A business English course for teenagers and young professionals.

 

Small class sizes that take place in our Executive Centre.

 

Who is this course for?

This course is designed for undergraduates or young professionals to improve their English and practical skills for their careers. It’s a great boost to your CV.

 

What will I learn?

Get a head start in the world of business or use these skills in any career, with a Business English course specifically for young people.

Topics include:

  • Identifying key skills for good leadership
  • Writing a successful CV and personal statement
  • Writing cover letters and emails
  • Presentations, including intonation and handling questions
  • Effective communication techniques: what good managers do
  • Develop team-building skills
  • Listening skills and useful expressions
  • Negotiations and role play
  • Mock interviews

You will be placed in a class with people of a similar language level as you.
 

Practical career skills

Learn practical career skills from real departments at IH London, including HR, Sales & Marketing, Modern Languages, Student Services and Finance. IH London staff will share their knowledge and experience with you, and there will be the opportunity to volunteer in some of the departments.
 

Sample topics

Human Resources

  • Writing a successful CV
  • Preparing for job interviews – questions to ask and questions to answer
  • Conducting interviews

Marketing

  • Social media platforms and types of campaigns
  • Language style for different marketing campaigns
  • Creating marketing templates for print and online

Finance

  • Discussing figures and trends
  • Analysing and discussing balance sheets and profit & loss accounts

IT

  • Computer and technology related vocabulary

Career skills

  • Preparing and delivering a presentation in a professional environment
  • Language and culture of negotiations
  • Writing work emails
  • Work meetings: organising, running and closing a meeting
  • Managing a project effectively

 

Lesson times

Classes: 09.30–12.30 and 13.30–16.30

Practical career skills: 09.00–13.00, plus one hour tutorial with the teacher every afternoon and academic research.

 

Course length options

2 weeks (lessons only)
4 weeks (2 weeks lessons and 2 weeks practical career skills)
8 weeks (4 weeks lessons and 4 weeks practical career skills)

 

What can I do next?

  • Use your new English and career skills to get a promotion or a new job
  • Use your new skills and experience to apply for higher education
  • Prepare for an IELTS or Cambridge Exams qualification

 

Book for 2021 at 2020 prices

Book before 01 November 2020 for any start date in 2021 and you can book at this year’s prices on your 2021 course.

2 weeks: £1250

4 weeks: £1350

8 weeks: £2700

Registration fee: £98

Plus, you will also receive your accommodation at this year’s standard prices.

 

Book now: sales@ihlondon.com

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Chapter Kings Cross IH London accommodation

Chapter Kings Cross

Super saver rate: £345 per week 2020 | Saver rate: £435 per week 2021

Close to the central King’s Cross St Pancras train station, Chapter was recently completely refurbished and has great modern facilities. Studio with private bathroom and kitchenette. On-site gym, cinema room, games area with table tennis, pool table and table football, study areas, social spaces and courtyard. Zone 1.

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Chapter Highbury

Chapter Highbury

Super saver rate: £245 per week 2020 | Saver rate: £330 per week 2021

A modern student residence located in vibrant north London. It is moments from Holloway Road and is just two tube stops away from King’s Cross, making it the ideal location for easy connections across the city. Cinema, on-site gym, great study space, games and karaoke room, social space, study booths and TV area. Single rooms with private bathrooms. Zone 2.

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Accommodation Chapter Islington

Chapter Islington

Super saver rate: £245 per week 2020 | Saver rate: £330 per week 2021

A modern student residence in vibrant north London, moments from Caledonian Park and one tube stop away from King’s Cross St Pancras station. Single rooms with private bathrooms. On-site gym, cinema room, art studio, games area with karaoke, study areas, social spaces and TV lounge. Zone 2.

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Accommodation Homestay

Standard Homestay

From £200 per week

Live with an English-speaking host, practise your English and immerse yourself in British culture. Good homes, in zone 2-4, with homecooking and single rooms with a shared bathroom.

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Superior Homestay

From £245 per week

Live with an English-speaking host, practise your English and immerse yourself in British culture. Very good homes, in zone 2-4, with great homecooking. Larger rooms with extra comfort and a shared bathroom.

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Executive Homestay

From £290 per week

Live with an English-speaking host, practise your English and immerse yourself in British culture. Excellent homes, in zone 2-3, with large rooms, high standard of comfort and a private bathroom. Enjoy excellent home cooked meals.

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