30 hour Teaching English for Business
30 hour Teaching English for Business
Course Fees - £150.00
This is a great course for any qualified EFL teacher who wants assistance in teaching Business English. It provides a solid foundation in the techniques required for teaching Business English to adults and is also excellent for existing TEFL/TESOL teachers who wish to develop their knowledge from their own business related background.
- you’re TEFL qualified and want to specialise in business
- some of your teaching is likely to be with one-to-one adults or to business people.
- you are already in a mission placement setting, where you have the opportunity to teach English for business
- you’d like to gain an ‘edge’ in employment, particularly when teaching in business English students.
Why this course
With specific sections on teaching 1-1, course design, the basic skills and functional English, you’ll have the opportunity to create tailor-made lessons for your business students.
Written by EFL professionals with a wealth of experience in planning and delivering practical Business English classes, this course gives insight into valuable teaching techniques and provides useful photocopiable activities for a wide range of business based activities. There is also a section on the use of the Internet and IT in the EFL classroom, as well as links to useful websites where students can find a wealth of Internet resources for teaching Business English.
How the course works
As soon as you register, you'll get directed to log in to your personal student area where you can message your tutor, download your course and view latest TESOL jobs worldwide via our jobs feed.
After downloading your first module (there are 2 in total) you can work offline when you want to.
When complete, simply upload your modules via your student area and get full feedback from your tutor.
We've made this course as flexible and easy for you to access as possible.
Throughout the course you’ll be able to access live teaching segments, podcasts and links to some of the top EFL material on the web today to keep you interested & motivated.
This course is for existing EFL teachers who wish to enhance their career and learn more about teaching in this specialised area of Business English. Applicants should already hold a TEFL certificate and have some experience in teaching EFL.
Our courses are open to all native and non-native English speakers with good written and spoken English. If you are a non-native English speaker, please see the course eligibility requirements on our FAQ page. Remember you can always ask us if you are not sure about your level of English.
We also welcome application from schools wishing to train their teachers in-house. Please email us for more information.
This 2 module course is approx. 30 study hours and typically take between 3-4 weeks to complete but you can go faster or slower than that if you wish. Because many of our trainees are balancing work/life commitments, we go at your speed and allow up to 6 months for course completion. You can check out what’s covered on your course on the course content page.
The following areas are all covered in depth with potential areas for further research detailed after each section:
Teaching Business English - An Introduction
- What is Business English?
An Introduction to Teaching One-to-One
- Why our students request 1-1 classes - Motivation
- Materials for your Classes
- Tips for Successful One-to-One Teaching
Teaching the Basic Skills for English
- Speaking, Listening, Reading and Writing
Functional Business English
- Telephoning, Social English, the Language of Meetings, Negotiation, Making Presentations
Basic Syllabus and Course Design - An Introduction
- Course Book Resources
- Your Own Materials
- A Basic Business Course Outline
- Staging Lessons within a Course Design Framework
Information Technology and the World Wide Web
- Integrated Face-to-Face and Computer-based EFL Courses
- Learning English via Internet or by Telephone
- New Horizons and EFL Opportunities
- Internet Resources and Materials Providers
- Going it Alone
I really enjoyed this course. The content was interesting and challenging, plus it was easy to follow. I found the tutor’s comments very useful and encouraging!
Thank you for putting together a coherent and educational course. It really made me think about a variety of elements and characteristics that an EFL teacher should have.
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