Business English Course

R3,600.00

This course will focus on developing the language skills necessary for the specific work which is vital in business. Further, the sessions will enable professionals to build a wide range of vocabulary and grammatical structures and apply them to essential verbal and written communication in the work environment such as paraphrasing and informal and formal correspondence.

These bespoke lesson modules would entail activities ranging from role-playing telephone calls to training in delivering English presentations, discussions around work functions, negotiating with clients, handling complaints and argumentation skills, or work on business scenarios such as upcoming board meetings or international conference calls. (i.e. example proposals, reports, and agendas). The above mentioned will only be efficiently applied to the professionals who need the necessary skills.

Additional assignments will be given to the student to provide a concrete assessment of his/her progress.

Class Length/Time: Tuesdays and Thursdays / 8:00 – 10:00 / 4,5 Weeks or 

Class Length/Time: Saturdays / 9:00 – 12:00 / 6 Weeks

SKU: N/A

Description

  • General Business written and verbal communication etiquette- the basic structure of agendas, email messages, business letters, business proposals, and business reports
  • How to write succinctly and use lucid correspondence
  • How to efficiently respond to enquiries and basic queries
  • How to write clear and professional emails
  • Understand the fundamentals of grammar and punctuation
  • Gain better awareness of common spelling and English language syntax issues in business writing.
  • Review basic concepts in sentence and paragraph construction.
  • Define peer review and list ways peer review can help improve business writing skills.
  • Ghosting – the do´s and don’ts and business communication etiquette.

The focus for students would be:

  • Constructive and professional writing skills
  • Business messages and reports
  • Understand business correspondence
  • Efficient/appropriate language at the workplace
  • How to write more detailed and complex business correspondence and reports