Commercial skills

Who is this course for?

These lessons focus on work and business-related skills and topics, allowing students to practise their language skills in the context of the world of work. Some hours will be spent preparing for the business visits and reflecting on them through discussion and presentations.

Functional English:

  • Dungeness nuclear power station
  • Thames Barrier
  • Shepherd Neame Brewery
  • Thanet Earth
  • Yarrow Hotel

Educational business visits:

  • Describing trends
  • Business correspondence
  • Describing products
  • Giving presentations
  • Dealing with numbers, facts and figures
  • CV writing
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Key course facts

Class hours: 15 hours per week

Accommodation: homestay/student residence

Number of days/weeks: 1-2 weeks

Class size: Average 16 students, maximum 18*

Class nationality: Closed groups

Course entry test: yes

Age range: 14+

Minimum level of English: A2

End-of-course certificate: yes

Transfers: Available on request

*Class sizes may increase to 18 depending on total number of students in a group. For example, a group of 51 students could be placed into 3 classes of 17