Small group English courses for professionals in London. Improve your English for work and a great career.

 
All our executive courses are held in The Executive Centre. The Executive Centre has panoramic views across the London skyline and is reserved exclusively for our professional clients. You also receive a full suite of executive centre benefits, including a full needs analysis, networking events, guest speakers and a social programme for professionals.

 

Hours per week 

Lessons: 15 per week
Lessons times: 13 hours 45 minutes per week

Bank holidays

There will be no lessons taking place on UK Bank Holidays when the school will be closed. Fees are not pro rata for weeks where bank holidays take place

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This course is suitable for professionals who would like to improve their English communication skills.

The direction of the course will be determined as a group with your trainer and adapted as needed as the course progresses, to ensure all goals are met. Topic examples include: language skills for effective presentations, negotiations or meetings, and language for marketing, sales, HR, management, leadership, and medical. You can choose any topic relevant to you with your trainer and group.

This course is suitable for elementary level (A2 – C1). You will be placed in a group with people of a similar language level. Find out more about English language levels.

The executive group courses are kept small, a maximum of 6 participants, so the trainer can focus on everyone’s goals.

You will be placed in a group with people of a similar language level (we will send you a language test to complete ahead of the course) and everyone in the group will be a professional, so you can share your experiences and learn from each other too.

On the first day, participants will discuss their needs together with the trainer who will build a course programme which focuses on the needs of the group. There will be skills others would like to focus on that would benefit you too and you can increase your knowledge of how other companies and sectors approach tasks relevant to you.

Although topics will be related to professional life, general grammar and everyday life topics will be integrated into the course to help you communicate with people in a working and non-working environment. This will be useful for building rapport with your colleagues and customers.

Throughout the course, individuals will also improve effectiveness skills such as confidence, critical thinking, emotional intelligence, resilience, creative thinking and innovation.

By the end of this course, you will:

  • Communicate more effectively in a professional environment
  • Feel more confident in the chosen areas focused on during the course
  • Have increased vocabulary in topics related to your professional working life.

What can I do next? 

  • Achieving your next career step or project
  • Online lessons with a tutor after your course
  • Free three month access to our online learning platform for professionals
  • Another executive course to keep building your skills
  • Access to the student portal
  • Opportunities to attend additional free English lessons with trainees
  • Social programme activities such as walking tours and conversation clubs
  • A level certificate to add to your CV
  • Access to the library and computers
  • Free wifi
  • Guest speaker talks
  • Networking lunch every week

Course Outcomes for B2 level can include:

 

Spoken Interaction ·        Lead discussions to help make final decisions

·        Participate in negotiations

·        Maintain professional etiquette in work related conversations

·        Present a work proposal in detail 

Spoken  Production  

·        Compare and contrast ideas using a range of language

·        Paraphrase an idea using a range of linguistic devices

·        Precisely express the potential consequences of actions or events

·        Use different strategies to negotiate meaning

 

Listening ·        Understand specialised vocabulary used in presentations or discussions within your chosen field

·        Follow a work-related discussion between fluent speakers

·        Practise and improve listening skills in a business context

·        Recognise features of connected speech

 

Writing ·        Write a business proposal with supporting details

·        Write detailed work correspondence such as reports, meeting minutes, action plans.

·        Write emails for a business context

 

 

Reading

 

 

 

·        Distinguish between facts and opinions in extended texts

·        Quickly scan long complex texts for key information

·        Understand complex arguments in newspaper articles

·        Synthesise information from different sources in order to give a written or oral summary

 

 

You can view the sample timetable here for the Business English 15 course

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  2. Personal details
  3. Transfer
  4. Accommodation
  5. Insurance
  6. Confirm & pay

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Course price

Course:
Business English 25 lessons
Course Fee:
£983
Reg Fee:
£98
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Accommodation

Executive Homestay

From £299 per week

Spacious, well-presented homes, with large bedrooms and private bathrooms. Enjoy excellent home cooked meals.

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Citadines: Covent Garden

Your own apartment and space, while discovering a new city and learning with us. Feel the comfort of home within the bustling capital city.

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Strand Palace Hotel

In the heart of London, where the city meets the West End. Multilingual staff and a concierge service will ensure you have everything you could want from your stay in London.

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Chapter Kings Cross IH London accommodation

Chapter Kings Cross

Rate: £469 per week

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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Accommodation

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Experience London

We have a full social programme for our professional clients, that allows you to network, have fun and practise your English.

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Why train with us?

The Executive Centre, with panoramic views across the London skyline, is reserved exclusively for our professional clients.

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