Best Free Business English Courses

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English Launch: Learn English for Free – Upgrade all areas

Improve all areas of your English in this taster course. Learn from a native British speaker to become more fluent.

Created by Anthony Kelleher - Bachelor of Arts TESOL - English Teacher at Sir English

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Students: 289553, Price: Free

English Launch is a free general English course taught by me, Anthony, a native British English speaker. You will learn the target English at a deep level, so that you can sound more native-like when you speak English.

Start to speak with more confidence and variety by upgrading your English!

This course includes: 

  • pronunciation upgrade lectures
  • grammar upgrade lectures
  • vocabulary upgrade lectures
  • speaking and listening upgrade lectures
  • lots of practice videos
  • future updates - this course will continue to grow and grow
  • PDF downloads
  • and MP3 downloads so that you can learn anywhere, any time.

Each section focuses on a carefully selected area of English so that you can master each area and speak English more accurately,

This course is extremely detailed, so you can fully master the target English.

If you want to speak English more clearly, if you want to sound more native-like, or if you simply want to take your English to a higher level, this course can help you achieve your goal of taking your English to the next level.

14-day English language fluency course

You will improve your spoken English in just 2 weeks!

Created by Joel South - ESOL teacher and language coach

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Students: 108036, Price: Free

Are you struggling to speak English?

Have you spent hours learning new words, studying grammar, watching English movies, listening to English music and now you wonder why you can’t use all of this knowledge in a conversation?

Well, here’s your answer!

Speaking English is a skill- just like swimming. Can you learn swimming from a book? No. How about from a movie? No, again. You need to get into the pool and start doing the action. Speaking, like swimming, is an action.

So, the ONLY way to improve your spoken English is to speak.

That’s where this course helps you!

How does this course work?

I have divided this course into 14 days. Each day has a new topic and each topic is divided into 4 short videos.

The first video will introduce 8 words or terms. In this video I will explain the meaning of these words and provide an example of how it can be used in a sentence. At the end, we will review the vocabulary.

In the second video I provide an example speech of the topic. In this video I use the words from video 1 to make a speech. This allows you to see me using the vocabulary.

The third video is the most important video. In this video I give you a chance to make a speech using the vocabulary of the topic. But there is one rule:

  • You can’t say: umm, ahh, enn or any other vocal-filled pause or interjection.

Why?

Well, this is a fluency course. If you always need to stop and think about what to say next, then you’re not speaking fluently. If you do break the rule, simply stop and start your speech again.

The final video is a dictation test. Listen to me say the words from the topic and write them down. Then, compare your spelling with the actual spelling of the words.

Can I really improve my spoken English with this course?

I believe you can. I have used this method with literally hundreds of students and have seen my students’ speaking ability improve dramatically.

Why should I choose this course over other courses?

Price.

Firstly, it’s free (for the moment) so you have nothing to lose.

Enthusiastic teacher.

Secondly, I think I teach this course in an enthusiastic way and hope that this enthusiasm spreads to you. I believe that if you want to learn anything, you must be enthusiastic or you will simply give up.

There is a finish line that you can see.

By knowing that this course is only 14 days, I hope that it provides you with the feeling that it is short sprint and not a marathon.  

Consistency is key (or king).

It’s much more effective to study a few minutes a day than to study for a few hours once or twice a week. I want English to be your hobby that you enjoy not your habit that you hate. By only studying for a few minutes a day (but doing it every day) it is less likely that you will come to hate learning. 

Remember what you learn.

I believe that quality is more important than quantity. My rule as an ESL/EFL teacher is to teach between 5 to 10 words per 1-hour class. This is because how many words you study is not important. Only how many words you can use is the number that we should care about. I see many students trying to remember 30 or even 50 words a day! But, the sad thing is the next day they may only remember 4 or 5. I will teach you vocabulary in a way that allows you to retain the vocabulary that you learn.

Develop a habit for learning.

Finally, many people say that it takes 2 weeks to develop a habit. I hope this course will provide you with the framework to develop a habit of study. While this is my only course (at the moment) here on Udemy, there are many other fantastic courses on here to study. I hope that you can use this course as a stepping stone for your continued growth.

Sign up now and start speaking right away!

So, if you want to learn to speak English more fluently whilst getting your hands on some useful vocabulary, then why not try my 14-day English language fluency course? You have nothing to lose and you will be very glad you did.

Thank you and see you soon,

Joel

50 English Phrases, Idioms, and Expressions for ESL Students

Learn idioms and expressions in spoken English with clear and easy-to-understand explanations of each phrase.

Created by Shayna Oliveira - English as a Second Language Teacher

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Students: 58642, Price: Free

Do you want to learn the informal expressions that native English speakers use in everyday life? This course will teach you 50 idioms and phrases, with clear and easy-to-understand explanations and examples.

The English language has a lot of idiomatic expressions - phrases whose meanings are not obvious from the individual words - such as think outside the box (think creatively) or let the cat out of the bag (reveal a secret).

These expressions can be confusing to English as a Second Language learners, making it harder to understand movies, TV shows, and native speakers' informal conversations.

In this free course, you'll learn 50 idioms & expressions quickly and easily. Each short video explains the phrases and gives examples, and you can check the transcript in order to understand every word!

English Grammar | Learn English | Foundation Course

A collection of the most important English Grammar topics. Build a strong foundation!

Created by Langpill - Learn English - English for Everyone

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Students: 55098, Price: Free

***This is a free sample course of some key foundation (beginner) topics from our English Grammar | Master Course. The master course has over 300 lessons. Every grammar topic for any level of student from beginner to advanced. Students who enroll in our free foundation course will recieve a special discount code for the master course. It will be in the bonus lecture at the very end***

|Foundation Course|

This course will help you build a strong foundation in English grammar. We are sharing some of the most important beginner English topics for free so that you can move on to more advanced grammar without being confused.

Every lesson has dozen of useful examples, video lecture, guided practice, real life English conversation, and worksheet pdf full of practice problems that you can print out.

Every lesson come with the following:

  • Dozens of examples with full explanation.

  • Side by side guided instruction with Professional English teacher

  • A real life conversation dialouge to show the grammar topic in use

  • Plent of activites and exercises to practice what you learned.

  • A PDF worksheet to download and work offline

With the help of our course, you will be able to master English grammar to improve your English speaking, or to ace those tough English grammar test such as A1, A2, B1, B2,  TOEFL, IETLS, AND TOEIC.

Learn English and save money :)

Start learning English the easy way!

English Speaking Course for Beginners

Learn Basic English Conversation Phrases through Listening and Repeating after an American Native English Speaker!

Created by Joyce Thompson - English teacher

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Students: 46923, Price: Free

You will learn basic English conversation phrases in 6 different topic areas: Greetings, Personal Information, Family, School, Shopping and Travel.  A great way to remember new phrases and improve your pronunciation is to listen and repeat after a native English speaker.

I have an MA in Teaching and over 15 years teaching English as a second language to students from around the world.  I currently teach English to international students in California, USA.  I'm so honored to be able to use technology to help students meet their language learning goals.  I look forward to teaching you and getting to know you better! 

IBE 100: A Free Intro to International Business English

A Free Introductory Course To Start You On Your Journey To Master International Business English

Created by Clark Waggoner - Creative Consultant, Editor, Language & IBE Specialist

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Students: 33611, Price: Free

Discover the possibilities of self-paced micro-courses on business English! International Business English is a new series of courses exclusive to Udemy that covers the key areas that business professionals from around the world who learned English as a second or third language often struggle with. Enhance your English writing and content development skills, learn important rules, and practice your way to the next level in your professional use of English through video lectures, discussions, exercises, quizzes, and more.

Begin to understand all kinds of English issues that can derail your business communications including active voice, run-on sentences, counted nouns, and English articles (a, an, the).

  • Learn easy-to-implement practice steps to improve your English on a daily basis
  • Solidify your knowledge of English grammar and syntax with practice exercises
  • Gain valuable insight into issues affecting the 21st century business language – English.
  • Learn more about the IBE series of courses and if they are right for you

Create more-engaging, less-ambiguous, and easier-to-read business and marketing content in English.

What is IBE, or International Business English?

The technology boom of the 21st century has radically transformed business, making the world much smaller and transforming English into a common language for international businesses. As industries and technology continue to evolve, so does English. What’s more, standing out in a crowded market and building consumer trust are harder than ever as consumers have access to more and more options globally. Thus, the need for professionals from all kinds of industries to excel in English is greater than ever.

International Business English (IBE) a specialized series of self-paced single-topic language courses on Udemy designed to help modern international business men and women improve their communication in English markets and countries by improving their command, understanding, and familiarity of modern business English. A basic proficiency in English is assumed in the course. No information is presented in any language other than English.

Each IBE course covers a different topic with the goal of offering students a customized approach where they can pick and choose the topics with which they need help, saving them both time and money over traditional approaches to language. This course, IBE 100, is a FREE introductory course that introduces students to the IBE series of courses as well as the concepts and issues that the course will cover. Specifically, the course briefly introduces four key issues that IBE students struggle with in their use of English:

  • Run-on Sentences
  • Active Vs. Passive Voice
  • Counted Nouns
  • English Articles (a, an, the)

“This is great! I come from a community that uses a combination of Spanish/English and a as a result I never truly learned either language. Writing in Spanish is hard =O but writing in English is Evil! I just finished Clark's lecture on sentence structure and I gotta say I'm impressed! He gave me a great arsenal of ideas, tips and tricks on how to improve my English writing skills along with documents and exercises to better help me understand what he was teaching! The videos are easy to follow and his voice is gentle but engaging so keeping my attention on his lecture wasn't a problem at all!” – Eleazar Olivares

Content and Overview

More than 13 lectures with over 40 minutes of discussion as well as practice exercises, resource materials, and quizzes. The course is designed form the ground up to make understanding the key issues IBE students struggle with easier to identify, understand, and improve. Not only will you become familiar with the IBE course structure, but you’ll sit in on discussions about how business English has and continues to evolve in the 21st century.

You’ll also discover free resources already around you all the time you can use to improve your writing that you may have previously overlooked. This is the ideal course for anyone who learned English either natively or as a second or third language who currently feels their skills are holding them back professionally. The course assumes a normal understanding of the basics of English and focuses specifically on the issues that IBE students often need extra help to overcome.

While it has been created with non-native speakers in mind, it would certainly benefit any native English speakers who wish to brush up on their professional writing skills. All parts of this course are presented in English.

Marketing Strategy in 30 Minutes – BUS105

MBA, Entrepreneurship, Startup, Business Administration, Business English, Management, Leadership

Created by CreateUp Academy - Educational Animation Studios

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Students: 30000, Price: Free

This courese teachs about Marketing Strategy Basics with Erik and Susan.

Erik would like to implove his cafe.

He consultes with his friend Susan who is MBA holder.

She advises Marketing Strategy to him.

As a result, he can implove his cafe using Marketing Strategy.

The students can study Marketing Strategy Basics through the story.

“Do it Yourselves” DIY Digital Marketing : A Complete Guide

Complete Guideline to build a “Do it Yourselves” Online Business with Private Label product entitled [English Subtitle]

Created by Jun Bien Law - Digital Marketer | Consultant

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Students: 17707, Price: Free

Full fledged and comprehensive"Do it Yourselves" DIY Digital Marketing guideline to build online business and sell digital product with minimum effort! And know how to build your own online "Cash Machine", which literally do everything for you in automation mode once you have integrated all the features and functions. And this course will help you achieve all these amazing results! This course (with English subtitle) will expose you all the skills such as 

  1. Build squeeze page; 

  2. Generate lead magnets;

  3. Capture leads;

  4. Earn affiliate commissions;

  5. Select niche product;

  6. Initiate email campaigns;

  7. Utilize and monetize private label;

  8. Online selling and pitching, and;

  9. Others fundamental internet marketing skills. 

Along this course, you will also be entitled a Private Label Product [DIY Marketing Handbook] with 100% Ownership and Resell Rights. This is where you will know how to utilize, claim and modify Private Label product with my exclusive selling materials and marketing tools [Real Hands-On Experience]. And able to re-sell it at the internet platform with no extra incurred cost and get your return of investment!

I would like you to watch the preview video on Lecture 1: Course Introduction, as you will be briefed on what will be taught in this course! Go check it out!

P.S.

If you are newbie, this is the most suitable course to start off with, and you will be one big step ahead than the other intermediate digital marketers who have been making redundant efforts and miserable mistakes all year long. And you can avoid all these blunders!

Plus, taking this course will be a stepping stone towards building up your online digital marketing business and making thousands of dollar online as your passive income! You've been inspired, and now go take action and enroll!

FREE Business English Course

Learn five essential Business English skills that you can use every day.

Created by G. Scott Barlow - Business & General English Instructor

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Students: 14418, Price: Free

Learn five essential Business English skills that you can use to be more successful. Learn how to open a presentation, how to arrange a meeting, how to speak on the telephone, how to do a 30-second verbal business card at a trade show, and how to make small talk before a meeting.

Global Business Skills in English for Your Career – BUS104

Business English, Vocabulary, Collocations, Job Interview, Meeting, Facilitation, Presentation, Negotiation

Created by CreateUp Academy - Educational Animation Studios

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Students: 11837, Price: Free

This course is designed to help
students understand basic business skills and language etiquette.  Students will follow Justin, who searches for
a programming engineer position, secures a spot at an IT software company, and
performs his daily duties.  Areana,
Justin’s supervisor, helps him along the way.

Students will learn how to develop a cover
letter and resume in order to search and apply for job opportunities.  They will also learn basic interviewing
skills and how to perform common business functions, such as
giving presentations, producing agendas, coordinating meetings, planning
business trips, and attending annual performance reviews.  Business terminology, including Key
Performance Indicators, OARRs, and SMART goals, among others, will be
discussed, and business collocations will be used throughout each chapter.

This course is a valuable tool
for anyone looking to hone their business and language skills.  It is especially helpful for those venturing
into the corporate world, who are likely to encounter individuals and
situations like the ones used in the story.

Following Justin and Areana
through all ten mini-chapters will ensure first-time learners enhance their
command of business etiquette and business language while getting a feel for
what it’s like to secure a cutting-edge position in the fast-paced corporate world.

- Producer: Animate U, Japan

- MBA Writer: Sara Teller, United States                                

- Female Voice Talent: Kim Zewatsky, United States

- Male Voice Talent: Kevin Orland, New Zealand

- Animator: Mariana Havryliv, Uklaine

Business Requirements Document for Beginner Business Analyst

Recommended for the Beginner BA Who Speaks English as a Second Language

Created by Miriam Halberstam - Business Analyst/Online Content Developer

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Students: 9036, Price: Free

This is a concise course that simplifies the creation of a Business Requirements

Document (BRD) for a project in Information Technology. BRD requirements are

sketched and defined in 2 steps: 1) the first step - Part One - identifies the 6 key project

areas for a project that is not IT-related; and 2) the second step - Part Two - describes the

6 key project areas for an IT project.  

Colorful graphics animate the text, and quizzes based on real-life scenarios engage

the student in the processes of Business Analysis. A final exercise guides the student

in selecting requirements for his/her first BRD.

The course includes a glossary of IT-related terms.  

Integrating Technology into a Business English Course

Part 1 (Professional Development for ESL/EFL Teachers)

Created by EJ Sepp - Instructional Technology / ESL / Content Management Expert

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Students: 7638, Price: Free

This course was created to help ESL and EFL teachers - particularly Business English teachers, navigate technology choices, select appropriate applications for their students' development and execute lessons that are relevant to their students' needs. 

We will be discussing various applications and how they can be used in ESL/EFL classes.  Part 1 (this course) will introduce all topics and thoroughly cover social media applications: how to set up accounts, examples of how they have been effectively integrated and discovery of creative ways to use Twitter, Skype and Facebook Pages.

Vitamin English: Business Topics for Our Times

Explore a Variety of Buisness Topics while Improving your English Conversation Skills

Created by Joe Grandy - English Teacher, Educational Technologist, M.E.T., B.S.

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Students: 6676, Price: Free

In this course, we explore and discuss a variety of relevant business topics. Each section addresses a new business topic and contains nine lessons. The focus for each of the nine lessons is as follows:

          1. Warm-up Questions

          2. Introduction 

          3. Vocabulary Practice

          4. Reading of News Article 

          5. Conversation Reading

          6. Conversation Comprehension

          7. Speaking Practice I

          8. Speaking Practice II

          9. Section Assessment 

The lessons are interactive requiring the student to repeat, respond and think critically. By the end of each section, students will have increased their knowledge about the selected topic and will have improved their ability to speak naturally and fluently about that topic.

The ultimate goal of the course is to allow students to speak fluently about an ever increasing number of business relevant topics.

ESL Business English: English & Business Skills Development

English for Business: Simplified! - with "Rick Means Business"

Created by Rick Means Business - Business English Instructor

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Students: 3270, Price: Free

Join me on this Business English journey where we will travel to various countries around the world to network, interview experts and visit international expos. The key sections will include:

- Human Resources Management: REAL examples of cover letters, CV's and job interviews!

- International Trade: REAL examples and explanations of documents and trends in this field!

- Event Management: We'll look at modern trends in this exciting field!

REAL information for the REAL world! See you inside!

Rick

Business Skills: First Meetings & Small Talk (Socializing)

Make introductions and small talk inside and outside your company. Increase your confidence and Business English skills!

Created by ELT Online - Quality Training for English Language Teachers & Students

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Students: 3179, Price: Free

Starting a conversation with someone in English can be very challenging. It can be difficult to know which expressions are appropriate. You will master polite English for greeting people inside and outside your company, as well as how to start a conversation with people you don't know.

In this course you will have many chances to practice using what you learn.

Basic Socializing Made Easy:

  • Learn Language Expressions for starting a conversation; introducing yourself and other people; greeting someone whom you have not seen in a long time; making small talk an an airplane; and communicating naturally with counterparts in a foreign country.
  • Get the tools you need to be an effective communicator at a basic to intermediate level.
  • Hear Examples of “real-world" application of strategies taught in this course.

Target Students:

  • Are you nervous about using English with people in or outside of your company?
  • Do you have a good command of English, but feel like your confidence in naturally starting conversations may be lacking?
  • Would you like to learn how to sound more natural when making small talk?
  • Do you need to meet with partners or colleagues who speak English?
  • Do you attend conferences or meetings with English-speaking people?

If you answered "YES" to any of these questions, then enroll now! This course is for Beginning to Intermediate English Language Learners.

Learning Outcomes:

After completing this course, you will be able to:

  1. Use expressions for introducing yourself and other people
  2. Use rejoinders to show interest naturally
  3. Use strategies for making Small Talk effectively
  4. Use a variety of Business Expressions

And, ELT Online will give you more support outside of the lectures:

  • Quizzes and Supplemental Handouts will ensure that you retain what you have learned.
  • Discussions to connect your learning to the real world.
  • Post your questions about Socializing in English and receive an answer within 48 hours

ELT Online has trained thousands of teachers in teaching English, and now students can benefit from that expertise.

The skills you learn in this course will improve both your ability to Socialize and your General English.

Enroll NOW, and start socializing in English!

English Alphabet for Beginners

Professional English

Created by Hamza Dudgeon - University Instructor

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Students: 2224, Price: Free

This course will help you pronounce English without an accent, learn the basic alphabet and spelling of English words, and give you useful English phrases to use in the Business world. This course will focus on grammar and vocabulary while not neglecting pronunciation. This will not be singing the alphabet song or merely memorizing the alphabet, but rather will be based in phonetics. Phonetics is a sub-field of linguistics and refers to the sounds of a language. In other words, this course will teach you the sounds of English in a scientific manner so that you can speak without an accent.

Business English – Presentation Skills

How to create and give Top Quality Presentations using English

Created by Alastair Hannaford - English Language Trainer and Business Skills Coach

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Students: 2019, Price: Free

This
course is designed for people who are looking for an effective way of
learning how to create, organise, and give great presentations, using
easy to learn terms and phrases in English.

These
are the main topics covered:

Preparing
for your presentation.

This
shows you why preparation is so important, how to do
it properly, and how it will ultimately save you time.

Opening
and Closing.

Almost
certainly the most valuable sections of any presentation.

Here
you'll learn why, and how to do them properly.

The
Structure.

A
good presentation has to run smoothly and precisely.

The
secret is to use the right words and phrases.

Presenting
Facts and Figures.

Presentations
with lots of data can be hard work for the listeners.

Here
are some examples of how to make it easier

to
follow and much more interesting.

Visual
Aids.

Everyone
knows PowerPoint but very few people know how to use it correctly.

Check
out these useful tips to make it work more effectively.

The
Art of Storytelling.

Everyone
loves a good story, so add one to your presentation!

Body
Language.

Your
body language can let you down, but these simple tricks will help.

The
Question and Answer Session.

Even
after a great presentation you can lose the battle with a bad Q&A.

Tips
on how to prevent that happening.

Business English Sample Course

Learn Business English with a British native speaker language trainer and upgrade your speaking & writing skills.

Created by Michael Davies - Legal English Teacher

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Students: 1883, Price: Free

This sample course is from the Business English Vocabulary Course available exclusively on Udemy. The course introduces you to the language of risk and includes an interactive quiz to test your knowledge of the language.

The course is delivered by the highly experienced Legal English and Business English trainer Michael Davies. Michael uses his twenty years of experience running courses for entrepreneurs, managers and lawyers to introduce you to Business English and develop your fluency and understanding of the language.

This course may also be useful for IELTS Academic learners as it includes vocabulary which may be used in task one.

English Conversation #8: University, Work and Business

Essential English Grammar and Communication Skills for IELTS and Mastering English as a Second Language

Created by Adrian Nantchev - TESOL Certified English Teacher and Lead Language Explorer

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Students: 758, Price: Free

My lessons help you to Master English and Discover the World.

With me you are not just another student. Not just another learner. You are an Explorer - ready to explore and master English 1 word at a time.

For every 1 new word you master, you can make 7 more sentences in English.

Enroll to my course ONLY if you are ready and willing to start...

Have you ever had a problem where you could not talk about your work? Or, could not talk about your university degree? Or, did you struggle to share what your business is and does?

Then, this course was made for you! Enroll now if you want to take your English to the next level and to join the team of Explorers!

You will learn:

  1. Learn useful words and phrases that talk about university, work and business.

  2. Learn new vocabulary words at the workplace, office and academic world.

  3. Practice a conversation at university.

With my whiteboard and marker pens, I will teach you how to Master them and other important grammar rules too, such as:

There are generally two kinds of jobs in the UK: blue or white collar. Blue is labor and white is office workers. They either work for the public (for the government) or the private sector (private companies).

  • Doctor

  • Dentist

  • Nurse

  • Teacher

  • Lawyer

  • Accountant

  • Consultant

  • Secretary

  • Electrician

  • Plumber

  • Chef

  • Builder

We will explore English together as I show you mistakes and broaden the topics to go beyond just the lesson objectives.

Enroll now, if you want to Master English!

Enroll now, if want to Discover the World!

Enroll now, if you are ready to be more than a student or learner, but an Explorer!

Let's get started!

Adrian

Master English, Discover the World.

Essential Business English for ESL speakers

✔️greatly improve your communication skills, ✔️enrich your vocabulary, ✔️reduce your ac

Created by Peggy T. - Instructor

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Students: 186, Price: Free

Hi and welcome to the Essential Business English course for ESL speakers.

Are you ready to learn English for your career? This Business English Course is carefully designed for non-native speakers. It will help you communicate better in everyday professional situation and build confidence in your ability to conducting business in English.

Benefit of this course:

  • More confidence in your ability to conduct business in English

  • Greater verbal fluency for face-to-face business situations

  • More professional approach and interaction with clients

  • Improved cross-border communication with colleagues and clients

We are gonna cover a lot of topics on this course.once we are done with the introduction, we will dive in the business vocabularies as well as some useful phrase for business meetings , we will go over how to talk professionally through phone calls with colleagues or clients, and finally we will focus on business english presentation phrases that will be useful for you to work in an international company

By the end of this course, students will learn:

  • to communicate with others in business-oriented situations

  • to express themselves in English with greater fluency, accuracy and confidence

  • to handle themselves in English in a variety of business contexts, from negotiating, to using the telephone and to making presentations

Hope you will enjoy the lesson and hopefully be ready for yourself by gaining more confidence for you next meetings or presentations at work.