Intermediate (for Business)
Establish a solid base for your fundamental Business English goals!
Are you ready to forge the path leading to the next level in your career? Challenge yourself by establishing a fundamental understanding of English in the business environment. Structure your business English vocabulary foundation across diverse topics, ranging from Networking and Business Travel, to Presentations and Negotiating. Learn common business dialogues, both oral and written. Take advantage of native English speaking educated business professionals in a one-on-one environment to gain practical skills with phonetic pronunciations while immersing yourself in various business purposes. But most importantly, this course will increase your English language confidence while focusing on business context and environments.
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We offer a variety of both tiered and exclusively designed Business English Courses. The B1 Threshold or Intermediate Course is part 1 of Lexicon’s fundamental business courses and is a private, one-on-one course that is designed for non-native English speakers.
The instructors are native English-speaking educated business professionals or non-native fluent English-speaking educated business professionals.
The duration of this course is 6-9 months, depending on the frequency of arranged lessons.
This course provides the opportunity for the student to be challenged and grow in their business English skills by utilizing a standard balance of reading, writing, speaking and listening. However, this balance can be adjusted to supplement each student’s deficiencies.
The course syllabus includes the following main topics:
- Making Contacts: Networking, Conferences
- Making Calls
- Keeping Track: Meeting Skills
- Speed of Life: Time Management, Pressure at Work
- Business Travel: Traveling on Business
- Handling Calls: Telephone Manners and Attitudes
- Making Decisions
- Big Business
- Small Talk and Cultural Differences
- Presentation Skills
- Technological World
- Being Heard
- Snail Mail
- Solving Problems
- Eating Out: Restaurants, Food/Drink, Table Manners
Homework is an integral part of this course unless declined by the student.
Placement is determined during the initial introduction / consultation, the student’s needs and is based on the current fluency level of each student.