Sentences
Chapter 9: Building Paragraphs
Chapter 10: Professional Communication