What is Business English?
Business English is a specialised area of English relating to the language used in business. Every year more and more people are studying courses in Business English to improve their chances of finding a job at home, career prospects and to be able to work in English speaking countries.
What do you learn in a Business English Course?
In a Business English course you learn the vocabulary used in business and perform different business tasks to practice applying it. These include, for example, how to do a business presentation in English, how to negotiate and business writing. Further topics include how to conduct meetings, how to give opinions, understanding job profiles and marketing vocabulary and writing letters and emails.
Why should you study Business English?
1. To Improve your Job Prospects
English is the universal language of business, trade, politics and international law. The majority of Business English students study to improve their job prospects at home. Many companies like their staff to improve their English skills and send them to study at language schools.
2. To Work Abroad
The second great reason to study Business English is for living abroad in an English speaking country such as the UK, United States, Canada and Australia. There are many jobs that you can start after you have studied English to Advanced or Upper Intermediate level.